The Portuguese National Health System

Date: September 15, 2016
Time: 11:00 a.m.
Location: The Robert Graham Center
                1133 Connecticut Avenue NW
                Suite 1100
               Washington, DC 20036

Topic Overview

The Portuguese National Health System is responsible for delivering health care (including the promotion of health and prevention and the diagnosis and treatment of disease) to the entire Portuguese population. Join us as we explore how Primary Care Organizations have influenced access in Portugal.

Presenter

Joanna Guerra, MD, Olhão Health Center

Joana Guerra is a third-year family medicine resident at Olhão Health Center in Olhão, Portugal. During her residency, she has received several awards including an Honor Price at the First Algarve Regional Meeting of Family and General Medicine Residency, the Best Oral Communication at the Second Algarve Regional Meeting of Family and General Medicine Residency, the Best Poster Presentation at the 33rd National Meeting of Family and General Medicine. Joana received her Portuguese Medicine Master Degree in Coimbria and has served in internships for São João Hospital, Santo António Hospital (Porto) and Santa Luzia Hospital (Viana do Castelo).

Moderator

Winston Liaw, MD; Medical Director, Robert Graham Center