Invitation to participate in the ETUDE Summer School on Mechanisms, Diagnosis & Treatment of Functional Disorders

Are you or do you know an early stage or prospective PhD students who is passionate about unravelling the mysteries behind Functional Disorders? Who seek to deepen their understanding of their mechanisms, diagnosis, and treatment pathways? If so, we invite you/them to join us for an insightful journey at the ETUDE PhD Summer School on Mechanisms, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Functional Disorders, that will be organised directly before the EAPM conference in Lausanne.

What It’s About:

Functional Disorders pose significant challenges to both healthcare professionals and patients, characterized by their elusive aetiology and management complexities. This summer school, hosted by the ETUDE network, aims to delve into the latest research findings surrounding Functional Disorders. From understanding diagnostic criteria to exploring treatment modalities and tackling stigma, this program promises comprehensive insights into this critical healthcare domain.

What to Expect:

  • Dive deep into terminology and diagnostic criteria
  • Explore the intricate mechanisms underlying Functional Disorders
  • Address stigma and its profound impacts on patients and healthcare systems
  • Gain valuable insights into research methodologies
  • Engage in interactive workshops on effective communication, treatment approaches, and collaborative networks
  • Gain a global perspective on Functional Disorders from experienced professionals

Who Should Apply:

Whether you’re a researcher, clinician, or PhD candidate with a keen interest in Functional Disorders, this summer school is tailor-made for you. If your work intersects with psychology, psychiatry, primary care, neurology, or related fields, this opportunity is not to be missed.

How to Apply:

Secure your spot by submitting your CV and a motivation letter to before April 1, 2024. Hurry, as spaces are limited!

Additional Information:

The summerschool will take place from June 10 to June 12 in Lausanne, and can thus easily be combined with participating in the 2024 EAPM conference.  Participation in the summer school is complimentary and includes catered breaks and lunch each day. However, please note that transportation, accommodation, and other personal expenses are the responsibility of the individual.

Don’t miss out on this enriching opportunity to expand your knowledge and network with like-minded professionals in the field of Functional Disorders. Apply today and take the first step towards making a difference in patient care and research!