Bergen 22.5.2014

Research networks in general practice and dentistry

An international meeting arranged by «AllmennTann-nettverket» in collaboration with the Norwegian Directorate of Health

Bergen, Norway, 2014. Thursday 22nd May 10 am-4 pm.

Morning session 10 am to 12.30 pm. Chair: Professor Jørund Straand

Welcome. About this meeting. Jørund Straand, professor in general practice, University of Oslo

Welcome to the University of Bergen. Arne Tjølsen, vice dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Bergen

The Norwegian process. Guri Rørtveit, professor and research leader, Uni Research Health and University of Bergen

Building a research network from scratch: Experiences from Scotland and Canada. Frank Sullivan, professor in general practice, University of Toronto, Canada

Research network in dentistry – what difference does it make? Thomas Lamont, steering group member of the Scottish Dental Practice Based Research Network, University of Dundee

12.30-1.30 Lunch

Afternoon session 1.30 pm to 4 pm. Chair: Professor Ivar Espelid. Ivar Espelid is professor in pediatric dentistry, University of Oslo

Success factors and challenges for an established academic network in primary care (pdf). Ruud Stam, manager, Academic GP network VUmc Amsterdam

Research networks in general practice and dentistry – the health authorities’ perspective. Jon-Torgeir Lunke, Director of Department of Community Health Care Service, Norwegian Directorate of Health

Panel session: Where should Norway go from here? Chair: Jon-Torgeir Lunke, co-chair: Guri Rørtveit