After one finished his/her study medicine, one can become an elderly care physician, by entering into a three year postgraduate specialist medical training. This training includes practical traineeships in nursing homes and hospitals. For further information about the training programme see the website of SOON, a collaboration of postgraduate institutes/faculties.
These are the Dutch universities with access to this postgraduate study:
- Leiden University Center (LUMC)
- University Amsterdam (Gerion)
VU Medical Centre for Professionals in Elderly Care
- Follow up Studies Elderly Care Physician Nijmegen (VOSON)
Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre