Portugal: National Representative Elisabete Loureiro (Deputy National Representative Margarida Figueiredo Braga)

Elizabete is a Clinical Psychologist. She works in the Department of Medical Education and Simulation at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto, Portugal. She is responsible for the Medical Student Support Office and has been involved in Cooperation and Development Projects (ex. Edulink) with the medical schools in Angola and Mozambique. She has been a researcher in a 3 year project on Clinical Communication, financed by the Portuguese Foundation of Science and Technology and has been involved (scince 2009) in the training of undergraduate and post graduate medical students on communication skills, faculty development courses and scince 2013 is a collaborating faculty in Medical Humanities, Team Communication and Reflective Practice.  She is concluding her PhD in the scope of communication skills. She is linked to the national association of communication in healthcare and has been a member of tEACH scince 2008.