Evelyn van Weel-Baumgarten
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Evelyn van Weel-Baumgarten has been a general practitioner for over 30 years and until a few years ago combined clinical work with teaching and research at the Department of Primary and Community Care at the Radboud university medical center in Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
She became involved in developing and teaching of communication skills in 1987 and has been the coordinator of the clinical communication skills program at the medical school until her retirement in 2016. The current Nijmegen curriculum, in which she still teaches, contains a longitudinal integrated program in clinical communication that spans over the full 6 years of undergraduate training. It contains many experiential training sessions with simulated patients for which she developed a quality assurance programme.