On 20 November 2020, CPME together with the German Medical Association is hosting an online conference on ‘Doctors going digital: How to future-proof skills’. The event is part of the associated programme of Germany’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Link to join as attendee 

(No registration is necessary)

Please, find the agenda below:

9:00   Welcome
Dr Klaus Reinhardt, President of the German Medical Association
9:10    Opening statement: Digital medicine and the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic
Jens Spahn, Federal Minister of Health, Germany
9:25    Keynote: AI and the digital transformation – challenges for society and healthcare
Michel Servoz, former Senior Advisor for Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and the Future of European Labour Law, European Commission
9:45   Moderated panel discussion: Digital change in medicine. What are the knowledge and skills required of doctors and the means and methods for acquiring them?

Prof. Dr Jörg Debatin
Chairman of the health innovation hub, Federal Ministry of Health, Germany
Marco Marsella
Head of Unit ‘eHealth, Well-Being and Ageing’, European Commission – Directorate-General for Communications Networks, Content and Technology (CONNECT)
Dr Vilja Pietiäinen
University of Helsinki, Institute for Molecular Medicine
Linda Keane
Strategy and Operations Manager, ICS Foundation, eHAction T6.3 Lead on ‘e-Skills for Health Professionals’
Prof. Sebastian Kuhn
Professor of Digital Medicine, Medical Faculty OWL, Bielefeld University
Lina Mosch
Health Policy Director (2018-2019), European Medical Students’ Association

11:00    Open discussion with questions from the audience
11:30     Digital change in the healthcare system. Requirements from the patients’ perspective
Prof. Dr Claudia Schmidtke, Member of the German Bundestag, Commissioner for Patients’ Affairs of the German Federal Government
11:45    Summary
Dr Peter Bobbert, Member of the Board of the German Medical Association

Moderated by Prof. Dr Frank Ulrich Montgomery, CPME President