Date:July 02, 2024

Dr Jelena Rakić Matić (Croatia)

Born in Zadar in 1982. I studied medicine at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Zagreb, where I graduated in 2008. After completing my internship at the Institute of Public Health, I entered the world of family medicine, which became my life’s vocation. I have been working as a GP since 2009., and my special areas of interest are gastroenterology in primary health care, quality of work and patient safety, as well as the improvement of work processes in Family medicine and the protection of doctors’ health. By actively participating in numerous symposia, I try to contribute to the development of Family medicine as a profession, but also to improve my work and education. I am a Croatian representative of the in EQUIP (WONCA’s society for quality and safety in primary health care). Since 2018. I am a member of ESCPG, in front of which I am currently a member of UEG’s Quality of Care Committee and a member of UEG’s Meeting of Members. I participate in the work of professional associations, also I am  an active participant in numerous educations, seminars and congresses, I am the author of numerous professional articles and book chapters.