TechMed Summerschool

Cancelled: July 6-9, 2020

Cancellation 2020, join us next year!

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, TechMed Summerschool has come to the difficult decision to cancel the Summerschool this year. We would like to thank all of our academic staff, (inter)national lecturers, partner universities and participants for their commitment to our Summerschool. We look forward to welcoming all of you next year. Information on a new edition will be published as soon as possible.
TechMed Summerschool 2021 will offer short intensive academic courses that will increase your knowledge, enhance your research skills and expand your international network. Our course leaders will share the latest developments in research and education with you.

Programme Wednesday July 8, 2020

Intramural & extramural health care of the vulnerable patient

Pre-course material

  • Unmet needs in diagnostics, prognostics or therapy of the vulnerable patient with mobility problems
  • ICF model, biopsychosocial model

08:30 – 08:55

The ICF model and biopsychosocial approach of the vulnerable patient

Dr. Sven K. Schiemanck (LUMC)
How vulnerabilty of patients urges the need for a holistic view in functional outcome

08:55 – 09:20

The vulnerable patient: fall risk in elderly

Dr. Monica van Eijk
We aim for safety in mobility for home dwelling people by sensing mobility with wearable technology.

09:20 – 09:45

Gait analysis

Prof. Dr ir Jaap Harlaar (TUDelft)
In case of suspected mobility disorders we suggert a stepped care gait assessment.

09:45 – 10:10

Navigation and mobility: the influence of neurocognition

Dr. Ineke van der Ham (Leiden University)
Also beware of neurocognitive navigational problems in mobility assessment

10:10 – 10:45

Coffee break & visit Exhibition
Visit the exhibitors who make this summerschool possible.

10:45 – 11:00

Wearables in health care, particularly for the vulnerable patient?

The use of wearables in assessing functional limitations of the patient. Blended care.

11:00 – 11:25

E-health for diagnostics and therapeutics in primary care

Prof. dr Niels H. Chavannes (LUMC)
A framework for implementation of eHealth applications that do work.

11:25 – 12:15

Workshop 6: Technology in Motion (TIM) Lab

Drs. Marjon Stijntjes Msc
All participants in small groups.

12:15 – 13:15

Lunch & visit Exhibition
Visit the exhibitors who make this summerschool possible.

13:15 – 14:00

Workshop 7: Kinematics Lab

All participants in small groups.

14:00 – 14:45

Workshop or research project

All participants in small groups.
Workshop 6/7.

14:45 – 15:15

Tea break & visit Exhibition
Visit the exhibitors who make this summerschool possible.

15:15 – 16:00

Posterpitch & Presentation I

All participants & Faculty

16:00 – 16:15

Tea break & visit Exhibition
Visit the exhibitors who make this summerschool possible.

16:15 – 17:00

Posterpitch & Presentation II

All participants & Faculty

17:00 – 18:00

Transportation to Noordwijk

18:00 – 20:00

“Moving and motion on the beach”


Beach BBQ

TechMed Summerschool at Leiden

Are you looking for an inspiring Summerschool, combining Technical and Medical Science?

  • July 6-9, 2020
  • LUMC, Leiden The Netherlands


Please know that our thoughts are with those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic (Coronavirus). The health and safety of our members and participants are our first priority. We are closely monitoring any specific travel advisories through official channels, which include the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Dutch National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM).

Before traveling to the Summerschool, we recommend that you stay informed of any information your local health agencies may make available and take reasonable precautions to protect yourself. TechMed Summerschool continues to closely monitor this dynamic situation and will provide updates with any developments. Please check to see updated status information as the event dates and details may be subject to change.

We look forward to welcoming you!

TechMed Summerschool is an initiative of:

  • Cancelled: July 6-9, 2020
  • LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands

TechMed Summerschool

Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum
Albinusdreef 2, 2333 ZA Leiden

Het Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum is het universitair medisch centrum dat bestaat uit een samenwerkingsverband tussen het Academisch Ziekenhuis Leiden en de Faculteit der Geneeskunde van de Universiteit Leiden.