Prof. of Clinical Family Medicine, Cukurova University, Adana - Turkey
Prof. Dr. Ersin AKPINAR completed his specialty training in family medicine at Adana Numune Research and Training Hospital. He started working at Cukurova University Medical Faculty Departmeny of Family Medicine in January 2000 and was appointed as a full clinical professor of family medicine in 2013. He studied at The Universite Libre de Bruxelles in Brussels between 2004-2005 at the Department of Family Medicine, at the University of Illinois at Chicago in 2005, The United States Department of Medical Education for a period of two months fellowship in Clinical Decision Making fellowship, in Akademisches Lehrkrankenhaus der Universität Duisburg-Essen Sankt Clemens Hospitale Sterkrade in 2010, Germany for the project of The Research and residency education needs for improving the quality of gastrointestinal diseases care in family medicine and at the University of Michigan Department of Learning Health Science in United States at 2014 for a period of three months fellowship in Relevance and usability of high technologic patient simulators for clinical decision making and better clinical skills in undergraduate medical education curriculum fellowship. The main areas of interest in primary care of acute and chronic diseases, hypertension, cardiovascular risk analysis, sexuality, and sexual dysfunctions, medical education, learning models, the electronic patient record programs, social media, digital health and innovation. He still works on many university-funded research projects.