Our Speakers & Special Guests

Prof. Danica Rotar-Pavlic

President of Network of Primary Health care
Chair of the Slovenian Medical Association’s Family Medicine Society
Leadership of Slovenian Association of Family doctors (currently responsible for the executive committee of 9 people): president of the Association
Leadership of Legal and Ethics Committee of Slovenian Medical Chamber (currently responsible for the committee of 9 people) 2008-2016
Coordinator of the following projects for Slovenian branch:

  • IMPROVE project (Improvement of Patient Involvement in Medical Care)
  • PREDICT in which a large cohort of 6000 patients was followed and checked for the episodes of depression. Researchers in UK, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Estonia and Slovenia were trying to find the characteristics, which may predict future episodes of depression.
  • PHAMEU (Primary Health Care Activity Monitor for Europe) is a research funded project by the European Community under the Public Health Action Programme (2003-2008).
  • QUALICOPC (Quality and Costs of Primary Care in Europe) study aims to  analyse and compare how primary health care systems in 34 countries perform in terms of quality, costs and equity. We aim to show what configurations of primary health care are associated with better outcomes. QUALICOPC is an EC funded project under the Seventh Framework Programme.

Vice chair of European Forum for Primary care
President of Slovenian Association of Family Doctors for the period 2013 – 2017 (more than 800 members of Association)
Specialist of Family medicine, employed at Galenia d.o.o.
Professor at the Department of Family Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Ljubljana
Erasmus coordinator in the field of Family medicine in Slovenia.


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