UM, School of Health Professions Education / Faculty of Health, University of Maastricht, Netherlands

The SHE research school has a strong reputation worldwide for research in medical education. The e-learning group specializes in the role of ICT in education.
UM has close links to the academic hospital in Maastricht and to people and groups that are involved in patient safety there. The educational department of UM (FHML faculty) collaborates with representatives from the hospital to provide patient safety courses for trainee medical specialists (of all specialisms) in the OORZON, the south-east region of the Netherlands (including Limburg and a part of Noord-Brabant).

Juliët Beuken
PhD Candidate UM
T +31 43 38 84 167

Juliët Beuken obtained a BSc Health and Life Sciences (2014) and a MSc Management Policy Analysis and Entrepreneurship in the Health and Life Sciences (2016) at VU University in Amsterdam. Subsequently, she worked as junior researcher on a project in which a national initiative to share data was evaluated (Zorg voor Delen). In March 2017 she started as PhD Candidate at the University of Maastricht, at the department of Educational Development and Research, Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Maastricht University. She is working on research concerning cross-border handover in the EMR (SafePAT).


Daniëlle Verstegen, PhD
Project Contributer UM
T + 31 43 38 85 749


Daniëlle Verstegen studied Cognitive Science (Radboud University Nijmegen, 1992) and has a PhD in Educational Sciences (Utrecht University, 2004). She joined the FHML Department of Educational Research and Development at Maastricht University in 2008 and has coordinated its e-learning group. She is currently involved in SAFEPAT and PASEMECO (a project on education about palliative care). Her expertise lies in the field of instructional design, e-learning and online learning.