Milou Silkens



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Milou completed the bachelor Health Sciences and the Research Master Health Sciences at Maastricht University. Besides her study, she was enrolled in an Honours Program for Education during which she researched the perceived effects of a faculty development program. Furthermore, she was an active member in the education committee Health Sciences and the Student Council of her faculty. She also worked as a tutor throughout her studies.

After finishing her Masters, Milou completed her PhD in Medical Education at the Academic Medical Center/University of Amsterdam from October 2013 till October 2017. She succesfully defended her thesis entitled "New Perspectives on Learning Climates in Postgraduate Medical Education" on the 23rd of February 2018.

Milou is currently a lecturer at the VU for the Bachelor "Gezondheid&Leven". She is also involved in postdoctoral research at the Professional Performance research group in the AMC.

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PhD, Academic Medical Centre (AMC)

Oct 2013Oct 2017

Award Date: 23 Feb 2018

Master, University Maastricht

Sept 2011Jul 2013

Honours Programma, University Maastricht

Sept 2009Jul 2011

Bachelor, University Maastricht

Sept 2008Jul 2011


  • LB2300 Higher Education
  • HA Statistics
  • R Medicine (General)

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