Assocication of Finnish Insurance Medicine Doctors

Association of Finnish Insurance Medicine Doctors (Suomen Vakuutuslääkärien Yhdistys ry) was founded in 1943. The main aims of the association are

  • to improve insurance medicine knowledge among Finnish doctors
  • to improve education of insurance medicine
  • to improve collaboration between those who are working in the field of insurance medicine

 

The main means of action of the association are
1. to prepare initiatives to improve insurance medicine in Finland
2. to organize educational events about insurance medicine
3. to formulate statements about insurance medicine
4. to prepare publications about insurance

Executive committee

Seppo Kettunen (chair)
Pekka Koivisto (secretary)
Juha Leikas (treasurer)
Maija Haanpää (person in charge of the website)

Subcommittees

Education subcommittee
(to organize special competence of insurance medicine education for Finnish doctors)

Members:
Jukka Kivekäs (chair)
Maija Haanpää (secretary)
Mikael Hedenborg
Pekka Koivisto
Hannu Vanhanen
Janne Leinonen

International subcommittee

(to participate in international collaboration, e.g. in EUMASS and ICLAM)

Members:
Jorma Järvisalo (chair)
Maarit Gockel (secretary)
Mikael Hedenborg
Seppo Kettunen
Pekka Koivisto