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Peter Torzsa

Semmelweis Egyetem, Department of Family Medicine, Hungary

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Academic Background
PhD or equivalent
Qualification
General Practitioner/Family Doctor
Short Bio
Since graduating, I have been working at the Family Medicine Department of the Faculty of Medicine at Semmelweis University. Currently, I am the Assistant Professor of the Department, Associate Professor and I am responsible for the graduate teaching of the English-language class. In postgraduate teaching, I am the secretary of residency training, the secretary of the General Practitioner’s Gremium, the professional in charge of the compulsory maintenance course and the president of the Occupational Medicine Gremium. I received my successful PhD qualification is 2009, the title of my thesis was: The epidemiology and clinical significance of obstructive sleep apnea and snoring in the family medicine practice. My current research interests include the screening of sleep apnea and depression in family medicine; the study of affective temperaments and vascular dilation in diabetics and sleep apnea patients; examining family doctors’ health conditions and sleep habits, burnout prevention; the study of family doctors’ dedication, attitudes towards gratuity, as well as the promotion of family medicine for medical students. So far, I have been an educator of 21 students as part of the Student Scientific Association, I supervised 41 students’ dissertations both in Hungarian and English, I have tutored 13 family medicine residents. One of my PhD students has already graduated, currently I am supervising 3 other PhD students, all of whom have successfully taken their complex exams. I am the national representative of the European General Practice Research Network (EGPRN. ), Vice-president of the Hungarian Research Organization of Family Practice (CSAKOSZ), head of the General Practice Section of the Hungarian Psychiatric Association and the Hungarian Society of Hypertension, board member of the General Practice Section of the Hungarian Society of Sleep Medicine. The number of my scientific articles published in Hungarian journals: 119, of these 93 were published as first or last author, the number of articles published in international journals: 32. The number of my national congress presentations is 207, I have given 30 presentations at international congresses.

Published Abstracts 9

Potential correlates of burnout among general practitioners and residents in Hungary: the significant role of gender, age, dependant care and experience

Peter Torzsa, Andras Mohos, Csenge Hargittay, Bernadett Markus, Laszlo Kalabay, Szilvia Adam

Presented on 16/10/2020 at the 90th EGPRN Meeting.

The ABC of family medicine research – a training course for early career doctors

Michael Harris, Pavlo Kolesnyk, Péter Torzsa

Presented on 21/10/2017 at the 85th EGPRN Meeting.

Assessment of self-care behaviors of diabetic patients in primary care settings

Bernadett Markus, Krisztian Voros, Péter Torzsa, Csenge Hargittay, Agnes Szelvari, Peter Bencsik, Laszlo Kalabay

Presented on 12/05/2018 at the 86th EGPRN Meeting.

Effect of time elapsed from the onset of heart failure decompensation symptoms to primary care consultation

Miguel Angel Muñoz, Jose-Maria Verdu-Rotellar, Lea Gril, Radost Assenova, Peter Torsza, Durdica Lazic, Heidrun Lingner, Liam Glynn, Jacopo Demurtas, Helene Vaillant-Roussell, Beata Borgstrom, Melida Hasanagic, Rosa Abellana

Presented on 11/05/2019 at the 88th EGPRN Meeting.

Hefestos score: Short term prognosis stratification of heart failure decompensations in primary care

Miguel Angel Muñoz, Jose-Maria Verdú-Rotellar, Hélène Vaillant-Roussel, Hans Thulesius, Radost Assenova, Peter Torzsa, Durdica Lazic, Liam Glynn, Josef Woebkenberg, Jacopo Demurtas, Rosa Abellana

Presented on 19/10/2019 at the 89th EGPRN Meeting.

What Hungarian medical students think about Family Medicine as a speciality? Is it a career choice?

András Mohos, Csenge Hargittay, Bernadett Márkus, Attila Nagy, Krisztián Vörös, Szilvia Ádám, Thomas Frese, László Kalabay, Péter Torzsa

Presented on 06/10/2018 at the 87th EGPRN Meeting.

The Person-Centered Care and its Outcomes in Different European Countries

Goranka Petriček, Jan Van Lieshout, Zalika Klemec Ketiš, Zlata Ozvacic Adzic, Venija Cerovecki, Zoi Tsimtsiou, Erika Zelko, Claire Collins, Kathryn Hoffmann, Peter Torzsa, Torunn Bjerve Eide, Sara Ares Blanco, Sven Streit

Presented on 19/10/2019 at the 89th EGPRN Meeting.

An international case-vignette study to assess general practitioners’ willingness to deprescribe (LESS)

Katharina Tabea Jungo, Sophie Mantelli, Zsofia Rozsnyai, Aristea Missiou, Biljana Gerasimovska Kitanovska, Birgitta Weltermann, Canan Tuz, Christian Mallen, Claire Collins, Donata Kurpas, Fabio Gazelato De Mello Franco, Ferdinando Petrazzuoli, Hans Thulesius, Heidrun Lingner, Kasper Lorenz Johansen, Katharine Wallis, Kathryn Hoffmann, Lieve Peremans, Liina Pilv, Marija Petek Šter, Martin Sattler, Milly Van Der Ploeg, Péter Torzsa, Petra Kánská, Shlomo Vinker, Radost Assenova, Raquel Gomez Bravo, Rita Viegas, Rosy Tsopra, Sanda Kreitmayer Pestić, Sandra Gintere, Tuomas Koskela, Vanja Lazic, Victoria Tkachenko, Emily Reeve, Clare Luymes, Rosalinde Poortvliet, Arnaud Chiolero, Nicolas Rodondi, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Sven Streit

Presented on 06/10/2018 at the 87th EGPRN Meeting.

Influence of patient characteristics on GPs advice on stopping statins in oldest-old: survey study across GPs from 30 countries.

Milly Anna Altena-Van Der Ploeg, Sven Streit, Nettie Blankenstein, Erna Beers, Arthur Bohnen, Daiana Bonfim, Huib Burger, Robert Burman, Tuz Canan, Claire Collins, Fabio Gazelato De Mello Franco, Margot De Waal, Biljana Gerasimovska-Kitanovska, Sandra Gintere, Raquel Gomez Bravo, Kathryn Hoffmann, Claudia Iftode, Kasper Johansen, Tuomas Koskela, Donata Kurpas, Hubert Maisonneuve, Christan Mallen, Christoph Merlo, Yolanda Müller, Christiane Muth, Martin Sattler, Sanda K Peštić, Ferdinando Petrazzuoli, Nicolas Rodondi, Thomas Rosemann, Tjard Schermer, Marija Petek Šter, Zuzana Švadlenková, Athina Tatsioni, Hans Thulesius, Victoria Tkachenko, Péter Torzsa, Rosy Tsopra, Bert Vaes, Marjan Van Den Akker, Rita Viegas, Shlomo Vinker, Katharine Wallis, Andreas Zeller, Jacobijn Gussekloo, Rosalinde Poortvliet

Presented on 20/10/2017 at the 85th EGPRN Meeting.

Interests

Methodology
Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research, Clinical Trials, Surveys