Curriculum Vitae
Petra Caarls

Petra Caarls, MD

Phd student

Department of Psychiatry
Erasmus MC: University Medical Center Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Biographical sketch
I received my Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy in 2010, after which I did the Selective Utrecht Medical Master (SUMMA) program at the University of Utrecht. I combined this master program with several extracurricular master courses in Health Sciences at VU, Free University in Amsterdam. I obtained my medical degree in 2015 and now work as a medical researcher at the Erasmus MC.

Research interests
My research focuses on quality of care and clinical decisions in hospital psychiatry, with special interest for inpatients with concurrent somatic and psychiatric problems.


'Coping with Trauma Exposure at Work in Clinical and Forensic Psychiatry: The CRITIC Study.'

Wetenschapslunch Psychiatry meeting by Zoom on Monday September 21th at 12 h

Presenter: Tony Bloemendaal (ESPRi)

Erasmus University EUR
Get to know the city of Rotterdam, the second largest city in the Netherlands. Learn about student housing, the city life and fun things to do in Rotterdam. Also: find out if Rotterdam is affordable for you, where exactly it is located and if you will fit in in the (student) community.