No photoPetra 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.