As a psychiatrist, Annemie Uyttersprot was diagnosed with Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and was confronted with a lot of scepsis in the medical community she belonged to.

In this testimonial she takes you back to her experience and brings her own solution to the table how we can help fix our fragmented health care system.

Dr. Anne Marie Uyttersprot, 62, lives and works in Vilvoorde. She studied medicine at the University of Ghent, graduated in 1978, and specialised in psychiatry, neurophysiology and neurology.

Dr. Uyttersprot is also psychiatrist for the Court of Justice in Leuven since 2008, and was member of the Commission for the Protection of the Society since 2012.

Apart from being a medical expert and above all, she is also a patient giving her a unique insight in our medical system and how we can take it to the next level.

This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at

TEDxTalks, English, Belgium, Health, Medicine, Public health

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