Rijk Luijendijk

Dhr. Rijk Luijendijk studied medicine at the University of Groningen. After his study he went to Suriname where he worked as assistant in surgery for three years. Back in the Netherlands he finished his specialization for surgery and he worked as surgeon for most of his working life afterwards. In 2006 he started looking for a new challenge and a year later he went to Sri Lanka on his first mission for Doctors without Borders. He now has been on over 15 missions in conflict areas all over the world. At the PhD day he will share his experiences and he will tell all about following a career that is out of the box.

Interview with Rijk (in Dutch)


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