Kim Beernaert (°1986) obtained her Master’s degree in experimental and theoretical psychology in 2009 (UGent). She started her scientific career in 2011 and acquired her PhD on early palliative care in family practice in 2015. She has published various papers on early palliative care in patients with cancer, COPD, heart failure and dementia. She has a particular interest in end-of-life care in infants and minors. She is the daily supervisor of a PhD project (nELD) on end-of-life decisions in stillbirths, neonates and infants. Next to that, she collaborates with different projects and also conducts her own research.