Welcome to EFIM

...and our brand new website.

EFIM was founded in 1996 to bring together the national societies of internal medicine across Europe.

The purpose of EFIM is to re-emphasise the importance of internal medicine in patient care in a world of increasing specialisation.

The purpose of the new website is as follows. To:

  • Develop the EFIM community, through:
    • Secure Forums
    • Working Groups
    • Raising the profile of Fellowship program
  • Improve access to EFIM activities
    • Conferences
    • Schools
  • Provide up-to-date E.U. news
  • Allow seamless access to EJIM
  • Present personalised user profile and user experience

EFIM MEMBERS: PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU REGISTER WITH THE NEW WEBSITE ASAP.

EFIM Administrative Council Meeting & General Assembly - 26 - 27 September, Tartu Estonia

EFIM Administrative Council Meeting and General Assembly will take place on Saturday 27 September from 9.00 – 17.00 at the Senate Hall of the Tartu University in Estonia.
The meeting will take place after the Estonian congress on polymorbidity to take place on Friday 26 September. We highly recommend you to attend the conference.
There is an opt in box provided in our attendance form.
Accommodation can be booked at the Hotel London (4*) in Tartu centrum the latest by 25 August.
Bookings should be made via e-mail or phone on:london@londonhotel.ee
Phone: +372 7305555
Please make sure you use key word “EFIM” for your booking.

If you wish to get suggestions for the most convenient transfers (or participate in group transfers) from airport to Tartu, please contact Mrs. Kerttu Torkel (Kerttu.Torkel@kliinikum.ee  )
Should you wish to stay an extra night in Tallinn we have arranged hotel in in the very centre of the city.
Hotel Nordic Forum (4*)
Bookings should be made via e-mail or phone on: info@nordichotels.eu
Phone: +372 622 2900
Please make sure you use key word “EFIM” for your booking.

We hope to see many members attending.
EFIM

Successful EFIM Administrative Council Meeting - 13 May 2014 Geneva

A warm thank-you to those of you who joined us at Villa Sarasin for a successful meeting of the EFIM Administrative Council. We would like to thank our hosts, the Swiss Society of Internal Medicine for their gracious hospitality throughout the Congress.

Further information and minutes of the meeting will be available soon. Please rememeber that you MUST register on the website in order to access the full functionality of the site.

Click here to watch an interview with Prof. Arnaud Perrier, ESCIM President.

 

EFIM AC at Work

ESIM Summer 16 - 20 June 2014, Sardinia, Italy

Mark your calendar!

European School of Internal Medicine will take place at Free Beach Club, Costa Rei - Muravera, Sardinia, Italy.
The School will be open 16 – 20 June 2014.
The ESIM Summer School 2013 will continue to be a unique experience for the participants. In addition to lectures,
there will be workshops, case presentations by the students, interactive sessions and of course some social activities.
Please follow ESIM 2014 activities on ESIM page .

ESIM Director Prof. Nicola Montano

The 10th EFIM-FDIME Clinical Research Seminar : 7 – 9 July 2014 in Paris

Funding is available to provide accommodation and travel expenses for 17 Young Internists who are interested to progress their career in Clinical Research.

Full details are available at:  http://www.fdime.org/crs2014.html 
Or contact Janet Stevens at: info@janetstevens.org

Call for Subcommittee officers

EFIM is proud to announce the call for subcommittee officers.
We are looking forward to receiving application for the following subcommittees:

- European Congress of Internal Medicine (ECIM) Subcommittee
- EFIM  Subcommittee on EU Affairs
- EFIM Communication Subcommittee
- European school of internal medicine (ESIM) subcommittee 

For more information on the objectives of each sucommittee please visit EFIM subcommittee page.

Application form can be downloaded here and should be sent to info@efim.org the latest by Friday 8 March.
Accepted candidates will be informed the latest by mid of March.

We are looking forward to having you included in EFIM activities closely.

EFIM Secretariat

EFIM Secretaries meeting

EFIM would like to thank the representatives of the national socities for their participation to the EFIM first secretaries meeting held in 
Brussels on 4 February.
The idea behind the meeting was to establish closer relationship with the National societies and raise the importance of
EFIM activities among national societies members. 
Meeting was very productive and brought lots of new ideas for better communication.
Presentations from the Secretaries meeting can be downloaded below:

History and activities of EFIM - Jan Willem Elte - EFIM Past Secretary General
Vision and mission of EFIM – Nica Cappellini - EFIM President
EFIM Flagships - Frank Bosch - EFIM President Elect
EFIM Practical information – Aneta Trajkovska - EFIM Secretariat
EFIM timeline to support the practical info presentation can be found here.
EFIM flyer can be downloaded here.

With Best Regards,
EFIM Secretariat

FDIME Announces Research Grants for the study of Rare Diseases in Adults

The Foundation for the Development of Internal Medicine in Europe (FDIME) is offering grants for 
Young Internists (<38 years) interested to develop research in the field of rare diseases in adults. 
Grants of up to 20,000 Euros each are available for a study period of up to 1 year.
The Funding is intended to support living expenses of the Young Researcher while undertaking research
outside their country of residence. 
Applicants must come from an EFIM member country and are responsible for identifying their own study project.

Study Projects submitted for application should start after 01.08.2014.

Application deadline: 1 July 2014.  
Further details are available at: http://www.fdime.org/rarediseases-2014.html