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Prof. Dr. Ugo Carcassi - EFIM Honorary President passed away on 16 May

EFIM is saddened because of the death of prof Ugo Carcassi. We reflect on his life with immense appreciation for his great contribution to European Internal Medicine. Ugo Carcassi was a very important person for the Association Européenne de Médicine Interne (AEMI) and our federation . He was The AEMI President who understood that change was inevitable and he invented (together with Jaime Merino) the Forum of Presidents to be merged with AEMI into EFIM in 1996.

01/01/2015 - 00:00

Clinical Research Seminar, Paris: 4 - 6 July 2016

The 12th EFIM-FDIME Seminar on Clinical Research will be held in Paris from 4th to 6th July.
Sponsorship for this Seminar is provided by Amgen through the Foundation for the Development of Internal 
Medicine in Europe (FDIME).  To find more information on the bursaries offered and to apply for the course, please visit the Clinical Research Page .

01/01/2015 - 00:00

2nd EFIM Day Meeting

The 2nd EFIM Day was held on 11 March 2016 at the EFIM Headquarters in Brussels gathering 55 participants from 23 EFIM member societies all over Europe. Presidents, Board Members and Young Internists gathered to take part in the lively discussion on Choosing Wisely campaign by sharing ideas, networking and discussing the latest development in the internal medicine.

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ALCHIMIE Study has been published in Alcohol & Alcoholism Journal

We are proud to inform you that ALCHIMIE study has been officialy published in Alcohol & Alcoholism Journal, a prestigious journal in this field.
This project, was promoted by the European Federation of Internal Medicine,EFIM and the Foundation for Development of Internal Medicine in Europe, FDIME, with aim to investigate the prevalence of alcohol use disorders (AUDs) and other alcohol related diseases among inpatients in medical wards across Europe and to assess the recognition of AUDs by their attending physicians

01/01/2015 - 00:00

FDIME Announces Research Grants for the study of Rare Diseases

The Foundation for the Development of Internal Medicine in Europe (FDIME) is once again offering grants for Young Internists (<38 years) from EFIM member countries interested to develop research in the field of rare diseases in adults. Grants of 20,000 Euros are available for a study period of up to 1 year, commencing after August 2016. The Funding is intended to support living expenses of the Young Researcher while undertaking research outside their country of residence.

01/01/2015 - 00:00

EFIM Extraordinary General Assembly and 2nd EFIM Day - Brussels - 11 March 2015

EFIM hereby calls for an Extraordinary General Assembly, to be convened on Friday, 11 March at EFIM Headquarters in Brussels. The Agenda of the Meeting is to consider and approve the modification of EFIM Statutes. Furthermore I would like to inform you that 2nd EFIM Day will be held in conjunction with EFIM General Assembly. The theme of the EFIM Day meeting is "Choosing Wisely on European Level". The idea behind the EFIM Day meeting is to strengthen the relationship with the national societies and involve the societies' Presidents in EFIM activities.

01/01/2015 - 00:00

Meeting of the European Curriculum of Internal Medicine - Brussels - 11 December

We thank all the participants who attended the European Internal Medicine Curriculum meeting on Friday, 11 December.
Nica Cappellini, EFIM Past President, chaired the meeting with the help of Runolfur Palsson, EFIM President-Elect who welcomed the participants and presented the curriculum and comments received from national societies as well as amendments that have already been made, with a special focus on dual certification and the duration of training and the common trunk.
Presidents and Board Members from 23 national societies attended the meeting.

01/01/2015 - 00:00

EFIM Winter Newsletter

Our latest newsletter is now available with updates, photos and stories of what is going on at EFIM. This issue includes the post report from the 14th European congress of Internal Medicine which was held in Moscow and updates from Moscow General Assembly.

Read here the latest news from EFIM and share it with your colleagues!

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EFIM General Assembly and Administrative Council - 14 October, Moscow

A warm thank-you to those of you who joined us during the EFIM General Assembly and Administrative Council meeting that took place at the Aquarium Hotel in Moscow. We would like to thank our hosts, the Russian Scientific Medical Society of Internal Medicine for their warm welcome and gracious hospitality throughout the Congress. 56 attendees from 29 EFIM member societies attended EFIM General Assembly and Administrative Council.

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EFIM AC Meeting 12 - 14 March, 2015 Ayia Napa, Cyprus

EFIM Administrative Council Meeting will take place at Ayia Napa, Cyprus on 13 March 2015.
Mark your calendar and register now: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/DPDYC6B 

For more info please visit AC page http://www.efim.org/events/ac-meetings .

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