3rd EFIM Day - 17 March 2017, EFIM Headquarters, Brussels
More than 60 EFIM representatives from 24 national internal medicine societies in Europe assembled for the 3rd EFIM Day at the EFIM Headquarters in Brussels on 17 March. Presidents, Board Members and Young Internists participated in a lively discussion on the current EFIM activities and new avenues to explore in the future.
The EFIM President, Runolfur Palsson, opened the meeting by welcoming the delegates, stressing the importance of a close collaboration between EFIM and the national societies.
Runolfur introduced a new membership application from the Macedonian Association of Internal Medicine. The President of the Macedonian Association, Alexandar Manolev, provided a brief overview of the organisation and the current activities. Runolfur thanked The Macedonian Association of Internal Medicine for their interest in becoming part of the EFIM family.
Next, Runolfur presented the 2016 Annual Report, reflecting on the importance of a positive financial balance for the first time in several years, the implementation of the new membership structure, the adoption of the new Statutes, as well as the approval of the European Curriculum of Internal Medicine by the UEMS Council. Runolfur highlighted some of the activites during the year, emphasizing the success of the European Congress of Internal Medicine in Amsterdam. He also congratulated the directors of the European School of Internal Medicine in Riga and Sardinia, Ieva Ruza and Nicola Montano, on their outstanding work which elevated the schools to a new level.
Presentations from the meeting are available for a download below.