Friday, 15 October, 2021 - 10:00 to 17:00

It was a pleasure to welcome all national societies representatives present during the 6th EFIM Day that was held virtually on Friday 15 October.
The 6th EFIM Day brought together round 75 participants virtually representing 26 EFIM member societies.
Dr. Dror Dicker, EFIM President and EFIM Executive committee were delighted to address all the Presidents and Society Representatives and hear the feedback from each member society on the issues faced during the pandemics and the current situation in each country. Dr. Dicker reflected back on all the activities and achievements from March till October and thanked all the representatives for their active contribution.
The highlight of the meeting was the announcement of the launch of EFIM Academy presented by Dr. Mine Durusu, the Editor-in-Chief of the Academy and Dr. Amie Burbridge the Associate Editor.
The Academy will be the key tool of EFIM for serving the internal medicine community with in-depth and up-to-date educational information on carefully selected and prioritized topics. The EFIM Academy will be officially launched during the ECIM 2022 congress.
Prof. Agnelli, EJIM Editor-in-Chief was invited to address the Presidents and update on the progress of the journal and encourage all societies’ members to become EJIM Ambassadors, submit papers and share the information about EJIM.
Prof. Agnelli was very pleased to inform the participants on the increase of the journal impact factor to 4.487 listing EJIM as 37 out of 169 journals in the category General Internal Medicine.

Dr. Jan Bergman, from the Swedish Society of Internal Medicine gave progress update on the preparations of the next Winter School in Sweden. We would like to congratulate the Swedish society on the smooth progress as we have received so far requests for 50 residents to attend the Winter School.
Dr. Dicker announced, that the next General Assembly will take place on 9 March in Malaga prior to the ECIM 2022 informing the participants on the upcoming elections for a  Secretary General and a Treasurer.
Detailed information about opening the call for the Executive Committee Officers will follow shortly.
Video link from the 6th EFIM Day is available here:

Dr. Dicker thanked all the societies representatives for their active participation,and invited the participants to the ECIM 2022 Congress in Malaga from 10 - 12 March, 2022.

Presentations from the 6th EFIM Day are available for a download below:


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15 October 2021 - 10:00 to 17:00
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