AC Minutes Rome, 2008

Wednesday, 7 May, 2008

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Opening

Stefan Lindgren on behalf of EFIM thanked Pr. Licata and Pr. Gasbarini for hosting EFIM-7 AC members are kindly requested to remind their national societies to pay their dues for 2008. Jan-Willem Elte was unanimously re-elected as Secretary General.

Welcome

- Dr Colm Quigley, President, Irish Society of Internal Medicine (replaces James O’Hare)
- Dr. Lena Bokemark, Board member Swedish Society I.M. (will replace Eva Nitelius)
- Prof. Georg Ertl, President German Society of I.M.
- Francois Camus representative from Servier International (will report on Clinical Research Course) - Karena Grundy representative from Elsevier (will report on European Journal of Medicine)

- Observers from Spain for Congress bid 2012
- Observers from Czech Republic for Congress bid 2012
- Representatives of the Institutional Members: Ammar Qa’dan B-MS and Geert Kruijer Pfizer and Philippe Jaeger for Amgen Int and FDIME.