Wednesday, 7 May, 2008



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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.


- 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. 

Relevant EFIM Publications

Clinical practice guidelines adaptation for internists - An EFIM methodology

Author(s): Wiktoria Leśniak, Laura Morbidoni, Dror Dicker, Ignacio Marín-León
Date:25 June 2020

The challenge of implementing Less is More medicine: A European perspective

Author(s): Omar Kherad, Nathan Peiffer-Smadja, Lina Karlafti, Margus Lember, Nathalie Van Aerde, Orvar Gunnarsson, Cristian Baicus, Miguel Bigotte Vieira, António Vaz-Carneiro, Antonio Brucato, Ivica Lazurova, Wiktoria Leśniak, Thomas Hanslik, Stephen Hewitt, Eleni Papanicolaou, Olga Boeva, Dror Dicker, Biljana Ivanovska, Pinar Yldiz, Patrick Lacor, Mark Cranston, Frauke Weidanz, Giorgio Costantino, Nicola Montano
Date:16 April 2020

Medical and surgical co-management – A strategy of improving the quality and outcomes of perioperative care

Author(s): Carmen Fierbinţeanu-Braticevicia, Matthias Raspeb, Alin Liviu Predac, Evija Livčāned, Leonid Lazebnike, Soňa Kiňováf, Evert- Jan de Kruijfg, Radovan Hojsh, Thomas Hansliki, Mine Durusu-Tanrioverj, Francesco Dentalik, Xavier Corbellal, Pietro Castellinom, Monica Bivoln, Stefano Bassettio, Vasco Barretop, Eduardo Montero Ruizq, Luis Camposr, The Working Group on Professional Issues and Quality of Care of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM)
Date:15 November 2018

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The specialty of internal medicine covers a wide range of conditions affecting the internal organs of the body. Although some diseases specifically affect individual organs, the majority of common diseases. The internist must then be trained to recognise and manage a broad range of diseases and, with the aging population, many patients with chronic and multiple disorders.

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