Event 29/05/2020 - 11:36

Tocilizumab in COVID-19 - Which Clinical Benefits?

Tocilizumab is a recombinant humanized monoclonal IL-6 receptor antibody indicated for the treatment of severe rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory disorders.Following clinical observation from China, a series of Italian studies have been carried out to evaluate the off-label use of tocilizumab in COVID-19 patients.
The European Journal of Internal Medicine (EJIM) has recently accepted for publication three articles on the off-label use of tocilizumab in patients with severe COVID-19.

News 14/05/2020 - 10:37

Corona virus information centre

Visit the Information Center available through our publisher Elsevier, to find the most relevant research on the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), freely available here.

 

News 08/05/2020 - 11:13

FDIME Research Grant 2020

FDIME Announces Research Grants in 2020

The Foundation for the Development of Internal Medicine in Europe (FDIME) is offering Research Grants to Young Internists (up to age 38 yrs) to study in:
Research projects including all fields of General Internal Medicine, particularly polymorbidity and other common Internal Medicine conditions.

For details check the FDIME Research Grants webpage at www.fdime.org
OR

Download the Internal Medicine Grant Announcement and Application Form

For further information:

Choosing Wisely - Covid-19 - Recommendations
News 06/04/2020 - 08:47

Choosing Wisely - COVID-19 Recommendations

The COVID-19 pandemic presents an unprecedented challenge to the capacity of health care systems and providers around the world. Now, more than ever, stewardship of limited resources is critical. 

In response, a list of nine recommendations for the public and clinicians was developed to raise awareness about the need to use limited health care resources wisely.

Event 17/03/2020 - 12:13

ESIM Summer 2020 - postponed to June 2021

In light of the latest developments of the COVID-19 pandemic and the current situation in Spain and all over Europe it has been decided to postpone the European Summer School of Internal Medicine, ESIM Summer 2020 to June 2021.

The school organisers together with the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine are working on confirming the new dates in June 2021. The School as officially communicated will take place in El Escorial, Madrid.

Further details will follow in the coming months.

Thank you for your understanding.

News 17/03/2020 - 11:12

MIRCIM 2020 and EFIM Day posponed until Autumn 2020 (COVID-19)

Due to health risks relating to the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), the 6th McMaster Review Course in Internal Medicine and the 6th EFIM Day that were going to be held in Kraków, Poland, has been postponed to take place in autumn 2020.

News 25/02/2020 - 13:25

Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) – Short Notice for Public

Coronaviruses are important human and animal pathogens. Common human coronaviruses are responsible for approximately one-third of mild to moderate community-acquired upper respiratory tract infections in adults, like the common cold. This information should not be confused with Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). COVID-19 is the third coronavirus outbreak following the SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome) and MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome) outbreaks in the 21st century. COVID-19 is a type of illness that can mainly affect the respiratory system.  Patients with COVID-19 usually complain of fever, cough and feeling tired.

Event 27/01/2020 - 09:52

MIRCIM 2020 invitation

The world of internal medicine will gather on the 6th McMaster International Review Course in Internal Medicine, Kraków, Poland on May 7–9, 2020.

The 3-day EBM course features lectures delivered by outstanding experts, from authors of clinical practice guidelines to researchers behind the breakthrough trials that shape the modern standards in medicine. On the first day, May 7, participants will be able to choose from a number of clinical workshops as well as take part in the Best Case Report Contest. On May 8, in parallel to MIRCIM lectures, the EFIM Day will take place.

Event 23/01/2020 - 15:56

EFIM Day - 8 May 2020 in conjunction with MIRCIM 2020, Krakow Poland

As already announced, the 6th EFIM Day will take place at the ICE Congress Centre in  Krakow on Friday 8 May, 2020 in conjunction with the McMaster Course - MIRICIM 2020. We would like to extent an invitation to the Presidents, the Board Members and the Young Internists of EFIM National Societies to join EFIM in discussing different Internal Medicine’s topics on a European level including EFIM new projects and current activities.

Survey 14/11/2019 - 20:41

EBIM Survey

In order to be better informed about the training and practice issues within Internal Medicine, the European Board of Internal Medicine has created a survey on training in internal medicine aimed at current trainees or those who have completed training within the last ten years. It is hoped that the survey will inform future curriculum updates and identify subjects for future faculty training projects.
There are approximately 100 questions that will take 30 minutes to complete.

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