Friday, 16 March, 2018 - 10:00 to 17:30
Event Type: EFIM Day

Dear EFIM Presidents, Board Members and Young Internists,

We would like to thank all the participants who took part at the 4th EFIM Day meeting that was held on 16 March at the EFIM Headquarters in Brussels.
At the same time we would like to congratulate all our presenters who took their time and gave very informative presentations to the participants especially our two very enthusiastic keynote lecturers Prof. Iannone Primiano from the National Centre for Clinical Excellence, Healthcare Quality & Safety in Italy and Prof. Holger Schünemann, Chair of the Department of Health Research Methods, Evidence, and Impact at McMaster University in Hamilton,Canada who gave remarkable presentations on clinical practice guidelines and knowledge translations.

Their presentations are available for a download from the Dropbox link https://www.dropbox.com/sh/2j241ssaina2iou/AAA9_CXUO9zVNcWt1h7eQnC5a?dl=0 

More than 60 EFIM representatives from 25 national internal medicine societies in Europe attended the 4th EFIM Day meeting in Brussels. Participants had an opportunity to take part in discussions about current and future EFIM projects. 

The EFIM President, Runolfur Palsson, welcomed the participants to the 4th EFIM Day sharing his perspectives on the achievements of the past year making EFIM become stronger and more visible in Europe. Runolfur presented the 2017 Annual Report and reflected on a sound year for EFIM overall, emphasising the success of the European Congress of Internal Medicine in Milan.  Please read full report here.
​View  the 4th EFIM Day impressions video on the EFIM and Young Internists Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/efiminternists/videos/1805042379797728/​ 

Presentations are available for a download below.

Location: 
EFIM Headquarters
Grensstraat 7
1831 Diegem
Belgium

Relevant EFIM Publications

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

Author(s): Carmen Fierbinţeanu-Braticevicia, Matthias Raspe, Alin Liviu Preda, Evija Livčāne
Date:15 November 2018

Hospital ambulatory medicine: A leading strategy for Internal Medicine in Europe

Author(s): Xavier Corbella, Vasco Barreto, Stefano Bassetti, Monica Bivol, Pietro Castellino, Evert-Jan de Kruijf, Francesco Dentali, Mine Durusu-Tanriöv
Date:14 April 2018

What is the role of general internists in the tertiary or academic setting?

Author(s): Mine Durusu Tanriovera, Shirley Rigby, L. Harry van Hulsteijn, Faustino Ferreira, Narcisso Oliveira, Petra-Maria Schumm-Draeger
Date:1 December 2014


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