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 

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:​ 

Presentations are available for a download below.

EFIM Headquarters
Grensstraat 7
1831 Diegem

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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What is EFIM?

The principal objectives of EFIM is to promote internal medicine on a scientific educational, ethical and professional level and to support internists in providing better care for patients throughout Europe.

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What is internal medicine?

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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