Monday, 22 January, 2018 - 09:00 to Friday, 26 January, 2018 - 16:45

Dear Friends,

It is our great pleasure and honour to host the eight Winter Course of the European School of Internal Medicine in Levi, in the heart of Finnish Lapland.

As in previous ESIM courses, we need the cooperation of all the EFIM National Societies to propose speakers, and to advertise the School to potential residents. The principle of applying through your Society is that it enables you to select young internists whom you think will benefit most from this educational experience. In order to plan effectively we would like to know your intentions at this stage:

  1. Potential Speakers:
    Download below: Complete Form A – please, return at the latest by Friday, 20th October 2017
  2. Sending Residents:
    Download below: Complete Form B – please, return by Sunday, 1st October 2017

Full announcement letter can be downloaded here.
The provisional preliminary timetable and practical information about the destination and the venue can be downloaded here.

A limited number of bursaries are available for Young Internists from low-income EFIM member countries. This funding, provided by the Foundation for the Development of Internal Medicine in Europe (FDIME), will pay for the Registration Fees. Travel expenses are not included in the bursary. Applicants must first be approved by their National Society, providing a Letter of Support with their Bursary Application Form and CV submitted to ESIM. (Deadline: 31.10.2017)
All bursary applications will by assessed by the ESIM Bursary Selection Committee who will award the sponsorship. Successful candidates will receive a Letter of Acceptance from ESIM.

In the filesbelow you will be able to download the bursary application form.
For any additional information about bursaries, please contact: Samia Jeanbart, FDIME Administrator, email: website: 

On behalf of the European School of internal Medicine , I would like to thank you for your continuous support and I look forward to hearing from you soon.

With best regards,
Dr. Kim Pettersson-Fernholm
Administrator of ESIM Winter School in Levi (Finland)

Hotel Hullu Poro,
Rakkavaarantie 5,
99130 Levi, Lapland

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