Summary of the EJIM (Editor: Prof Giancarlo Agnelli)

The European Journal of Internal Medicine (EJIM) is the official journal of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM), and is the leading journal for the European internist, covering all aspects of internal medicine. The journal is devoted to promoting the science and practice of internal medicine in Europe. To this end, the journal publishes original scientific articles, review articles, editorials, and other information relevant to internal medicine and related fields. Of particular interest to the internist are manuscripts on "Internal medicine in Europe" and "Education in internal medicine". The journal also publishes news and articles concerning the activities and policies of the Federation, as well as those of national internal medicine societies.

The journal is published 12 times a year. All papers submitted to the EJIM are reviewed by an international Editorial Board. Authors are invited to submit a paper for publication and submission to this Journal proceeds totally on-line. Via the journal webpage, you will be guided stepwise through the guidelines to prepare your article, and the creation and uploading of the various files.


For further information on the journal please contact either Elsevier attention: 

Ms. Helen Habernickel,  Executive Publisher, Journal Publishing,  Elsevier, Jägerstrasse 41, 10117 Berlin, Germany
Tel +49 30 644 92 03 74 | M: +49 174 344 22 72 I Fax +49 30 644 92 03 70
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Or the EJIM Editorial Office c/o Ms Silvia Malosio, Via Giovenale 7, 20136 Milano, Italy - Tel +39 02 58102846
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For complete Instructions to Authors or to request a sample copy, visit the journal's website:

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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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