We would like to thank all the members of the EFIM General Assembly who joined us in Milan. This year’s General Assembly was held on 31 August at the spectacular University of Milan, in conjunction with the 16th European Congress of Internal Medicine.
Eighty delegates, Young Internists and Executive Committee members, representing 30 national societies from 27 EFIM member countries participated in the EFIM General Assembly. The EFIM President, Prof. Runolfur Palsson welcomed the participants to Milan and expressed his delight with the number of countries participating in the EFIM meeting and attending the European Congress. EFIM would like to congratulate the newly elected Secretary General, Prof. Xavier Corbella from Spain and Treasurer, Prof. Valentin Kokorin from Russia. EFIMis pleased to welcome on board two new member societies of internal medicine, as a full member the Macedonian Association of Internal Medicine from the FYR of Macedonia and in the role of associate member the Argentinian Society of Internal Medicine.

To read full report and access the presentations from the General Assembly please follow:&nbsp;<a href="/%3Ca%20href%3D"http://efim.org/about/general-assembly/minutes/efim-general-assembly-thursday-31-august-2017-milan">http://efim.org/about/general-assembly/minutes/efim-general-assembly-thursday-31-august-2017-milan</a>&nbsp;">http://efim.org/about/general-assembly/minutes/efim-general-assembly-thu...

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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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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