We would like to thank all the members of the EFIM national societies who joined us in Wiesbaden. This year’s General Assembly was held on 30 August at the RheinMain Congress Centre in Wiesbaden, in conjunction with the 17th European Congress of Internal Medicine.
Eighty-four General Assembly members, Young Internists and Executive Committee members, representing 32 national societies from 30 EFIM member countries, participated in the EFIM General Assembly. The EFIM President, Prof. Runolfur Palsson, welcomed the participants to Wiesbaden. Prof. Palsson gave a short overview of the EFIM activities and the achievements of the past year, focusing on the appointment and the selection of the new EJIM Editor-in-Chief, the progress of the EFIM working groups, the continuous work of the European Board of Internal Medicine (EBIM), the EFIM communication strategy and the hard work of the EFIM Executive Committee members aimed at increasing the visibility of EFIM and shaping the organisation.To read full report and download the presentations please follow the Wiesbaden GA assembly page here.
Please visit us on EFIM & YI Facebook page to see the highlights of the EFIM General Assembly in Wisbaden: https://www.facebook.com/efiminternists/ 

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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