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Event 24/11/2023 - 16:11

EFIM General Assembly 2024 - 6 March, Istanbul

We are pleased to announce that the following EFIM General Assembly will take place on Wednesday, 6 March  2024 at the Istanbul Congress Center in Turkey.
The meeting will take place prior to the 22nd European Congress of Internal Medicine, ECIM, 2024

To be able to register to the General Assembly, please follow the registration link:

Invitation letter from EFIM President, Prof. Ricardo Gomez Huelgas is available for a download here:

News 09/11/2023 - 14:47

Call for Host selection open - ESIM Summer 2025 - 2026/27!

We are pleased to announce that we have opened the call for the host selection of the ESIM 2025 - 2026/27 summer school.
National Societies wishing to host ESIM should submit their application to EFIM Secretariat on  or that should include the following essential information:

Webinar 06/11/2023 - 16:22

Pulmonary Hypertension - Primer for the Internist

We are pleased to invite you to the next EFIM Webinar, Pulmonary Hypertension - Primer for the Internist organised by the Young Internists' Section.
The webinar will take place on Thursday, 30 November at 6:00PM CET.
You will have the pleasure to learn more about Pulmonary Hypertension, ask questions and engage in discussion with the presenter, Prof. Alberto Marra from the Department of Translational Medical Sciences at the Federico II University in Naples.
Prof. Marra is an expert on Pulmonary Hypertension, active EFIM member and Past Chair of the Young Internists.



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.  EJCRIM is an online free access journal The Journal’s mission is to promote the best medical practice and innovation in the field of acute and general medicine.

European Journal of Internal Medicine
Case Reports in Internal Medicine



The European Congress of Internal Medicine, ECIM is held yearly and offers great opportunities for learning and sharing successful experiences in internal medicine as well as networking with peers. ECIM brings together leaders in education and research from the world of Internal Medicine and provide an invaluable opportunity to shape the future of Internal Medicine. 

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Educational activities

EFIM is committed to providing continuing education for internists through the schools, EFIM congresses, Journals, Exchange Programme, postgraduate  training  and  continuous  professional development that help to deliver high-quality education in Internal Medicine.

EFIM Exchange Programme
EU Curriculum in Internal Medicine

Relevant EFIM Publications

Telemedicine in internal medicine: A statement by the European Federation of Internal Medicine

Author(s): Pietrantonio Filomena, Kuhn Sebastian, K ̈arberg Kati, Leung Tiffany, Said-Criado Ismael, on behalf of the EFIM Telemedicine, Innovative Technologies and Digital Health Working Group
Date:9 March 2023

Competences of internal medicine specialists for the management of patients with multimorbidity. EFIM multimorbidity working group position

Author(s): M Bernabeu-Wittel, O Para, J Voicehovska, R Gómez-Huelgas, J Václavík, E Battegay, M Holecki, B.C. van Munster
Date:18 January 2023

Community-acquired pneumonia – An EFIM guideline critical appraisal adaptation for internists

Author(s): Ahmet Gorkem Era, Alberto Antonio Romero Alonsob, Ignacio Marin- Leonc, Abdullah Sayinerd, Stefano Bassettie, Kutay Demirkanf, Patrick Lacorg, Hartmut Lodeh, Wiktoria Lesniaki, Mine Durusu Tanrioverj, Ali Fuat Kalyoncuk, Nicol ́as Merchantel, Serhat Unal
Date:8 December 2022

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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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