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Webinar 21/03/2023 - 16:11

Challenges in 2023 for Systemic Lupus Erythematosus

We are happy too announce the upcoming webinar organised by the Young Internists' Section.

News 13/01/2023 - 12:13

EFIM Exchange Programme is open!

We are pleased to inform you that EFIM Exchange Programme is open with updated list of hospital centres across Europe.
To find more information about the EFIM Exchange Programme please visit the Exchange Programme page here.


Survey 12/01/2023 - 16:03

Survey on Point of Care Ultrasound in Internal Medicine in Europe

Dear EFIM Coleagues, Dear EFIM Members: 

Point of Care Ultrasound is a very useful tool for internists. In the recent years more and more physicians (including Internal Medicine specialists) are incorporating “insonation” in their daily practice.
The EFIM Ultrasound Working Group has prepared a short survey with the following objectives:  

Next Events

22 April 2023 - 9:00
Hybrid Congress: Systemic Thinking – Individual Therapy”
11 May 2023 - 9:00
ICE Krakow Congress Centre
11 June 2023 - 12:00
European School of Internal Medicine
Real Centro Universitario El Escorial-María Cristina


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

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

Internal Medicine meets Public

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Coronavirus disease 2019 : short notice for public
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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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