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News 02/05/2024 - 12:10


FDIME Announces the 19th FDIME-EFIM Clinical Research Course, Paris from 9 - 11 October 2024.

Webinar 15/04/2024 - 15:36

Spring Webinar: Cardiovascular Disease and Depresssion

We are pleased to announce the next webinar organised by EFIM Multimorbidity Working Group on the topic: "Cardiovascular Disease and Depresssion" will take place on Tuesday, 18 of June from 16:00 CET.
Register now and learn from the experts: Prof. Thomas Lüscher from the Royal Brompton Hospital in London and Prof. Claudia Hackl-Zuccarella from the University Hospital in Zürich will be talking about "Heart and Depression".
The webinar will be chaired by Prof. Edouard Battegay from the International Centre for Multimorbidity and Complexity in Basel.

News 26/03/2024 - 16:43

Abstract Book 2024 is coming - sign up to the EJCRIM free alert service

The team of the European Case Reports Journal in Internal Medicine, EJCRIM is in process of preparing the Book of Abstracts from the 22nd European Congress of Internal Medicine (Istanbul, 6–9 March).
The abstract book will be published on the EJCRIM website in the coming weeks!

If you want to be notified when the book will be online, sign up to the  EJCRIM free alert service here.




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

Acute heart failure – an EFIM guideline critical appraisal and adaptation for internists

Author(s): Valentin A. Kokorin a, Alvaro Gonz´alez-Franco b, Antonio Cittadini c, Oskars Kalejs d, Vera N. Larina e, Alberto M. Marra c,f, Francisco J. Medrano g,*, Zdenek Monhart h,i, Laura Morbidoni j, Joana Pimenta k, Wiktoria Lesnia
Date:18 March 2024

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

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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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