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Webinar 20/09/2023 - 16:26

Systemic Sclerosis – Primer for the Internist

We are happy to announce that the next webinar organised by the EFIM Young Internists’ Section will take place on Tuesday 10 October from 19:00 CET.
The webinar, titled "Systemic Sclerosis – Primer for the Internist, will be presented by Prof. Carina Mihai from the University Hospital in Zurich, Switzerland moderated by Dr. Max Schuller from the Medical University in Graz, Austria.
During the webinar, you will have the opportunity to learn more about System Sclerosis, ask questions, and engage in discussions with other participants.

Event 04/09/2023 - 15:05

ESIM Winter 2024

Dear EFIM Members

We are pleased to announce that the Swedish Society of Internal Medicine will be hosting the 12th Winter School of the European School of Internal Medicine, in February 11th– 17th 2024 in Björkliden, Sweden.

News 12/06/2023 - 14:52

FDIME Announces Research Grants in 2023

The Foundation for the Development of Internal Medicine in Europe (FDIME) is offering Research Grants to Young Internists (up to age 38 yrs) to study in:
Research projects including all fields of General Internal Medicine, particularly polymorbidity and other common Interna Medicine conditions.

For details check the FDIME Research Grants webpage at


Download the Internal Medicine Grant Announcement and Application Form below.

For further information:

Next Events

13 October 2023 - 10:00
Holiday Inn Brussels Airport
3 November 2023 - 9:00
European School of Internal Medicine
Park Inn by Radisson Danube Hotel
14 November 2023 - 9:00
Clinical Research Course
La maison de la Pneumologie


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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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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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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