Towarzystwo Internistów Polskich
Thank you for participating in the EFIM General Assembly

Dear EFIM Presidents, Executive Committee Members, Young Internists and EFIM Members

Thank you all for your active participation at the EFIM General Assembly that was held in conjunction with the 18th European Congress of Internal Medicine, ECIM, held in Lisbon from 29–31 August. We would like to congratulate Prof. Xavier Corbella and Prof. Valentin Kokorin for being re-elected as Secretary General and a Treasurer to serve in EFIM Executive Committee another term.

Congratulation goes to the Swedish Society of Internal Medicine for being elected to host the next winter school in Sweden in 2021 – 2023 and to the other two candidates, FADOI Italy and the Turkish Society for their excellent proposals and presentation of very attractive destinations. Furthermore we would like to welcome onboard the Dominican Republic Society of IM as an Associate member and the Hellenic Society of IM as an Ordinary Member.

Presentations from the General Assembly are available for a download via the EFIM website on: GA Lisbon.

Video highlights of the EFIM General Assembly are available on our EFIM & YI Facebook page here:

We are very proud of the achievements that EFIM has made in the past year and incredibly excited about the results from the Lisbon congress. A huge congratulations goes to Prof. Luis Campos, the President of ECIM 2019 for his hard efforts in organizing a successful congress and building a scientific programme where the topics and the speakers fully met the expectations.

The recognition of the work and importance of Internal Medicine in the National Health Service was mentioned by the Portuguese Minister of Health, Marta Temido as one of the highlights of the opening session of the European Congress of Internal Medicine, ECIM 2019.

Detailed congress report will follow shortly.

More photos of the Lisbon congress have been shared on the congress Facebook page

EFIM is already preparing to set the stage in Malaga for another successful congress in March 2021 together with Prof. Ricardo Gomez Huelgas, the President of the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine, but prior to the congress we are looking forward to welcoming you to Krakow for the 6th MIRCIM Course and another EFIM Day meeting from 7–9 May 2020. Slides with save the date are enclosed for your convenience and circulation to your members.

We thank you for all for your attendance, enthusiasm and positive contributions throughout the meeting.

If you have any additional comments, please do not hesitate to write to to share your thoughts.

We are looking forward to meeting with you in Krakow in 2020.