Summer ESIM: Ede, THE NETHERLANDS –  http://esim2019.com/   

Course dates: Monday 24 June to Friday 28 June 2019

Arrive: Sunday 23 June; Depart: Saturday 29 June.   Airport: Amsterdam Schiphol

A limited number of bursaries are available to assist Young Internists EFIM Member Countries to attend the European School of Internal Medicine.

The funding is provided by the Foundation for the Development of Internal Medicine in Europe (FDIME). It is specifically intended for YIs from EFIM (or EFIM-affiliated) member countries that are currently experiencing financial hardship and who are unable to afford the cost of the Registration fees to sponsor their own Young Internists.

Applicants must meet the following criteria: 

  • Come from an EFIM member country and provide a letter of support from their National Society
  • Be able to communicate in English (this is essential: all lectures & interaction will be in English)
  • Be towards the end of their training in Internal Medicine and under the age of 36 years.

Click download a bursary application form.

Documents required to be submitted with this application:

• Your current and up-to-date CV (include any publications).
• A Letter of Support from your National Society of Internal Medicine including a statement to indicate if the National Society is able to support travel expenses to the ESIM-host country. (see 2 below)

Additional Important Information:

1. The ESIM-FDIME bursary covers the cost of the ESIM Registration Fee (995.00 Euros) which will include the following: accommodation for 6 nights, all meals, school facilities, internet access, educational materials and various social activities.

2. It is expected that National Society of Internal Medicine who proposes The Applicant will support the economy-rate travel expenses to ESIM. The Letter of Support from the National Society must state whether or not travel funding will be provided. Find the National Society representatives in your country here: http://www.efim.org/en/member-countries-928

3. Successful applicants are responsible for making their own travel booking, for checking their passport validity, obtaining a visa (if applicable), and arranging Travel insurance.

4. Candidates who are selected to attend ESIM are required to prepare and present a 10 minute clinical case study with accompanying Powerpoint slides.

5. A 200 – 300 word report written in English will be required from the successful applicants within one month after attending ESIM.

6. All bursary applications will by assessed by the FDIME-ESIM Bursary Selection Committee who will award the sponsorship. Successful candidates will receive a Letter of Acceptance from the FDIME President. The bursary funding will be paid directly to ESIM, not to the candidate.