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An information service provided by Going International | 04/2011

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

In this issue you will find the following topics:
1. Course Tip:
   Erasmus Summer Programme 2011

2. Congress Tip:
   43rd Meeting of the European Pancreatic Club (EPC)

   8th Annual Middle East Update in Otolaryngology Conference & Exhibition 

3. Special of the month:
   Doctors without borders live in austria

   Promote your educational events in »medicine & health« 2012!

4. Jobs
   Agaplesion gAG
   Personal Job Consulting and Placement   

Going International wishes you a happy Easter!

Warm regards,
Gerhard Polak, MD

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The Erasmus Summer Programme 2011 addresses international health challenges.    
    • New courses
    • Topical lectures
    • Master Class Advances in Epidemiologic Analysis
    • Master Class Advances in Genomics Research

This flagship programme focuses on the key principles and methods of quantitative medical research.


The Erasmus Summer Programme 2011 provides international students and academic health professionals with an invaluable opportunity to spend up to three weeks in an unequalled academic environment, bringing themselves right up to date in the health sciences.

In just three weeks, the Erasmus Summer Programme provides 27 courses, 2 master classes, and 4 lectures on cutting-edge biomedical topics. Each course is designed to fully satisfy the needs of students and health professionals with a specific interest – such as clinical medicine, general practice, public health, epidemiology, genetics or biostatistics.

We look forward to welcoming you in Rotterdam!

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22nd – 25th June 2011 • Magdeburg/Germany

Conference theme: Clinical and basic science of inflammatory and malignant pancreatic disorders

Conference president: Prof. Walter Halangk

As longstanding tradition in the EPC meetings the programme committee will organise a meeting in which research highlights will be presented including all fields from molecular and cellular to clinical pancreatology. At this year’s meeting more than 350 participants are expected and especially, young scientists are called to present their research work.

The EPC annual meeting will take place from 22nd June, afternoon, to 24th June. The meeting will include symposia with state-of-the-art-lectures, which will be given by international experts and leading pancreas surgeons and gastroenterologists from Germany and Europe. These lectures will be complemented by selected oral presentations, generated out of the approximately 300 abstracts that will be submitted.

On Saturday, 25th June, the special workshop “Cell death mechanisms in pancreatic diseases” will be organised. The workshop is a teaching course in all fields of cell death mechanisms directed to any researcher in pancreatology. The workshop is a UEGF endorsed activity.

To check out our program and register, visit our website

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TIP: 69 more courses and congresses dealing with "Internal Medicine" can be found in the new Career & Education Guide »medicine & health 2011«.

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At this year’s Otolaryngology conference (CME Accredited) we will focus on the most recent advances in the field of otolaryngology. The programme will offer solutions, guidelines and strategies based on current scientific evidence. Internationally renowned speakers and regional experts will discuss the latest up-to-date trends on treatments and technologies in the following areas:
    • New concepts in pathophysiology of chronic sinusitis
    • How to know your ATA guidelines for the management of thyroid nodules
    • Hearing preservation and cochlear implants
    • Robotic surgery in otolaryngology - head and neck surgery
    • New concepts in causes and management of conductive hearing loss
    • Endoscopic assessment of swallowing disorders
    • Trans nasal esophagoscopy: the ENT perspective

Meet and do business with the key decision makers in this important industry by being part of the Otolaryngology Conference & Exhibition!

More information

With limited space available, book your delegate place NOW!

T: +971 4 336 7334
F: +971 4 336 4021

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TIP: 69 more courses and congresses dealing with "Internal Medicine" can be found in the new Career & Education Guide »medicine & health 2011«.

Order the Career & Education Guide now!

Or order the new thematic edition "Training & Education for Medical Specialists" for only € 12.10 here.

Doctors without borders live in austria
Behind the scenes of the medical aid organization

For 40 years Doctors without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been providing independent medical care in conflict areas all around the world. On the occasion of this anniversary Médecins Sans Frontières is touring through Austria to thank its supporters with a variety of events.

The program consists of screenings of the documentary “Living in Emergency” (English version with German subtitles), presentations with personal accounts of MSF field workers, recruitment information sessions and the exhibit “Refugee camp in the heart of the city”.

Admission to all events is free.

In May Médecins Sans Frontières is going to visit Innsbruck, Vienna and Salzburg, followed by events in Lienz, Klagenfurt, Linz, Leoben, St. Pölten, Feldkirch and finally again in Vienna in December 2011.


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AGAPLESION is a modern healthcare company consisting of the association of social hospitals, nursing facilities and training centres. We have set ourselves the task of uniting excellence in medicine, nursing and management with Christian values. And this is exactly what distinguishes us: patient-oriented medicine and nursing according to acknowledged quality standards.

We are looking for Chief Physicians:


Chief Physician (m/f) for the department of plastic, aesthetic, reconstructive and hand surgery
Contact Person: Dr. med. D. Göbel

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Chief Physician (m/f) for the department of internal medicine (focus on gastroenterology)
Contact Person: Mr. Klaus-Dieter Lübke-Naberhaus

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