Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!
The current issue of GI-Mail covers a wide range of interesting opportunities for your higher education like the European Public Health Conference in Brussels or ESRA 2013 in Glasgow.

It also gives you an insight in interesting organisations like the Standing Committee of European Doctors and the International Organisation for Migration which want to improve the standards in medical training and migration management.

If you are thinking of migrating yourself, the German Association of Salaried Doctors - Marburger Bund invites you to visit their career events in Germany.

Students who are interested in a residency in the USA are invited to come to our information event on October 5th in Vienna, where Dr. Henry will give a presentation about the requirements to apply for an internship in the USA.

Warm regards

Gerhard Polak, MD

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Teaching Evidence-Based Practice at the University of Oxford

9th to 13th September 2013, Oxford, United Kingdom

Taken as either a stand-alone course or part of the Msc in Evidence - Based Health Care this module is aimed at all health care professionals, who either work in the field of human or animal, who already have some knowledge of critical appraisal and experience in the practice of evidence-based health care and who want to explore issues around teaching EBM... read more.

Online course: United to End Female Genital Mutilation

United to End Female Genital Mutilation (UEFGM) is a free-of-charge e-learning tool, offering information and practical advice about female genital mutilation (FGM).

Primarily designed for health and asylum service staff working in Europe, the course will also be of use to NGOs, including women’s organisations and shelters.
The course concludes in an e-certificate... read more.

Register for the free online course.


6th European Public Health Conference

13th to 16th November 2013, Brussels, Belgium

Health in Europe: are we there yet?
Learning from the past, building the future

The European Public Health Conference aims to contribute to the improvement of public health in Europe by offering a means for exchanging information and a platform for debate to researchers, policy makers, and practitioners in the field of public health and health services research as well as public health training and education in Europe… read more.

ESRA 2013

4th to 7th September, Glasgow, United Kingdom

State of the Art Safety Standards in Regional Anaesthesia

Building on the success of last year’s Congress, the 32nd Annual ESRA Congress to be held in the vibrant city of Glasgow between the 4th and 7th of September 2013, will unite over 1,400 anaesthesiologists, physicians, scientists and clinicians specializing in Regional Anaesthesia. The Congress features a highly practical scientific programme that will explore the latest clinical evidence and industry updates…read more.

More educational events

Find further courses, postgraduate studies and conferences on our Education Database »medicine & health«.

Read all educational opportunities and scientific articles from »medicine & health 2012« on

Information event: Internal Medicine Residency Training Program

5th October 2013, Vienna, Austria

Are you interested in an Internship and Residency at Pennsylvania Hospital in Philadelphia, USA?

Dr. David Henry, Vice Chairman of the Department of Medicine at Pennsylvania Hospital, will hold a presentation about the requirements to apply for an Internship or Residency in Philadelphia at his hospital as well as in general all around the States.
Dr. Gerhard Polak will give you a short overview about USMLE Steps I-III and ECFMG more.

The entry is free. Please register as soon as possible:

The International Organization for Migration

IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

As the leading international organization for migration, IOM acts with its partners in the international community to assist in meeting challenges of migration management, encourage social and economic development through migration and uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants... read more.

The Standing Committee of European Doctors

The Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) aims to promote the highest standards of medical training and medical practice in order to achieve the highest quality of health care for all patients in Europe.

CPME is also concerned with the promotion of public health, the relationship between patients and doctors and the free movement of doctors within the European Union… read more.


Career management by the Marburger Bund - German Association of Salaried Doctors

Medicine International - career opportunities worldwide
21st September 2013, Cologne, Germany

When does it make sense to go and work abroad? Medicals share their experiences. Find more information here.

Career Day Medicine- shaping your future
28th September 2013, Munich, Germany

The job market for medical doctors is plenty of opportunities for those who know how to bring themselves forward on their career path. Find more information here.

Job and Career in Germany or Switzerland contact Going International

If you are medical specialist (f/m) or medical assistant (f/m) with good knowledge of the German language (at least level B2), apply now at Going International for this specialities:
  • Internal medicine
  • Specialization in surergy, vascular surgery or visceral surgery
  • Radiology

If you are interested please send us your detailed CV as a Word-document to Please write on the subject line: "GI-Mail 08/2013".

Personal Job Consulting and Placement

Are you looking for a job in the medical field?

Send us an e-mail to, we will be happy to assist you!

If you need, we can send you a CV-template form to fill in.

See also a wide range of job vacancies in the German jobnewsletter.


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