Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

This newsletter will be the first of many in which we will present you monthly communication tips designed by Communication for Professionals. Medics on the Move (MoM) is a language learning programme developed for health professionals and pre-professionals using a second or foreign language in a medical context. You will find the language tips in the section jobs & career offers and on our website.

The courses and congresses cover a wide variety of topics, ranging from Public Health courses in the USA to conferences on Christian health care and stroke in Germany and France.

In the special section you will find information about how to apply for the 2014 European Health Award. This award includes prize money of €10,000 and will be presented at the 17th European Health Forum Gastein in October 2014.

For those interested in a new job or a training position we recommend to take a look at our monthly job newsletter or the job offers on the GOING INTERNATIONAL website.

Thank you for your interest in GI-Mail, please feel free to send us feedback!

Warm regards,

Gerhard Polak, MD

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Summer Institutes for Courses in Public Health

June and July 2014, USA

The Bloomberg School of Public Health offers a number of summer institutes sponsored by different departments between the months of June and July.

More than 100 courses in the field of Public Health will be offered in a condensed format in the Summer of 2014. Courses are offered in a variety of convenient formats, including half-day, full-day, in-person and on-line. Many are equivalent to regular academic year courses and may be taken for academic credit.  Seven of the ten departments at the Bloomberg School offer courses in the summer institutes... read more.

The Annual London Spine Course

25th to 27th June 2014, London, United Kingdom

With strong links between neurosurgical and orthopaedic spine faculties, this course targets surgical trainees and consultants, as well as physiotherapists, GPs, nurses and theatre staff. Topics to be covered include Spine Pathology and Common Clinical Conditions, Expert Surgical Techniques.

The surgical techniques section aims to give delegates an opportunity to learn a surgical technique from a specialist who regularly performs that operation and can therefore advise on surgical tips and pitfalls... read more.

XXIII European Stroke Conference

6th to 9th May 2014, Nice, France

The European Stroke Conference is a unique opportunity for everyone interested in stroke  to update their knowledge on all aspects of current basic and clinical stroke research.

Based on the idea to create an open minded framework for conferences independent from political pressures and professional particularized interests  we have reached a very successful course to the leading stroke conference in the world during 25 more.

Christian Responses to Health and Development

27th and 28th June 2014, Tuebingen, Germany

What is the added value and the specific role of Christian health services in our world today? How do we contribute to a better future for billions of people lacking access to quality health care? You are invited to participate in an international symposium addressing these questions.

The symposium will gather Christians sharing the passion for Christian health care and having experience in the Christian healing ministry both in the global South and more.

Apply now for the 2014 European Health Award!

In advance of the seventeenth European Health Forum Gastein conference, this year themed “Electing Health – the Europe we want!” which will take place in Austria´s Gastein Valley from 1st to 3rd October 2014, the International Forum Gastein is welcoming applications for the 2014 European Health Award.

The award of 10,000 will be sponsored by the Austrian Federal Ministry of Health and FOPI, the association of research-based pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in more.


Jobs and Career in Germany or Switzerland

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

If you are interested please send us your detailed CV as a Word-document to
Please write in the subject line:"GI-Mail 04/2014".

You can also find a wide range of job vacancies in the German Job Newsletter.

Communication tips by Medics on the Move

Medics on the Move (MoM) is a language learning programme of Communication for Professionals, specially developed for professionals and pre-professionals using a second or foreign language in a medical context.

MoM aims to provide medical professionals and pre-professionals working abroad or in a language-discordant context with language tools and support to help them function effectively in their new workplace. The e-learning platforms guide their users in a medical context by means of written and spoken conversation scenarios, a database of medical terminology, grammar tips and a manual on medical and intercultural communication.

This newsletter will be the first of many in which we will present you monthly communication tips designed by Communication for Professionals.. read more.


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