Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

The current issue of GI-Mail presents to you a wide range of interesting opportunities for your further education all around the world: A „Grant Funding and Proposal Writing“ course in the USA, workshops on the Socio Economic Evaluation of Medicines in the UK, a conference on nuclear cardiology in Spain, a congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine in South Africa and a conference of evidence-based healthcare teachers & developers in Italy. Even more courses and congresses can be found in the new section „Quick tips

In the special section you will find the conference report of the European Health Forum Gastein which took place in autumn 2014 – for those who took part as well as for those who missed it!

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

Visit us on Facebook – on our page you will find more news on topics related to medicine and health!

Warm regards,

Gerhard Polak, MD

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Grant Funding and Proposal Writing Essentials Course

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25th to 27th March 2015, Philadelphia, USA

Results Oriented Training and Certification for Professional Proposal Writers 

Led by seasoned practitioners who are experts in the field of grantsmanship and proposal writing, our programs are intended to generate tangible results for any proposal writer. The economy demands results driven professionals who are focused on a disciplined dedication to effective fundraising from program to proposal.

We strive to combine real-world knowledge with proven proposal writing strategies to yield winning results... read more.

Workshops in the Socio Economic Evaluation of Medicines

June to July 2015, York, UK
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The York Expert Workshops, run by the Centre for Health Economics, University of York, have been running successfully for over 20 years.  At least seven European countries now require formal submissions of economic data as part of the reimbursement process for medicines. Economic evaluation is also increasingly used internationally to support decisions in areas including public health and vaccines.

To keep pace with these constantly changing developments, the York Expert Workshops programme is updated frequently to ensure its continued competitive edge in delivering the most contemporary training to its participants... read more.


19th World Congress on Disaster and Emergency Medicine

19th WCDEm South Aftrica21st to 24th April 2015, Cape Town, South Africa

Emergency Medicine is rapidly developing in Africa. It was first recognized as a separate specialty in South Africa in 2003, and in 2010 the FIFA World Cup brought a new emphasis and focus on training in the field of disaster and mass gathering medicine. Four years later, the skills and systems developed for the World Cup remain, and are allowing an accelerated appreciation and expansion of disaster services and planning in the country.

Many other sub-Saharan countries are now following suit and developing their emergency and disaster care response systems, in line with the World Health Assembly’s call for better disaster more.

International Conference on Nuclear Cardiology and Cardiac CT

ESC Logo3rd to 5th May 2015 , Madrid, Spain

The ICNC meeting has been a key international scientific event for nuclear cardiology and cardiac CT imaging for more than 20 years. It provides the opportunity for clinicians and scientists from all over the world to gather to learn about new advances and to exchange scientific ideas and experiences in a distinctive environment.

As always, our congress will also provide a unique opportunity by which our Industry Partners may network with the most influential non-invasive cardiologists and cardiovascular imaging specialists from across the world. 
The upcoming meeting will provide an exciting and diversified scientific programme which offers a full spectrum of more.

7th International Conference of Evidence-based Healthcare Teachers & Developers

EBHC 2015 conference

28th to 31st October 2015, Taormina, Italy

Evidence for Sustainability of Health Care: increasing value, reducing waste

The Conference aims to promote an evidence-based approach to sustainability of health services, where evidence should inform all health care decisions at every level and cuts-based programs to contain costs should be replaced by an evidence-informed strategy to reduce waste and increase value of health care.

Built on 6 previous highly successful meetings, the Conference is an excellent opportunity to network with worldwide EBHC teachers and developers in the wonderful frame of Taormina, the pearl of the Mediterranean Sea... read more.

Quick Tips
Hot Topics in Anesthesia
14th to 17th April 2015, Las Vegas, USA
For more Information click here.

Clinical Concerns in Anesthesia
19th to 26th July 2015, cruise; Alaska, USA
For more Information click here.

Travel Medicine Course
13th to 17th May 2015, Johannesburg, South Africa
For more Information click here.

MSc in Tropical Medicine
October 2015 to October 2017, Bangkok, Thailand
For more Information click here.

EHFG 2014 Conference Report

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European Health Forum Gastein 2014

Electing health – the Europe we want!

For those who took part as well as those who missed it, the report captures what happened during three eventful days full of high-quality debates, expert speakers and interactive sessions.

Expert speakers from government and administration, business and industry, civil society, and research and academia were involved and contributed to well-balanced outcomes on European health policy making... read more.

Call for Submissions – APHA Global Public Health Film Festival

Deadline: 24th April 2015

Meeting theme: Health in All Policies

The Global Public Health Film Festival features public health films of all varieties (feature films, documentaries, narratives, public service announcements, educational videos, short clips, etc.) and related multimedia that demonstrate, educate, inspire, and encourage change for a healthier future.

The Global Public Health Film Festival showcases films from around the world that explore and highlight public health locally, nationally, and globally and will be presented at the APHA Annual Meeting... read 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 ( level C1), apply now at Going International for these specialities:
  • Internal medicine
  • Neurology
  • Anesthesia
  • Radiology

If you are interested please send us your detailed CV as a Word-document to
Please write in the subject line: "GI-Mail 02/2015".

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

Communication tips by Medics on the Move (MoM) 

Communication for ProfessionalsMoM is a tool that gives you the words and shows you how to say them in meaningful, professional contexts.

On the e-learning/mobile platform, you will learn how to better communicate in a cross-cultural medical context by means of sound files, conversation scenarios with patients and colleagues, everyday medical terminology with pronunciation, grammar tips, and a medical communication manual raising awareness about doctor-patient interactions.

This month's edition will show you how to use Repetition as an instrument of Verbal Encouragement... read more.


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