Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

In the current issue of GI-Mail we present various courses and conferences dealing with trauma surgery, surgical oncology, nutrition/diabetes and international health to you.

In the Special Section you will find "App GASTEIN 2016". This event will focus on health apps and their place in European health.

If you are interested in a new job or a training position for MDs in Germany or Austria and have a good knowledge of the German language, take a look at our Jobs & Career Offers. More jobs can be found in our monthly Job-Newsletter and on the Going International homepage.

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ISSN: 2312-0827

Workshop in Visceral Trauma Surgery

Unfallchirurgie Graz19th to 20th September 2016, Graz, Austria.

The next Workshop in Visceral Trauma Surgery, Definitive Surgery for Trauma Care, will be held at the Section for Surgical Research, Medical University of Graz, with a distinguished faculty including international experts.

This workshop is designed to review state-of-the-art information on the diagnosis and management of severely injured patients. The symposium provides the newest in-depth information in the field of gastrointestinal and visceral injuries... read more

Public Health Research in Practice: Public Health Interventions in Real-Life Settings – Evaluation

24th to 25th October 2016, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

In the past ten years, Academic Collaborative Centres (ACC) have been established to bridge the gap between the fields of policy, practice and research. These ACCs are consortia of Public Health Services and Universities in the Netherlands. At present there are nine ACCs in the field of public health.

The aim of this master class series is to make knowledge and experiences acquired in these ACCs available for public health professionals and researchers... read more

Pregnancy and Programming and Later Risk of Obesity Related Disease

Logo_DDA12th to 16th December 2016, Frederiksberg, Denmark.

The course will build on the understanding of the developmental origins of obesity and related diseases. It will provide a comprehensive overview of the latest developments with regard to mother-infant nutritional programming research and to offer advise on prevention, diagnosis and management of early nutrition and adult diseases.

In addition it will enhance the understanding of the complex interactions between nutrient, genetics and biological factors during pregnancy...
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36th ESSO Congress

ESSO Congress14th to 16th September 2016, Krakow, Poland.

The 36th Congress of the European Society of Surgical Oncology in partnership with the Polish Society of Surgical Oncology will be held in Krakow.

Focusing on bridging the disparity between minimum standards of care across Europe, the overarching theme of the congress is ‘Optimising European Cancer Surgery’. Communication with patients and knowledge amongst our patients is rapidly changing... read more

16th International Nutrition & Diagnostics Conference

3rd to 6th October 2016, Prague, Czech Republic.

The International Nutrition & Diagnostics Conference – INDC 2016 is an international forum for scientific discussion focused on understanding the relationship and connections between nutrition and clinical diagnostics.

The aim of this multidisciplinary conference is to bridge the gaps between the specialists and fields of science as diverse as nutrition, clinical biochemistry, food technology, analytical chemistry and medicine... read more

World Health Summit 2016

9th to 11th October 2016, Berlin, Germany.

Held once a year, the WHS is a prominent forum for addressing global health issues. It brings together key leaders from academia, politics, civil society, and the private sector to address the most pressing health-related challenges on the planet.

The vision behind the World Health Summit is to improve health all over the planet, catalyzing that process through collaboration and open dialogue, and steering tomorrow’s agenda to improve research, education, healthcare, and policy outcomes... read more
Quick Tips

10th European Lupus Meeting 
5th to 10th October 2016, Venice, Italy
Find more information here.

Human Rights in Humanitarian Crises
17th to 21st October 2016, Geneva, Switzerland
Find more information here

Introduction to Cancer: Focus on Solid Tumors
19th to 20th October 2016, San Francisco, CA, USA
Find more information here.

3rd Congress on Controversies in Thrombosis and Hemostasis
20th to 22nd October 2016, Moscow, Russia
Find more information here.

Spinal Imaging Course
2nd to 3rd November 2016, Oswestry, United Kingdom
Find more information here.

10th Heidelberg Castle Live Surgery Meeting
10th to 11th November 2016, Heidelberg, Germany
Find more information here


Eczema Tracker

logo_eczemaby Redblink Inc.

Eczema Tracker is a simple and informative app that helps you view, track, and analyze your eczema, food allergy, and other triggers information, like no other app. The eczema app provides your local pollen, mold, weather, humidity information to help you analyze your eczema or allergy symptoms, and track your triggers to help you identify patterns in your flare-ups. 

Eczema Tracker gives you information based on your particular situation. You can use Eczema Wizard to get the advice and information that helps you manage your eczema symptoms... read more

NEW event: AppGASTEIN 2016

AppGastein_200On 27 September we will reach out to a relatively new community within the healthcare sector: the app developers. Before the European Health Forum Gastein 2016 opens its doors, this will be a unique and new opportunity for multi-stakeholder consulting – with a specific aim.

AppGASTEIN 2016: “Here to stay? Health apps and their place in European health systems” will map out some of the grey areas of the mHealth landscape. How much regulation is needed in order to smoothly integrate health apps into daily medical practice, while securing patients‘ safety and allowing doctors to feel confident about recommending, prescribing or monitoring the use of apps... read more

Jobs and Career in Germany or Switzerland

Jobs and Career in Germany or SwitzerlandIf 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 08/2016".

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

Facharzt Allgemeinmedizin/Innere Medizin als Hausarzt (w/m) im MVZ Hamburg/Bremen

Für ein Medizinisches Versorgungszentrum mit den Fachrichtungen Allgemeinmedizin und Hals-Nasen-Ohren-Heilkunde suchen wir einen berufserfahrenen Facharzt für Allgemeinmedizin oder Innere Medizin als Hausarzt (w/m).

Sie sind Facharzt für Allgemeinmedizin oder Innere Medizin, idealerweise mit Schwerpunkt Gastroenterologie oder Diabetologie und verfügen über profunde Kenntnisse im Fachgebiet. Sie arbeiten gerne im Team und profitieren vom aktiven interkollegialen Austausch und schätzen eine hohe Flexibilität in der Arbeitszeitregelung... read more

Personalleiter (w/m)

AnästhesieWir suchen einen berufserfahrener Personalleiter (w/m) mit einer menschlich überzeugenden Persönlichkeit sowie einer fachlich qualifizierten Ausbildung.

Sie verfügen über über Organisationsstärke, Planungs- und Steuerungskompetenz. Ihre Kenntnisse in den Bereichen Steuer- und Arbeitsrecht sowie bei Gehaltsabrechnung und Sozialversicherung sind auf aktuellem Status und daher anwendungssicher.

Kenntnisse im Programm "KIDICAP" sowie Erfahrung und Know-how im Abrechnungswesen des kirchlichen Dienstes (AVR) sind von Vorteil... read more

Oberarzt (w/m) Hals-, Nasen- und Ohrenheilkunde

AnästhesieGesucht wird ein berufserfahrener Facharzt für Hals-, Nasen- und Ohrenheilkunde (w/m) mit einer der Position entsprechend hoch qualifizierten fachlichen Erfahrung und Expertise.

Der neue Stelleninhaber soll Interesse daran haben, sowohl chirurgisch als auch konservativ im gesamten Fachgebiet tätig zu sein. Einen Schwerpunkt stellt die Nasennebenhöhlenchirurgie dar. 

Wir erwarten neben Ihrer Teamfähigkeit eine hohe Sozialkompetenz. Sie zeigen Ihr Engagement durch Einfühlungsvermögen und Eigenständigkeit im ärztlichen Handeln... read more

Facharzt (m/w) für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie

NeurologieWir suchen Ärztinnen und Ärzte für Psychosomatische Medizin und Psychotherapie

Sind Sie an Psychosomatik und Therapie „pur“ interessiert? Steht für Sie die persönliche Arbeit mit Ihren Patienten an erster Stelle?

Wenn Sie diese Fragen ansprechen und Sie in der therapeutischen Anwendung von psychosomatischer Medizin hoch motiviert sind, dann sollten Sie sich mit uns in Verbindung setzen.... read more

Chefarzt Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe (w/m)

Ärzte MedizincontrollingGesucht wird ein berufserfahrener Facharzt für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe (w/m) mit einer hervorragend qualifizierten ärztlichen Führungspersönlichkeit.

Erforderlich ist eine ausgewiesene Kompetenz in den Bereichen Frauenheilkunde und Geburtshilfe mit einer breiten nachweislich praktischen Erfahrung... read more

Communication Tips: Explicit Highlighting

Communication Tip

Are you a professional or a pre-professional in the medical sector? 
Do you use a second or foreign language at work?

It is not only important to provide patients with small pieces of information and check their understanding by studying their verbal and non-verbal responses, you can improve the quality of your communication by timing your information well and explicitly highlighting certain components of your message.

Explicit highlighting means verbally drawing attention to a particular point. This can be similar to signposting, but makes explicit that what follows is something that requires attention... read more


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