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The new edition of GI-Mail presents courses and conferences on Public Health, Gene Therapy and Infectious Diseases.

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Understanding our Genes: the Road to Discovering New Therapies

9th December 2017, Oxford, UK.Univerity of Oxford Logo

Our genes are beautifully organised, precisely regulated and amazingly networked to maintain healthy cells and hence healthy bodies. What goes wrong in diseases? What is gene therapy? Join us for a day school to explore this field and address these questions.

Searching for new therapeutic agents has always been the Holy Grail of medical research for both academia and industry... read more

Anatomy of the Abdomen and Pelvis

Start: 11th December 2017, Online Course.

Coursera LogoIn this anatomy course you will explore the organs involved in our food digestion and discover the common causes of abdominal and pelvic pain.

The latest graphics and animations will help you to find new insights and understanding of this part of the body that has been the focus of anatomical research for centuries and presently arouses renewed scientific interest... read more

Master of Public Health in Community-Oriented Public Health Practice

Start: September 2018, Washington, D.C., USA.

The University of Washington Master of Public Health in Community-Oriented Public Health Practice (COPHP) program prepares you to become a problem solver, leader and advocate in the field of community health.

The COPHP program uses a student-centered learning method called problem-based learning. This approach cultivates the practical skills that public health practitioners need, including the ability to work in teams, identify key public health issues and their causes, recognize and deconstruct problems, and analyze and present information clearly and persuasively... read more

Global Health Conference

21st February 2018, Edinburgh, UK.

Royal College of Physicans of Edinburgh LogoThere has been significant progress in global health in the past three decades. Infant and child mortality has reduced and life expectancy has increased across developing countries. All this can be attributed to the introduction of new vaccines, improved access to care and general social economic development.

This symposium will examine some of the issues related to the introduction of vaccines into national programmes and discuss the key progress made in malaria control... read more

Wilderness Medicine Conference

23rd to 28th February 2018, South Lake Tahoe, CA, USA.

WMS LogoThis conference is designed in conjunction with the Diploma of Mountain Medicine (DiMM) program. The DiMM is intended as continuing education for doctors, nurses, and paramedics who work in or aspire to work in austere mountain environments.

Morning plenary sessions will cover all the essential winter wilderness topics, like avalanche rescue, hypothermia, frostbite and recent advances in altitude illness, and much more... read more

18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases

1st to 4th March 2018, Buenos Aires, Argentina.
18th International Congress on Infectious Diseases

The International Society for Infectious Diseases will hold its 
next International Congress on Infectious Diseases (ICID) in Buenos Aires, Argentina from the 1st to the 4th of March 2018. 

The 18th ICID will encompass all of the fields of infectious diseases with particular attention being paid to the major challenges of the region including, of course, Zika, dengue and other related viral infections, AIDS, tuberculosis and enteric and parasitic infections... read more
Quick Tips
AOP - Advanced Ophthalmologic Practice
15th to 16th December 2017, Paris, France
Find more information here.

Mayo Clinic Radiation Oncology: Current Practice and Future Direction
8th to 12th January 2018, Maui, USA
Find more information here.

17th Annual Caribbean Dermatology Symposium
17th to 21st January 2018, Carolina, Puerto Rico
Find more information here.

Pharmaceutical Microbiology
22nd to 23rd January 2018, London, UK
Find more information here.

Qualitative Methods in Health Systems Research (HSR)

23rd January to 8th February 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Find more information here.

1st Alpine Winter Conference on Medicinal and Synthetic Chemistry
28th January to 1st February 2018, St. Anton am Arlberg, Austria
Find more information here.

No creativity without confrontation - EHFG 2017 Outcomes

No creativity without confrontation - EHFG 2017 OutcomesThe 20th edition of the European Health Forum Gastein centred around the theme of Health in All Politics – a better future for Europe. One of its key insights was coined by newly elected EHFG President Dr Clemens Martin Auer: There is no creativity without confrontation.

Now more than ever, Gastein must remain an open forum for all health stakeholders to engage critically but constructively in key issues, from working out the specifics of IP rights for medical innovation to joint efforts to foster trust in public institutions on all levels, within and beyond the European health sector.... read more

Disaster Management and Humanitarian Aid

Disaster Management and Humanitarian AidDisasters and other emergencies often result in significant impacts on people’s health, including the loss of many lives. Every new threat reveals the challenges for managing health risks and effects of emergencies and disasters.

Deaths, injuries, diseases, disabilities, psychosocial problems and other health impacts can be avoided or reduced by disaster risk management measures involving health and other sectors... read more

Assistenzarzt oder Facharzt (w/m) für Pädiatrie

Assistenzarzt oder Facharzt (w/m) für PädiatrieFür ein modernes Schwerpunktkrankenhaus mit 620 Betten und 1.750 MitarbeiterInnen suchen wir einen Assistenzarzt oder Facharzt (w/m) für Pädiatrie. In den 10 Zentren und 13 Fachabteilungen werden jährlich ca. 65.000 PatientInnen betreut (ca. 45% stationär, 55% ambulant).

An der Kinderklinik behandeln mehr als 30 KinderärztInnen und 70 Gesundheits- und KinderkrankenpflegerInnen pro Jahr 3.000 Kinder und Jugendliche stationär... read more

Facharzt (w/m) für Allgemeinmedizin Tirol

Facharzt (w/m) für Allgemeinmedizin TirolFür ein privates Gesundheitszentrum auf 4-Stern-Niveau in Tirol suchen wir einen Facharzt (w/m) für Allgemeinmedizin; Voll- oder Teilzeit (auch als Nebentätigkeit), Ärzte jeden Alters, auch 60+.

Das moderne Gesundheitshotel ist spezialisiert auf die Therapie mit Radonheilwasser bei Atemwegs- und Stoffwechselerkrankungen, Neurodermitis, Durchblutungsstörungen, Wirbelsäulen- und Gelenksbeschwerden sowie bei rheumatischen Erkrankungen... read more

Doctopia Jobs: Mutterhaus der Borromäerinnen

Doctopia JobsAssistenzarzt (w/m) für Nuklearmedizin 
In der Abteilung werden sämtliche diagnostische und therapeutische Verfahren der Nuklearmedizin angeboten. Die Abteilung verfügt zudem über eine neue nuklearmedizinische Therapiestation mit 10 Betten.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier

Oberarzt (w/m) für Psychiatrie und Psychotherapie
In der Psychiatrischen Hauptfachabteilung mit 80 Betten und 20 Tagesklinikplätzen sowie Ambulanz wird das gesamte Spektrum psychiatrischer Krankheitsbilder nach dem Konzept der “offenen Tür“ individuell, sozial-psychiatrisch und teamorientiert behandelt.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Assistenzarzt (w/m) für Gynäkologie und Geburtshilfe
Die Schwerpunkte der Gynäkologie bilden das nach DKG zertifizierte Brustzentrum, die gynäkologische Onkologie, die minimal invasive Chirurgie und das Beckenbodenzentrum.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Facharzt (w/m) für Allgemeinmedizin Vorarlberg

Facharzt (w/m) für Allgemeinmedizin VorarlbergFür eine auf Suchttherapie spezialisierte Therapieeinrichtung in Vorarlberg - im Grenzraum Österreich-Schweiz - suchen wir einen Facharzt (w/m) für Allgemeinmedizin.

Die modern eingerichtete Therapieeinrichtung verfügt über 20 Entgiftungsplätze und behandelt jährlich mehr als 150 PatientInnen mit Abhängigkeitserkrankungen von illegalen Substanzen... read more

Arzt (w/m) in Weiterbildung für Innere Medizin Raum Berlin/Potsdam

Arzt (w/m) in Weiterbildung für Innere MedizinFür ein Krankenhaus der Grund- und Regelversorgung im südlichen Umland von Berlin/Potsdam, in täglicher Erreichbarkeit, wird ein Arzt (w/m) in Weiterbildung für Innere Medizin gesucht, gern mit Fokus auf die Bereiche Onkologie/Gastroenterologie und/oder Kardiologie.

Es handelt sich um ein innovatives Krankenhaus der Grund- und Regelversorgung mit einem komplexen Leistungsspektrum, insbesondere in der Inneren Medizin auf Schwerpunktniveau... read more

Jobs and Career in Germany or Austria

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