Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

The first issue of GI-Mail 2019 presents you courses and conferences covering a variety of topics, ranging from Clinical Research and Mental Health to Diabetes and Public Health.

We would like to draw your attention to the special of the month section, where you will find information about the World-Leprosy Day, an interesting experience report about an elective in London and an article about the upcoming European Health Forum Gastein 2019.

Take a look at our section News. There you can read about the latest trends and news from the medicine and health sectors.

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 in the Going International job database.

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We wish you a successful year 2019!

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ISSN: 2312-0827

Youth Mental Health: Helping Young People with Anxiety

Start: 4th February 2019, online course.

University of East AngliaAnxiety is a common condition experienced by young people that can escalate to a point where it impacts on their general wellbeing and activities of daily living, brain development and performance at school or college. If untreated the risk of developing chronic and enduring mental health conditions increases, as well as the risks of deliberate self harm and suicide

On this course you will learn how to identify anxiety disorders experienced by young people, understand ‘stigma’ related to mental health and develop your ability to help a young person experiencing debilitating anxiety... read more

VIARES CRA Academy – Online Academy

16th February 2019 to 4th May 2019, online course.

VIARES CRA Academy – Online AcademyThis academy is an online program consisting of a series of activities. It includes expert instructor-led, live webinars, interactive e-learning modules, knowledge checks and tests, which can all be completed next to a full-time job.

The program covers all technical skills and competencies relevant to the role of a Clinical Research Associate (CRA). We also recommend the course to related functions like Clinical Trial Assistants (CTA) or Clinical Research Site Coordinators (CTC)/Study Nurses... weiterlesen

Expedition Skills 2019

8th to 12th July 2019, Lake District, England, UK.

Expedition Skills is a unique camping based multi-disciplinary programme run over 5 days and delivered by Wilderness Medical Training (WMT) and Wild Human at a remote, lake-side camp (close to Windermere) in the Lake District, England.

You’ll learn expedition-proven skills ranging from bushcraft and forest living techniques themed around basecamp set up, comfortable living and moving through the landscape (first 3 days) to wilderness medicine... read more

The European Congress on Innovation in Diabetes

4th to 5th March 2019, Vienna, Austria.

The European Congress on Innovation in Diabetes (Diabetes-Innovations 2019), the first congress to comprehensively focus on nanotechnology, will take place from 4th to 5th March 2019 in Vienna, Austria. Diabetes technology has developed over the last decades to become an essential component of diagnosis and care for patients with diabetes mellitus.

New technologies derived from space travel and computer science are soon to be married with existing technology applications... read more

Poverty and Social Protection Conference 2019

9th to 11th March 2019, Bangkok, Thailand.

Tomorrow People OrganizationWe are proud to invite you to join us at the 12th Annual Poverty and Social Protection Conference (PSPC 2019) that will take place from March 9th to 11th 2019 in Bangkok, Thailand. The Conference is organized by Tomorrow People Organization, an internationally recognized non-profit organization with headquarters in Belgrade, Serbia.

This conference will focus on issues of poverty and its eradication, social inequality, race relations and policy management and mismanagement from an international perspective... read more

The 5th International Conference on Public Health

10th to 12th July 2019, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
The 5th International Conference in Public Health
The International Institute of Knowledge Management (TIIKM) takes the pleasure to invite you to the 5th International Conference on Public Health 2019 (ICOPH 2019) which will be held from 10th to 12th July 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

ICOPH 2019 will be an innovative and informative international conference reflecting the direction of public health while offering a wide range of diversions to participants of all backgrounds... read more
Quick Tips
Pacific Rim Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery Update
16th to 19th February 2019, Honolulu, Hawaii

30th European Heart Diseases and Heart Failure Congress
18th to 19th February 2019, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Advanced Topics in Clinical Trials
18th to 22nd February 2019, Rotterdam, Netherlands

3rd European Clinical Quality Oversight Forum

25th to 26th February 2019, London, United Kingdom

2019 Annual Scientific Assembly of the American Academy of Emergency Medicine
9th to 13th March 2019, Las Vegas, NV, USA

2019 Pulmonary, Thoracic and Critical Care Conference
12th to 13th April 2019, Panaji, India

22nd EHFG: A Healthy Dose of Disruption? Transformative Change for Health and Societal Wellbeing

Come and join us for the 22nd EHFG and help us to build a capacity to navigate a better future for health in Europe in these volatile times.

For the upcoming conference programme, we are looking for future-facing ideas and debates that challenge the status quo, look beyond the classic spheres of health policy and employ creative and innovative approaches to both content and format... read more

World Leprosy Day 2019

World Leprosy Day is observed on the last Sunday in January. The next World Leprosy Day will be taking place on 27th January 2019. The day was chosen by French humanitarian Raoul Follereau in 1953 to coincide with the anniversary of Mahatma Ghandi’s death on 30th January 1948.

World Leprosy Day raises awareness of a disease that many people believe to be extinct. Today it is not just the disease that is forgotten, but the people too... read more

Elective in London

by Enise Beyzanur Ceran.

Big BenFirst of all, let me start with a quote by Virginia Woolf: “To walk alone in London is the greatest rest”. In order to experience working in London and to get to know the British health care system, I decided to do a one-month elective in the Accident & Emergency sector during my fourth year.

I had decided to do my primary care elective at the Imperial College London. Great Britain is known to have a very good education system and studying medicine in this country is competitive as well... read more
Artificial Intelligence and The Future of Medicine
Science Blog
Washington University researchers are working to develop artificial intelligence (AI) systems for health care, which have the potential to transform the diagnosis and treatment of diseases, helping to ensure that patients get the right treatment at the right time... read more
Street Medicine: Bringing Health Care to Phoenix's Unsheltered Homeless
Cronkite News
Expect people who are living on the streets to be exhausted from carrying around everything they own, all the time, Bonnie Ervin told her volunteer trainees. Also expect them to be hypervigilant, she added, so don’t walk up on them without warning... read more
Antimicrobial Resistance Knows No Boundaries
European Union officials and global health bodies have called for help for poorer countries as growing resistance to antibiotics threatens to become a ‘global health tragedy’ and jeopardises Sustainable Development Goals in some parts of the world... read more

How Can We Make Health Data A Global Public Good?
Medicus Mundi Switzerland
The current and future convergence of big health data - from personal, clinical, and environmental - combined with artificial intelligence (AI) offers unprecedented opportunities for public health. Pooling and sharing this data has the potential to reduce the barriers to accessing diagnostics and care, making it available to all... read more

Chefarzt (m/w/d) für Innere Medizin, Schwerpunkt Gastroenterologie 

Für ein modernes Akutkrankenhaus der Grund- und Regelversorgung im Süden von Baden-Württemberg, nahe an der Schweizer Grenze, suchen wir zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt einen Chefarzt (m/w/d) für Innere Medizin mit dem Schwerpunkt Gastroenterologie.

Die Abteilung Innere Medizin-Gastroenterologie verfügt aktuell über 40 Betten. In nächster Zeit ist eine Zentrumsstruktur für die Innere Medizin geplant. Das Zentrum beinhaltet ein Department für Gastroenterologie... weiterlesen

Oberarzt (m/w/d) für Innere Medizin

Für eine öffentliche Fachklinik südlich von Salzburg, Österreich, suchen wir eine/n Oberarzt (m/w) für Innere Medizin.

Die topmodern ausgestattete internistische Fachklinik mit ca. 70 Betten liegt in einem Luftkurort in einer Umgebung mit sehr hohem Freizeitwert. In der Klinik werden vor allem PatientInnen mit Diabetes, Fettstoffwechselstörungen, Magen-Darm-Erkrankungen, Nierenproblemen und Rheuma behandelt... weiterlesen

Chefarzt (m/w/d) für Neurologische Frührehabilitation Phase B

Für die Leitung und Entwicklung des neu zugelassenen Fachgebietes Neurologische Frührehabilitation Phase B suchen
wir für eine Spezialklinik für Orthopädie eine/n Facharzt (m/w/d) für Neurologie oder Neurochirurgie mit einer mindestens 3jährigen Erfahrung in der neurologisch-neurochirurgischen Frührehabilitation als Chefarzt (m/w/d).

Unser Angebot für die/den künftigen Chefarzt/ChefärztinMitarbeit in einem qualitäts-, zukunfts- und serviceorientierten Unternehmen, attraktives Aufgabenspektrum mit Raum für Eigeninitiative und Gestaltungspotenzial in einem innovativen klinischen Umfeld, interessantes und entwicklungsfähiges Betätigungsfeld und vieles mehr... weiterlesen

Oberarzt (m/w/d) für Innere Medizin und Pneumologie

Wir suchen für ein modernes Krankenhaus in Nordrhein-Westfalen eine/n Oberarzt (m/w) für Innere Medizin und Pneumologie.

Das Krankenhaus mit knapp 2.000 MitarbeiterInnen verfügt über 620 Planbetten. Pro Jahr werden mehr als 60.000 PatientInnen in 13 Fachabteilungen und 10 spezialisierten Zentren behandelt. Das Haus ist seit 2015 nach KTQ zertifiziert.... weiterlesen

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