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This month’s edition of GI-Mail offers you a wide selection of courses and congresses on an international level, concerning a wide variety of topics: we present you the SGS - AUB Course in Advanced Gynecologic Surgery, the 16th World Congress on Public Health 2020 and many more courses and conferences.

Furthermore, we would like to draw your attention to the experience report Exchange Semester in Georgia, the EHFG 2019 and Communication Tips, which you will find in the section special of the month.

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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Monkeypox: IntroductionMonkeypox: Introduction

anytime, online course.

Monkeypox virus (MPXV) is an orthopoxvirus that causes human monkeypox (MPX), a viral disease with symptoms in humans similar to smallpox, including fever and rash.

Following the worldwide eradication of smallpox in 1980, monkeypox emerged as the most significant orthopoxvirus disease in humans. Cases that occur sporadically are reported in rural areas of Central and
West African countries more

Molecular Analysis for Personalised Therapy Congress 2019 (MAP 2019)

7th to 9th November 2019, London, United Kingdom.

Molecular Analysis for Personalised Therapy Congress 2019 is a unique meeting established by global opinion leaders. The congress aims to integrate insights from tumour sample analysis into daily practice.

The MAP congress has grown into an influential, highly interactive forum which is a natural choice for specialists working in precision medicine in oncology.  The congress programme is based on the genomic information obtained through the sequencing of all tumours
and the tumour environment more 

Core Concepts Course

8th to 9th November 2019, Rosemont, IL, USA. 
CORE Concepts Course
Immerse yourself into the world of diabetes education. Explore the fundamentals of diabetes self-management education through case studies, interactive discussions and hands-on activities with other healthcare professionals.

The goal of CORE Concepts® is to illustrate clinical management and diabetes self-management education tools that are most appropriate for assuring successful outcomes to the AADE7 Self-Care Behaviors®. It is recommended that participants have one to two years’ experience in diabetes education more

World Extreme Medicine 2019 (#WEM19)

23rd to 25th November 2019, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.
World Extreme Medicine 2019 (WEM 2019)

#WEM19 is an exciting platform for medical minds to share experiences, innovations, best practise, promote cross-disciplinary working and generate new research.

Over three days, the World Extreme Medicine "Thriving in Adversity" Conference will serve as a springboard for inspiring approaches and new thinking to medical practices. The event attracts over 900 professionals, bringing together the world’s most respected names in extreme medicine alongside delegates from over 30 countries more

ICHDH 2019: International Conference on Healthcare and Digital Health

12th to 13th December 2019, Rome, Italy.
ICHDH 2019: International Conference on Healthcare and Digital Health

The International Research Conference is a federated organization dedicated to bringing together a significant number of diverse scholarly events for presentation within the conference program. 

It also provides a premier interdisciplinary platform for researchers, practitioners and educators to present and discuss the most recent innovations, trends, and concerns as well as practical challenges encountered and solutions adopted in the fields of Healthcare and Digital Health more

16th World Congress on Public Health 2020

12th to 17th October 2020, Rome, Italy.EUPHA 2020

We will be meeting at a critical time for our planet. Global
temperatures lie far beyond historical records and there are real fears that we are reaching a tipping point. Threats to food and water supply, poverty and inequalities are leading to mass migration and conflict.

Political structures, at national, regional, and global level, are struggling to respond. International agreements, on climate change, nuclear weapons, and much else, are being torn up more
Quick Tips

ESID 2019: Focused Meeting of the European Society for Immunodeficiencies
18th to 21st September 2019, Brussels, Belgium

Annual Global Meeting of the International Gynecologic Cancer Society
19th to 21st September 2019, Barra da Tijuca, Brasil

The 5th Annual MENA International Orthopaedic Congress
19th to 21st September 2019, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Global Summit on Surgery & Surgical Techniques
23rd to 24th September 2019, Paris, France

SGS - AUB Course in Advanced Gynecologic Surgery
10th to 11th October 2019, Vienna, Austria

ESCR Annual Scientific Meeting
24th to 26th October 2019, Antwerp, Belgium


Hacking for Health at the European Health Forum Gastein 2019

Hacking for Health at the European Health Forum Gastein 2019
If you want to keep your finger on the pulse of European health and health policy, the EHFG is the place to be. Even more so this year, when we are inviting health professionals, IT specialists, marketing experts and others to join forces and address one of the top 10 threats to global health in 2019 – vaccine hesitancy.

For this purpose, the second EHFG Hackathon will take place back to back with the EHFG 2019 conference. The call for applications for the Hackathon is now closed, but even if you are not an active participant, the announcement of the three finalist teams on the last day of the conference should be worth watching out for more

Communication Tips - Understandable Language

Are you a medical professional who uses a foreign language at work?Communication Tips – Understandable Language
Do you have a friend who speaks a foreign language at work or has a cultural background different from colleagues/customers?

Understandable language uses simple, recognisable and clear words and phrases to ask questions, to explain, for example, symptoms and examinations and plan, for instance further tests and treatment. It avoids jargon, abbreviations and other difficult or complex words and phrases more

Exchange Semester in Georgia, Transcaucasia/Eurasia

Lisa Weissenbacherby Lisa-Maria Weissenbacher.

During my 5th year of med school, I seized the chance to expand my horizon and risked a breakout into the wide world by doing a medical exchange semester.

In the last third of studies (5th and 6th year), the Medical University of Vienna (MUW) offers specific programs to perform electives abroad either via Erasmus Plus within Europe (including grants), Free Mover for self-organized and financially non-supported internships all around the world or by getting selected for a so called “Cooperation Program” with international partner universities outside Europe more

U.S: Foreign Policy to Restrict Abortion Funding Results in More Abortions
Stanford Medicine
A U.S. foreign policy opposing abortion has resulted in less funding for family planning and birth control, leading to more unwanted pregnancies, a Stanford study found. A U.S. foreign policy that cuts money to nongovernmental organizations performing or promoting abortions abroad has actually led to an increase in abortions ... read more
Livongo will work with Apple Watch and other Wearables to Nudge You into Healthy Habits
Livongo, a company that focuses on using technology to help people manage chronic conditions, announced on Wednesday that it will connect to wearables including the Apple Watch, Fitbit, and Samsung’s Gear smartwatch to provide health-related reminders and nudges to its customers more

Statement on World Day Against Trafficking in Persons
Human trafficking is a crime and violation that should have no place in our world. Yet 225,000 trafficking victims were detected between 2003 and 2016, and there are many, many more hidden victims who need our help. Human trafficking happens in every country. It thrives in situations where the rule of law is weak and people lack opportunities more
Syphilis Notifications in the EU/EEA up by 70% since 2010
An in-depth ECDC study published today describes the factors behind this increase and outlines the evidence-based options for public health control of syphilis, including case finding and management as well as educational activities. The number of syphilis cases has been consistently going up across Europe since 2010 more

Facharzt/Oberarzt Unfallchirurgie (m/w/d) 

acharzt/Oberarzt Unfallchirurgie (m/w/d)Für einen Grund- und Regelversorger in Mitteldeutschland suchen wir eine/n Facharzt/Oberarzt (m/w/d), Schwerpunkt Unfallchirurgie.

Zu Ihren Tätigkeiten bei uns gehören: Sicherstellen einer medizinisch leistungsgerechten Unfallchirurgie für ambulante und stationäre PatientInnen, Kooperation mit anderen Kliniken, Zuweisern und Rettungsdiensten, sowie die Arbeit im interdisziplinären Team innerhalb der Klinik zur Verfolgung strategischer und wirtschaftlicher Ziele ...weiterlesen


Oberarzt für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin (m/w/d)

Oberarzt für Kinder- und JugendmedizinAkutklinik in Mitteldeutschland sucht eine/n Oberarzt (m/w/d) für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin. Für die Abteilung der Kinder- und Jugendmedizin einer Akutklinik mit Medizinischem Versorgungszentrum (Mitteldeutschland) wird ein Oberarzt (m/w/d) des entsprechenden Fachbereichs gesucht.  

Die Klinik spielt eine wichtige Rolle eines Regelversorgers und betreut jährlich knappe 1.500 PatientInnen im Kinder- und Jugendalter. Die Station legt den Fokus auf die Behandlung von Krankheitsbildern der Pädiatrie, Chirurgie sowie HNO ...weiterlesen


Doctopia Jobs: SLK-Kliniken

Leitender Oberarzt (m/w/d) für Infektionsprävention und Klinikhygiene
Das Institut für Infektionsprävention und Klinikhygiene betreut in der Region Heilbronn-Franken drei Akutklinikstandorte, eine geriatrische Rehaklinik sowie eine Langzeitpflegeeinrichtung mit Beatmungspflege. Wir beraten die Kliniken und MitarbeiterInnen in allen Fragen der Prävention und des Managements von PatientenInnen mit Infektionskrankheiten.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.Doctopia Logo

Assistenzarzt (m/w/d) für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie
Wir bieten eine interessante und abwechslungsreiche Tätigkeit, langfristige Perspektive in einem der größten Klinikverbünde Deutschlands, einen attraktiven und modern ausgestatteten Arbeitsplatz, umfangreiche Fort- und Weiterbildungsangebote und vieles mehr.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Oberarzt (m/w/d) für Innere Medizin/Allgemeinmedizin/Anästhesie
Das Klinikum am Gesundbrunnen ist als Haus der Maximalversorgung mit 930 Betten und zahlreichen ambulanten Behandlungsangeboten wesentlicher Bestandteil der Gesundheitsversorgung in der Region. In unserer ZNA werden jährlich ca. 60.000 Patienten/innen versorgt. Chest Pain Unit, überregionales Traumazentrum und überregionale Schlaganfallversorgung runden das Leistungsangebot der ZNA ab. 
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.


(Senior) Consultant (m/w/d) Projektmanagement Gesundheitsbauten

(Senior) Consultant (m/w/d) Projektmanagement GesundheitsbautenZur Verstärkung des Beraterteams im Departement Gesundheitswesen wird – zum nächstmöglichen Zeitpunkt – ein (Senior) Consultant (m/w/d) Projektmanagement Gesundheitsbauten mit Dienstsitz Berlin gesucht.

Geboten werden interessante innovative Projekte, bei denen Sie einen wichtigen Beitrag zur Entwicklung von Staat und Verwaltung in Deutschland leisten, ein sicherer Arbeitsplatz in einem aufstrebenden mittelständischen Beratungsunternehmen mit Standorten in Berlin, Düsseldorf und Frankfurt am Main, flache Unternehmenshierarchien, ein hoher Gestaltungsspielraum und ein flexibles Arbeitsumfeld ...weiterlesen


Stationsleitung Kardiologie (m/w/d)

Führendes Krankenhaus des Rhein-Main-Gebiets bietet vakante Stationsleitung Kardiologie (m/w/d)Position. Es wird Stationsleitung (m/w/d) Kardiologie mit Schwerpunkt Diabetologie gesucht.

Zu Ihren Aufgabenbereichen gehören unter anderem Aufgaben des Personalmanagements: Dienstzeitenplanung und -kontrolle, Personalbedarfsplanung, Personalbeurteilung, Sicherstellung eines guten Einarbeitungskonzepts für neue MitarbeiterInnen sowie strategische Entwicklungsarbeit unter Berücksichtigung betriebswirtschaftlicher Aspekte mit Einbeziehung des Kollegiums …weiterlesen


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