Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

In our February edition of GI-Mail we present you a wide selection of courses and congresses, ranging from the Interventional MSK Ultrasound Course in Florida to the 21st European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery taking place in Norway.

In the section Special of the month, you can find an article about the European Health Forum Gastein as well as an experience report by a student who did a clinical internship in Berlin with us.

Are you interested in a new job or a training position for MDs in  the german speaking regions? 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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Online Course: Emerging Respiratory Viruses, Including nCoV

anytime, online course. 
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Methods for Detection, Prevention, Response and Control

 are a large family of viruses that are known to cause illness ranging from the common cold to more severe diseases such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS).

A novel coronavirus (CoV) was identified in 2019 in Wuhan, China. This is a new coronavirus that has not been previously identified in humans... read more

Hands-On Diagnostic and Interventional MSK Ultrasound Course

1st to 3rd May 2020, Gulf Breeze, FL, USA. Hands- On Diagnostic and Interventional MSK Ultrasound Course

The American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine (AIUM) and the Andrews Research & Education Foundation are teaming up to provide one of the most complete musculoskeletal ultrasound courses available.

At the completion of this course, participants should be able to: Describe the sonographic appearance of commonly encountered pathologies in the upper and lower limbs as well as the important role of ultrasound-guided procedures in the treatment of these pathologies... read more

Ocean and Marine Medicine Training Course

25th to 28th May, Plymouth, United Kingdom.World Extreme Medicine

Ocean and Marine Medicine is aimed at medical and healthcare professionals interested in marine-based challenges, sporting events, ocean swims, extended sailing trips and expeditions. The course has been designed to cater for non-medics with a significant interest in ocean/marine events.

The Ocean and Marine Medicine course is set in the historic city of Plymouth well known for its maritime heritage and contribution to ocean exploration... read more

20th EgyMedica 

2nd to 4th April 2020, Cairo, Egypt.Egymedica

EgyMedica is an international medical exhibition and conference and one of the most important healthcare events in the region.

The trade fair is the gateway to medical business in Africa and the Middle East and offers a wide range of products and solutions for hospitals, doctors as well as decision makers and officials in the medical sector... read more 

21st European Congress of Trauma & Emergency Surgery (ECTES)ESTES Logo

26th to 28th April 2020, Oslo, Norway.

The European Society for Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ESTES) welcomes you to the 21st European Congress of Trauma and Emergency Surgery (ECTES). 

The ESTES is looking forward to offering a platform to experts in all areas of trauma and emergency surgery care... read more
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Mayo Clinic Pain Management and Palliative Care 2020
1st to 6th March 2020, Half Moon Bay, CA, USA

11th Proactive GCP Compliance
16th to 18th March 2020, Philadelphia, PA, USA

The 14th World Congress on Controversies in Neurology (CONy)
26th to 29th March 2020, London, United Kingdom

12th Diabetes Complications Conference & Grand Rounds
27th to 29th March 2020, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Control Strategies for Communicable and Non-communicable Diseases (CCND)
14th April to 6th May 2020, Amsterdam, Netherlands

ECCI 2020 Meeting - European Congenital Cytomegalovirus Initiative
23rd to 25th April 2020, Paris, France


Dancing with Elephants at the 23rd EHFG Conference

The European Health Forum Gastein (EHFG) is delighted to announce its 23rd EHFG conference,EHFG Logo which will take place from 30 September to 2 October 2020 in Bad Hofgastein, Austria.

Under the theme of ‘Dancing with elephants – New partnerships for health, democracy, business’, the EHFG will address the fact that determinants of health and well-being are often driven by the narrow interests of big players - the "elephants"
To engage withz these giants, it is necessary to take into consideration potentially difficult new partnership models – “dancing with elephants”... read more


My "Krankenhaus Köpenick" Internship in Berlin

by Alina Wiedergut.Brandenburger Tor

Between my third and fourth year of medical school, I decided to apply for an internship at an emergency ward of the “Krankenhaus Köpenick” in Berlin, Germany. I chose Germany, because as an Austrian medical student I was very curious about working habits and teaching attitudes of our neighbour country. 

Furthermore, for me, Germany has always been one of those countries I could imagine myself doing my residency in. Therefore, I wanted to gather impressions and experience that would help me with my decision... read more
Why the Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) is Engaging in Providing More Public Toilets
RSPH, United Kingdom
The international perspective on toilets focuses on the World Health Organization goal of universal basic sanitation by 2030, and it should not be forgotten that with most UK homes having at least one toilet, they are better off than many parts of the world.World Toilet Day is now a regular reminder of the 2.3 billion people who lack access to a clean and safe toilet... read more
ESTHER Switzerland Call for Proposals 2020
Esther Switzerland

Since 2011, Switzerland is member of the European ESTHER Alliance that promotes institutional health partnerships worldwide. The Alliance defines institutional health partnerships as “collaborative relationships between at least two institutions based on trust, equity and mutual interest to work as peers towards common objectives. They contribute to the improvement of health services through reciprocal institutional strengthening, capacity building and health workforce development”. ... read more

Watch the GAP! A Critical Civil Society Perspective on the “Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-Being for All”
Medicus Mundi, Switzerland
In September 2019, 12 multilateral agencies launched the “Global Action Plan for Healthy Lives and Well-being for All” (GAP) as a joint plan “to better support countries over the next 10 years to accelerate progress towards the health-related Sustainable Development Goals... read more

Blue’ space: Access to Water Features can Boost City Dwellers’ Mental Health
University of Virginia, USA
Officials are increasingly recognizing that integrating nature into cities is an effective public health strategy to improve mental health. Doctors around the world now administer “green prescriptions” – where patients are encouraged to spend time in local nature spaces – based on hundreds of studies showing that time in nature can benefit people’s psychological well-being and increase social engagement... read more

Oberarzt für Innere Medizin / Interventionelle Kardiologie (m/w/d) -Germany*

Oberarzt für Innere Medizin / Interventionelle Kardiologie (m/w/d)Für eine Klinik in Brandenburg gesucht.

Die Klinik für Innere Medizin, Kardiologie, konservative Intensivmedizin und Diabetologie bietet ein abwechslungsreiches Aufgabengebiet in einem kollegialen Team. Profitieren Sie außerdem von einer geförderten Weiterbildung und sehr guten Entwicklungschancen... weiterlesen


Facharzt für Allgemeine Chirurgie / Viszeralchirurgie (m/w/d) - Germany*

Facharzt für Allgemeine Chirurgie / Viszeralchirurgie (m/w/d)Für ein modernes Medizinisches Versorgungszentrum in
Bayern gesucht.

Es wird großer Wert auf ein angenehmes Ambiente und eine hochwertige, stressfreie, patientenorientierte Versorgung gelegt. Sie haben die Möglichkeit die ambulante Chirurgie mitzugestalten und profitieren von abwechslungsreichen Aufgaben... weiterlesen


Doctopia Jobs*

Oberarzt (m/w/d) für Gefäßchirurgie
Die Klinik für Gefäß- und Endovascularchirurgie verfügt über ca. 50 Betten und 12 OP Säle, in denen jährlich etwa 2.800 Operationen und Gefäßinterventionen durchgeführt werden. Das Spektrum umfasst sowohl die „klassischen“ operativen Behandlungsmethoden, die ohne den Einsatz der HLM durchführbar sind, als auch das gesamte Spektrum interventioneller Eingriffe und Hybridoperationen.
Weite Informationen finden Sie hier.Doctopia

Assistenzarzt (m/w/d) für Orthopädie und Unfallchirurgie
Die Klinik bildet den orthopädischen Schwerpunkt der SLK-Kliniken. Neben dem zertifizierten Endoprothesenzentrum (EPZmax) und dem regionalen Traumazentrum stellen Wirbelsäulenerkrankungen einen überregionalen Schwerpunkt der Klinik dar. Die komplette operative Versorgung von Wirbelsäulenleiden wird bei uns durch konservativ interventionelle und durch multimodale interdisziplinäre Therapieformen ergänzt
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

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. Bei Fragen der Prävention und des Managements von Patienten und Infektionskrankheiten wird passende Beratung sichergestellt. Das Institut koordiniert und organisiert an den Klinikstandorten außerdem die Aktivitäten des Antibiotic Stewardship-Programms.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.


Chefarzt (m/w/d) für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin - Germany*

Chefarzt (m/w/d) für Kinder- und JugendmedizinFür eine moderne Akutklinik für Kinder- und Jugendmedizin mit angeschlossenem MVZ in Mitteldeutschland gesucht.

In der Klinik werden jährlich ca. 1.500 PatientInnen stationär versorgt. Die Klinik ist ein perinataler Schwerpunktversorger und damit für die Betreuung von ca. 500 Neugeborenen verantwortlich. Sie profitieren von einem familienfreundlichen Arbeitsplatz mit flexibler Dienszeitenregelung sowie sehr guten Fort- und Weiterbildungsmöglichkeiten... weiterlesen


Leitender Oberarzt (m/w/d) für Innere Medizin und Kardiologie (nicht invasiv) - Germany*

Leitender Oberarzt (m/w/d) für Innere Medizin und Kardiologie (nicht invasiv)Für ein modernes Krankenhaus in Bayern gesucht.

Schwerpunkte der Abteilung sind die Gastroenterologie-Hepatologie und Kardiologie mit Behandlung aller Erkrankungen des Herz-Kreislaufsystems. Sie profitieren von einem familienfreundlichen Arbeitgeber sowie vielfältigen Weiterbildungsmöglichkeiten... weiterlesen


* For MDs applicants 

For your application you will need a German language certificate: level C1 for medical doctors and B2 for nurses as well as for assistants.

Are you interested in working in the German-speaking region?
We offer jobs for medical professionals in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. For your application you will need a German language certificate: level C1 for medical doctors and B2 for nurses as well as for nursing assistants.

Send us your detailed CV, your letter of motivation and your German language certificate. We will then contact you with information on suitable jobs.

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