Dear Ladies and Gentlemen!

The first issue of GI-Mail 2021 presents you courses and conferences covering a variety of topics, ranging from Microbiology and Infectious Diseases to Psychiatry and Wilderness Medicine.

We would like to draw your attention to the special of the month section, where you will find information about the World Cancer Day as well as part one of the Public Health Issues of the OECD report Health at a Glance 2020: "How resilient have European health systems been to the COVID‑19 crisis?"

Are you interested in a new job or a training position for MDs in Austria, Germany or Switzerland? Are you thinking of advancing your further career? 
Accept the challenge and reach your next career goal. Find our »medicine & health« job-offerings in the jobs & career section below.

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ISSN: 2312-0827

Microbiology Webinars from the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS)

anytime, online course.
Microbiology Webinars from FEMS
FEMS is delighted to develop a series of webinars to discuss key research published in the FEMS journal portfolio, as a way to bring some of the benefits of scientific conferences to the comfort of your own home

We hope these will be valuable resources for the microbiology community currently unable to attend the conferences in person due to the COVID-19 outbreak. An upcoming event will be the Yeast Research Webinar on Genomic Insights dealing with Yeast Diversity and Evolution... read more

Advanced Wilderness Life Support

9th to 11th April 2021, Stanford, CA, USA.
Stanford Medicine: Advanced Wilderness Life Support
Advanced Wilderness Life Support ® (AWLS) is a medical certification course that provides a practical foundation in Wilderness Medicine for medical professionals.

This education offers a 3-day course that teaches patient assessment and treatment guidelines enabling participants to prevent and effectively manage emergency medical situations outside traditional medical facilities until definitive care or evacuation is available, and trains the provider in methods to manage medical and trauma emergencies and urgencies in the wilderness when evacuation is unavailable or unnecessary... read more

20th WPA's World Congress of Psychiatry

World Congress of Psychiatry10th to 13th March 2021, online.

The World Psychiatric Association (WPA) has decided to transform the 20th WPA World Congress of Psychiatry, ‘Psychiatry in a troubled world’ to a virtual congress to be held from 10th to 13th March 2021.

Our scientific Committee is working to prepare the programme that will not only give you a chance for live interaction but will also be available on-demand up to 3 months after the congress. With its 70 scientific sections, it promotes collaborative work in specialist areas of psychiatry. It has developed ethical guidelines for psychiatric practice, including the Madrid Declaration, and position statements on topics relevant to psychiatric practice and the role of psychiatrists... read more

Australian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Annual Scientific Meeting 2021

24th to 26th March 2021, online.

Australian Society for Infectious Diseases (ASID) Annual Scientific Meeting 2021The ASID Annual Scientific Meeting (ASM) is the leading Australasian meeting for adult and paediatric infectious disease and clinical microbiology specialists.

The conference is an ideal opportunity for connecting clinicians, microbiologists and other health professions with a common interest in infectious diseases and provides a friendly forum for the exchange of scientific advances in the prevention, diagnosis and management of clinical infectious diseases. The main theme is “Hospital Infectious Diseases”. The ASM will be held in the form of a virtual conference in 2021. International speakers will offer expert global perspectives on our themes... read more

Quick Tips

17th St. Gallen International Breast Cancer Conference
17th to 20th March 2021, online

3rd Bacteriophage Therapy Summit 2021
23rd to 25th March 2021, online

31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Virology
24th to 27th March 2021, online

EPA 8th World Congress on Healthcare Management System

6th to 8th April 2021, Amman, Jordan

6th International Knee Update
15th to 17th April 2021, Davos, Switzerland

10th World Congress of Melanoma in conjunction with the 17th EADO Congress - Interactive Virtual Meeting
15th to 17th April 2021, online


Health at a Glance 2020: Public Health Issues Part 1
How Resilient Have European Health Systems Been to the Covid‑19 Crisis?

Health at a Glance 2020: Public Health Issues Part 1This OECD contribution provides an initial assessment of the impact of COVID‑19 and the resilience of European health systems to the pandemic, bearing in mind that the pandemic is ongoing and so any definitive assessment would be premature.

The concept of resilience has been applied to shocks and disruptive events such as epidemics, economic crises and environmental disasters. Building on these conceptual analyses, the focus of this chapter is predominantly on the capacity of European countries’ health systems to absorb and adapt to the shock of COVID‑19... read more


ECDC and WHO call for improved HIV testing in Europe
Every second HIV diagnosis (53%) happens at a late stage of the infection, when the immune system has already started to fail. This is a sign that testing strategies in the European Region are not working properly to diagnose HIV early. The number of people diagnosed with AIDS, the end-stage of an untreated HIV infection, has gone down by more than half... read more

Lessons Learnt from Easing Covid-19 Restrictions: An Analysis of Countries and Regions in Asia Pacific and Europe
The Lancet, UK
The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented global crisis. By mid-September, 2020, over 22 million confirmed cases of COVID-19 had been reported worldwide, with almost 930 000 deaths. At least 186 countries have implemented varying degrees of restrictions on population movement to slow the spread... read more

150 Years of the International Review of the Red Cross
ICRC, Geneva
Highlighting the role of the Review in disseminating progress in international law related to armed conflict, and innovation in humanitarian response over the past 150 years, the ICRC is hosting an exhibition inviting the audience to delve into the more than 110,000 pages that form the rich history of the journal ... read more

EUPHA Strategy 2020-2025: Achieving a Triple a Rating for Health in Europe - Analysis, Advocacy, Action 
Europe enters the third decade of the 21st century with much to celebrate. Its population has never been healthier. Advances in knowledge, from basic sciences to public health, have transformed our ability to tackle the diseases that afflict our populations. It would be easy to become complacent.... read more


Mitarbeiter strategischer Einkauf für Medizinprodukte (m/w/d)*

Mitarbeiter strategischer Einkauf für Medizinprodukte (m/w/d)Wir suchen für einen großen kommunalen Klinikbetreiber und Maximalversorger in Berlin, einen Mitarbeiter strategischer Einkauf für Medizinprodukte (m/w/d). Attraktives Prämiensystem bei Personalanwerbung, kostenlose Kinderbetreuung, sowie viele Einkaufsvorteile bei ausgewählten Firmen... weiterlesen


Abteilungsleitung für Patientensicherheit und Qualitätsmanagement (m/w/d)*

Abteilungsleitung für Patientensicherheit und Qualitätsmanagement (m/w/d)Wir suchen einen erfahrenen Experten für Patientensicherheit und Qualitätsmanagement für einen großen kommunalen Klinikträger in Berlin. Ihre Vorteile sind zusätzlich zur attraktiven Vergütung die betriebsfinanzierte Kinderbetreuung und die betriebliche Altersvorsorge... weiterlesen


Anästhesietechnischer Assistent (ATA) / Gesundheits- und Krankenpfleger für Anästhesie (m/w/d)*

Wir suchen für ein modernes Akutkrankenhaus im Süden Baden- Anästhesietechnischer Assistent / Gesundheits- und Krankenpfleger für Anästhesie (m/w/d)Württembergs einen Anästhesietechnischen Assistent oder eine/n Gesundheits- und Krankenpfleger für Anästhesie (m/w/d). Sie erhalten eine sichere und unbefristete Anstellung sowie die Möglichkeit zur Fachweiterbildung Intensiv und Anästhesie... weiterlesen

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Leitender Oberarzt für Infektionsprävention und Klinikhygiene (m/w/d)
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 Mitarbeiter in allen Fragen der Prävention und des Managements von Patienten mit Infektionskrankheiten. Das Institut koordiniert und organisiert an den Klinikstandorten außerdem die Aktivitäten des Antibiotic Stewardship-Programms. Das akkreditierte Wasser- und Hygiene-Labor ist fachlich an das Institut angeschlossen. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.
Oberarzt für Gefäßchirurgie (m/w/d)
Das Zentrum für Gefäß- und Endovascularchirurgie (Stellenplan 1-1-7, 5-8) verfügt an zwei Standorten über ca. 55 Betten und 15 OP Säle/Woche, es werden jährlich etwa 3.000 Operationen und Gefäßinterventionen durchgeführt. Der Klinikdirektor verfügt über die volle Weiterbildungsermächtigung für Gefäßchirurgie (48 Monate) und common trunk (24 Monate). Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.

Oberarzt Kinderchirurgie (m/w/d)
Die Kinderchirurgie ist in die Klinik für Viszeral-, Tumor-, und Kinderchirurgie integriert. Es wird das gesamte Spektrum der Viszeralchirurgie durchgeführt mit jährlich ca. 3.500 operativen Eingriffen. Insbesondere sind die Tumorchirurgie und die Minimal Invasive Chirurgie wichtige Schwerpunkte mit hoher Operationsfrequenz. Stellenplan der Klinik für Viszeral-, Tumor- und Kinderchirurgie: 1-10-15. Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.


Oberarzt für Anästhesie (m/w/d)*

Oberarzt für Anästhesie (m/w/d)Wir suchen für Baden-Württemberg, einen OA Anästhesie (m/w/d)
für ein Lungenfachzentrum im kommunalen Klinikverbund, Fachbereiche Onkologie, Thoraxchirurgie und Gefäßchirurgie. Sie erhalten eine attraktive tarifliche Vergütung und eine arbeitgeberfinanzierte Altersvorsorge... weiterlesen


Oberarzt für Kinderchirurgie (m/w/d)*

Oberarzt für Kinderchirurgie (m/w/d)

Für eine Akut-Kinderklinik (Viszeral- und Tumorchirurgie) in Baden-Württemberg, jährlich mehr als 1.000 PatientInnen, suchen wir einen OA für Kinderchirurgie (m/w/d). Familienfreundliche
Arbeitszeitmodelle, sowie viele Einkaufsvorteile durch den Arbeitgeber, 
und Jobticket... weiterlesen


Leitender Oberarzt Geriatrie (m/w/d)*

Leitender Oberarzt Geriatrie (m/w/d)Wir suchen für ein modernes, im Süden Berlin gelegenes Schwerpunkt Krankenhaus einen Ltd. OA für Geriatrie (m/w/d). Kurze Entscheidungswege und kollegiale, interdisziplinäre Zusammenarbeit zur Diagnostik und Therapie geriatrischer Krankheitsbilder schaffen
gute Arbeitsbedingungen... 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.

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