Prof Edemariam Tsega's Obituary



The Ethiopian Society of Internal Medicine (ESIM) would like to pass its condolences to all practicing doctors in the country on the passing of Prof Edemariam Tsega. Prof Edemariam has been a towering figure in the field of Internal Medicine in Ethiopia in the previous decades. He has left an indelible foot print in medical education, research, Ethics and professionalism. Most considered him to be the epitome of excellence in Medicine.


His Obituary is as follows



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Acute Coronary Syndrome CME

ESIM conducted training in acute coronary Syndrome in collaboration with the Aga Khan Hospital, Kenya. The event was hosted in Addis Ababa and was held at Raddison Blue Hotel. Participants working in the area of cardiology took part in the event and got an opportunity to discuss the advances in the field of cardiology. The session was interactive as well as reflected local experience of the two countries.



Gondar Course

ESIM supported Gondar University and World Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology ( WFUMB) to jointly deliver a training in Abdominal Ultrasound. The society sponsored participants from AAU, St Paul Hospital , Ayder referral Hospital, Bahir Dar University to attend the event which was hosted in Gondar from Nov 13-17, 2017. 

World Hypertension Month CME

Our society conducted a CME with Novartis, on  hypertension. As a commemoration of the  world hypertension month, lectures were given to update internists on the advances in area of hypertension. It was held at hiton addis and the turn out for the event was much higher than anticipated.


ESIM conducted 3rd Annual Conference

ESIM conducted its third annual conference and medical exhibition in a stellar fashion at Intercontinental Hotel, Addis Ababa. In a very first to Ethiopia the society hosted the ‘what’s new in the year’ series of lectures in all areas of Internal Medicine. Participants got the chance to acquaint themselves with the progress made in various specialized fields in short well-presented lectures. The society also presented a ground breaking study it conducted regarding the areas of residency training in the country. This was followed up by lively discussion by the participants and panelists. In addition research abstracts and state of the art lectures were also presented on the event. A large medical exhibition was in display in the conference. 





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