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.