ESIM conducted successful CME on Cardio metabolic disorders
The Ethiopian society of Internal Medicine conducted a successful Continuing Medical Education (CME) on February 12 2017 at Intercontinental Hotel, Addis Ababa. Four CME topics were Cardiovascular risk management, Cardiovascualar safety of oral antidiabetic drugs, update on management of diabetes and update on management of Chronic Kidney Disease. All the presentations were case based discussions that the participants involved in the discussion. The event was attended by 70 physicians from Addis Ababa composed of senior internal medicine specialist and medical residents. The presentation was delivered by senior faculty from department of Internal Medicine Addis Ababa University (Dr. Ahmed Reja, Dr. Bekele Alemayehu and Dr. Addisu Melkie) and abroad (Dr. Paivi Paldanius). The CME event was financially supported by Novartis Pharmaceuticals. The presenters permitted to share their presentations to others and posted on our website. You can follow the link below.
ESIM signed an agreement with AstraZeneca for the conduct of multiple CMEs both in the capital and regions. The deal is expected to boost the capacity of the society in conducting educational activities in the near future.
ESIM will conduct its second annual conference at the friendship international Hotel on July 16 and 17. The theme of the conference is on primary health care in Ethiopia and the role of internists. In addition multiple CMEs will be delivered in the conference by various academicians. Research abstracts will be presented by residents and internists from different parts of the country. Recognition of best performing medical residents from different medical schools is also part of the program.
All interested are invited to attend.
Residents’ day was celebrated at Tikur Anbessa Hospital, Gondar University, Mekelle University, Hawassa and St paul hospital. Internal medicine residents were briefed about activities of ESIM and potential areas of engagement for the trainees. Many registered for the membership of the association. The way forward for the link between the society and residents was also discussed.