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The Ethiopian Society of Internal Medicine (ESIM) is a not-for-profit professional society registered by Authority for Civil Society Organizations since 2013. It has a diverse community of clinicians, researchers and educators in the field of Internal Medicine with a shared passion for improving lives. It aims to improve healthcare quality through clinical service, research, education and advocacy.

ESIM Activities

Internal Medicine Meeting

ESIM annual congress is the premier scientific meeting of internal medicine in Ethiopia. It brings state of the art clinical educational Programs, hands-on sessions, networking with experts and more

Advancing Research

ESIM promotes research excellence in Internal Medicine through Research Mentorship and Research Awards. We foster innovation by making knowledge easily found, shared and reflected in health policies.

ESIM Awards

ESIM recognizes Best Practices, Health Institutions, Researchers, Innovators, Leaders, Educators of Health in Ethiopia.


The Ethiopian Society of Internal Medicine via a collaboration with WCEA (Partner of the World Medical Association), has launched a free branded online platform and mobile app with an array of Free CPD resources for all medical practitioners from globally respected providers.

The App allows you to study online & offline. We will soon be providing free access to journals and articles and we are hosting webinars for which you will be able to register within the App.

Please complete your application now. We will review your application and approve your access to the online platform and mobile app.

ESIM Upcoming Events

Webinar Title: Evidence-based Updates in hypertension therapy in the Ethiopian context

join us in our next #CPDaccredited Webinar by world-class speakers
1. Dr. Seifu Bacha: Consultant Internist and Interventional Cardiologist, Head of Cardiology Unit, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College; Secretory General, Ethiopian Society of Internal Medicine
2. Professor Neil Poulter: Professor of Preventative Cardiovascular Medicine at Imperial College, London; President of the British Hypertension Society (2003-2005); currently President-Elect of the International Society of Hypertension; Member of the World Heart Federation, Scientific Policy and Advocacy Committee; and Chair of the Council, International Society of Cardiovascular Disease, Epidemiology and Prevention.
3. Professor Nqoba Tsabedze: Cardiologist & Clinical Head of Cardiology at the Charlotte Maxeke Johannesburg Academic Hospital
Moderator: Dr Melaku Taye: CPD Director at ESIM
Date: June 17, 2023 @ 7.00 pm EAT
All Interested health care professionals are cordially invited.
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Call for Research Mentors

Call for Proposal

     Mentorship is very important in launching individual research careers, building research teams at the group level, and sustaining research institutions over time. Research mentorship contributes to the career development by instilling a culture of learning through research, generating knowledge, and communicating findings. Nurturing research mentorship within Ethiopian Society of Internal Medicine
(ESIM) helps to improve quality of research outputs and health service.


     Ethiopian Society of Internal Medicine (ESIM) is a diverse community of physician and other subspecialty, researchers and clinicians, and residents and fellows. ESIM seek to foster leadership and excellence in the practice of Internal Medicine through research, education, and advocacy for health promotion and disease management. Although members of ESIM are contributing in evidence
generation at various levels, it is important to support members to strengthen the number and quality
of research outputs to improve health service in Ethiopia and beyond.

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The 8th ESIM annual congress
August 4-5, 2023 at Inter Luxury Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Contact Us


Beal Building
Dejamach Beyene Merid St, Addis Ababa