ESIM conducted a successful CME in Dessie on November 1st 2015. It included topics like Chronic lung diseases with emphasis on bronchial asthma, Hypertension, Diabetes and management of chronic viral hepatitis. Participants were drawn from Dessie and nearby hospitals. Internists as well as GPs practicing in private hospitals also participated. Presenters were flown in from Addis for the event. Questions raised were focused towards addressing everyday problems faced by clinicians. After the event many participants also signed up for membership of the society. The CME was prepared in collaboration with Denk, Billim and Baker Pharmaceuticals, whose support was very crucial for realization of the event..