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. 





CME in Addis by ESIM

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.

Presentation material 




Presentation material


Major deal with AstraZeneca

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 to conduct second annual conference

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.


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