V4 Best Case Report Contest 2024

International Visegrad Fund

The project is co-financed by the governments of Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia through Visegrad Grants from the International Visegrad Fund. The mission of the fund is to advance ideas for sustainable regional cooperation in Central Europe.

The International Visegrad Fund supports regional cooperation between civil society organizations to advance their relations, exchange and share ideas and promote mutual understanding. For more information, visit www.visegradfund.org.

About the Project

The "V4 Best Case Report Contest 2024" project is designed to empower young internists from V4 countries to participate in a prestigious global competition: the Best Case Report Contest 2024. Moreover, it aims to strengthen ties between internal medicine societies from Czechia, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.

The primary objective of this initiative is to elevate the international recognition of young researchers from V4 countries. The contest provides them with an exceptional opportunity to connect with renowned experts from around the world, with the potential for forging future collaborations.

Best Case Report Contest

This unique competition is tailored to young internists and has the following key objectives:

  • Disseminate current medical knowledge and experiences based on clinical cases
  • Enhance the competencies of young doctors in the realms of problem-based learning and evidence-based medicine
  • Improve the quality of medical education and healthcare globally

Read the contest rules here

Eligibility and Application Process

To submit your case report, you must receive endorsement from the relevant V4 partner society:

  • Czech Society of Internal Medicine: submit by 15 January 2024 at info@interna-cz.eu, more info here
  • Hungarian Society of Internal Medicine: contact the Society for details
  • Polish Society of Internal Medicine: submit by 10 January 2024 at tip@mp.pl, more info here
  • Slovak Society of Internal Medicine: submit by 18 December 2023 via online form

Each society will select and endorse up to 10 case reports for the contest. After obtaining the recommendation of the society, the first author must submit the case via online submissions system and register for MIRCIM 2024 (as BCRC author). Detailed information can be found at www.mircim.eu/bcrc.

Advantages for Approved BCRC Participants from V4

  • Waiver of MIRCIM 2024 registration fee (for the first author)
  • Travel reimbursement up to 100 euros (for the first author)
  • Complimentary accommodation up to 4 nights in Kraków (for the first author)
  • National award for the best case report (selected from each society) – cash prize of 1,000 euros
  • Global promotion of case reports

Project Coordinator

Piotr Górniak


Polish Institute for Evidence Based Medicine


Polish Society of Internal Medicine

Czech Society of Internal Medicine

Hungarian Society of Internal Medicine