Invitation for MIRCIM 2018

Dear Colleagues,

It is with great pleasure that we invite you to attend the 4th McMaster International Review Course in Internal Medicine (MIRCIM), which will take place in the beautiful historic city of Kraków, Poland, on May 10–12, 2018.

MIRCIM has been conceived and developed by the McMaster University Department of Medicine, the birthplace of evidence-based medicine (EBM) and problem-based learning (PBL), and the Polish Institute for Evidence Based Medicine. It is organized in collaboration with Jagiellonian University Medical College and the Polish Society of Internal Medicine in partnership with over 20 national societies of internal medicine from around the world.

The three-day course will be filled with information-packed lectures delivered by an outstanding assembly of speakers who are world-renowned experts in their fields, from authors of clinical practice guidelines to researchers behind breakthrough trials that shape the modern standards in medicine. Our aim has been to deliver up-to-date and reliable knowledge that is useful to general internists, subspecialists, hospitalists, family physicians, residents and fellows in training specializing in internal medicine – and we are proud to say that we have achieved this goal.

The lectures will be delivered on May 11 and 12. On the first day, May 10, the participants will be able to take part in the conference Clinical Cases in Internal Medicine: Learning Through Practice and to choose from a number of clinical workshops.

The course will take place in the ICE Kraków Congress Centre, located conveniently in the city center and close to Kraków’s famous tourist attractions. The time spent in Kraków during the course will offer a myriad of opportunities to experience the rich cultural life and remarkable heritage that the city boasts.

In 2017, MIRCIM attracted almost 900 participants from 36 countries.

The participants highly praised the quality of lectures, topic selection and social events (see at www.mircim.eu/edition2017).

We look forward to seeing you in Kraków in May 2018.

Co-chairs of the Organizing Committee

Akbar Panju
MB ChB FRCP(C)
FRCP(Edin)
FRCP(Glasg) FACP

Mark Crowther
MD MSc FRCPC

Piotr Gajewski
MD PhD FACP

Honorary Chair

Paul O’Byrne
MB FRCP(C) FRSC

Invitation for MIRCIM 2018
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