Di seguito l'invito dei colleghi austriaci per chi fosse interessaro a scoprire come funziona la medicina di famiglia in Austria e ha gia delle conoscenze della lingua!

Dear Vasco da Gamiens,

We would like to invite you to take part in the 2018 Preconference Exchange on tuesday the 11th and wednesday the 12th of September.

The german association for general medicine is organizing the DEGAM Congress in Innsbruck Austria on the 13th - 15th September 2018. In preview to the congress we will give ten young physicians or students the chance to take part in an Exchange to get to know the austrian healthcare system first handed. The Exchange program will start in Innsbruck with a welcome Workshop on Tuesday the 11th at 18:00 0’clock to present Knowledge about the austrian healthcare as well as to introduce everyone as well the Host. On the 12th the participants will take part in the exchange und accommodate the austrian physicians in their daily work. We will meet again at the kongress center on the 12th at 18:00 o'clock to exchange all summoned experience. Afterwards the host as well as the guests are invited to join as for food and drinks at the local food restaurant.

Please note, that accommodation and travel expenses have to be paid by the participants.

Furthermore please note, that the DEGAM Conference’s language is in German, only keynote lectures are in English, so that moderate to advanced German language skills would be helpful to attend the conference. For the Exchange we will list german speaking skills first, based on the patients speaking language.

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until the first of august. Placement confirmation will be given by the end of august.

We are looking forward to welcome you in Austria

All the best, Jonas Rech and Christoph Mayerhofer

representing young general medicine Austria (JAMÖ)


I nostri colleghi spagnoli ci invitano per scoprire come funziona la medicina generale nella calda e accogliente isola di Pala di Maiorca dal 10 al 15 settembre 2018!

Per candidarsi è necessario essere soci del Movimento Giotto ed inviare lettera motivazionale e CV (entrambi in inglese) a Questo indirizzo email è protetto dagli spambots. È necessario abilitare JavaScript per vederlo. entro il 10 luglio 2018

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Announcement for Conference Exchange Palma de Mallorca!

Dear Vasco da Gamians,

We would like to invite you to participate in a Conference Exchange in Palma from 10th to 15th.


Conference-exchange information:

Arrival: Palma de mallorca, september 9th

Primary care exchange: 8am to 3pm, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in a health centre shadowing a Spanish GP

Conference: Friday 14th and Saturday 15th (until noon). English

Presentation in the health centre about their health system (about 40 minutes) and a Round Table discussion during the conference on Saturday.

Social program: Planned by our Exchange Team and delivered by mail

Accommodation: Organised by the participant

What is included: Conference fees

There are 8 places available for this exchange. 

Selection will be:

  • The candidate must play an active role in the exchange program and is active to spread the experiences in their working country.
  • The candidate has a well understanding and speaking of the English or hosting country language.
  • We prefer candidates who have not yet joined an exchange before.
  • The candidate has not joined the conference before.


Per chi fosse interessato a scoprire come funziona la medicina generale nel Regno Unito i colleghi ci invitano a partecipare al prossimo conference exchange a Glasgow in occasione del congresso annuale del Royal College of General Practitioners dal 30 settembre al 7 ottobre. Di seguito il programma:


We are looking for 10 GP trainees or GPs who have finished their training within the last five years to take part in this year’s RCGP Conference Exchange. Successful applicants will live and work in countries that participate in the Vasco da Gama Movement. The Conference Exchange will run from 30 September to 7 October 2018. The successful applicants will experience UK general practice in Scottish host practices before attending the RCGP Annual Conference in Glasgow. You will have to pay for your own flights, accommodation and meals/entertainment. The organising team is currently fundraising to support the conference registration fees for the selected participants of this exchange. Please note that we will not be able to confirm this until mid-summer 2018.

Planned Schedule: 

Arrival on Sunday 30 September and departure on Sunday 7 October 2018.
Sunday: Arrival & welcome meeting in the evening
Monday, Tuesday:  Time at host GP practice 
Wednesday: Sightseeing – details to be confirmed 
Thursday, Friday, Saturday: RCGP Annual Conference (poster presentation)
Sunday (or Saturday night): Departure

To Apply:

Please complete an online application form, which includes an abstract (250 word max.) for a poster you will present at the conference. Poster title: “What recent innovation in general practice/family medicine from your home country could be applied in the UK?”
Please note that the 2018 conference exchange is only open to doctors from countries participating in the Vasco da Gama Movement.

Deadline for Application: 15 June 2018

Applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application no later than Monday 16 July 2018.


Ricordandovi che per partecipare è necessario essere membri del Movimento Giotto, vi auguriamo buona fortuna!


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