European Congress on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID)

Aquí tens una nova oportunitat per a assistir a un esdeveniment internacional representant a IFMSA.

ATENCIÓ: per a poder enviar el formulari necessites un document signat per l’AECS. Fes-nos arribar les respostes al formulari i el Candidature Form a secgen@aecs.org per tal de que se’t signi el document. 

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Summary:

1. Background: Apply for the IFMSA & ESCMID Scholarship and attend the European Congress on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID), which will be held in Paris, France between 18th and 21st of April 2020.

2. Information summary:

a. IFMSA & ESCMID Partnership 

b. European Congress on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID 2020)

c. Application Process and selection criteria

3. What you need to do: 

a. Fill in the Application Form: LINK

b. Deadline: 08.02.2020 at 23:59h GMT

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Dear IFMSA members and friends,

With great enthusiasm, I am announcing the IFMSA & ESCMID Scholarship, which aims to be an opportunity for members to attend the European Congress on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) which will be held in Paris, France between 18th and 21st of April 2020. This is an amazing chance for infectious diseases enthusiasts to be part of the biggest gathering of professionals in this area and get full financial support in order to pursue your passion.

  1. Background: Trainee Association of ESCMID in collaboration with ESCMID Executive Committee made provision for scholarship awards to be made available to assist IFMSA members who have an interest in infectious diseases and clinical microbiology to attend the European Congress on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ECCMID) which will be held in Paris, France between 18th and 21st of April 2020. The scholarship covers the delegate’s conference registration, travel, and accommodation (the maximum amount covered for accommodation and travel expenses is 500 euros). Applications will be reviewed and judged by a panel including representatives from the TAE Steering Committee and IFMSA. Selected applicants will be required to attend the TAE day during the Congress. 

2. IFMSA & ESCMID Scholarship:

a. IFMSA & ESCMID Partnership: IFMSA and TAE/ESCMID have joined forces in August 2018 in order to develop projects that are intended to promote clinical microbiology (CM) and infectious diseases (IM) and enhance the skills of medical students to enable them to develop, lead and implement activities including research in this field. The two organizations today have an MoU and are joining hands to work on infectious diseases.. This scholarship is the first common initiative aimed to enforce this partnership.

b. European Congress on Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases: ECCMID, as the world’s premier Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases event, brings together experts from many fields to present their latest findings, guidelines and experiences to an audience of over 12,000 participants. This year, the Programme Committee has developed a multi-faceted program incorporating keynote lectures and oral sessions, as well as interactive workshops, meet-the-expert sessions, and a wide range of symposia. ECCMID will take place in Paris, France, from 18 – 21 April 2020. (Website ECCMID 2020) 

c. Application Process and selection criteria: Application process consists of the application form mentioned in this email. Eligibility:
-Applicants who submit their research abstract for TAE day poster presentations will be given priority;
-The scholars should be prepared to request and to take necessary leave, if necessary, in order to attend and travel to the congress and training day;
-Applicants will be required to write a short report after the event which will be published on IFMSA and TAE social media channels and blogs.

3. Form and deadline: To apply, you just need to fill in this application form before Saturday, February 8th, 2020,  23:59h GMT. The selection criteria will be based on your experience, motivation, and plans for the future to use the knowledge gained during the congress.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact me via loso@ifmsa.org.

Looking forward to reading your applications!

Kind Regards,

Saad