View Post

Unite to end TB

On the 24th of March we as medical students acknowledge the global efforts to end the TB tuberculosis. Incorporated in the Sustainable Development Goals, ending the TB epidemic is foreseen to be achieved by 2030. To ensure the success of …

View Post

EMSA SA’17 PROJECTS FAIR

We are excited to announce this year’s Spring Assembly Project Fair will take place in Ljubljana at 4th of April, 15.00. The projects fair is the perfect platform for the faculty member organizations to promote their upcoming projects or share …

View Post

World Down Syndrome Day

Dear EMSAi, On the 21st March, we chose to raise awareness about Down Syndrome. The estimated incidence of Down Syndrome is between 1 in 1,000 to 1 in 1,100 live births worldwide. Each year approximately 3,000 to 5,000 children are …

View Post

DIA meets in Warsaw!

Members of the EMSA Department of Internal Affairs are in Warsaw for the start of this year’s DIA face to face meeting. Today the pillar directors finalised their work on the pillar sessions for the upcoming Spring Assembly in Ljubljana. The policy …

See All About us Posts
View Post

EMSA SA’17 PROJECTS FAIR

We are excited to announce this year’s Spring Assembly Project Fair will take place in Ljubljana at 4th of April, 15.00. The projects fair is the perfect platform for the faculty member organizations to promote their upcoming projects or share …

View Post

Do you want to show your dedication to the Blue Spirit? The Medical Science Pillar prepared a survey to assess the opinion of medical students and junior doctors on accessibility of Essential Medicines. Responses to this survey will serve as …

View Post

World AIDS Day 2016 Webinar

Dear EMSAi, Since it’s discovery in the early nineties, millions of lives have been smothered by the cruel HIV. Global efforts strive to bring an end to this endemic disease. Up to the present moment no cure has been turned …

View Post

Paul de Roos – EMSA Honorary Life Member

We are very honoured to welcome Dr Paul de Roos as the 17th EMSA Honorary Trustee. Dr de Roos was active for numerous years in EMSA and was appointed EMSA Medical Education Director in 2005. He has been a very …

See All Activities Posts
View Post

World Diabetes Day Photo Contest

Dear EMSAi! Tomorrow we will celebrate World Diabetes Day. Let’s show everyone that EMSA is concerned with diabetes! On this occasion, we would like to announce a PHOTO CONTEST! Download an app from: http://www.idf.org/worlddiabetesday/selfie-app which is prepared by the International …

View Post

Autumn Meeting of European Junior Doctors

This weekend, EMSA was represented at the Autumn Meeting of the European Junior Doctors – Permanent Working Group in Oporto (Portugal). EJD is one of our fellow European Medical Organisations (EMOs) and represents over 300.000 Junior Doctors all over Europe. Its …

View Post

Call For WHO Europe-Intern in Brussels

WHO ARE WE? WHO is the United Nations specialized agency for health. The Brussels office is its official representation to the EU, with a function of liaising with all relevant EU stakeholders and keeping WHO Headquarters and regional offices in …

See All EMSA Partners Posts

Human Rights Day 2016

In the civilized world that we work so much to build, equality, in all its forms, should not be a matter of concern. However, disputes will always arise, as this issue is one of great complexity and being able to …

View Post

New logos for Department of Internal Affairs

Dear EMSA members, After lots of labor, EMSA European Board is delighted to introduce you our new logos for each pillar and policy making department together with 3 Joint European Projects. Should you have any comments or ideas, please do not hesitate …

View Post

Plenary Updates from AA 2015

Dear EMSAi, The EMSA Autumn Assembly 2015 plenaries started on a great note, not only with the fact that it was the 25th anniversary of our great association but a lot of productive discussions were made during the plenaries which brought forth …

See All Ethics and Human Rights Posts
See All European Health Policy Posts
View Post

Make 1st of June a holiday for all children

The World Conference for the Well-being of Children in Geneva, Switzerland, proclaimed June 1 to be International Children’s Day in 1925. After the conference, different governments around the world decided to declare that day as Children’s Day to draw attention …

View Post

Intercontinental Twinning with Taiwan

Dear EMSAi, Are you still thinking about your summer plans ? Did you always want to visit Asia, but never really had the opportunity ? Well, the odds are in your favour, as a new EMSA Twinning partner has been …

View Post

New logos for Department of Internal Affairs

Dear EMSA members, After lots of labor, EMSA European Board is delighted to introduce you our new logos for each pillar and policy making department together with 3 Joint European Projects. Should you have any comments or ideas, please do not hesitate …

See All European Integration and Culture Posts
View Post

Motivation – EMSA Online Training

We are happy to announce that the first ever EMSA Online Training took place on 28th February 2017. The purpose of this new initiative is support our Members, especially Local Coordinators, with the soft (people) skills first aid they might …

View Post

Host the EMSA Department of Internal Affairs!

The EMSA Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) is excited to open a call for the host of this term’s DIA Face to Face Meeting! DIA F2F meetings bring together the EMSA Vice President for Internal Affairs and the 6 Pillar …

View Post

Autumn Meeting of European Junior Doctors

This weekend, EMSA was represented at the Autumn Meeting of the European Junior Doctors – Permanent Working Group in Oporto (Portugal). EJD is one of our fellow European Medical Organisations (EMOs) and represents over 300.000 Junior Doctors all over Europe. Its …

See All Event Posts
View Post

Call For WHO Europe-Intern in Brussels

WHO ARE WE? WHO is the United Nations specialized agency for health. The Brussels office is its official representation to the EU, with a function of liaising with all relevant EU stakeholders and keeping WHO Headquarters and regional offices in …

CALL FOR THE PERMANENT OFFICE IN CPME OFFICE BRUSSELS

            The European Medical Students‘ Association (EMSA) in cooperation with the Standing Committee of European Doctors (CPME) is calling for applications to the position of EMSA Permanent Officer in Brussels. The duration of the contract …

View Post

New EMSA’s Permanent Officer in Brussels

Dear colleagues and friends, It is a cheerful day today for EMSA as after a rigorous selection process it has been now confirmed that the new EMSA Permanent Officer will be starting his term at the end of January 2015. …

FROM THE DIARY OF AN EPHA INTERN

  My name is Guilherme Bernardo, a recently graduated medical doctor from Lisbon, Portugal. I recently started my internship at EPHA after applying through EMSA, and so far I am enjoying the experience even more than I expected. The European …

See All Internships Posts
View Post

New logos for Department of Internal Affairs

Dear EMSA members, After lots of labor, EMSA European Board is delighted to introduce you our new logos for each pillar and policy making department together with 3 Joint European Projects. Should you have any comments or ideas, please do not hesitate …

View Post

Joint Action Conference

There can be no healthcare system without the right number of workers equipped with the right skills. Health workforce planning is necessary for the proper management of a country’s healthcare system. However, many countries are facing difficulties in establishing a …

See All Medical Education Posts
View Post

Unite to end TB

On the 24th of March we as medical students acknowledge the global efforts to end the TB tuberculosis. Incorporated in the Sustainable Development Goals, ending the TB epidemic is foreseen to be achieved by 2030. To ensure the success of …

View Post

Do you want to show your dedication to the Blue Spirit? The Medical Science Pillar prepared a survey to assess the opinion of medical students and junior doctors on accessibility of Essential Medicines. Responses to this survey will serve as …

View Post

World AIDS Day 2016 Webinar

Dear EMSAi, Since it’s discovery in the early nineties, millions of lives have been smothered by the cruel HIV. Global efforts strive to bring an end to this endemic disease. Up to the present moment no cure has been turned …

View Post

World Diabetes Day Photo Contest

Dear EMSAi! Tomorrow we will celebrate World Diabetes Day. Let’s show everyone that EMSA is concerned with diabetes! On this occasion, we would like to announce a PHOTO CONTEST! Download an app from: http://www.idf.org/worlddiabetesday/selfie-app which is prepared by the International …

See All Medical Science Posts
View Post

Autumn Meeting of European Junior Doctors

This weekend, EMSA was represented at the Autumn Meeting of the European Junior Doctors – Permanent Working Group in Oporto (Portugal). EJD is one of our fellow European Medical Organisations (EMOs) and represents over 300.000 Junior Doctors all over Europe. Its …

View Post

eHealth Stakeholder Group Meeting

On the 18th of May, EMSA was at the first meeting of the eHealth Stakeholder Group appointed for three years, from 2016 to 2018. “From 2012 until 2015, the first eHealth Stakeholder Group included 29 members. During its mandate, five …

View Post

Joint Action Conference

There can be no healthcare system without the right number of workers equipped with the right skills. Health workforce planning is necessary for the proper management of a country’s healthcare system. However, many countries are facing difficulties in establishing a …

See All Partners Posts
View Post

eHealth Stakeholder Group Meeting

On the 18th of May, EMSA was at the first meeting of the eHealth Stakeholder Group appointed for three years, from 2016 to 2018. “From 2012 until 2015, the first eHealth Stakeholder Group included 29 members. During its mandate, five …

View Post

New logos for Department of Internal Affairs

Dear EMSA members, After lots of labor, EMSA European Board is delighted to introduce you our new logos for each pillar and policy making department together with 3 Joint European Projects. Should you have any comments or ideas, please do not hesitate …

View Post

Medical Degrees Across Europe Survey

Do medical students want to become “Medical Doctors”? How is the degree of “Medical Doctor” awarded in your country? Do patients prefer to be treated by physicians with academic degrees? We are preparing further advocacy for a Common Medical Doctorate …

See All Policies Posts
View Post

Unite to end TB

On the 24th of March we as medical students acknowledge the global efforts to end the TB tuberculosis. Incorporated in the Sustainable Development Goals, ending the TB epidemic is foreseen to be achieved by 2030. To ensure the success of …

View Post

World Down Syndrome Day

Dear EMSAi, On the 21st March, we chose to raise awareness about Down Syndrome. The estimated incidence of Down Syndrome is between 1 in 1,000 to 1 in 1,100 live births worldwide. Each year approximately 3,000 to 5,000 children are …

View Post

EMSA Stories

Hello Public Health enthusiasts! The Public Health Pillar is embarking upon a project and we need your help! What we want to do: We want to make a video that shows medical students from all over Europe talking about and …

See All Public Health Posts
View Post

The Unknown Side of Depression – Euromeds AA’16

“UNKNOWN SIDE OF DEPRESSION”  Bartu Bektaş, Yeditepe University It is an undeniable fact that the prevalence of psychological disorders increased remarkably over the last few decades (World Health Organisation, 2016). Depression is the most frequent psychological disorder encountered by clinical …

View Post

New logos for Department of Internal Affairs

Dear EMSA members, After lots of labor, EMSA European Board is delighted to introduce you our new logos for each pillar and policy making department together with 3 Joint European Projects. Should you have any comments or ideas, please do not hesitate …

View Post

Medical Degrees Across Europe Survey

Do medical students want to become “Medical Doctors”? How is the degree of “Medical Doctor” awarded in your country? Do patients prefer to be treated by physicians with academic degrees? We are preparing further advocacy for a Common Medical Doctorate …

View Post

EMSA in Nature: Common doctorates across Europe

Dear EMSAi: In today’s issue of NATURE magazine, we publish a letter in correspondence (Nature 528, 333; 2015) to the recent editorial “Ills of the system” (Nature 527, 7; 2015). The editorial discusses the “doctoral thesis requirement currently present in …

View Post

Plenary Updates from AA 2015

Dear EMSAi, The EMSA Autumn Assembly 2015 plenaries started on a great note, not only with the fact that it was the 25th anniversary of our great association but a lot of productive discussions were made during the plenaries which brought forth …

See All Publications Posts

Summer School on Vaccinology, Antwerp

The Summer school on Vaccinology, organized by the Center for the Evaluation of Vaccination, is an intensive and international 6 day course(from July 6th till July 13th, 2015) that aims to increase the participants’ knowledge and skills regarding every aspect …

View Post

EMSA at the 17th SCMSA Summer School in Ismailia, Egypt

In the early Summer this year EMSA Europe has started cooperation with the Summer School on Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine organised by SCMSA – Suez Canal Medical Students’ Association between 4th and 17th of August 2014. The initial contact has been launched …

See All Summer School Posts
View Post

Motivation – EMSA Online Training

We are happy to announce that the first ever EMSA Online Training took place on 28th February 2017. The purpose of this new initiative is support our Members, especially Local Coordinators, with the soft (people) skills first aid they might …

View Post

Introducing EMSA TCE’16 Trainers Team

Registration for EMSA Training Center of Excellence 2016 is coming soon to end, but first let’s meet this year’s Trainers Team! Ilhem Boukthir Luca Bergamini Naomi Limaro Nathan Goran Stevanovski Alma Laszlo

View Post

Call for TCE 2016 Trainers Team!

Dear EMSAi, We are happy to announce the 6th edition of EMSA Training Center of Excellence will take place between 23th July – 1rst August 2016 in Cluj-Napoca (Romania), the Heart of Transylvania. The international training event for medical students will …

View Post

EMSA Access in Action, 14-15th September Berlin

Dear colleagues, We are delighted to invite you to attend the first EMSA Access in Action event on September 14-15 in Berlin. The European Medical Students Association, supported by EU Foster project, is organizing an educational event on Open Access. …

See All Training Posts
View Post

Intercontinental Twinning with Taiwan

Dear EMSAi, Are you still thinking about your summer plans ? Did you always want to visit Asia, but never really had the opportunity ? Well, the odds are in your favour, as a new EMSA Twinning partner has been …

Project Fair & TP Market at GA 2014, Plovdiv

EMSA, from 9th to 12th September 2014, marked the 24th EMSA General Assembly, held in Plovdiv (or should we say pLOVEdiv), Bulgaria. Apart from the decision making during the plenary sessions, marking some future changes in EMSA policy, it was also an amazing opportunity …

View Post

CALL: Interprofessional Twinning w/ EPSA

Dear EMSAi, Do you want to explore a different faculty, learn more about pharmacy and experience life of a pharmaceutical student? This is your chance! Your EMSA European Board is delighted to announce a new Twinning Project opportunity: an Interprofessional …

See All Twinning Project Posts
View Post

Host the EMSA Department of Internal Affairs!

The EMSA Department of Internal Affairs (DIA) is excited to open a call for the host of this term’s DIA Face to Face Meeting! DIA F2F meetings bring together the EMSA Vice President for Internal Affairs and the 6 Pillar …

View Post

EMSA European Board 2016/17

It is a great honour to introduce ourselves to you as the EMSA European Board 2016/17. Yet again it has been an incredible Autumn Assembly in Prishtina, Kosova. We are exited to lead this beautiful organisation in the coming year …

View Post

EMSA at AEMH, EJD and FEMS GA in Vienna

EMSA was invited by out dear fellow European Medical Organisations (EMOs)to attend this joint General Assembly of the three Associations EJD, FEMS and AEMH. EMSA President Jannis Papazoglou (who also represented EMSA at the EMO Presidents Meeting) and by EMSAs …

Health Politics in Brussels: TTIP and Patient Empowerment

From 4th to 6th of February I spend time in Brussels and took part in several meetings. It all started with the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP). That week the 8th negotiation round on this agreement took place in …

A Beautiful Rose

International Day of Zero Tolerance Against Female Genital Mutilation. On 20 December 2012, the UN General Assembly adopted Resolution A/RES/67/146 in which it “Calls upon States, the United Nations system, civil society and all stakeholders to continue to observe 6 February as the …

See All Uncategorized Posts
View Post

Motivation – EMSA Online Training

We are happy to announce that the first ever EMSA Online Training took place on 28th February 2017. The purpose of this new initiative is support our Members, especially Local Coordinators, with the soft (people) skills first aid they might …

View Post

TEDMED LIVE 2015

Dear EMSAi, Do you want to be a part of TEDMED LIVE 2015. Listen to Renowned speakers talk about various issues on their field of expertise. This year working with TEDMED, we want to give our members the ability to …

View Post

TEDMED Live Streaming 2014

Dear EMSA members, Thanks to an important partnership between TEDMED and EMSA, TEDMED is offering our members free livestream access to their entire 2014 program of more than 70 Talks from transformative thinkers in health and medicine.   TEDMED is the independently owned and operated health and medicine …

See All Webinar Posts