It is a great honor for us to invite you to the IV Balearic Meeting of European Residents and Young GPs of the Ibamfic (Balearic Society of Family and Community Medicine), which will be held in Palma de Mallorca on October 21st and 22nd of 2016.
In this fourth edition, we will try to connect residents and young GPs from all around the world, to share the Family and Community Medicine of the 5 continents and to exchange experiences of our clinical practices. The sessions will be taught mostly by GP experts in each one of the subjects and the official language of the Meeting will be English (Easy English format).
One more time, assistants will be able to increase their participation in the event by sending scientific works (research, professional experiences, clinical cases...). The best oral communication and the best poster will be awarded with 1 inscription to the 22nd Wonca Europe Conference (Prague, June 2017) and to the 4th VdGM Forum (Strasbourg, April 2017), respectively.
The Meeting has been organized without the participation of the pharmaceutical industry, with a low cost format, to promote the assistance of young doctors.
For the occasion, we are also organizing a "World Conference Exchange", inviting young doctors of the 5 contintents, who will enjoy a rotation week in a GP practice in Palma de Mallorca, thanks to the collaboration of the Vasco Da Gama Movement.
We are working with great enthusiasm so that you can enjoy a unique and unforgettable experience so the Balearic Society of Family and Community Medicine and Vasco da Gama Movement encourage you to participate in this Meeting & Conference Exchange; you will not be disappointed!!!
President: Dr. Enrique Álvarez Porta
Vice-President: Dr. Cristina Vidal Ribas
Assistants: Dr. Adriana Helmfelt Minobis, Dr. Mar Guillén Castillo, Dr. Juan Mª Rodríguez Martínez, Dr. Laura Medrano Llabrés, Dr. Ana Loras Fandos, Dr. Cristina Flexas, Dr. Arnau Rosselló Galmes, Dr. Matteo Mannucci
President: Dr. Jesús Torres
Vice-President: Dr. Oana Bulilete
Assistants: Dr. Nerea Tudela, Dr. Laura Viñuales, Dr. Rafael Hernández
He was born in Greece and migrated to Italy, where he obtained his Medical Degree from the University of Bologna, and the diploma of formal qualification in Family Medicine.
He currently lives in Luxembourg, where he works on his PhD on mobile health in low- and middle-incomes countries at the University of Luxembourg.
Since 2009, he has been actively involved in the networks of WONCA, beginning in the Vasco da Gama Movement (President between 2011 and 2014) and continuing in WONCA Europe, where he presently serve as the Honorary Secretary.
Submission deadline: EXTENDED DEADLINE: 16th September 2016, included.
Scientific communications and clinical reports related to Primary Care will be admitted. You may also submit contributions on research projects (even in the absence of the final results), experiences relevant to Primary Care and Critical Incidents from your GP Residence and/or in your experience as Young GP.
All works must be submitted in English.
FORMAT AND CONTENT OF COMMUNICATIONS
Type of communication:
All communications must containg the following basic information:
- Title: Maximum two lines.
- Authors: The order in which the names appear will be used for editing certificates and may not be modified after submission.
- Corresponding author: Full name, e-mail and telephone (or fax). All information about the status of the communication will be send exclusively to the Corresponding Authors.
- Affiliations: Center/institute, city and country.
- Keywords: Three, included into the Medical Subject Headings List (Mesh terms).
The main text of the abstract must not exceed 350 words and it must contain the most relevant information as background, objectives, methods, results (in case of original reports and projects), conclusions and scope. Abbreviations must be avoided, but if used, they should be indicated in parentheses and the full term should precede its first use. No figures, graphs, tables, acknowledgments and references must be included. Neither data about author affiliation (Center/institute, city and country) nor health center identification must appear in the abstract section.
- Clinical cases are intended to be exclusively developed in the field of Primary Care. Abstracts should include the reason for consultation, most relevant data from the medical history, physical examination, diagnostic tests, diagnostic orientation (syndrome and/or etiology), differential diagnosis, treatment, evolution and conclusions.
- Critical Incidents consist in breaking experiences, events, moments o “questions” during the medical practice that were deeply analyzed by residents or Young GPs, leading to reflections that helps to improve the daily practice in any field (bioethics, clinics, healthcare, management). Abstract most contain a detailed explanation of the event, background, the “question” and the intellectual process by which Residents or Young GPs get their conclusions.
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Remember that Neither data about author affiliation (Center/institute, city and country) nor health center identification must appear in the abstract section.
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Scientific Committee will send a confirmation letter by email to inform if the abstract was accepted or rejected. In order to be admitted, at least one member of the team must be registered in the Meeting.
Oral communications: Power Point format is recommended. Limit of oral presentation: 6 minutes. Discussion and questions: 2 minutes. Power point file must be delivered to Scientific committee on September 21th during in the welcome-registration session.
Posters: Authors most use the official poster template of the Meeting. Posters should have the same contents mentioned in the summary. However, it is possible to modify the composition and template background. Inclusion of graphics, drawings, photos, etc is allowed. The Scientific Committee will provide all necessary material for poster placement and exhibition. Posters most be installed in their corresponding space at the first hour of the day. It is mandatory that at least one author be present during the poster exhibition for answer questions from Scientific Committee members or participants. Limit for presentation: 5 minutes.
Electronic posters: E-posters consist in a single Power Point slide that will be displayed on a TV screen. Authors must use the official poster template provided by the Meeting.
The best communication will receive a certificate at the Awards Ceremony.
EVALUATION AND AWARDS
Communications will be evaluated using the following criteria: Innovation, scientific interest for Primary Care and methodology. All papers will be reviewed by at least two independent reviewers of the Scientific Committee. Best communications, following the Scientific Committee criteria, will be selected for oral presentation. Once evaluated, the Scientic Committee will send an email to the Corresponding Author on September 21th 2016 to inform the presentation format: oral communication, poster or electronic poster.
It is mandatory that authors of oral communications and posters confirm their assistance.
All communication that do not send the confirmation email will be presented as electronic posters.
Awards for oral communications
First place: Registration fee for 1 person for the 22nd Wonca Europe Conference (Prague, June 2017).
Second place: Registration fee for 1 person for IV VdGM Forum (Strasbourg, 21-22 Abril 2017).
All certificates of attendance will be send by email to the Corresponding Author.
Deadline has been expired. Thank you very much for your participation.
SemFYC members: 50 euros.
Non members: 75 euros.
Conference Exchange participants: free.
Friday & Saturday´s lunchs
Capacity: 140 places.
Deadline to register: October 2nd 2016.
All places have been reserved. If you want to get on the waiting list send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you .
The IV Balearic Meeting Conference Exchange will be held on October 17th to October 20th of 2016. It will consist in a 4 days rotation at a Health Center during the previous days of the IV Balearic Meeting. As you well know, the Exchangees will shadow a GP in order to learn more about the Spanish Health System. It will include the inscription fee for the IV Balearic Meeting of European Residents & Young GPs, which will be held in Palma de Mallorca on October 21st and 22nd of 2016.
We are pleased to inform you that we are implementing many new improvements for this year’s Conference Exchange. Not only are we inviting residents and young GPs from all over the world, but we are also increasing the number of available spots, thanks to our fellow colleagues from Ibiza.
Therefore, we are offering 10 spots in Palma de Mallorca y 5 more in Ibiza. The conditions and schedule will differ slightly from one to another, so be sure to check the details further down before deciding which island you would like to apply to.
We are also very excited about the fantastic Leisure Programme that we are planning for both islands, that will provide an unforgettable combination of learning and social events. We are organizing a series of wonderful activities in the afternoons that will give you the opportunity to meet and share experiences with the other Exchangees, discover our stunning islands and learn about our history and traditions, all while having a great time.
Here are the details for both the Palma and Ibiza Conference Exchange. Please contact your National Exchange Coordinator of the Vasco da Gama Movement to send your application and specify the island of your choosing :
Palma de Mallorca CE 2016
Ibiza CE 2016