Friday, February 23, 2018

Headache Summer School 2016

Dear Colleagues,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is a great honour and pleasure to invite you to the upcoming European Headache Federation’s Headache Summer School 2016 (EHSS-2016), taking place in the historic medieval Tallinn, Estonia, on June 2nd-4th 2016 and hosted by the Estonian Headache Society.

Tallinn is situated on the southern coast of the Gulf of Finland, in north-western Estonia. Tallinn's Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a major tourist attraction, which is easily explored on foot. During the days of the EHSS-2016 the annual celebrations called “Tallinn Old Town Days” will take place (June 1st-5th). Tallinn Old Town Days have been organized since 1982 and they signify the festivities for the Old Town to celebrate the beginning of summer. These celebrations fill yards, squares, streets, coffee shops and halls with music, art, theatre and variations of many bigger and smaller activities. Most of the events are free for visitors!

EHSS-2016 is an international event targeted to general practitioners with special interest in headache, general neurologists and internal medicine specialists, interested in modern headache-related concepts. The three day course includes world-class lectures which cover both common and rare type headaches as well as high-quality interactive case discussions. An update on diagnosis and management of headache disorders will be provided. EHSS-2016 is a great opportunity to seek collaboration with international colleagues and headache experts.

Participation in the EHSS-2016 is a subject to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education points and the recertification points of the Estonian Society of General Practitioners.

Use this opportunity to raise your knowledge about the leading complaint in humans – headache – to a higher level! I wish you a pleasant and memorable stay in Tallinn!


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Sincerely on behalf of the organizing committee

Mark Braschinsky, MD, PhD

President of Estonian Headache Society

Congress of Cardiovascular Prevention in Pre-Elderly and Elderly Individuals (CPPEI) - Bratislava, June 30 - July 2, 2016

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it is my great pleasure to welcome you to Bratislava and to the Congress of Cardiovascular Prevention in Pre-Elderly and Elderly Individuals (CPPEI) – New Achievements in Research Diagnosis and Treatment.

The Congress has been designed to provide an innovative and comprehensive overview of the latest research developments in cardiovascular medicine, as well as responses to the most debatable issues primarily in the areas of the prevention of hypertension, diabetes, metabolic syndrome, coronary artery disease, heart failure, cardiac arrhythmias, stroke and acute coronary syndromes in Pre-Elderly and Elderly Individuals.

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MDS-ES Winter School for Young Neurologists Aarhus, Denmark - February 26-28, 2016

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MDS-ES Winter School for Young Neurologists
Aarhus, Denmark - February 26-28, 2016
Deadline to Apply: December 4, 2015

Course Description
The MDS European Section Winter School for Young Neurologists is an opportunity for young neurologists who are interested in specializing in Movement Disorders to receive in-depth instruction from internationally-recognized Movement Disorders experts.

Students will attend large lectures and panel discussions with question and answer sessions and will have the opportunity to examine patients with movement disorders and engage in a differential diagnosis with the international experts. Students will present their own case-study videos to small groups for discussion and critique, and will be involved in group presentations and case discussions. Topics will focus on parkinsonism, hyperkinetic disorders and complex issues in movement disorders.

A working knowledge of English is required as well as working knowledge of the diagnosis and general management of various movement disorders.

Learning Objectives
At the conclusion of this activity, you should be able to accomplish the following:

  • Examine a patient with a movement disorder
  • Reach a diagnosis on straightforward movement disorders cases
  • Propose a differential diagnosis on more complex movement disorders patients
  • Present a movement disorders case history
  • Design, review, and modify a patient treatment plan

Recommended Audience
This course is intended for young neurologists within five years of their completion of general neurological training who are interested in specializing in movement disorders, and young neurologists who are currently training in movement disorders. The course is open to members of the MDS European Section with a particular focus on supporting young neurologists from Eastern Europe, North Africa and the Middle East.

More Information
Visit the course website for more information about the location, faculty and full course program.