The Fourth International Medical Congress of SEEMF took place in Portoroz, Slovenia in the period 11 – 15 September 2013 with participants from over 20 countries and faculty of about 60 outstanding professors in different medical fields.
The Congress was organized in partnership with the Slovenian Medical Association, and was attended by participants from Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Germany, Greece, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey, Ukraine and Montenegro.
The medical associations of Azerbaijan and Moldova applied for and were accepted as members of the organization which is indicative of the reputation that the SEEMF has attained, as well as of the need of medical professionals to share their ideas and experience.
The multidisciplinary scientific agenda of the Congress was focused mainly on the fields of cardiology, diabetes treatment, organ transplantation and oncology. Many interesting topics were debated at a round table discussion on the issues of healthcare funding and the role of professional organizations. The quality and scientific value of all presentations was very high. The participants were granted 15 European credits for their attendance.