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Director of the Internal Medicine Service assumes international position



Vasco Barreto, the director of the Internal Medicine Service, was elected Secretary General of The European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM). The election took place at the 20th European Congress of Internal Medicine last week in Malaga. As an objective for this mandate, Vasco Barreto wants to “help boost the affirmation of Internal Medicine, in particular General Internal Medicine, in the various European health systems”.

Vasco Barreto is also one of the vice-presidents of SPMI – Portuguese Society of Internal Medicine, he is a Guest Associate Professor of Medicine of the Integrated Masters in Medicine at ICBAS/CHP and Associate Editor of the magazine “Medicina Interna” at SPMI. The Local Health Unit of Matosinhos is proud of this election and wishes the internist every success in this new role.

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