It will promote mutual cooperation between the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine (SEMI) and the Spanish Society of Laboratory Medicine, (SEQCML) and facilitate the exchange of scientific knowledge and professional training
The Spanish Society of Internal Medicine (SEMI) has signed a collaboration framework agreement with the Spanish Society of Laboratory Medicine (SEQCML) through which both entities will collaborate in the implementation of projects and actions in the areas of healthcare, training, and research.
The agreement was signed today by the president of SEMI, Dr Ricardo Gómez, and by the president of SEQCML, Dr Imma Caballé, and involves the creation of a strategic alliance through which both entities will undertake to facilitate the exchange of scientific information, organize work sessions, and cooperate in the continuing education of professionals.
This framework agreement will also serve to promote the dissemination of medical knowledge about the specializations of both organizations. It will also serve to promote research, as well as joint collaboration initiatives of various kinds between professionals of the two societies.
In the words of SEMI president Dr Ricardo Gómez, this alliance represents “a decisive step in establishing synergies of collaboration that will allow for the establishment of stable and permanent cooperation links between both organizations, and will contribute to launching initiatives of interest to the partners of both organizations in the field of healthcare, training, and research.”
For the president of the SEQCML, Dr Imma Caballé, “this agreement is a way to bring laboratory medicine closer to internal medicine specialists, one of the groups with greatest importance in the activity of the laboratory. This collaboration will be seen in the healthcare area with the publication of joint documents, and in the informative field in conferences, presentations, congresses, etc.”
The signing of the agreement took place today in Madrid, at the headquarters of the SEMI, in which Dr Gómez and Dr Caballé held a work meeting that led to the signing of this agreement, which will be automatically renewed annually.
For the coordination and follow-up of activities, a Joint Monitoring Commission will be established, which will include members of the two societies, and which will meet at least once a year.
About the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine (SEMI)
The Spanish Society of Internal Medicine (SEMI) is made up of approximately 8,400 internal medicine doctors from all over Spain. Among its priority objectives are to promote research in this field, as well as to combine the efforts of the different working groups that are part of the Society. At present, there are a total of 22 monographic groups for prevalent pathologies or areas of interest within Internal Medicine, a medical specialty that is defined by a comprehensive view of the patient and which plays a central role in the care of complex chronic patients.
For more information: www.fesemi.org