Bursary to attend European School of Internal Medicine

The European School of Internal Medicine (ESIM) offers specialist registrars the opportunity to meet their peers from around Europe and beyond.

The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) is offering a bursary to the summer school – covering the cost of registration fees, accommodation and travel. The course will take place in Ede, The Netherlands, from Monday 25 June to Friday 29 June 2018 (arrive Sunday 24 June; depart Saturday 30 June 2018).


  • Applicants will be in their final or penultimate year of specialty training in acute or internal medicine; and be a subscribing member of RCP London [post nominal MRCP(London)].
  • Applicants must be available to attend and actively participate for the entire duration of the course. 
  • The successful candidate will be asked to produce a short article on their experience for a future issue of Commentary.
  • As a representative of the Royal College of Physicians the successful candidate will be expected to act professionally and responsibly at all times.

How to apply

Please apply by sending your CV and a covering letter to Dr Shirley Rigby at the Royal College of Physicians, c/o Alison Shore: alison.shore@rcplondon.ac.uk. If you require any further information please contact Dr Shirley Rigby by email at shirley.rigby@swft.nhs.uk.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 15 April 2018.


In addition to an interesting and challenging scientific programme, ESIM also provides a series of social activities. To find out more, read interviews, presentations and details from the 2018 ESIM winter course in the April issue of Commentary.