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WELCOME LETTER ORGANIZING COMMITTEE

Dear Colleagues and Delegates,

We are delighted to welcome you to Patras, Greece for the 14 th International Forum for Medical Students and Junior Doctors, organized by Scientific Society of Hellenic Medical Students- Chapter of Patras. Our event is organized as part of the 26 th Scientific Congress of Hellenic Medical Students - SCHMS.

During these three days, we will try to provide a unique experience for participants with a multidisciplinary approach of scientific agenda. Cutting edge healthcare and medical topics will be discussed through state- of- art sessions, keynote lectures and fruitful debates, all in English. Innovative workshops, meet the experts session and live demonstration courses aim to urge delegates to discover hidden aspects of Medicine. Eminent invited speakers and leading scientists from all over the world will inspire and tutor junior doctors enriching them with valuable advice and experience.

Patras, Greece’s third largest city, combines culture, history and natural beauty and stands as an ideal destination.

We shall see you in Patras,

On behalf of the organizing committee,


Anastasios Apostolos

Chairman of the Organizing Committee of the 14th International Forum

WELCOME LETTER SCIENTIFIC COMMITTEE

Dear Friends and Young Colleagues,

We are delighted to welcome you to the 14 th International Forum for Medical Students and Junior Doctors, part of the 26 th Scientific Congress of Medical Students – SCHMS, which will be held at the Conference and Cultural Center of the University of Patras, 15 – 17 May 2020.

The scientific and the organizing committee have developed a rich educational program, featuring highly respected faculty of international and local speakers over the three days of scientific and networking events, debates, including various workshops from leading experts in several fields. The Scientific program will also provide a comprehensive description and live demonstrations of surgical procedures using modern instrumentations, with expert panels critically evaluating the benefits and limits of emerging technologies.

The Chapter of Patras of the Scientific Society of Hellenic Medical Students is consisted by a very active group of students, who have as their main target to provide the training, the learning and any assistance to the local medical students’ community. Due to their hard work, they manage to bring this great event to our city, to Patras!

It is always a great pleasure to collaborate and be inspired by young colleagues and now it is an honor for us to be part of the 14 th International Forum.

We look forward to welcoming you in Patras!

Prof. Dimitrios Goumenos
Chair of the Scientific Committee of the 14th International Forum
President of the Faculty of Medicine
Professor of Internal Medicine – Nephrology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Patras
Prof. Evangelos Liatsikos
Vice - Chair of the Scientific Committee of the 14th International Forum Professor of Urology
Chairman of the Urological Department, University Hospital of Patras
Chairman of the European Section of Uro- Technology (ESUT)