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About The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine

The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine

The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine promotes the progress and disseminate of the knowledge of Internal Medicine through the presentation of papers on theoretical studies of internal medicine and its practical applications, exchange of medical knowledge, encouragement of continuing medical education for members, enhancement of mutual coordination and cooperation of members and also related domestic and foreign societies. Through the promotion of these activities, the society aims to contribute to the development of medical sciences.

Overview

Establishment 1903
Corporate status Authorized as Corporation by the Ministry of Education ,Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in 1925
Chair, Board of Regents Kazuhiko Koike, M.D., The University of Tokyo
Number of Members 104,497 (as of March, 2013)
Secretariat Address:28-8, Hongo 3-chome, Bunkyo-ku,
Tokyo 113-8433
TEL:+81-3-3813-5991
FAX:+81-3-3818-1556
Email:naika@naika.or.jp

Activities

  1. Scientific Meeting
    1. Annual Scientific Meeting
    2. Scientific Meeting on future prospects of Internal Medicine
    3. Meeting for presentation of clinical reports
  2. Publication
    1. The Journal of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine(monthly, in Japanese)
    2. Internal Medicine (open access online only journal)
    3. Medical Terminology
    4. Others
  3. Research and Investigation
  4. 4. Encouragement of Research/ / Award for Medical Achievements Young Investigator's Award of the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine (Awarded to a lecturer of a poster presentation at the annual scientific meeting who is under the age of forty)
  5. Board of Medical Specialties System
    1. Accreditation of Educational facilities for the system
    2. Accreditation Examinations for Fellow/Board Certified Membership
    3. Renewal of Certified Membership
  6. Continuing Medical Education
    1. Meetings for Continuing Medical Education (three times each year)
    2. Meetings for Continuing Medical Education organized by the local chapters of the Society (three times a year)
  7. Coordination and Cooperation with Related Academic Organizations
  8. Promotion of International Research and Cooperation The Japanese Society of Internal Medicine has been a member of the International Society of Internal Medicine since 1951. The 17th and 26nd Congresses of the International Society of Internal Medicine were held in 1983 and 2002 sponsored by the Japanese Society of Internal Medicine
  9. Projects designed to achieve our aim