Porcel, member of the European Federation of Internal Medicine

Jose Manuel Porcel.

The European Federation of Internal Medicine (FEFIM) has ruled Jose Manuel Porcelmedical director of the University Hospital Arnau de Vilanova and researcher at the Institute for Biomedical Research (IRBLleida), the award of Colleague, reserved for professionals who have distinguished themselves by their merits and contribution to internal diseases in Europe. FEFIM honored Porcel last Thursday, June 9, during the celebration of the XX European Congress of Internal Medicine in Malaga.

Founded in 1996, FEFIM is an international organization consisting of 34 European Internal Medicine Societies. Its objectives include emphasizing the importance of the specialty, establishing bridges between European internists, organizing congresses and meetings, and providing information to public and private institutions on internal medicine.


Profile of Jose Manuel Porcel

Jose M. Porcel is Professor of Medicine, Medical Director of the University Hospital Arnau de Vilanova de Lleida (Spain), Head of the Department of Internal Medicine and Head of the Department of Pleural Medicine of the same hospital. He is currently the editor of a section of the European Respiratory Journal (official publication of the European Respiratory Society), associate editor of the ERJ Open Research (official publication of the European Respiratory Society) and editor-in-chief of the Spanish Journal of Medicine (official publication of the Spanish Society of Internal Medicine). .

His clinical and research interests focus primarily on pleural diseases and ranks second among the world’s pleura experts. He also has extensive creative work. has edited 8 medical books, He is the author of more than 300 original manuscripts and has delivered more than 60 invited lectures on pleural disease in 16 different countries over the past 10 years.

In addition to his recent appointment, Porcel is a member of the American College of Physicians (FACP), a member of the American College of Thoracic Physicians (FCCP), a member of the European Respiratory Society (FERS), a member of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (FEFIM) and member of the Asia-Pacific Society of Respirology (FAPSR).

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