On behalf of Turkish Society of Clinical Biochemistry and congress organizing committee, I am very pleased and honored to invite you to the “5th EFLM-UEMS European Joint Congress in Laboratory Medicine” which will be held in Antalya, Turkey, on October 10-13, 2018 at Titanic Beach Lara Hotel.
Owing to the theme of “Laboratory Medicine at the Clinical Interface” , invited speakers are experts from laboratory medicine and clinical medicine as well. Building on the success of previous congresses, 5th EFLM-UEMS European Joint Congress in Laboratory Medicine will include plenary sessions, symposiums, oral and poster presentations.
The Joint Congress will provide an ideal forum to stimulate intense discussions in laboratory medicine as well as to establish collaborations which is very important for young professionals in the field…
It is indeed a great pleasure to welcome you to Antalya and to the 5th Joint EFLM-UEMS Congress. This is the 5th in a series of conferences organised biannually by EFLM and UEMS. Previous conferences were organised in Lisbon, Dubrovnik, Liverpool and Warsaw. Why are we organising these conferences and do these conferences add new information that cannot be obtained in all the other conferences? The answer is included in the subtitle of the conference – “Laboratory medicine at the clinical interface”.As professionals working in laboratory medicine, we must move out of the laboratory and we must prioritize a stronger interaction with clinicians and patients. How can this be done and what is the unmet needs of the clinicians and patients? If we do not interact, we will not know. Errors in medicine …
On behalf of the UEMS Section of Laboratory Medicine, I’m delighted to welcome you to the 5th joint European Congress run under the joint auspices of the Union of European Medical Specialists and the European Federation of Laboratory Medicine. We continue with the successful theme of previous meetings and focus on the role of Laboratory Medicine at the clinical interface, thus emphasising the essential role of the laboratory in underpinning high quality patient care.