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We facilitate a number of healthcare language events and workshops across Europe. EALTHY half-day and day workshops are free to members, while discounted entry is offered for members to shared events and to the bi-annual English for Healthcare Conference. Our workshops and symposiums are an important means of offering tailored professional development to our members and to the wider language in healthcare community.


ealthy events & workshops

EALTHY Spring Symposium University of Pecs, Hungary

Where: University of Pecs, Hungary When: May, 2021 ( to be confirmed) Cost: Free for EALTHY members. Non-members €20 Social programme : 
  •  Tour to Villány Wine Region at an additional cost of HUF 10, 000/person (approx. 30 euros), including travel costs, schnapps, a three-course dinner and wine tasting in the cellar
  • Sightseeing in Pécs at an additional cost of HUF 4000/person (approx. 12 euros), including entry to the Cathedral.
Registration: In 2021
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Languages in Medical Education Online, 15 December 2020

Voronezh N. N. Burdenko  State Medical University 

We are pleased to invite you to participate in the international online conference ‘Languages in Medical Education to be held on 15 December2020 at Voronezh N. N. Burdenko State Medical University. The conference is dedicated to the 90th anniversary of Foreign Languages Department of Voronezh Medical University.  

The topics for discussion include (but are not limited to) the following: 

  • Modern languages in medical trainingtraditions and innovations 
  • Global transformations in higher medical educations: what can languages contribute? 
  • English for Medical Purposes (EMP): teaching technologies and learning practice 
  • English for Academic Purposes (EAP) in higher educationteaching technologies and learning practice  
  • Latin and medical terminology: traditions and innovations 
  • English as Medium of Instruction (EMI) in medical training: challenges and solutions 

The formats of participation 

  • Online presentation (up to 15 min,  up to 20 slides)   
  • Offline presentation  \ video  (up to  20 slides) 
  • Online and offline (video) congratulations  (up to 5 min)  

 To inform us about your participation, please fill in and submit a registration formThe registration form, presentations and videos or the link to their storage are to be submitted to The deadline for submission is 1 December 2020.  

 Further information including the conference programme and time will be available in due course at Medicine & Languages website 

For questions please contact the Conference Coordinator Irina Torubarova at or WhatsApp +79155877179  

We are looking forward to seeing you at the conference 

19th International and Interdisciplinary Conference on Communication, Medicine and Ethics 28-30 June, 2021

The 19th International Conference on Communication, Medicine, and Ethics (COMET), which will be hosted by the University of Insubria, Como, Italy, 28-30 June 2021. The Post-COMET Masterclass is scheduled for 1 July 2021.

The COMET conference aims to bring together scholars from different disciplinary backgrounds involving various healthcare specialties and the human and social sciences. A special emphasis is on the dissemination of ongoing research in language/discourse/communication studies in relation to healthcare education, patient participation and professional ethics.


  • Richard Ashcroft (City, University of London, UK)
  • Jerome Groopman and Pamela Hartzband (Harvard Medical School, USA)
  • Lorelei Lingard (Western University, Canada)


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