13th edition – Barcelona, February, 10-11 2016

Biomedical professionals need to be able to communicate effectively in writing and in speaking. However, most professionals receive little specific training in communication skills. Science is an international endeavor, and English is the lingua franca of the international scientific community. Although Spanish biomedical professionals invest heavily in learning English, they often lack the skills in… 2016

30th edition – Granollers, January, 26-27 2016

When speaking in front of an audience, only 15% of what actually reaches the public corresponds to the spoken message. In contrast, more than half the information retained by listeners lies in nonverbal communication. Indeed, the lecturer’s posture, gesture and eye gaze tell a lot more on how he/she feels than mere words. These courses… 2016

tents of public health in veterinary degree cour

This initiative goes way back. Such diverse degrees as medicine, social work and teaching give subjects on public health in their degree courses. Therefore in 2010, the Sociedad Española de Epidemiología (SEE)(Spanish Society of Epidemiology and the Sociedad Española de Salud Pública y Administración Sanitaria (SESPAS)(Spanish Society of Public Health and Health Administration) decided to… 2016

12th edition – Ourense, January, 13-14 2016

Biomedical professionals need to be able to communicate effectively in writing and in speaking. However, most professionals receive little specific training in communication skills. Science is an international endeavor, and English is the lingua franca of the international scientific community. Although Spanish biomedical professionals invest heavily in learning English, they often lack the skills in…

Meeting on Pharmacological contents in degree programmes

After a study was carried out, the need was seen to update and standardize the competences in the subject of Pharmacology in Spanish universities.To do this, the Esteve Foundation will support a series of meetings between teaching experts in Pharmacology in order to reach an agreement on what these competences should be.The first meeting, with…

29th edition – Oviedo, December, 1-2 2015

When speaking in front of an audience, only 15% of what actually reaches the public corresponds to the spoken message. In contrast, more than half the information retained by listeners lies in nonverbal communication. Indeed, the lecturer’s posture, gesture and eye gaze tell a lot more on how he/she feels than mere words. These courses…

38th edition – Málaga, November, 19-20 2015

The 38th edition of these training seminars to provide the basic skills and techniques to write and publish scientific articles in health sciences was held on November 19-20 2015 at the Universidad de Málaga. Esteve Fernandez, editor of Gaceta Sanitaria from 2004 to 2010, and Carmen Vives, associate editor of Gaceta Sanitaria, conducted the students…