Organizers and partners


Krakow Medical Society (Towarzystwo Lekarskie Krakowskie)
Medycyna Praktyczna


Jagiellonian University


Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum
Polish Association for Spiritual Care in Medicine
Polish Society of Internal Medicine
Maimonides Institute for Medicine, Ethics and the Holocaust

Endorsed by

American College of Physicians

Honorary patronage

Jarosław Gowin, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Higher Education, Republic of Poland
Piotr Gliński, Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Culture and National Heritage, Republic of Poland
Jacek Czaputowicz, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland
Łukasz Szumowski, Minister of Health, Republic of Poland
Wojciech Nowak, Rector of the Jagiellonian University
Maciej Hamankiewicz, President of the Supreme Medical Council

About Kraków Medical Society

Kraków Medical Society (Towarzystwo Lekarskie Krakowskie) dates back to 1866, when it was founded thanks to the efforts of Doctor Aleksander Kremer. It answered the contemporary needs stemming from the rapid advancements in medicine as well as challenges faced by medical practitioners.

About Medycyna Praktyczna

Medycyna Praktyczna (Medicine in Practice) is a medical publishing house founded in 1991 in Kraków, Poland, by a group of physicians from the Jagiellonian University Medical College. Our objective is to provide a broad range of medical professionals as well as patients with current and verified medical knowledge. Boasting the reputation of a trusted and reliable source of information, Medycyna Praktyczna is the most widely recognized brand by the Polish medical community.


About Jagiellonian University

The Jagiellonian University is the oldest higher education institution in Poland and one of the oldest in Europe. It was founded on 12 May 1364 by the Polish king Casimir the Great. The Jubilee year 2014 marked the 650th anniversary of this remarkable event.

About Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial and Museum

KL Auschwitz was the largest of the German Nazi concentration camps and extermination centers. Over 1.1 million men, women and children lost their lives here. The post-camp relics are protected by the Museum created in 1947. The Memorial today is i.a. the Archive and Collections as well as research, conservation and publishing center.
More information

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