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The British Library 13 June 2000: Sources of healthcare information (a one day training workshop) 18 July 2000: Biomedical information on the internet (a one day hands-on training workshop) Details: The British Library, St Pancras, London NW1 2DB (contact Maureen Heath, tel: +44 (0)20 7412 7470, e-mail: maureen.heath{at}, web

23rd European Conference on Psychosomatic Research 17–21 June 2000: Oslo, Norway Details: Congress-Conference AS–CONGREX, Thomas Heftyes gt 2, PO Box 2694 Solli, N-0204 Oslo, Norway (tel: + 47 (0) 2256 1930; fax: + 47 (0) 2256 0541; e-mail:ecpr2000{at}

Falk Symposia 9/10 June 2000: Cholestasis and gallstones (Cluj Napoca, Romania) 1/2 October 2000: Non-neoplastic diseases of the anorectum—an interdisciplinary approach (Freiburg, Germany) 3/4 October 2000: Immunosuppression in inflammatory bowel diseases—standards, news, and future trends (Freiburg, Germany) 12/13 October 2000: Biology of bile acids in health and disease (Den Haag, The Netherlands) 4 November 2000: Chronic inflammatory bowel diseases—progress and controversies at the turn of the century (Bucharest, Romania) Details:Falk Foundation eV–Congress Division, Leinenweberstr 5, PO Box 6529, D-79041 Freiburg, Germany (tel: +49 (0) 761 130340; fax: +49 (0) 761 1303459; e-mail: symposia{at}

Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, New York 28–31 July 2000: 10th Annual course. A comprehensive review of movement disorders for the clinical practitioner 30 July–5 August 2000: 5th Annual course. Update and intensive review in internal medicine Details: Center for Continuing Education, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, 630 West 168th Street, Unit 39, New York, NY10032, USA (tel: +1 212 781 5990; fax: + 1 212 781 6047; e-mail: cme{at}

Ninth International Symposium on celiac disease 10–13 August 2000: Hunt Valley, MD, USA Details: Althea Pusateri, Program Coordinator, University of Maryland School of Medicine, 655 W Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201, USA (tel: +1 410 706 3957; fax: +1 410 706 3103;

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh/Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (Scottish Department) 16 June 2000: Appropriate antibiotic prescribing Details: Ms Eileen Strawn, Symposium Coordinator, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ, UK (tel: 0131 225 7324; 0131 220 4393; e-mail: e.strawn{at}

Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh/Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network 3 November 2000: Symposium on clinical effectiveness, clinical guidelines and clinical standards Details: Mrs Anne Fairbairn, Coordinator for Research and EBM, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ, UK (e-mail:a.fairbairn{at}

Imperial College School of Medicine, Division of Paediatrics, Obstetrics and Gynaecology 27 June 2000: Caring for sexuality in health and illness (for healthcare professionals and nurses)/jointly with Association of Psychosexual Nursing 29 June–1 July 2000: New horizons in recurrent pregnancy loss. 5 July 2000: Bereavement 6–7 July 2000: Advances in obstetric medicine: international meeting of obstetric medicine societies (satellite to ISSHP, Paris) Details: Symposium Office, Imperial College School of Medicine, Queen Charlotte's and Chelsea Hospital, Goldhawk Road, London W6 0XG, UK (tel: +44 (0)20 8383 3904; fax: +44 (0)20 8383 8555; e-mail: sympreg{at}

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