Società Italiana di Medicina Generale e delle Cure Primarie (SIMG, Italian Society of General Medicine)
SIMG is an autonomous and independent association founded to promote, enhance and support the professional role of general practitioners, both within the Italian healthcare system and in European and extra-European healthcare organizations. The association was founded in 1982, and counts 100 provincial and sub-provincial sections in Italy. The association pay close attention to training, research and continuing professional development.
SIMG also works on clinical research and epidemiology in general practice, as well as in the field of quality assessment. The association, which aims to promote collaboration with public and private institutions, has relationships with major national and international associations. It is a member of Scientific Societies Federation (F.I.S.M.).