MEDNET 2002 is an international meeting aimed at bringing together researchers, developers and users involved in the application of the internet in medicine, starting either with a medical or technological background. It is organised by the SIM – Society for the Internet in Medicine, an international scientific association devoted to promote the education of the public and of the medical community in the applications of the Internet and related technologies in the fields of the medical sciences, healthcare practice and management.

After the successful editions of Brighton (1996 and 1997), London (1998), Heidelberg (1999), Bruxelles (2000) and Udine, Italy (2001),this year’s Congress will take place in Amsterdam, over two days preceded and followed by tutorials and workshops centered on the Congress’ topics.