ESPGHAN The Digest – March 2023
Dear ESPGHAN Members, friends and colleagues,
We hope you are looking forward to the Annual Meeting as much as we are! This year we will see much of the normality return with the rate of on-site attendance, and several novel features that will be initiated. For all information on the congress, please visit our dedicated website.
Our Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held during the Annual Meeting, on the 19th of May, 18:15-20:30 in Hall A of the Austria Centre Vienna. Several important topics from this years Strategy Day, which will impact future Societal procedures, will be discussed including potential changes to membership and voting rights. More details, including the agenda and supporting documents, will be available in the coming weeks.
ESPGHAN Executive Committee
Ulrich Baumann, Mary Fewtrell, Lorenzo D’Antiga
Important Information for Members
ESPGHAN DOI Form Updates
As part of the 2022 Strategy Day, work has been ongoing to improve our transparency and to update our current Declaration of Interest (DOI) forms on the ESPGHAN website. As the updates are nearing completion, a separate mailing will be sent in the coming weeks with the new forms, and all active members will be asked to submit their declarations in the new format. This mailing will also include other updates from recent Strategy Day projects.
ESPGHAN Liaison Officer
We would like to update you on the Liaison Officer role, announced and opened for applications previously in 2022. After Council review upon close of the application process, Prof Sanja Kolacek was appointed to the position, with a start date of 1st of March. Important subjects have been identified and work has begun to address some of the most pressing issues in PGHN, including Medical Device availability, paediatric IBD drugs and other subjects to be addressed at the European policy making level.
Open positions for 2024 will be announced in June/July 2023.
Voting for the 2023 open positions will be sent to all Full Members in good standing in the coming weeks, and the outcomes will be announced at the AGM in May.
Please look out for the link and information which will be sent via email.
ESPGHAN Educational Events
The 2023 educational event schedule is now listed in Knowledge Centre on the society website.
Surgical Aspects in Paediatric GI 15.04.23
GI Summer School 15.04.2023
Registrations now open for the 5th PETDW
Young ESPGHAN Webinar on Basic Research: How to write a grant application
12.04.2023, 17:00-18:00 CET
Please contact email@example.com to register.
55th EPC Meeting, Alpbach, Austria – ESPGHAN Endorsed
Reduced fee for ESPGHAN members, please click here for all relevant details
The next instalment will be released in the coming days. The podcasts can be found on Spotify, Amazon, Apple, Samsung and Stitcher.
Young ESPGHAN Case of the Month
The winning case for March can be found here.
UEG Research Fellowship Grant 2023:
The call for the fellowship grant is open. Details can be found on the UEG Website here. Deadline 17.04.2023
UEG Week 2023:
Abstract submission for UEG Week 2023 is now open. Further information can be found here.
ESPGHAN What's New - April 2023