ESPGHAN What’s New – February 2021


If you are interested in helping to shape the future of ESPGHAN by applying for any of the above societal roles, please click here to view our current open positions. We look forward to receiving your applications.


We are pleased to announce our overview for Education Events for 2021, inclusive of postponed events from 2020. Please click here.


Presidential Candidates

With the deadline now passed for applications, we are delighted to again announce 2 submissions for President Elect. Voting will begin in March for all Full Members in good standing, but in the meantime, you can find the vision and motivation of each candidate by clicking here.

Obituary – Prof. Kevin Gaskin

We are sad to announce the passing of Prof. Kevin Gaskin, prominent Paediatric Gastroenterologist and well known to many of our members. An obituary for Prof. Gaskin has been written by his close colleagues here.

Young ESPGHAN Webinars

After positive feedback from the first 2 Young ESPGHAN Webinars, we would like to draw your attention to the programme for the remainder of the year. To view please click here.

ESPGHAN Webinar Initiative 2021 – Reminder

We would like to remind all Members that our Webinar initiative for 2021 is currently open for submissions. If you are interested in organising a webinar and would like more information, please visit our dedicated website section.

ESPGHAN AHP Award 2021 – Reminder

We would like to remind all AHP Members that our AHP Award application deadline is March 31st, 2021. All details can be found at our dedicated AHP Award section on the ESPGHAN Website.

Young ESPGHAN / Case of the Month

View the February 2021 case here.

WCPGHAN Vienna 2021

Keep up to date with all progress for the planning of the WCPGHAN
by visiting the dedicated congress website


UEG Research Prize 2021

UEG awards € 100,000 each year for excellence in basic science, translational or clinical research. Applications are open until April 30th, 2021. More info here

UEG Abstract Submission

Submit your abstract for UEG Week Virtual 2021 by April 30th, 2021. More info here.