ESPGHAN What’s New – July 2021

ESPGHAN Open Positions

ESPGHAN Treasurer: The role of ESPGHAN Treasurer is now open for applications. For more information, please click here.

EMA Representative on the Public Affairs Committee: Please click here for the expression of interest.

BioMed Alliance Representative: For further information, please click here.

ESPGHAN Educational Events

The latest information on the ESPGHAN 2021 Educational event schedule can be found on the ESPGHAN website Knowledge Centre, including recent decisions on format and postponements.

Reminder: The deadline for 2023 outline submissions is the 12th September 2021. Please contact the ESPGHAN Office for further details (

Important Information for Members

In Memoriam. We are sad to announce the passing of one of our esteemed colleagues and members, Prof. Harrie Lafeber. A poignant obituary has been written and can be found by clicking here.

UEG Open Positions. UEG are currently advertising for the roles of Vice-President, Chair of the Education and Research Committees, and one independent Councillor role. More information is available here. Please note that these positions are based on individual interest, but candidates must be supported by ESPGHAN. Please indicate your interest to the ESPGHAN Office by the 28th of August in order to assess and prepare the necessary paperwork for support.

Young ESPGHAN Initiatives. The upcoming webinars for Young ESPGHAN can be found here, with the Case of the Month for July also available.

Reminder: ESPGHAN Endnote subscription. ESPGHAN would like to offer our active members access to Endnote as part of our initiative for Societal Paper quality. More information can be found in our announcements section here.

Additional Initiatives

Reminder: ESPGHAN SIG for Basic Science and Translational Research request. The SIG short survey based on gaining skills and understanding of statistics, bioinformatics, data science and coding skills will remain open until the 6th August. If you would like to participate, the survey can be found by clicking here.

Reminder: Use of PPI for Reflux Disease. The Working Group on Motility would like to remind members of the survey, which can be found here, and is open until 15th of August for completion.