Organization of EMEUNET

EMEUNET comprises 5 levels of participation:

  • EMEUNET MEMBERS / COMMUNITY
    This is the fundamental basis of EMEUNET – i.e. the development of a pan-European network of young rheumatologists and rheumatology-based researchers. Membership of EMEUNET provides access to regular newsletters, opportunities and activities geared towards the young rheumatologist/rheumatology researcher. Age is limited to 40 years.
  • COUNTRY LIAISONS
    One person per country, who is an EMEUNET Member and who is responsible for dissemination of EMEUNET-issue/EMEUNET-related information in his/her country. This is a 1-yr position which should not be kept for more than 3 yrs.
  • EMEUNET WORKING GROUP
    This group undertakes the organisational role to facilitate the wider aims of EMEUNET and represent the EMEUNET Community. The group consists of 47 persons and a rotation of around one third of the group is ensured each year (thus usual duration in the group is 3 years).
  • EMEUNET SUBGROUPS (SG) AND SG LEADERS
    Most of the work within the EMEUNET WG takes place in SGs, with each SG focusing on a particular aspect of the organization. Current subgroups include: Social Media, Education, Country Liaisons, Visibility, Newsletter, Peer Mentoring and Global Affairs. Each SG has a leader who may change every other year.
  • EMEUNET STEERING COMMITTEE
    The SC includes 3 members, the past chairperson, current chairperson and chairperson-elect. The Chair has a mandate of one year and the participation in the SC lasts 3 years.