13th Edition of the EULAR-EMEUNET Press Review and Journal Club Newsletter

13th Edition of the EULAR-EMEUNET Press Review and Journal Club Newsletter

The latest edition of our EMEUNEWS is out! In this issue you will find an overview of relevant articles published in top rheumatology journals and in major internal medicine journals, published electronically between December 2020 and March 2021. Also pay attention to our upcoming Journal Club on May 19th - check the newsletter for further information.


Clinical research fellow position in Spondyloarthritis at Department of Rheumatology of the Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus

Clinical research fellow position in Spondyloarthritis at Department of Rheumatology of the Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus

The Department of Rheumatology of the Vall d’Hebron Barcelona Hospital Campus is offering a clinical research fellow position in the Spondyloarthritis Unit (psoriatic arthritis and axial spondyloarthritis). The Rheumatology Research Group is leaded by Prof Sara Marsal with large experience in basic, clinical and translational research in the field of Immune Mediated Inflammatory Diseases.

The Spondyloarthritis team led by Dr Alba Erra, Dr Xabier Michelena and Dr Miriam Almirall is looking for a highly motivated clinical research fellow to actively participate in a cutting-edge study of Functional Brain Magnetic Resonance in Patients with Psoriatic Arthritis and Psoriasis treated with targeted therapies. The research fellow will be also involved in other research projects of the Unit.

Skills, Qualifications and research experience: Degree in Medicine / Demonstrable knowledge and experience in rheumatology and rheumatology specialist registrar grade are desirable/ Previous research experience in clinical research is advantageous.

Required Language: Basic Spanish knowledge is desirable but not mandatory if fluent in English.

Benefits:

  • The position consists of a 12-month renewable fixed term contract and the opportunity to carry out a PhD program in the field.

Applications must be submitted to elena.granell@vhir.org

Please send your motivation letter and updated CV.

Application deadline: 15/06/2021, 23:00 – Europe/Brussels

Opportunity to join a EULAR Task Force!

Opportunity to join a EULAR Task Force!

We have received a request for EMEUNET members to join a new EULAR task force.

Two EMEUNET members to join the EULAR taskforce: “EULAR points to consider/recommendations for the management of fatigue in people with inflammatory rheumatic diseases” convened by Pedro Machado and Emma Dures.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please send your application (see attachment) and your 2 page CV (including publications) to emeunet.education@gmail.com.

Only EMEUNET members can apply (free registration on the EMEUNET website). If an applicant has been part of two or more EULAR task forces in the past, they will be excluded from the selection process unless no other eligible applicants.

Selection is primarily based on 1) quality of application and motivational letter, 2) expertise in the field, and 3) general clinical and research expertise.

The deadline for applications is 20 May 2021.

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The new EMEUNET Country Liaisons Newsletter is out!

The new EMEUNET Country Liaisons Newsletter is out!

The EMEUNET Country Liaisons Newsletter introduces the Country Liaisons of EMEUNET as well as their activities on the national level and social media. In this newsletter you can also find all relevant information about upcoming webinars and other educational events.

The new EULAR-EMEUNET sub-committees and activities issue is out!

The new EULAR-EMEUNET sub-committees and activities issue is out!

Here you can find the latest issue of EMEUNET News, entirely devoted to the description of EMEUNET Sub-Committees and their activities. In the newsletter, you can find all the information on how to apply and become a member our dynamic EMEUNET team. In this issue, you will also find details about upcoming educational events.

Opportunity to join a EULAR Task Force!

Opportunity to join a EULAR Task Force!

We have received a request for EMEUNET members to join two new EULAR task forces.

Two EMEUNET members to join the EULAR taskforce: “ASAS-EULAR recommendations for the management of axSpA” convened by Désirée van der Heijde and Sofia Ramiro.

One EMEUNET member to join the EULAR taskforce: “EULAR Points to Consider for the definition of clinical and imaging features suspicious for progression to psoriatic arthritis, convened by D. McGonagle and J. Smolen.

If you are interested in applying for the position, please send your application (see attachment) and your 2 page CV (including publications) to emeunet.education@gmail.com. Please indicate name of task force in email subject line (”axSpA” or ”prePsA”).

The deadline for applications is 20 April 2021.

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12th Edition of the EULAR-EMEUNET Press Review and Journal Club Newsletter

12th Edition of the EULAR-EMEUNET Press Review and Journal Club Newsletter

The new EULAR-EMEUNET Press Review and Journal Club issue is out!

This newsletter incorporates a recent review on current Rheumatology literature as well as information about the paper selected for the Journal Club and the EMEUNET paper of the month. Additionally, you will find a summary of recent literature on COVID-19 in rheumatology.

EMEUNET survey on social media use

EMEUNET survey on social media use

We would like to evaluate social media use in the EMEUNET community. Your view will provide us with valuable information on how we can improve our social media offering for our community in the future.

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