Country Liaisons

EMEUNET is growing and we now have a Liaison for every European country. Country Liaisons contribute to the spread of EMEUNET. With their help we hope to reach the vast majority of young rheumatologists and researchers across Europe.

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Country Liasion Meetings at EULAR: 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Country Liaison Activities in 2015

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Country Liaison Activities



EMEUNET promoted in Austria


During the Austrian Society of Rheumatology Congress 2016 for the third time a Young rheumatology session tool place. These young rheumatologist session were iniatied by Paul Studenic co-leader of the EMEUNET Social Media subgroup are continuously growing. This event facilitates the spread of EMEUENT in Austria. In the last edition, a mutual session in collaboration with Rheumadocs (Germany) was organized and opportunitiesand aims of the Rheuma docs as well as structure and reports about the Rheumatraining curricula in Germany as well as in Austria were presented to the audience.



EMEUNET at the Danish Rheumatology Association


Each year the Danish Rheumatology Association hosts a 2-day-meeting for all the Rheumatologists and fellows-in-training in Denmark. It’s a national conference where new research and guidelines are presented, where we have a presentation competition in which selected abstracts are presented by young rheumatologists doing research, and where the yearly general assemblies for both the National Rheumatology Association and the Young Rheumatologist Association is held. It is a fantastic event to catch up with old colleagues and network with new ones.



EMEUNET at the National French Rheumatology Meeting


Camille Souffir, Country Liasion for France, promoted EMEUNET in 2015 and 2016 at the French Congress of Rheumatology.



EMEUNET promoted in collaboration with the Georgian Young Rheumatologist Union (SARG)






Nino Gobejishvili, our Country Liaison for Georgia, was promoting EMEUNET projects and activities in different events organized locally in collaboration with the Georgian Young Rheumatologist Union (SARG). The SARG aims to identify the needs of young rheumatologists and raise awareness on RMD in Georgia, so different activities, including some events during the WAD 2017 were held in collaboration with EMEUNET.



EMEUNET at the Italian Society of Rheumatology Congress


The Italian Society of Rheumatology (SIR) national meeting was held on 23-26 November 2016 in Rimini, Italy. We had for the third year a Session for Young Rheumatologists where a lecture on how to conduct a systematic literature review was held and young fellows engaged in a national Master degree reported their experience. In addition, we reported about the growth of our Italian Young Rheumatologists Group since we established it at last year’s Congress. During the session, several young rheumatologists joined our group that is now including over 150 people. EMEUNET was highlighted in this session as a powerpoint presentation was given to explain aims and organization of EMEUNET and to encourage young Italian rheumatologists to join our expanding network. EMEUNET flyers were also circulated to provide attendees with all information at a glance.



EMEUNET advertised at the Polish Society of Rheumatology 2017




Our Country Liaison for Poland, Marcin Milchert, promoted EMEUNET during the 23rd annual congress of the Polish Society of Rheumatology 2017. Some flyers were distributed and received great interest from the attendants.






EMEUNET promoted at the Romanian Summer School of Rheumatology




Ana Maria Gherghe, the current Country Liasion for Romania, had the opportunity to introduce EMEUNET in an oral presentation during the Summer School of Rheumatology in July 2017, organized by Prof. Ruxandra Ionescu. Ana covered important topics about EMEUNET registration, structure, membership and her talk received great interest from the audience.






EMEUNET promoted at the Slovenian National Rheumatology Meeting


EMEUNET was promoted during the Slovenian national rheumatology meeting (October 2017). Our Country Liaison for Slovenia, Katja Perdan had the opportunity to give a 15-minute presentation regarding EMEUNET to an audience of young rheumatologists and fellows in training.




EMEUNET advertised in Spain to residents and fellows in training!


The Spanish Country Liasion, Chamaida Plasencia-Rodríguez, delivered a presentation about EMEUNET during a specific course for residents and fellows in training in Spain, organized in collaboration with the Spanish Society for Rheumatology. The benefits of EMEUNET were highlighted and she made emphasis on the ongoing projects, educational offer and all the relevant information that can be found in the EMEUNET website.