EMEUNET is growing and we now have a Liaison for every country in Europe. 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.
If you want to know more about our Country Liaisons and what they do, check out our Newsletter here.
Country Liaison Activities
EMEUNET promotion at a scientific evening for young rheumatologists
Our Country Liaison for Belgium, Alla Ishchenko, organized an educational event where EMEUNET was promoted. The event was widely promoted in the country and about 15 young residents in Rheumatology from all major Belgian university centers attended. The meeting focused on rheumatoid arthritis and was followed by a dinner. Professors Durez and Verschueren gave a lecture and young colleagues also presented clinical cases. Alla promoted EMEUNET with a 10 minutes presentation.
EMEUNET promoted in Croatia
Marija Andrassy, the EMEUNET Country Liaison for Croatia, and Ivan Padjen, EMEUNET Working Group member, organized a meeting of young rheumatologists in Zagreb. The advantages of EMEUNET for education, networking and research were presented to many young rheumatologists and residents from all Croatia, including colleagues from other departments.
Promotion of EMEUNET in Germany
EMEUNET was actively promoted in Germany by our Country Liasion Johanna Mucke. Johanna promoted EMEUNET to young fellows in Germany in a recent workshop in January 2018. This workshop was organized by the rheumadocs, an association of young german rheumatologists.
EMEUNET promoted at the Forum for Young Rheumatologists
Zsolt Mangel, the Country Liasion for Hungary, promoted EMEUNET at the MRE Forum for Young Rheumatologists. About one hundred young residents and rheumatologists under 40 years from Hungary attended the meeting, where a presentation about EMEUNET was organized, with special regard to the benefits of membership and international researches.
EMEUNET promoted during a national joint meeting in Moldova
EMEUNET was promoted in Moldova during a national event organized by the Society in Internal Medicine from Moldova, Society of Internal Medicine from Romania and Romanian Society of Rheumatology. Our Country Liaison for Moldova, Victoria Sadovici-Bobeica presented a poster about EMEUNET and distributed flyers to young participants during the coffee breaks.
EMEUNET promotion at MedEspera Congress
Victoria Sadovici-Bobeica, the Country Liaison for Moldova, presented EMEUNET during a poster presentation session at the MedEspera Congress (International Medical Congress for medicine students and young doctors). She made possible the immediate registration at EMEUNET during the congress breaks, involving also specialists in immunology and internal medicine.
EMEUNET introduced to Portuguese Fellows
The Country Liasion for Portugal, Flávio Costa, promoted EMEUNET during the 1st course to 2nd year Portuguese Fellows. It was an initiative designed and organized by the fellows, with the sponsorship of the Sociedade Portuguesa de Reumatologia. All the fellows from the second and third year (19 residents) participated in the course.
EMEUNET promoted at the national Spanish congress
The Country Liaison for Spain, Diego Benavent, actively promoted EMEUNET at the SER (Sociedad Española de Reumatología) congress. EMEUNET was advertised with a poster and with flyers, including the new translated flyers in Spanish language. Furthermore, Victoria Navarro former member of EMEUNET Executive Committee, gave a speech on EMEUNET during a specific session on Societies for young rheumatologists.
EMEUNET advertised in The Netherlands
Our Country Liaison for The Netherlands, Marlies van der Goes, promoted EMEUNET during the national congress of the Dutch Society for Rheumatology. She joined the “young rheumatologists” corner and spread some flyers about EMEUNET.