Opportunity to join a EULAR Task Force!

We have received a request for 1 EMEUNET member to join the EULAR task force ”Update of the EULAR recommendations for the management of ANCA-associated vasculitis” convened by Prof Bernhard Hellmich.

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

Link to application form

V4_SOP for EMEUNET participation in EULAR Task Forces

The deadline for applications is 3 Nov 2021.

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.

Link to application form

The deadline for applications is 20 May 2021.

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”).

Link to application form

The deadline for applications is 20 April 2021.

Opportunity to join a EULAR Task Force!

We have received a request for EMEUNET members to join 2 different EULAR task forces.

If you are interested in applying for one of the positions, please send your application (see attachment) and your 2 page CV (including a publication list) to emeunet.education@gmail.com. Please indicate name of task force in email subject line (”DMARDs in cancer” or ”RA prevention”).

  • Two EMEUNET members to join the EULAR taskforce: “EULAR points to consider on the initiation of targeted therapies in patients with inflammatory arthritides and a recent history of cancer” convened by Prof. J.-E. Gottenberg.
  • One EMEUNET member to join the EULAR taskforce: “EULAR Points to consider on risk stratification of populations for RA prevention studies” convened by Prof. A. van der Helm

Link to application form

The deadline for applications is 17 March 2021.

Opportunity to join 2 EULAR Task force!

We have received a request for EMEUNET members to join 2 different EULAR task forces.

If you are interested in applying for one of the positions, please send your application (see attachment) and your 2 page CV (including a publication list) to emeunet.education@gmail.com. Please indicate name of task force in email subject line (e.g., ”Physiotherapy” or ”Work”).

1) Two EMEUNET members to join the EULAR taskforce: “EULAR recommendations on passive physiotherapy and balneotherapy in RMDs” convened by Prof. Szekanecz Zoltán.

Please note, this is a pre-selection for a task-force that is yet to be approved by EULAR.

First meeting: To be confirmed.

2) Two EMEUNET members to join the EULAR taskforce: “Points to consider for keeping patients with RMDs at work” convened by the EULAR public affairs committee

First meeting: Friday 21st of May virtual. Before applying, please confirm your availability on this date.

Link to application form

The deadline for applications is 5 February 2021.

Opportunity to join a EULAR Task force!

 We have received a request for two EMEUNET members to join the EULAR taskforce: “EULAR Task Force on remote care in Rheumatology” convened by Ass. Prof. Christian Dejaco and Ass. Prof. Annette de Thurah.

 If you are interested in applying for one of the positions, please send your application (see attachment) to emeunet.education@gmail.com attaching your 2 page CV (including a publication list). The deadline for application is 21 October 2020.

Link to the application form:

Form for EMEUNET TF applications

V4_SOP for EMEUNET participation in EULAR Task Forces_2020

Opportunity to join a EULAR Task force!

We have received a request for up to two EMEUNET members to join the EULAR taskforce: “Update of the EULAR 2020 provisional recommendations for the management of RMDs in the context of SARS-CoV-2” convened by Professor Robert Landewé.

 If you are interested in applying for one of the positions, please send your application (see attachment) to emeunet.education@gmail.com attaching your 2 page CV (including a publication list). The deadline for application is 19 October 2020. 

Link to the application form:

Form for EMEUNET TF applications

V4_SOP for EMEUNET participation in EULAR Task Forces_2020

Opportunity to join a EULAR Task force!

We have received a request for two EMEUNET members to join the EULAR taskforce: “EULAR standards for the training of European rheumatologists” convened by Professor Christopher Edwards. 

If you are interested in applying for one of the positions, please send your application (see attachment) to emeunet.education@gmail.com attaching your 2 page CV (including a publication list). The deadline for application is 25 September 2020.

Link to application form: 
Form for EMEUNET TF applications_2.doc
V4_SOP for EMEUNET participation in EULAR Task Forces_2020_2.pdf

EMEUNET Members appointed to Task Forces to develop and/or update EULAR Recommendations

EMEUNET members are an integral part of all EULAR Task Forces and committees working on developing new and updated EULAR recommendations and points to consider. Participants from EMEUNET are selected after a competitive process on a rolling basis, as and when new Task Forces are established.

1. ASAS-EULAR recommendations for the management of axSpA

  • Call during: Spring 2021
  • EMEUNET selected members: Steven Zhao and Manouk de Hooge

2. EULAR Points to Consider for the definition of clinical and imaging features suspicious for progression to psoriatic arthritis

  • Call during: Spring 2021
  • EMEUNET selected members: Mikhail Protopopov and Piero Ruscitti

3. EULAR Points to consider on risk stratification of populations for RA prevention studies

  • Call during: Spring 2021
  • EMEUNET selected members: Ifyta Sahbudin

4. EULAR points to consider on the initiation of targeted therapies in patients with inflammatory arthritides and a recent history of cancer

  • Call during: Spring 2021
  • EMEUNET selected members: Juan Molina Collada and Ertugrul Bolek

5. Points to consider for keeping patients with RMDs at work

  • Call during: Spring 2021
  • EMEUNET selected members: Mary Lucy Marques and Olga Brzezińska

6. Update of the EULAR 2020 provisional recommendations for the management of RMDs in the context of SARS-CoV-2

  • Call during: Fall 2020
  • EMEUNET selected members: Richard Conway and Puja Mehta

7. EULAR Task Force on remote care in Rheumatology

  • Call during: Fall 2020
  • EMEUNET selected members: Silvia Piantoni and James Gwinnutt

8. EULAR standards for the training of European rheumatologists

  • Call during: Fall 2020
  • EMEUNET selected members: Tue Wenzel Kragstrup and Tania Gudu

9. Recommendations on the Use of Imaging in Crystal-Induced Arthropathies

  • Call during: Spring 2020
  • EMEUNET selected members: Garifallia Sakellariou and Fabian Proft

10. EULAR classification criteria for haemochromatosis arthropathy

  • Call during: Fall 2019
  • EMEUNET selected members: Peter Korsten and Simone Parisi

11. EULAR recommendations for the use of imaging to guide interventional procedures

  • Call during: May 2019
  • EMEUNET selected members: Fabian Proft.

12. EULAR Recommendations for Cardiovascular Risk Management in Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Diseases including SLE and the antiphospholipid syndrome

  • Call during: March 2019
  • EMEUNET selected members: Karen Schreiber and Savino Sciascia.

13. Taskforce Women in Academia

  • Call during: March 2019
  • EMEUNET selected members: Elena Nikiphorou and Katie Druce.

14. EULAR Recommendations on what test to use in clinical research for interferon signature measurement and the value of these test(s) for future clinical practice 

  • Call during: December 2018
  • EMEUNET selected members: Giulio Cavalli and Javier Rodriguez.

15. EULAR Points to Consider for Conducting Clinical Trials in Individuals at risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

  • Call during: December 2018
  • EMEUNET selected members: Francesca Ometto and Deshiré Alpizar-Rodriguez

16. EULAR points to consider when analysing and reporting comparative effectiveness research with observational data in rheumatology

  • Call during: October 2018
  • EMEUNET selected members: Sytske Anne Bergstra and Joanna Kedra.

17. EULAR recommendations for a core data set for pregnancy registers in rheumatology 

  • Call during: August 2018
  • EMEUNET selected members: Savino Sciascia and Sebastian Rodriguez.

18. EULAR 2019 Update of recommendations for the management of psoriatic arthritis with pharmacological therapies

  • Call during: August 2018
  • EMEUNET selected members: Santiago Rodrigues Manica and Tue Kragstrup

19. EULAR 2019 Update of recommendations for the management of rheumatoid arthritis

  • Call during: August 2018
  • EMEUNET selected members: Diederik de Cock and Elena Nikiphorou.

20. EULAR Recommendations for difficult to treat rheumatoid arthritis

  • Call during: March 2018
  • EMEUNET selected member: Elena Nikiphorou

21. EULAR Recommendations for the role of the nurse in inflammatory arthritis

  • Call during: October 2017
  • EMEUNET selected members: Ricardo Ferreira and Francesco Carubbi

22. EULAR Recommendations for imaging in back pain

  • Call during: October 2017
  • EMEUNET selected members: Christelle Nguyen and Victoria Navarro

23. EULAR recommendations/points to consider for the generic core competencies of Health Professionals in Rheumatology (Convenors: Thea Vliet Vlieland, Lisa Edelaar and Annamaria Iagnocco)

  • Call during: September 2017
  • EMEUNET selected members: George Fragoulis and Valentin Schäfer.
  • Report: Click here to read a report from the EMEUNET representatives.

24. EULAR Recommendations on osteoporosis

  • Call during: June 2017
  • EMEUNET selected member: Anne Birgitte Blanvfeldt

25. EULAR Recommendations for the management of foot and ankle conditions in rheumatology (Convenor: Anthony Redmond)

  • Call during: April 2016
  • Number of applicants: 20
  • EMEUNET selected members: Lucía Silva and Peggy Jaques

26. EULAR Recommendations for rheumatoid arthritis (Convenors: Josef Smolen and Robert Landewé):

  • Call during: September 2015
  • Number of applicants: 17
  • EMEUNET selected members: Meghna Jani and Christophe Richez

27. Update of the EULAR Recommendations for the management of early rheumatoid arthritis (Convenors: Bernard Combe and Robert Landewé)

  • Call during: August 2015
  • Number of applicants: 17
  • EMEUNET selected members: Lucía Silva and Richard Conway