EMEUNET Peer Mentoring Sub-Committee
Leader: Silvia Piantoni (Italy)
Members: Antigone Pieta (Greece), Ertugrul Cagri Bolek (Turkey), Fabian Proft (Germany), Jeroen Smeele (The Netherlands), Lise Verhoef (The Netherlands), Mert Öztaş (Turkey), Simone Battista (Italy), Stevie Shoop- Worrall (UK).
The Peer Mentoring Sub-Committee aims at helping young rheumatologists to have more access and information, to interact with mentors and leading clinicians / researchers in the field of rheumatology. It also encourages the exchange of ideas between peers providing an opportunity to get in touch with rheumatologists with similar research interests.
- Peer Review Mentoring Program for Rheumatology Journals (formerly ARD reviewers program) to train EMEUNET members as reviewers for scientific journals in rheumatology under the supervision of senior reviewers. This program is organized in collaboration with the editorial offices of ARD and RMD Open.
- Mentor - Mentee Meetings at international conferences (e.g. ACR and EULAR ). Informal meetings between EMEUNET members and experts in the field of rheumatology to discuss career plans, research options, training etc.
- Research institute glossary to promote research collaborations between EMEUNET members and research institutes in Europe: EULAR Centers of Excellence , Centers of Imaging and other centers .
- Post-Doc Mentoring Program me: pioneer program aimed at providing mentoring for post-doc researchers by leading mentors in the field of rheumatology.