ERNICA member hospital, Radboud MC in The Netherlands offers annual pediatric surgery courses. This year, the following courses are running: ECMO & CDH course March 19-20 2021 - Fully booked! Pediatric Colorectal course 18-19 June 2021 - Still spaces available! These courses are supported by ERNICA and are targeted towards senior residents, fellows and junior pediatric surgeons. The sessions include hands-on-training (using training models). Due to the current Corona regulations, face-to-face training is only available to participants from The Netherlands. Participants from other countries can join online. The same sessions and hands- on-training is available for online participants, as training models are posted to participants in advance. Click here to find out more.
A special issue on long-term outcomes of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia (CDH) is upcoming in the Open Access journal Children. Please see the official announcement for more information. ERNICA members are encouraged to submit their work. Deadline for manuscript submissions: 1 September 2021
The European Joint Programme for Rare Diseases (EJP-RD) have various opportunities available for ERN members and affiliated partners. Two opportunities are provided via the 'ERN RD Training and Support Program'. The aim of the ‘ERN RD Training and Support Program‘ is to fill the gap in the available educational offer on rare diseases research by creating and implementing a comprehensive and cohesive training program for different target groups such as researchers and young clinicians working at institutions that are Full Members or Affiliated Partners of the European Reference Networks (ERNs). Research Workshop calls (X 2 per year) - Current call now open until 7 March 2021! Research Mobility Fellowship Calls (X 2 per year) - Next call opening on 15 March 2021! More information can be found on the EJP-RD website (including information on the impact of COVID-19): https://www.ejprarediseases.org/index.php/training-and-empowerment/ern-trainings/ Please keep the ERNICA coordinator and project managers informed if you wish you submit an application.