Message from the President of ESP

Professor Aleš RYŠKA

 Professor Peter SCHIRMACHER





Dear colleagues and members,

It is a great pleasure, but also a challenge and immense responsibility for me to take over the ESP presidency from Aleš Ryška. ESP is thriving: we look back to two highly successful ECPs in Basel 2022 and Dublin 2023 with record participant numbers, our working group, education and training activities are steadily increasing and membership numbers are rising in a breath-taking speed.

It is all about you, the members; we will further develop our services, especially in educational activities and increase our outreach to partner societies and politics for the best of Pathology. Thus, be part of the ESP family, become a member, join the working groups and bring in your ideas and activity to shape the Pathology of the future.




ESP Vision and Mission Statement
Vision: Excellence in pathology for optimal patient care.
Mission: As the leading force in European pathology, the European Society of Pathology (ESP) promotes high quality pathology diagnosis for all patients, up-to-date education across Europe and support cutting-edge research to understand disease and translate science into clinical practice. 

Virchows Archiv

Virchows Archiv

Virchows Archiv (European Journal of Pathology) is the Official Journal of the ESP.

The Journal is edited by an editorial committee composed of an Editor in Chief, who is appointed by the Executive Committee, and Associate Editors, who are selected by the Editor in Chief.

The mission of the Journal is to advance the scientific basis of human pathology by the publication of high quality research, including molecular and translational studies, and thereby contribute to patient care.


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