The European Society of Pathology (ESP) is delighted to announce the Second European Society of Pathology Academy (ESPA), scheduled to take place from 20-23 June 2020 in Waterloo, Belgium.
Unfortunately, due to the COVID-19 situation ESPA 2020 has been postponed. More information will follow in due course
The ESP Academy
Is an intensive, interactive four-day workshop designed to support early career pathologists
advances research excellence and innovation among young pathologists and scientists in the field of human pathology
provides solutions for building up a research strategy and academic career to become a leader in pathology
identifies the best original pathology-relevant research submitted by the best pathology researchers
represents a forum to share experiences with world leading senior researchers in pathology as well as fellow young scientists/pathologists
Admission to the Academy and deadline for application
Admission to the Academy is by competitive application based on the candidate’s curriculum vitae, clinical and research experience and significance of the proposed project.
The deadline for submission of applications is 17 January 2020, 16:00 CET
Be a member of the ESP
Work at a Pathology Institute and aim at an academic career in Pathology
Have a research doctorate (PhD), a doctoral degree in medicine (MD) or an equivalent scientific qualification
Be under 40 years of age
Candidates must submit in Word or PDF format to mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org the following documents:
Letter of motivation
Full curriculum vitae (1-2 pages) with a scanned copy of passport /ID
Outline of future research project (not more than 4 A4 pages)
Publication list (papers published or accepted for publication in peer-reviewed journals)
Letter of recommendation from the Home Institute
Recommendation letter from the National Society
All submitted applications will be evaluated by the Reviewing Committee chaired by the ESP President within 8 weeks after the deadline.
The awardees will be invited to attend the Academy and present their scientific projects during the four-day workshop. All participants will be invited to stay the whole of period of workshop as to enable intense discussions and interaction between the renowned scientists and the junior pathologists.
Accommodation and travel expenses will be covered by the ESP for all participants according to the policy set out for this programme.