ESP Trainee Subcommittee was formed on 23rd of May 2015 at the ESP office in Brussels. The session was chaired by the ESP President Prof. Han Van Krieken.
The policy of the ESP Council and Officers of the Executive Committee is more and more concentrating and emphasizing on involving young residents and trainees in pathology in the active work of the society, this is why a new Trainee Subcommittee was created as part of the ESP.
There were 19 residents from different European countries who discussed the structure and the future of the Committee.
A chair and a co-chair were elected of a majority secret ballot.
Chair: Aleksandra Starzynska, Poland Co-Chair: Rui Oliveira, Portugal
Bylaws of the Committee: A Trainee Subcommittee consisting of at least six residents in pathology representing various geographical regions of Europe will interact with the Council in all matters pertaining to postgraduate training. The Trainee Subcommittee will contribute to annual congresses by organising an annual trainee symposium. The nominated Chair will be an ex-officio member of the Council. The Chair of the Trainee Subcommittee is appointed by the President in consultation with the Council and the Advisory Board.