The aim of the Education Committee (EC) is to coordinate ESOT’s efforts to advance multidisciplinary education for transplant professionals at all career levels and to contribute to their professional development.
The Basic Science Committee promotes scientific issues and transplantation research within ESOT. An active basic science community and an efficient translation of innovation into the clinic are crucial for the future of transplantation medicine.
The European Transplant Allied Healthcare Professionals (ETAHP) reaches out to allied healthcare professionals throughout Europe in order to ensure the best care possible for all transplant patients, with the aim to optimize patient outcomes.
The Young Professionals in Transplantation (YPT) is the Network for Junior Transplant professionals of ESOT, representing all young transplant clinicians and scientists who are beginning a career in transplantation and organ donation.
The mission of ECTORS is to provide a forum for discussing and stimulating novel developments in the fields of cellular therapies in organ transplantation, organ regeneration and generation of new organs from stem cells and biomaterials.
ECTTA is the forum for experience exchange on treatment of patients with end-stage heart and lung failure. Our aim is to improve outcomes for the patients.
EDTCO aims to support health care professionals to provide clinically effective programmes on organ and tissue donation, procurement and transplantation.
EKITA is the Organ Expert Section of ESOT on kidney transplantation in Europe, providing a forum for kidney transplantation professionals to exchange scientific information and views aimed at providing the best service to European patients .
The European Liver and Intestine Transplant Association (ELITA), previously known as the European Liver Transplant Association (ELTA), is a section of ESOT. Its membership represents the expertise on liver and intestinal transplantation in Europe.
ELPAT is a European platform that brings continuity and progress in European research and dialogue on "Ethical, Legal and Psychosocial Aspects of organ Transplantation". ELPAT currently consists of over 160 experts from more than 25 European countries.
EPITA is established to provide a forum for those working in the field of pancreas and islet of Langerhans transplantation or any other alternative form of beta cell replacement in Europe, to exchange scientific information and views related primarily to providing the best service for patients in Europe requiring pancreas or islet transplantation.
VCA has opened a new era in the field of transplantation, reconstructive and restorative surgery. This Section brings together 10 representatives of major European teams at the forefront in this field.
Hesperis is a comprehensive course on organ transplantation, perfectly suited for individuals who are entering the field and who wish to further their career. The course provides participants with essential knowledge in five key areas of transplantation: immunology, indications, organ donation, recipient management and regenerative medicine. The European Board of Transplant Medicine of the Division of Transplantation of the UEMS recommends Hesperis as preparatory course for the Exam on Transplant Medicine.
Individuals who are entering the field and wish to further their career.
The 2022 edition of Hesperis will be held in a blended format, with online preparatory activities and a 2-day in person programme, to be held in Rome on 4-5 April 2022. The full programme will soon become available.
SCIENTIFIC ORGANISING COMMITTEE
Simon Knight, Oxford, United Kingdom
Luca Toti, Rome, Italy
Domus Australia is located at Via Cernaia (at the corner of Via Castelfidardo), inside the walls of the old city of Rome and is five minutes walk from Porta Pia. From the Domus, it is a comfortable walk to the famous shopping area of the Via Veneto, the Spanish Steps and the beautiful gardens of the Villa Borghese.
The Domus is ten minutes walk from Stazione Termini (Rome’s main railway station), 300 metres from Repubblica Metro and within 150 metres of many major bus routes – including those to the Vatican. It provides an ideal base from which to explore historic Rome and the Vatican.
Once at Termini Station, Domus Australia is walking distance (a flat walk which will take 5-10 minutes). After getting off the train, walk to the main station concourse (where there are the shops, ticket office etc). You will need to exit the station on the right (keeping the train platforms behind you) into Via Marsala. Continue walking (Via Marsala eventually becomes Via Volturno) straight ahead until you reach Via Cernaia. Once you reach the intersection of Via Volturno and Via Cernaia, turn right into Via Cernaia. Domus Australia is located on the other side of the street at number 14/b, opposite the Trimani Wine Bar.
From Fiumicino Airport: By taxi direct to Domus Australia – approximate cost is €48 By private car transfer from the airport (which can be arranged in advance through Domus Australia) – a driver will be waiting for your flight, with a car ready (please make a booking with our Reservations desk which can also provide pricing and other information) By Terravision bus to Termini (Rome’s main central station) which is located about 10 minutes walk from Domus Australia. For more information you can check the timetable directly on the website here. The service takes about 45 minutes to Termini Station from the Airport. The cost is €4 per ticket. By “Leonardo Express” train, which leaves every 30min. from the Airport and goes directly to Termini Station without any stops. This service takes about 30 minutes. The cost is €14 per ticket.
An application for the accreditation of the course will be submitted to the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®).