The Commitments of
the EFNS
EFNS Head Office – Vienna, Austria
The EFNS represents
• 44 European national neurological societies
• 9 Associate Member societies
• Individual EFNS members...
The EFNS represents
44 European national neurological
societies and their members
Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belg...
The EFNS represents
8 Associate member societies
Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon
Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia
The EFNS represents
Collaborating Societies
European Charcot Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis Research
Vereniging van Vla...
The EFNS represents
Individual Members
Qualified individuals with a declared interest
in basic or clinical neuroscience wh...
Vision and Missions
Vision: Excellence in European Neurology
Mission 1: A strong organization of European Neurology
Missio...
V I S I O N
Excellence in European Neurology
A common home for neurological patient care,
research, education and partners...
M I S S I O N 1
A strong organization of European Neurology
To encourage collaboration between European
national neurologi...
M I S S I O N 2
Taking care of neurological patients in Europe
To promote the development of neurology as
the major medica...
M I S S I O N 3
High quality of neurological health care
To strenghten the standard, availability, and
uniformity of neuro...
M I S S I O N 4
Multidisciplinary collaboration and partnership
To strengthen the collaboration between the
EFNS and relat...
M I S S I O N 5
Excellence in clinical neurological research –
the cornerstone of progression
To improve the quality of Eu...
M I S S I O N 6
Clinical and basic neuroscience –
two interacting themes
To strengthen the integration of basic
neuroscien...
M I S S I O N 7
High standards in neurological education
throughout Europe
To strengthen the standard, availability and
eq...
M I S S I O N 8
A platform for teaching activities
at the European level
To provide a common platform for the
integration ...
M I S S I O N 9
Raising public awareness about neurological
disorders in Europe
To raise awareness in the European lay pub...
M I S S I O N 10
Contributing to neurological
health care worldwide
To strengthen the collaboration between
European neuro...
EFNS Government
Council of Delegates
- chaired by the EFNS President
- one delegate from each
National Neurological Member...
EFNS Management Committee
President
Past-President
3 Vice Presidents
Secretary General
Treasurer
Committee Chairpersons
EFNS Committees
Congress Programme Committee
Education Committee
• CME Sub-committee
• E-learning Sub-committee
• European...
EFNS Scientist Panels
• ALS and non-dementing degenerative disorders
• Autonomic nervous system disorders
• Critical care
...
EFNS Scientist Panels ctd.
• Neuroimmunology
• Neuro-oncology
• Neuro-ophthalmology and –otology
• Neuropathic pain
• Neur...
EFNS Educational Programmes
EFNS Department-Department Programme
EFNS Fellowship Programme
EFNS Academy
EFNS Congress Teac...
EFNS Educational Programmes
EFNS Department to Department Programme
80 grants each amounting to a maximum of
€1,800 in ord...
EFNS Educational Programmes
EFNS Fellowship Programme
8 scientific and 4 educational grants
each amounting to a maximum of...
EFNS Educational Programmes
EFNS Academy
This annual meeting in Staré Splavy, Czech
Republic, offers lectures and workshop...
EFNS Educational Programme
EFNS Teaching Courses
at EFNS Congresses
• Basic and advanced clinicial knowledge
• Hands-on co...
EFNS Educational Programmes
EFNS Regional Teaching Courses
• to bring neurological standards directly to
young colleagues ...
EFNS Educational Programmes
EFNS Regional Teaching Courses
2011
Yekaterinburg, Russia – May 2011
Belgrade, Serbia – June 2...
EFNS Educational Programmes
EFNS Bursaries
200 bursaries, consisting of free registration to
the congress and hotel accomo...
EFNS Educational Programmes
EFNS Tournament for Young Neurologists
Uschi Tschabitscher Prize
12 persons are selected, base...
EFNS Educational Programmes
EFNS Investigator Award
All posters and short communications presented
at the EFNS Congress wi...
EFNS Educational Programmes
Continuing Medical Education Articles
Each month a CME article is published in the
European Jo...
EFNS is co-organising meetings with
• European Association of Young Neurologists (EAYNT)
• European Brain Council (EBC)
• ...
EFNS Congresses
The EFNS holds one congress
per year in a European city.
The Congress usually takes place in September.
EFNS Congresses
Teaching Courses
Main Topics
Focused Workshops
Special Sessions
Poster Sessions
Free oral communications
T...
EFNS Congresses
Brussels, Belgium 2007
4000 participants
Madrid, Spain 2008
5080 participants
Florence, Italy 2009
5500 pa...
EFNS Congresses
Florence 2009
European Journal of Neurology
Impact Factor: 2.7
Review and Original Articles
EFNS Guideline Papers
Free of charge online ...
The
Federation of
Neurological Societies
is the leading
Neurological Society in Europe
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  1. 1. The Commitments of the EFNS
  2. 2. EFNS Head Office – Vienna, Austria
  3. 3. The EFNS represents • 44 European national neurological societies • 9 Associate Member societies • Individual EFNS members • Collaborating societies ...18 000 individual neurologists all over Europe.
  4. 4. The EFNS represents 44 European national neurological societies and their members Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, FYRO Macedonia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Moldova, Montenegro, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Uzbekistan
  5. 5. The EFNS represents 8 Associate member societies Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon Libya, Morocco, Syria, Tunisia
  6. 6. The EFNS represents Collaborating Societies European Charcot Foundation for Multiple Sclerosis Research Vereniging van Vlaamse Zenuwartsen International Danube Symposium for Neurological Sciences
  7. 7. The EFNS represents Individual Members Qualified individuals with a declared interest in basic or clinical neuroscience who are not members of an affiliated national society may apply for individual membership
  8. 8. Vision and Missions Vision: Excellence in European Neurology Mission 1: A strong organization of European Neurology Mission 2: Taking care of neurological patients in Europe Mission 3: High quality of neurological health care Mission 4: Multidisciplinary collaboration and partnership Mission 5: Excellence in clinical neurological research – the cornerstone of progression Mission 6: Clinical and basic neuroscience – two interacting themes Mission 7: High standards in neurological education throughout Europe Mission 8: A platform for teaching activities at European level Mission 9: Raising public awareness about neurological disorders in Europe Mission 10: Contributing to neurological health care worldwide
  9. 9. V I S I O N Excellence in European Neurology A common home for neurological patient care, research, education and partnership in Europe
  10. 10. M I S S I O N 1 A strong organization of European Neurology To encourage collaboration between European national neurological societies
  11. 11. M I S S I O N 2 Taking care of neurological patients in Europe To promote the development of neurology as the major medical speciality caring for patients with neurological disorders.
  12. 12. M I S S I O N 3 High quality of neurological health care To strenghten the standard, availability, and uniformity of neurological services in Europe
  13. 13. M I S S I O N 4 Multidisciplinary collaboration and partnership To strengthen the collaboration between the EFNS and related professional and lay organizations
  14. 14. M I S S I O N 5 Excellence in clinical neurological research – the cornerstone of progression To improve the quality of European neurological research by supporting research activities, encouraging collaboration, and promoting dissemination of research results
  15. 15. M I S S I O N 6 Clinical and basic neuroscience – two interacting themes To strengthen the integration of basic neuroscience and of clinical neurology by promoting bidirectional translational research
  16. 16. M I S S I O N 7 High standards in neurological education throughout Europe To strengthen the standard, availability and equality of pre-graduate and post-graduate neurological education for neurologists and related professionals throughout Europe
  17. 17. M I S S I O N 8 A platform for teaching activities at the European level To provide a common platform for the integration of high quality, standardized neurological teaching activities at the European level
  18. 18. M I S S I O N 9 Raising public awareness about neurological disorders in Europe To raise awareness in the European lay public and among health care providers and politicians about the importance and the implications of neurological disorders
  19. 19. M I S S I O N 10 Contributing to neurological health care worldwide To strengthen the collaboration between European neurology and related international health organizations
  20. 20. EFNS Government Council of Delegates - chaired by the EFNS President - one delegate from each National Neurological Member Society
  21. 21. EFNS Management Committee President Past-President 3 Vice Presidents Secretary General Treasurer Committee Chairpersons
  22. 22. EFNS Committees Congress Programme Committee Education Committee • CME Sub-committee • E-learning Sub-committee • European Co-operation Sub-committee • Teaching Course Sub-committee Liaison Committee Scientific Committee
  23. 23. EFNS Scientist Panels • ALS and non-dementing degenerative disorders • Autonomic nervous system disorders • Critical care • Dementia & cognitive neurology • Demyelinating diseases • EFNS/MDS-ES Panel on Movement disorders • Epilepsy • Genetics and metabolic disorders • Headache • Infectious diseases, including AIDS • Muscle disorders • Neuroimaging /-sonology
  24. 24. EFNS Scientist Panels ctd. • Neuroimmunology • Neuro-oncology • Neuro-ophthalmology and –otology • Neuropathic pain • Neuropathies • Neurorehabiliation • Neurotraumatology • Palliative care and neurology • Public health • Sleep disorders • Stroke • Substance abuse
  25. 25. EFNS Educational Programmes EFNS Department-Department Programme EFNS Fellowship Programme EFNS Academy EFNS Congress Teaching Courses EFNS Regional Teaching Courses EFNS Congress Bursaries EFNS Tournament for Young Neurologists Investigator Award CME Articles
  26. 26. EFNS Educational Programmes EFNS Department to Department Programme 80 grants each amounting to a maximum of €1,800 in order to make it possible to stay at a foreign department for up to 6 weeks
  27. 27. EFNS Educational Programmes EFNS Fellowship Programme 8 scientific and 4 educational grants each amounting to a maximum of € 2,000 per month Duration: up to 12 months
  28. 28. EFNS Educational Programmes EFNS Academy This annual meeting in Staré Splavy, Czech Republic, offers lectures and workshops for up to 120 young neurologists. Participants pay for their travel only.
  29. 29. EFNS Educational Programme EFNS Teaching Courses at EFNS Congresses • Basic and advanced clinicial knowledge • Hands-on courses • Therapy in neurology • Scientific Dinner • Controversies in neurology
  30. 30. EFNS Educational Programmes EFNS Regional Teaching Courses • to bring neurological standards directly to young colleagues in order to avoid travelling to expensive congresses • basic teaching in neurology • to establish friendly relations between young colleagues.
  31. 31. EFNS Educational Programmes EFNS Regional Teaching Courses 2011 Yekaterinburg, Russia – May 2011 Belgrade, Serbia – June 2011 Lviv, Ukraine – June 2011
  32. 32. EFNS Educational Programmes EFNS Bursaries 200 bursaries, consisting of free registration to the congress and hotel accomodation.
  33. 33. EFNS Educational Programmes EFNS Tournament for Young Neurologists Uschi Tschabitscher Prize 12 persons are selected, based on the quality of their submitted abstract, to participate in the tournament for young neurologists during the EFNS congress. Candidates receive a travel grant as well as hotel accommodation and free registration to the congress.
  34. 34. EFNS Educational Programmes EFNS Investigator Award All posters and short communications presented at the EFNS Congress will automatically be eligible for the investigator award. Each EFNS Scientist Panel will select one winner.
  35. 35. EFNS Educational Programmes Continuing Medical Education Articles Each month a CME article is published in the European Journal of Neurology and on the EFNS website. Online reading, testing and certification are available on www.efns.org.
  36. 36. EFNS is co-organising meetings with • European Association of Young Neurologists (EAYNT) • European Brain Council (EBC) • European Epilepsy Academy (EUREPA) • European Federation of Autonomic Societies (EFAS) • European Federation of Neurological Associations (EFNA) • European Headache Federation (EHF) • European School of Neuroimmunology (ESNI) • European Section of The Movement Disorders Society (MDS-ES) • Pan-Arab Union of Neurological Societies (PAUNS) • The World Federation of Neurology (WFN)
  37. 37. EFNS Congresses The EFNS holds one congress per year in a European city. The Congress usually takes place in September.
  38. 38. EFNS Congresses Teaching Courses Main Topics Focused Workshops Special Sessions Poster Sessions Free oral communications Tournament for Young Neurologists Social Programme Satellite Symposia Programme
  39. 39. EFNS Congresses Brussels, Belgium 2007 4000 participants Madrid, Spain 2008 5080 participants Florence, Italy 2009 5500 participants Helsinki, Finland 2003 3200 participants Paris, France 2004 4250 participants Athens, Greece 2005 4500 participants Glasgow, UK 2006 4500 participants
  40. 40. EFNS Congresses Florence 2009
  41. 41. European Journal of Neurology Impact Factor: 2.7 Review and Original Articles EFNS Guideline Papers Free of charge online access for all EFNS members
  42. 42. The Federation of Neurological Societies is the leading Neurological Society in Europe

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