UEG are inviting nominations from interested parties to fulfil the role of Education Committee Chair. The role is to lead the Education Committee and the E-learning Team, as well as to report to Council and the Meeting of Members and to attend Executive Committee meetings upon invitation to agree on strategic directions.

The elected Chair of the Education Committee should be willing to think beyond traditional teaching methods to broaden the educational offer of UEG by developing innovative new learning formats which utilise the advances in digital technology and social media.

To be considered for this role, nominees must satisfy the following criteria:

  1. Have a degree in Gastroenterology and/or Hepatology.
  2. Have profound experience and a track record in medical GI education and training.
  3. Have great expertise and interest in supervising online content development, based on a good understanding of technical progress and the increasing digitalisation in a mobile world.
  4. Be able to demonstrate strategic and diplomatic leadership skills, and the ability to work across organisational and cultural boundaries within budget.
  5. Provide evidence of qualification and expertise.
  6. Maintain good relationships with UEG member societies, functionaries, and other stakeholders.

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All applications require an ESCP covering letter and these positions are open to members only. Please send your nomination to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. before 22nd September 2017.