Clinical Committee

Chair: Martin Fassnacht

Committee Remit

  • To advance quality and equality of patient care in endocrinology across Europe.
  • To pursue alliances with and support all healthcare professionals in endocrinology (clinicians, specialist nurses and allied professions) delivering patient care.
  • To recommend new ESE Focus Area Clinical Leads and coordinate the ESE Focus Areas towards strategic clinical developments in endocrinology.
  • To play a leading role in the development of both European and international guidelines for optimal management of endocrine disorders.
  • To give guidance on matters in clinical endocrinology, including ethical issues, societal consequences and best practice.
  • To support clinical research in Europe, with a special focus on supporting endocrinologists in less-advantaged countries.
  • To manage ESE’s input into European databases/registries for rare endocrine disorders.
  • To support the ESE Education Committee on clinical education activities in endocrinology, as required.
  • To liaise with the ESE Science Committee as necessary.
  • To provide input on scientific symposia and other conference and training sessions.
  • To support the ESE Patient Organisation Network, helping to ensure ESE is actively engaged in an appropriate level of patient support activities.
  • To work with the ESE media representative and ESE Office to ensure adequate and appropriate representation of clinical endocrinology in the media.
  • To work towards the financial sustainability of the Clinical Committee activities.

Committee Membership

  • Martin Fassnacht, Germany, chair (2021-2025)
  • Sophie Christin-Maitre, France (2019-2023)
  • Manel Puig Domingo, Spain (2020-2024)
  • Emese Mezosi, Hungary (2020-2024)
  • Bjørn Olav Åsvold, Norway (2021-2025)
  • Rachel Batterham, UK (2021-2025)
  • Sherwin Criseno, UK (2019-2023) (Nurse representative, determined by Nurses).
  • Antoan Sojat, Serbia (2022-2024) (EYES Representative).

Ex-Officio Members

  • Jérôme Bertherat, France, co-terminous with office (President, 2023-2025).
  • Wiebke Arlt, UK, co-terminous with office (President-elect, 2023-2025)

Co-opted Members

  • Olaf Dekkers, Netherlands, 2019-2025 (extension 2023-2025 approved by the Executive Committee).

ESE Team member responsibility: Head of Scientific Programmes