Call for candidates

  • Research committee
  • Education & Training committee
  • Young Members task force

We are excited to announce openings for positions on the Research committee, the Education & Training committee, and the Young Members task force. These roles are crucial for driving innovation, fostering learning, and amplifying the voices of our (younger) members within our organisation.

All members have received an email with a link to the application forms.

Application deadline: 22nd April 2024
Click on the button below to know more about each committee

Please note:

  • Only paid up EAES active members are eligible to submit their candidacy;
  • You can only apply for ONE committee/ task force;
  • You are not allowed to apply if you have been a member of one of the EAES committees/ task forces in the last 2 years.

Submitting your candidacy:

Applicants may be invited for an interview via one of the available electronic communication channels and/or to submit additional documents if required.

All EAES members who meet the criteria, are invited to submit their candidacy for membership in one of the EAES committees.

Term of Office

Following our bylaws each committee or task force member will serve a 2-year term and is eligible for re-election for another 2-year term. Your presence will be requested twice a year for the committee meetings during the Symposium on Innovation in Surgery and the annual congress. Hotel and travel expenses will be (partially) covered by EAES.

Monica Ortenzi, Italy

Being an EAES member is a matter of integration and interaction. Integration because the society is open to surgeons from all over Europe with no real geographical, specialization or expertise barrier. 
Its initiatives are aimed to be inclusive to all the members at any stage of their personal career and also very keen to promote a consistent and focused personal growth.
Interaction because with its wide international breath and Worldwide networking it allows the members to be constantly and easily in contact with prominent specialists in their own area of expertise, and also to become proficiently trained in new surgical fields.

In the EAES family, members are also always exposed to cutting edge technologies and striking surgical innovation, there is no space to be out of date or bored! 
The opportunities of being a member are countless and every member is allowed to shape her or his personal career as it better suits his own visions and expectations without any limit for ambition!

Research committee

The EAES Research committee is looking for new members!
The Mission of the Research Committee within EAES is to promote and disseminate the highest quality clinical research in the field of endoscopic and minimally invasive surgery amongst the surgical scientific community, with a special focus on young surgeon, to improve patient outcomes and clinical training.

Selection procedure:

The applications will be reviewed on the following criteria:

  • Academic experience & research quality
  • Leadership
  • Commitment & motivation
  • Geographical consideration

Education & Training committee

The mission of the EAES Education & Training committee focusses on providing learning mobility opportunities (fellowships and clinical visits), hands-on training activities (pre-congress, and endorsed courses), E-learning modalities (e.g. EAES manual, master classes) and career development possibilities (such as CME accredited tests, UEMS diploma in MIS).

Selection procedure:

The applications will be reviewed on the following criteria:

  • Academic experience & research quality
  • Leadership
  • Commitment & motivation
  • Geographical consideration

Young Members task force

The mission of the EAES Young Members task force is to provide support, networking opportunities and a better environment for professional development to junior members of the international surgical community. With our activity, we aim to offer a better understanding of the EAES projects for young surgeons and different opportunities to get involved in the international community and grow along with other professionals.

Young professionals are fundamental blocks for the future building of our association. New mindsets could solve new problems and create better opportunities for the future. If you are less than 40 years of age or if you finished your surgical residency less than 5 years ago, this is the place for your voice to be heard and to feel supported by a community of peers.

Do you want to become engaged in the Young Members task force? We invite you to apply. 

Eligibility criteria:

  • Under 40 years old or if you completed your surgical residency less than 5 years ago

Selection procedure:

The applications will be reviewed on the following criteria:

  • Commitment & motivation
  • Geographical consideration

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