Meet our Committees, who hold the responsibility to secure common judgment and decision-making on several topics for the academy.
CME and Specialty Committee
The system for Continuing Medical Education (CME) is now provided by the EACCME and aims to guarantee a high level of theoretical and clinical competence throughout the entire working life of medical specialists that qualify for CME certification.
The Election Committee is a permanent body instituted by the EAACI Executive Committee (ExCom) to deal with the Academy’s specific requirements for the election process in all EAACI structures, with the exception of the General Assembly.
The Ethics Committee (EC) is a permanent body of EAACI aimed at ensuring high ethical standards in all areas of EAACI activity and beyond as the European reference structure in the field of ethics in allergy and clinical immunology for training and good practice, research and management of allergic diseases, patient information, patient care, and public health issues concerning the field of allergy and clinical immunology.
The Exam Committee is a main promoter of bringing relevant knowledge and progress into training and education of allergists in Europe. It prepares, organises and analyses the annual EAACI Knowledge Test. This written MCQ-based test covers all relevant areas of clinical allergy and immunology and related basic immunology aspects according to UEMS European standards of medical training in allergology.
The Governance Committee is a permanent body instituted by the EAACI Executive Committee (ExCom) to deal with the Academy’s specific governance requirements such as periodic revision and update of Constitution and Bylaws, organigram of the Association (Sections, IGs and WGs), etc.
The EAACI methodology Committee aims to ensure that all EAACI recommendations in the format of Guidelines, position papers and consensus documents follow the international methodological standards and not reach contradictory statements.
National Societies Committee
The NAS Committee is a platform which brings together European NAS, the Chairperson of the International Societies Council and EAACI representatives in order to facilitate constant communication and improve the collaboration on various issues and activities.
Patients Organization Committee
The EAACI Patients Organisation Committee aims to be the Patients reference body in the field of Allergology, representing patients of all nationalities and promoting patient-centred healthcare in the specialty.
Research & Outreach Committee
Allergy, asthma and clinical immunology research has many challenges, including complex European regulations, funding opportunities, data gathering and overall quality control. To address these unmet needs, the newly formed EAACI Research and Outreach Committee (EAACI ROC) will develop an innovative research and knowledge exchange network, which will ensure the position of the EAACI as the global leader in promoting and supporting Research and Development.
Scientific Media Communications Committee
The Scientific Communications Committee combines an enthusiastic team working on the optimal communication of scientific content created within the academy via the corporate and patient websites, social media and EAACI Review.
All WG have independent activities and budget. They report regularly to the Science Committee Chair that pools all info into one comprehensive report to the ExCom WG Chairs and Secretary are the board of the Science Committee. They should meet during the annual congress and anytime needed during the year and provide the yearly scientific roadmap with priorities, strategy, tools, division of tasks and responsibilities.
The Website Committee includes a representative from each Section, Interest Groups, Working Groups and other EAACI Groups and Committees. The Website Committee meets annually during the EAACI Congress, in order to evaluate the progress, address issues and make recommendations on further improvement of the site.