Mission Statement & Statutes

 

Mission Statement & Statutes

“The European Hematology Association (EHA) promotes excellence in patient care, research and education in hematology”


Statutes

The Statutes that were approved by the EHA Business Meeting on June 12 are available here.


Core Activities

1. Membershipclick to expand

Goal

  • Continuously improve the value of EHA membership

 

Objectives

  • To enhance the involvement of EHA members in EHA-related activities
  • To target the needs of members at all stages of training and experience, including junior members
  • To learn about and adopt members´ views and opinions through surveys and questionnaires

2. Education & Trainingclick to expand

Goal

  • Promote education and lifelong learning in hematology


Objectives

  • To encourage individual hematologists to develop and maintain professional competence through the EHA Continuing Medical Education system
  • To develop and implement the EHA curriculum for specialist training in hematology in Europe
  • To provide excellent postgraduate education through the congress education program and other scientific activities
  • To disseminate knowledge through online distance learning tools

3. Outreachclick to expand

Goal

  • Complement the needs in hematology education for the Middle East and other outreach countries

 

Objectives

  • To organize scientific hematology tutorials and congress highlights throughout the year.
  • To develop EHA educational tools suitable for distance learning.
  • To establish a partner fellowship program for junior investigators from less well-resourced countries in Europe and beyond.

4. Career Developmentclick to expand

Goal

  • Promote the career development of (junior) hematologists

 

Objectives

  • To organize EHA Research Fellowships for the promotion of high quality European hematological research by junior and clinical researchers in the field of malignant and non-malignant hematological diseases
  • To organize translational Research Training in Hematology (TRTH) to offer junior researchers tools, mentoring and access to resources beneficial for a successful career in hematology
  • To organize joint fellowships with partner organizations to support career development for early career researchers

5. Haematologica/The Hematology Journalclick to expand

Goal

  • Disseminate knowledge in the field of hematology

 

Objective

  • To serve the scientific community by stimulating and promoting basic and clinical research on hematological disorders

6. Annual Congressclick to expand

Goal

  • Promote high quality science and education in hematology

 

Objective

  • To organize an annual congress of the highest scientific and educational quality

7. Awardsclick to expand

Goal

  • Honor outstanding physicians and scientists in hematology

 

Objective

  • To recognize and award hematologists for their contribution to the advancement of hematology.

8. European Affairsclick to expand

Goal

  • Represent and promote hematology in Europe

 

Objectives

  • To actively promote recognition and status of hematology within Europe by describing its role and position in policy documents written for professional organizations, press, and lay people
  • To establish relations with official governmental and accreditation authorities at the pan-European level
  • To increase possibilities of funding for hematological research within the EU framework programs
  • To act as a discussion partner for national governments as well as for other interest groups

9. External Affairsclick to expand

Goal

  • Strengthen relationships with National Societies of Hematology and Scientific Working Groups that are mutually beneficial

 

Objective

  • To serve common goals in the field of hematology

10. Good Governanceclick to expand

Goal

  • Strengthen the public profile of EHA

 

Objective

  • To maintain public trust through the development, adoption and implementation of high quality governance processes, protocols and codes of conduct

11. Corporate Sponsoring & Fundraisingclick to expand

Goal

  • Improve current activities of EHA and launch new development programs

 

Objectives

  • To maintain a creative collaboration between EHA and its industrial partners
  • To develop and implement a policy for fundraising

12. Management and Finance click to expand

Goal

  • Ensure the sustained viability of EHA

 

Objectives

  • To develop an efficient and viable management structure
  • To ensure a healthy financial society