Our Priorities

EAN Priorities 2020-2024

 
 

Science

What?

  • Knowledge generation and exchange
  • Collaboration with basic neuroscientists and among  clinical neur-odisciplines (neuroradiology, neurosurgery, psychiatry,..)
  • Identification of overarching topics of general scientific interest

How?

  • Promote clinical  neuroscientist curricula
  • Empower scientific panels
  • Offer scientific fellowships
  • Develope evidence-based guidelines
  • Create science schools and think tanks
  • Provide the European Journal of Neurology
  • Improve the quality of the annual congress

Education

What?

  • Guarantee optimal skills and competencies at all levels
  • Achieve a balance between general neurology and subspecialties
  • Foster interdisciplinarity among neuro-disciplines

How?

  • Create a pre-graduate curriculum for medical students
  • Update the European core curriculum for neurologists*
  • Facilitate continuous professional development
  • Create a comprehensive E-learning platform
  • Certify European training centres
  • Foster teaching careers in neurology
  • Discuss a common trunk training  in neuro-disciplines

* together with other organisations such as the  Section of Neurology/European Board of Neurology of the  Union of European Medical Specialists (UEMS-SN/EBN)

Membership

What?

  • Attract new members
  • Engage with all of our members
  • Interact with National Neurological Societies
  • Raise awareness of membership benefits
  • Create an inter professional community that is working towards the vision and mission of EAN

How?

  • Reinforce interaction with National Neurological Societies
  • Empower the Resident and Research Fellowship Section
  • Create a task force for International affairs
  • Establish a leadership programme
  • Create a mentorship programme
  • Establish equal opportunities /diversity programme
  • Promote inter-professional collaboration

Advocacy

What?

  • Raise awareness of neurological diseases (including gender differences)
  • Increase knowledge about health and care disparities
  • Improve standards of care
  • Improve patient outcomes
  • Advocate for neurological patients and for neurologists

How?

  • Provide analysis reports on the burden of neurological diseases and the value of treatments in Europe
  • Survey the availability of neurological care and workforce
  • Build a strong alliance with partner societies, patients, and other stakeholders in neurological care
  • Improve the work and quality of life of the neurology work forces
  • Lobbying for research resources at EU level