The Education committee develops recommendations and monitors activities related to educational issues of importance to the EFNS; works actively with the Union Europaenne des Medecins Specialistes (UEMS) in pursuit of common European educational standards; analyses and helps harmonise medical school curricula and teaching methods in neurology.
The Education Committee has a Sub-Committee on Continuing Medical Education (CME), which has the task to define and assess CME and to provide standards ensuring a high quality of CME. The sub-committee is responsible for consideration and approval of applications for EFNS co-sponsorship of meetings. The sub-committee is responsible for approval of applications for EFNS co-sponsorship of meetings.
In 2010 the Education Committee was changed into the Training and Education committee.
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He was Delegate of the Portuguese Society of European Federation of Neurological Societies from 1991-2002. During this time he was also the Chairman of the Education Committee of the EFNS from 1995-2001.
Other affiliations with the EFNS were membership of the Scientific Commitee and the Scietist Panel on Neuroepidemiology.
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Laszlo Vecsei graduated with an M.D. from Albert Szent-Györgyi Medical University (currently University of Szeged) and was then awarded his C.Sc. in the behavioural effects of neuropeptides and D.Sc. in the pathogenesis of neurological disorders. He holds a Ph.D. from the University of Lund, Sweden and received a fellowship at the Department of Neurology, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Boston, USA. He is Professor and Director of Department of Neurology, University of Szeged, Corresponding Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences, President of the Society of Hungarian Neurologists and Psychiatrists, General Secretary of the Danube Symposium for Neurological Sciences and the European Society for Clinical Neuropharmacology (ESCNP). He is interested in the pathomechanism of neurodegenerative disorders (extrapyramidal disorders), headache, multiple sclerosis and novel therapeutic strategies of these diseases. He published more than 250 papers, 10 books and monographs.