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ESID Summer School 2019

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A successful summer School event took place during 23-26 May, 2019 in Pisa, Italy. 

23-26 May, 2019

Green Park Resort, Calambrone, Pisa, Italy

Application Deadline
13 January, 2019 12:00 midnight (CET).

With a new and more interactive format, the faculty will be headed by Despina Moshous, Education Working Party Chair and Clara Franco as the ESID Junior representative.

Accelerate Your Career 
If you are inspired by a career in the field of primary immunodeficiencies, whether in the clinic, the lab, or a combination, this will be an excellent opportunity to update your knowledge, hear about the latest diagnostic tools, and learn from leaders in the field who see and manage patients with the whole spectrum of primary immunodeficiency, while also networking and socialising with your colleagues.

The detailed 2019 Summer School programme will be finalized at a later stage but as ESID junior member you will receive regular emails with updates and more detailed information.

View the 2018 Summer School programme and feedback - click here

Online Applications
Each year the Society selects between 30 and 35 ESID Junior Members (age will not be an absolute limit for the selection of participants which will be done) based on their background, interest in PID and motivation. 

For successful applicants, ESID will cover accommodation and meals. 
Incoming travel and personal expenses are not covered. 
The online application procedure is fully automated; applications in any other form are not accepted!

What we need from you is:

• Be a current ESID junior member*
(Age will not be an absolute limit to be eligible for application; preference will be given to candidates training for PID who have not yet attended a Summer School in Australia/USA/EU)

*If you are not an ESID member, you can become one now! 
Click here (Please apply with sufficient time to verify membership. This process can take a few of working days.)

• Curriculum Vitae including a list of publications and/or meeting presentations

• Proof that you hold no permanent position in the field or a declaration by the candidate 

• Personalized letter of support from your Head of Department or similar (please note that we only accept 1 applicant supported per head of department)

• Statement of career goals (typewritten, max. 500 words) explaining why attendance at this meeting will benefit your career now and in the future

• Case of PID (or suspected PID) that is educational and not just “tricky” (max. 3 PowerPoint slides)

Suggested case topics:

  • Combined PID
  • Autoimmunity/Autoinflammation
  • Lymphoproliferation/Cancer
  • Complex cases
  • Treatment enigma

Complete all 5 cases from the ESID Educational Portal (accessible for members; surname & email required for login)

• A complete application that is submitted before the deadline
(Sunday, 13 January, 2019 12:00 midnight (CET)).  You can submit your application here