ESMO Educational Committee (EDC)

The Educational Committee's goal is to promote education in oncology and ensure a high standard of professional qualification and practice.

Activities and responsibilities

  • Supervising, reviewing and approving:
    • Educational programmes of ESMO events
    • Educational activities and initiatives
    • Certification and recertification programmes
  • Compiling the Educational programme of the ESMO Congresses
  • Selecting experts for the Faculty list


And liasing with:


Andrés Cervantes, Hospital Clinico Universitario de Valencia, Spain

Steering Committee (EDC-SC) Members

  • Fabrice André, France
  • Raffaele Califano, United Kingdom
  • Michele Ghielmini, Switzerland
  • Giannis Mountzios, Greece
  • George Pentheroudakis, Greece
  • Miklos Pless, Switzerland
  • Matthias Preusser, Austria
  • Florian Strasser, Switzerland

Committee Members

  • Jean-Yves Blay, France
  • Peter Boyle, United Kingdom
  • Fatima Cardoso, Portugal
  • Christian Dittrich, Austria
  • Martin Dreyling, Germany
  • Reinhard Dummer, Switzerland
  • Bernard Escudier, France
  • Nicola Fazio, Italy
  • John Haanen, The Netherlands
  • Jorn Herrstedt, Denmark
  • Pierre Laurent-Puig, France
  • Jonathan Ledermann, United Kingdom
  • Richard Marais, United Kingdom
  • Marco Merlano, Italy
  • Martin Reck, Germany
  • Alberto Sobrero, Italy
  • Michael Weller, Switzerland
  • Gilbert Zulian, Switzerland

Last update: December 2015