ESMO Examination & Accreditation Working Group

The ESMO Examination & Accreditation Working Group is a satellite of the Educational Steering Committee. It is in charge of preparing the ESMO Examination, which certifies that a medical oncologist possesses the knowledge essential for providing care to cancer patients.

Activities and responsibilities

  •     Selecting exam questions
  •     Supervising exam sessions
  •     Analysing exam results
  •     Awarding the ESMO certificate of medical oncology to successful participants


  • Richard Herrmann, Switzerland


  • Miklos Pless, Switzerland

Committee Members

  • Johanna W. Baars, Netherlands    
  • Cornelius Waller, Germany    
  • Ralph Winterhalder, Switzerland    
  • Giulio Metro, Italy    
  • Ulrike Burkhard-Meier, Germany    
  • Ignacio Tusquets Trias de Bes, Spain
  • Maria De Santis, Austria
  • Radovan Barilla, Slovakia
  • Sofia Braga, Portugal