ESGE Public Advocacy Committee

ESGE Public Advocacy Committee

The Public Advocacy Committee (PAC) is a vital and strategic ESGE committee tasked with promoting the importance and role of digestive endoscopy in Europe, advocating on behalf of our patients, and identifying potential sources for research in digestive endoscopy.

Aims

  • To promote the role of digestive endoscopy and digestive cancer screening in Europe
  • To optimize practice in digestive endoscopy (medical device compliance and reimbursement, procedure nomenclature)
  • To discuss and support reimbursement issues and implementation of new endoscopic technologies and procedures
  • To present the patients’ view to the ESGE Governing Board on how ESGE’s vision to provide best patient care can be met
  • To enhance both scientific education for the patient and gain understanding from a health care professional perspective

ESGE Public Advocacy Committee

Thierry Ponchon (France) - chair
Evelien Dekker (Netherlands)
Mario Dinis-Ribeiro (Portugal)
Michal Kaminski (Poland)

Adrian Saftoiu (Romania)
Peter D. Siersema (Netherlands)
Maria Pellisé (Spain)