The Hepatology committee is a standing committee of ESPGHAN (HepCom). As an independent committee the HepCom tries to be neutral. The HepCom aims to
a) represent the interests of hepatologists within the council and society.
b) promote high quality research in Paediatric Hepatology.
c) create “consensus papers” in the field of Paediatric Hepatology
d) to organize scientific meetings like the Hepatology summer school, workshops, the Hepatology session during the Annual Meeting of ESPGHAN and monothematic conferences.
e) work closely with the Hepatology Interest Group and the Trainee Committee to improve training in the field of Paediatric Hepatology.