Young ESPGHAN Webinars

The pandemic that has arisen around the world has created a unique challenge in the continued  education and training of ESPGHAN members. Young ESPGHAN is committed to address this challenge by using web based tools to target this niche. The benefits of webinars are the global accessibility to members, as well as the opportunity for presenters to showcase their work. 

General Information

1) Provide the latest updates on the work being done by ESPGHAN
2) Showcase work from Young ESPGHAN members including abstracts that were accepted for the 6th World Congress in Paediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition
3) Provide a platform for ESPGHAN members to share knowledge and get advice from lead experts.
4) Generate new ideas for research and educational opportunities Provide a platform for networking

Frequency and Duration: second Wednesday each month, 17:00 - 18:00 CET

Each webinar will compose of an expert talk (30 min) followed by a Young ESPGHAN Member giving practical tips related to the topic (20 min). A list of the scheduled topics can be found below.

Who can apply?
The webinar is open for members and non-members and all age groups. Participants need to register with the ESPGHAN Office until latest 2 days before the webinar (Monday, 24:00 CET).  Participation is free of charge. To register, please send an email with the webinar title to 
Registrations are on a first-com, first-served basis. 

2022 Schedule

May - PEG

Date: May 11, 2022. 17:00 - 18:00 CEST

Topic: PEG Use // Troubleshooting PEG problems

Speakers: Matjaz Homan, SI

August - Functional GI Problems

Date: August 10, 2022. 17:00 - 18:00 CEST

Topic: Functional GI Problems

Speaker: Silvia Salvatore, IT

September - Hepatitis

Date: September 27, 2022. 18:00 - 19:00 CEST

Topic: Management of Hepatitis B and C // When and who to treat?

Speakers: Giuseppe Indolfi, IT

October - Nutrition / AHP

Date: October 12, 2022. 17:00 - 18:00 CEST

Topic: Food Refusal // ARFID practical tips

Speakers: Ms. Paola Falcoski, UK

November - Ask the Surgeon

Date: November 9, 2022. 17:00 - 18:00 CEST

Topic: Ask the Surgeon

Speakers: TBC

December - Christmas Quiz

Date: December 7 2022. 17:00 - 18:00 CEST

Topic: Christmas Quiz

Speakers: TBC


2022 March - Chronic Pancreatitis

Date: March 09, 2022. 17:00 - 18:00 CET

Topic: Gastroenterology

Speaker: Isabelle Scheers

2021 January - Diagnosing coeliac disease in 2021

Date: January 13, 2021. 18:00 - 19:00 CET

Topic: Gastroenterology

Speaker: Steffen Husby (Hans Christian Andersen Children's Hospital, DK)

Abstract Presenters: Petra Riznik (SL), Sara Vizzuso (IT)

2021 February - Auto-immune hepatitis and PSC

Date: February 10, 2021. 18:00 - 19:00 CET

Topic: Hepatology

Speaker: Giorgina Mieli-Vergani 8King's College Hospital, UK)

Abstract Presenters: Pallittiya Sintusek (TH), Thilde Nordmann-Winters (DK)

2021 March - Assessment and interpretation of vitamin and trace element status in children

Date: March 10, 2021. 18:00 - 19:00 CET

Topic: Nutrition

Speaker: Konstantinos Gerasimidis (University of Glasgow, UK)

Abstract Presenters: Ioana Ikobah (NG), Elena Cernat (UK)

2021 April - Workshop of therapeutic endoscopy in children

Date: April 14, 2021. 18:00 - 19:00 CET

Topic: Endoscopy

Speaker: Mike Thomson (Sheffield Children`s Hospital, UK)

Abstract Presenters: Hilde Krom (NL), Marco Deganello Saccomani (IT)

2021 May - Basic Research (CANCELLED)

Date: May 12, 2021. 18:00 - 19:00 CET

Topic: Basic Research

2021 June - Recommendation ECCO ESPGHAN Crohn's Disease

Date: June 09, 2021. 18:00 - 19:00 CET

Topic: Gastroenterology

Speaker: Frank Ruemmele (Hôpital Necker - Enfants Malades, FR)

Abstract Presenters: James Ashton (UK), Luca Scarallo (IT)

2021 July - Wilson Disease

Date: July 14, 2021. 18:00 - 19:00 CET

Topic: Hepatology

Speaker: Piotr Socha (Children’s Memorial Health Institute, POL)

Abstract Presenters: Steffen Hartleif, GER / Antonio Pizzol, ITA

2021 September - Diagnosis, management, and prevention of button battery ingestion

Date: September 08, 2021. 18:00 - 19:00 CET

Topic: Endoscopy

Speaker: Lissy DeRidder (ErasmusMC/Sophia Children's Hospital, NL)

Abstract Presenters: Anne-Marie Grima (YE Committee Member; "What is Young ESPGHAN?")

2021 October - Jejunal Feeding

Date: October 13, 2021. 18:00 - 19:00 CET

Topic: Nutrition

Speaker: Ilse Broekaert (University Children's Hospital Cologne, DE)

Abstract Presenters: TBD

2021 November - Basic Research

Date: November 10, 2021. 18:00 - 19:00 CET

Topic: Basic Research

Speaker: Marco Gasparetto (Barts Health Trust, The Royal London Children’s Hospital, UK)

Abstract Presenters: TBD

2021 December - The use of fecal calprotectin testing in paediatric disorders

Date: December 08, 2021. 18:00 - 19:00 CET

Topic: Gastroenterology

Speaker: Kelsey Jones (GOSH, United Kingdom)

Abstract Presenters: Kirn Sandhu, Martina Orfei