AHP Summer School

September 07 - 10, 2023

General Information

General Information

Allied health professionals include dietitians, nurses, speech and language therapists, occupational therapists and psychologists. Involvement with national and international societies, attendance at relevant educational meeting along with participation in summer schools enables AHP’s to be up to date with the latest evidence and knowledge.

The School is aimed at dietitians, nurses and other AHP (speech and language, psychology, OT) working in clinical pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutrition.

The ESPGHAN AHP Committee Summer School is designed to:  

  • offer a multi-disciplinary approach to the management of paediatric gastroenterology, hepatology and nutritional conditions providing knowledge and practical training in an interactive environment 
  • offer unique opportunities to learn from and interact with an expert faculty from various European centres, as well as participants from around the world. 
  • give delegates the opportunity to present their work and/or research and receive feedback from the faculty. 

After the Summer School, participants should

  • Have an overview of the conditions covered with access to up to date literature/guidelines.   
  • Have the chance to discuss how to practically deliver appropriate nutrition/nursing management to their patients. 
  • Have the chance to discuss their complex cases with the faculty/ other delegates in an interactive environment. 

The course language is English.   

Application & Fees

Application will open in May 2023.
Participation fee:
  EUR 100.00
A standard fee of EUR 100 will apply to attend the course.

Application process: Applicants will be required to upload the following documents:

  • Recommendation letter from an ESPGHAN member (any type) in good standing
  • Motivational letter
  • CV (euopean format)

Selected applicants will be invited to submit a clinical cases they would like to present and discuss during the course. The case should be of dietetic, nutrition, logopedic, nursing or psychological interest (AHP). Maximum 350 words. Delegates will be invited to share and discsuss the clinical case during the course.

Kindly use the online application form on this page. Applications submitted by email cannot be accepted. If you experience any issues with the tool, please contact us at office@espghan. Please do not make travel arrangements before receipt of a formal confirmation of acceptance from the ESPGHAN Office. The number of participants is limited and a selection will be made by the school organisers after the deadline. Priority will be given to ESPGHAN Members.
ESPGHAN Members may attend two courses per year and non-members may attend one course before becoming members of the society. 



Preliminary Programme

Day 01 - September 07 2023


Day 02 - September 08 2023



Day 03 - September 09


Day 04 - September 10


Cost Coverage

ESPGHAN will arrange and cover the following for registered delegates: 

  • Accommodation up to 3 nights (organised by ESPGHAN)
  • Travel Refund up EUR 200
  • Pre-arranged dinners and social programme  
  • Catering throughout the course   
  • Course Material 



This school is planned for onsite participation only. We will be carefully monitoring the situation in Italy and Europe as well as national COVID-19 regulations. ESPGHAN reserves the right to postpone/cancel the course or change its current format if deemed necessary to protect the health of our delegates, faculty and staff.

For more information please contact the ESPGHAN Office.


If you have any questions, please contact the ESPGHAN Office for details.
Phone: +41 (0)22 9000 401
Email: office@espghan.org



Application will open in May 2023. Please monitor this webpage for updates.