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Preceptorships on Aplastic Anaemia and Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria in adult and pediatric patients

In order to improve cutting-edge knowledge on Rare Hematological Diseases (RHD), ERN-EuroBloodNet has identified across Europe the healthcare areas including highly specialized procedures requiring preceptorship for the acquisition of medical expertise. First interventional healthcare area identified is: Inherited and acquired bone marrow failures including Aplastic Anaemia (AA) and Paroxysmal Nocturnal Hemoglobinuria (PNH) in adult and pediatric patients.

ERN-EuroBloodNet is endorsing three preceptorships held in ERN-EuroBloodNet highly specialized centers for AA and PNH with the objective to provide applicants with the fundamental tools for a correct diagnostic and treatment approach to bone marrow failures, including AA and PNH in children, adolescents and adult patients.

The highly specialized centers hosting the preceptorships are ERN-EuroBloodNet members that represent the excellence in RHD field at International level. The three preceptorships will bring together a maximum of 12 participants: 4 participants for each highly specialized host center. This call for participant is addressed to hematologist (age limit: 45 years) residing in a European Member States.


Preceptorship 1 – Inherited and acquired bone marrow failures including AA and PNH in adult and pediatric patients

From 13/01/2020 to 16/01/2020 (4 days)

Host Center: AP-HP, Hôpital Saint-Louis, Paris, France

Coordinated by: Prof Regis Peffault de la Tour


Preceptorship 2 - Acquired bone marrow failure syndromes: aplastic anemia and paroxysmal nocturnal hemoglobinuria from the bench to the bedside

From 03/02/2020 to 5/02/2020 (3 days)

Host Center: Federico II University of Naples, Italy

Coordinated by: Prof. Antonio Risitano


Preceptorship 3 - Inherited, acquired and overlap bone marrow failures in children and adolescents

From 17/02/2020 to 20/02/2020 (4 days)

Host Center: G. Gaslini Research Childrens' Hospital, Genova, Italy

Coordinated by: Dr. Carlo Dufour


A more detailed program will be shared with participants once selected


The expected participant profile is

  • Hematologists (age limit: 45 years old).
  • Interest in developing their medical competences in the clinical area of Barrow Marrow Failure.
  • In a position to follow-up the preceptorship with education projects and activities on medical education.
  • Available for the whole duration of the preceptorship.
  • English speaker.
  • Resident in a European Member State at the moment of the signature of the Application Form.


This call consists of 3 different preceptorships programs held in 3 different host centers.

  • A maximum of 12 participants will be selected by this call.
  • Each preceptorship will be attended by 4 participants.  
  • Each candidate can participate only to one preceptorship program.  
  • Each candidate could express his/her preferences of preceptorship program in the application form.
  • As one of the Preceptorship objective is to disseminate medical knowledge in countries where this knowledge is scarce and foster the Cross Border Health cooperation among European Member States, the candidate will not be resident in the same country where the course is held.

In order to participate at this call, candidate must:

  1. Fulfill the application form available
  2. Edit a Curriculum vitae using Europass format
  3. Write a cover letter
  4. Send the application form, the currilucum vitae and the cover letter to: Mariangela.pellegrini(ELIMINAR) and write as object of the email: "Candidature to EuroBloodNet preceptorships". If you don't get the confirmation of the receipt within few days, please write again.
  5. It is mandatory to send the candidature by the 20th November 2019 at midnight (Paris CET time)
  6. A jury among EuroBloodNet members has been established in order to selects participants.
  7. Gender and geographical balance will be taken into account when making the selection of the group, along with the meritocracy of the CV and the motivations expressed in the cover letter.

Costs coverages

EuroBloodNet Association is in charge to cover the costs for travel and accommodation of participants (4 participants per site). EuroBloodNet Association will also provide for costs of daily stay and it will support logistic and arrangements for the educational material and it will be in charge of costs of logistic and arrangement site organization. 

Preceptorship on AA and PNH are partially supported by EuroBloodNet Association through a Grant received from Alexion Pharma France.

Practical Information

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