2024 EMAS Online School


03-04 September

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About EMAS Schools

EMAS Schools are conducted in non-congress years, providing an invaluable opportunity for medical professionals worldwide to engage deeply with specific topics in their field. The focus of the 2024 EMAS Digital Summer School will be on menopause, featuring first-class lectures by esteemed experts.


  • Expert Lectures: Gain insights from leading experts in the field of menopause through a series of enlightening lectures.
  • Breakout Sessions: Engage in small group discussions and case studies moderated by experienced professionals. This interactive format allows for in-depth exploration of patient cases and collaborative learning.
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About EMAS

Since its creation in 1998, the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS) encourages and stimulates excellence in health professionals and researchers through its journals, congresses, guidelines, schools, webinars, podcasts, website, and awareness activities.

What We Do

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Past EMAS schools

EMAS members can re-watch the recordings via the EMAS membership portal.

Educational activities

EMAS reach is global through the translation of educational activities such as webinars and podcasts

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Webinars series available in multiple languages

Podcast series available in multiple languages

Guidelines and education

Programme

tuesday

Sep 3

How to assess and manage risks in menopausal women

10:00

Welcome and Introduction

10:15

Diagnostics at menopause and management of chronic non-communicable diseases

Prof Angelica L. Hirschberg

11:00

Coffee break

(Virtual Networking Opportunity)

11:30

Management of menopausal symptoms in women with increased risk for chronic non-communicable diseases

Dr Elena Armeni

12:15

Interactive Workshops (Part I)

13:45

Lunch break

14:15 to 16:00

Interactive Workshops (Part II)

and Closing of Day 1

wednesday

Sep 4

MHT is key, isn’t it?!

10:00

Welcome and Summary of Day 1

10:15

MHT overview and long-term risks and benefits


Prof Irene Lambrinoudaki

11:00

Coffee break

(Virtual Networking Opportunity)

11:30

Management of abnormal uterine bleeding and impact of MHT on mood and cognitive changes


Dr Dorenda van Dijken

12:15

Interactive Workshops (Part I)

13:45

Lunch break

14:00 to 16:00

Interactive Workshops (Part II)

and Closing of Summer School

Meet our featured speakers!

Prof Angelica L. Hirschberg

Sweden

Dr. Angelica Lindén Hirschberg is Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the Department of Women’s and Children’s Health, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden. She is Head of the Women´s Health Research Unit and a Consultant Gynecologist in charge of Gynecological Endocrinology at the Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden. Her research is focused on interaction between sex steroids and metabolism of importance for female reproduction, sports, sexuality and metabolic health in both reproductive age and postmenopausal women. Professor Hirschberg is a fellow of the Endocrine Society and Androgen Excess and PCOS Society (AE-PCOS), a member of the board of the International Society of Gynecological Endocrinology (ISGE), President of the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS), editor for the international journal Maturitas, and a member of the editorial board of Gynecological Endocrinology, the official journal of ISGE, and of the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism (JCEM). She is also the official gynecologist of the Swedish Olympic Teams, medical advisor to World Athletics and the International Olympic Committee (IOC). She was awarded the 2016 Grand Prize in Sport Science. In 2009 Professor Hirschberg was appointed a Physician-in-Attendance to the Swedish Royal Family and she was awarded the King’s Seraphim Medal, 8th size, in 2018.

Prof Dr Petra Stute

Switzerland

Deputy Chief Physician and Head Physician Dept. of Gynecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine Women's Hospital Inselspital Bern Switzerland

Vice President European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS)

Past President of the Swiss Society of Gynecological Endocrinology and Menopause (SGEM)

Prof Irene Lambrinoudaki

Greece

Dr Lambrinoudaki was born in Athens and graduated from Athens University Medical School. She conducted her Doctoral Thesis at Ruprecht Karls University in Heidelberg, Germany on the Epidemiology of osteoporosis in association with endogenous sex hormones. She was trained in Clinical Endocrinology in the Department of Pathophysiology, at Athens University Medical School and in the Departments of Endocrinology and Metabolism, at Ruprecht Karls University, Heidelberg, Germany, in Nikaia General District Hospital, Piraeus, Greece and in Queen Mary Hospital, University of Hong Kong. She is a Professor of Endocrinology in the 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Medical School, University of Athens, Greece. She has been responsible for her department's educational, clinical and research activities since 2000. She has authored 280 publications (November 2023) in peer-reviewed international journals, mainly on gynaecological endocrinology, menopause, hormone therapy and osteoporosis. She is President of the Hellenic Society of Climacterium and Menopause, Past President of the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS, 2015-2017), Scientific Director of EMAS (2017-today) and Editor in Chief of the journal MATURITAS, I.F. 5.11, the official journal of EMAS. She is the recipient of the 2018 Henry Burger Prize which the International Menopause Society awards to the Scientist with the most significant contributions in the field of menopause in the previous five years of a World Congress.

Dr Elena Armeni

Greece

Dr. Eleni Armeni, a dedicated Reproductive Endocrinology specialist, has a career spanning Athens, Greece, to London, UK, where she serves as an Endocrinology and Diabetes Consultant. With expertise in reproductive and cardiovascular endocrinology, Eleni focuses on managing post-menopausal women and those with polycystic ovary syndrome. Her PhD, in collaboration with the University of Athens, delved into cardiovascular endocrinology in menopausal women with PCOS history. Holding an MSc in diabetes mellitus post-menopausal transition from the University of South Wales, she explores sex hormone connections to cardiometabolic conditions. She holds leadership roles in various endocrinology societies.

Dr Dorenda van Dijken

The Netherlands

Dr. Dorenda van Dijken, a native of Amsterdam, completed her medical education at the University of Amsterdam. Since 1994, she has served as a gynecologist at the OLVG in West Amsterdam, formerly known as the Lucas Andreas Hospital and, earlier, the Andreas Hospital. Dr. van Dijken has dedicated over 25 years to addressing the challenges and treatments associated with menopause, making it her primary sub-specialization within gynecology.

Since 2015, Dr. van Dijken has been the chair of the Dutch Menopause Society (DMS). Within the Dutch Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology (NVOG), she actively contributes to the areas of menopause and medical training. Additionally, she is a co-author of various national and international guidelines and participates in scientific research. Dr. van Dijken is deeply involved in providing further training and education on menopause, organizing conferences, and teaching at training programs for nursing transition consultants and GP trainers.

Dr. van Dijken also serves as a board member of the European Menopause and Andropause Society (EMAS).

Registration


Early bird

(july 5th, 2024)

Late

Delegate

€ 120

€ 150

Delegate - EMAS Member

€ 60

€ 75

Students

€ 40

€ 60

Low, lower-middle and upper-middle-income countries *

€ 40

€ 60

* As defined by the World Bank

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