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Deadline application 2nd EPATH Summer School

Are you interested in attending our summer school? Submit your abstract now! There are still a few spots left to participate in the summer school. Deadline: January 1st, 2024. Apply here: https://forms.gle/niD46VSGw7T16BUC8 We have built an exciting...

Apply now for our 2nd summer school!

EPATH's second summer school has opened their doors to apply! Are you interested in attending our summer school? Submit your abstract now! Click here to apply. Our summer school 'Transgender Health: Interdisciplinary Approaches', deals with the multidisciplinary...

2nd Summer School: Save the date!

EPATH organises their 2nd Summer School from July 1 – July 5, 2024, at Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium. The Summer School deals with the multidisciplinary approaches to the social, mental and physical well-being of transgender and gender diverse persons. Although the...

Breach of conduct statement

From April 26th - 28th 2023 the 5th EPATH conference took place in Killarney, where we re-connected, met up with old and new friends, and had extremely well prepared and up to date keynote lectures. However, we regret to inform you that our code of conduct has been...

Opening address EPATH2023: the need to strenghten our standards

Dear colleagues, It is my great pleasure as EPATH’s president to welcome you to the 5th EPATH meeting, on behalf of the EPATH Board and the Scientific Committee. It has been 2 years since we’ve met digitally or in person, in Stockholm Sweden at our...

5K Fun Run

Strengthen Your Bones and Mind Fun Run It's time for the 1st EPATH Fun Run!    When: Wednesday April 26th, 18:30 Where: begins at the entrance of the Lake Hotel (500m from the Gleneagle Hotel) (Google Maps) Cost: €15 Why a 5K Fun Run? We want...

Meet the 2025 EPATH board candidates!

Meet your candidates! The current EPATH board is very pleased to present to its members the nominated candidates who have applied to become a board member. We have 12 candidates from several European countries and professions, and invite our...

Are you ready for EPATH 2023? Our final programme is taking shape and it is looking great! The EPATH 2023 conference will feature 240 presentations, of which: 126 oral presentations 43 poster presentations 20 round tables 11 keynote presentations 10 state-of-the-art...

Become an EPATH board member!

Last week to apply to become an EPATH board member! There is a vacancy for 2 Directors-at-Large to strenghten the EPATH board. If you are interested, make sure to complete the following steps before 28 February 2023: Use the application form to send in you candidacy...

Extension of the deadline!

We have extended our abstract submission deadline to November 14. For more information about the call for abstracts, please visit https://epath.eu/2023-conference/call-for-abstracts/ #epath2023 #killarney #ireland #AbstractSubmission #CallForAbstracts...

EPATH supports law reform

As professionals involved in provision of healthcare to transgender people, EPATH recognizes the crucial importance, for the purposes of transgender people's health and well-being, of their being able to obtain key documents that reflect their gender identity. In this...

Call for abstracts EPATH2023

EPATH cordially invites researchers and professionals in the field of transgender health to submit abstracts for the upcoming 5th EPATH conference. EPATH accepts submissions for Oral and Poster presentations, Round Tables and State-of-the-Art mini-symposia. Please...

Become a scientific committee member for EPATH 2023!

For its fifth upcoming conference, EPATH launches a call for Scientific Committee members to be involved in the abstract reviewing process. As a member of the Scientific Committee of a specific stream within the conference, you will be reviewing a number of abstracts,...

Call for applications – EPATH 2025 –> Extended deadline!

The call for organisations interested in hosting the next EPATH conference in 2025 is open (deadline: October 10). For more information see: https://epath.eu/hosting-epath-2025/ or contact contact@epath.eu. Where will the 2025 conference take place? When more than one...

Extension deadline summer school

We have been contacted that some of you would still like to apply for the summer school (June 28 - July 1). This is why we are extending the deadline for enrollment to our summer school until Sunday May 8 (23:30 CEST)! Are you a PhD student, health care professional,...

Resources in support of Ukraine

The EPATH board wants to express their concern about the Russian military aggression in Ukraine. We know that all people in Ukraine and surrounding countries are and will be deeply affected by the consequences of the war. Trans and gender diverse people are at...

Response from EPATH to Swedish documentary

This summer, EPATH board members Guy T'Sjoen and Annelou de Vries, as well as our conference host Attila Fazekas, have given their time and trust for the making of a documentary 'Uppdrag granskning" on transgender youth prepared by Carolina Jemsby. We wish to inform...

EPATH Summer School 2022

EPATH will host a first Summer School on Transgender Health, from June 29 – July 1, 2022, in Ghent, Belgium. Although the scientific attention for transgender health has been booming in recent decade, the scientific curricula in the involved disciplines lack dedicated...

TDOR 2021

In this TDOR week we remember those we've lost and encourage others to keep up in our strive for human rights and dignity for all! In a new report by TGEU, between 1 October 2020 and 30 September 2021, the Trans Murder Monitoring registered 375 reports of trans and...

International workshop on HIV & transgender people

Virology Education is proud to announce the 3rd edition of the International Workshop on HIV & Transgender People, which will be held on 9-10 December 2021 as a virtual conference (see more information here). This workshop is a much-needed initiative to gather...

Ow, you missed it?

Last week 430 participants met on site and online for the 4th EPATH conference. Did you miss the conference, but you would still like to take part? You can still register at our Ex Ordo platform! The platform gives access to the scientific programme until 60 days...

Follow our EPATH2021 Opening Session Live

The EPATH board holds its promise to organise a free public event as part of each EPATH conference, in which keynote speakers present actual challenges in the academic, clinical and policy domains of transgender health care (read more here about the programme of the...

Registration for the social event is open now!

The EPATH (local) Organising Committee is very pleased to announce that the social event of the 4th EPATH Hybrid Conference in Gothenburg will take place this year! Therefore, all sympathisants are invited to fill in the form below to register for the...

Meet your board candidates!

The current EPATH board is very pleased to present to its members the nominated candidates who have applied to become a board member. We have 9 candidates from several European countries and professions, and invite our members to read their background and vision for...

Ready to go?

The 4th EPATH Conference is approaching, and before you might go on holiday, here is a quick reminder of what you need to know or need to do: Have you registered yet? Yes? Great! When you have registered for an online ticket, it is still possible to...

Volunteers wanted!

The 4th EPATH conference  will take a hybrid format this year for the first time, due to the pandemic situation. This means we need your help in ensuring a smooth online happening! The Organising Committee is looking for 20 volunteers who are willing to act as Stage...

COVID-19 update

We would like to inform you about the latest travel regulations concerning COVID-19: Travelling between EEA countries: From the 1st of July you can travel freely again between EEA countries (EU member states + Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Norway) using the EU Digital...

Up to 228 participants!

We are happy to announce that we will be able to allow up to 228 participants on site for our next EPATH conference in Gothenburg, Sweden (August 11-13). The new Swedish COVID-19 regulations state that conferences are not defined as public events, as we only allow...

Join the WPATH Journal Club

WPATH is launching an all-new virtual Journal Club! This online meeting format, featuring articles from the International Journal of Transgender Health (IJTH), will allow participants the opportunity to delve further into transgender health research topics and ask...

Gender-related treatment for transgender adolescents

In December 2020, the board of several professional associations for transgender health launched a joint statement regarding medical affirming treatment including puberty blockers for transgender adolescents, as a response to the Bell v. Tavistock Judgment in the...

Ready to register?

The registration for the 4th EPATH conference opens at April 1st 2021 at 12:00 CEST sharp! You can already set up your account if you don't have a previous one. You can attend our hybrid  conference in two ways: on site in Gothenburg, Sweden, or online only. Based...

Extended deadline for abstract submission

Upon popular demand, we're happy to announce that the deadline for abstract submission is postponed one last time to April 14th. Please find all information on how to submit here.

EPATH goes hybrid!

We are happy to give more information about the upcoming 4th EPATH conference. The board has decided, after careful examination of all pros and cons, to organise a hybrid conference. We believe in these circumstances, we need to do our uttermost best to offer you a...

4th EPATH Conference Call for Abstracts now open!

EPATH cordially invites researchers and professionals in the field of transgender health to submit an abstract for its fourth conference. The fourth edition of the successful EPATH conference will again centre around the broad spectrum of transgender health. The theme...

Congratulations to all WPATH award recipients!

EPATH congratulates all WPATH award recipients who received an award during the WPATH 2020 Scientific Symposium today, and especially our EPATH board members Griet De Cuypere, who received the WPATH Harry Benjamin Lifetime Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award,...

Mark your calendars!

The EPATH board has decided to postpone the 4th EPATH conference to 11-13 August 2021 due to the current COVID-19 circumstances. As the possibility for networking and interaction are important aspects of the EPATH conferences, the EPATH board prefers hosting a...

EPATH and ESSM letter to the President of the Hungarian Republic

The European Professional Association for Transgender Health (EPATH) and the European Society for Sexual Medicine (ESSM) have written a joint letter to the President of the Hungarian Republic, to express our serious concerns regarding the proposed amendments in the...

Mark your calendars!

We look forward to meet all of you at our 4th conference which will take place in Götenburg from 14-17 April 2021! Stay tuned for our call for abstracts - to be expected in May!

Cancellation of the summer school

It is with sadness that the EPATH board has decided not to move forward with the organisation of the summer school in September 2020 for several reasons. Our priorities have shifted dramatically. The reorganization at work and at home have been challenging for most of...

EPATH summer school 2020

EPATH is happy to announce the first EPATH Summerschool which will take place at Ghent University (Belgium) from 7-9 September 2020. The summerschool is targeted at PhD researchers as well as clinicians working in the field of transgender health, and deals with the...

EPATH research policy

Research on gender diverse people has been historically contentious and has not always been undertaken with the intention of assisting the people being researched. EPATH urges researchers to be respectful of gender diverse people, and therefore...