6 December 2023
The European Hernia Society
Improving outcomes for people with a hernia.
Marten Simons – President
Salvador Morales-Conde – President Elect
Andrew de Beaux – Secretary General, BJS Council Representative
Yohann Renard – Treasurer
René Fortelny – Secretary of the Advisory Board for Congresses
Knut Borch – Secretary of the Advisory Board for Education
Bernd Stechemesser – Secretary of the Advisory Board for National Chapters & Membership
Barbora East – Secretary of the Advisory Board of Quality
Manuel López Cano – Editor-in-Chief of JAWS
Cesare Stabilini – Secretary of the Scientific Advisory Board
Hakan Gök – Secretary of the Advisory Board for Social Media
Maciej Pavvlak – Secretary of the Advisory Board for the Web
Ferdinand Köckerling – Secretary for UEMS
Maciej Śmietański – Ambassador for Eastern Europe
Śonia Ribas – Secretary of the Advisory Board for Publications
About European Hernia Society
The European Hernia Society (EHS) is a growing international society with the primary aim of promoting best practice and improving outcomes for people with an abdominal hernia.
The purposes of the Association are among others: the study of anatomic, physiologic, pathological, and therapeutic problems related to the abdominal wall, the publication of scientific articles, the possible creation of organizations or sections outside Europe contributing with relevant documentation, participating in research studies or providing instructions within the context. Also, the development of interdisciplinary relations and creating activities for improvement of the study of the abdominal wall, of the professionals who dedicate themselves to its study, and of the Association itself. EHS promotes the professional enhancement of all its members, supports their professional interests, represents its members before public or private entities, advises them on the social, professional, deontological aspects, etc. It also promotes education, training, research in abdominal wall surgery, and joint activities and partnerships between national and international scientific societies.
EHS organises an annual Congress, traditionally in the spring. The next one will be held in Prague on the dates 29-31 May 2024.
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