European Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (EABIP)
The European Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology (EABIP) was founded in 2002. The principal priorities of EABIP are to promote Education, Training and Research in all aspects of Interventional Pulmonology.
EABIP main objectives are:
-Promotion of a high standard in clinical practice, education and research in diagnostic and therapeutic interventional pulmonology, including bronchoscopy and thoracoscopy, as well as in the education and training of endoscopy staff
-Exchange of knowledge and experience with related national and international associations. This will be achieved for example by launching joint international multicenter research projects, establishing procedural and training standards, and a unified terminology to improve communication
-To organize regular meetings in association with various national and international organizations
-To support regional conferences, symposia or workshops
-To promote the establishment of local national branches of the EABIP in Europe
-To encourage manuscript contributions to Respiration, this will serve as the organ of publication for the Association
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Hellenic Training Association for Interventional Pulmonology (HTA-IP)
The Hellenic Training Association for Interventional Pulmonology (HTA-IP) aims at promoting high standards in clinical practice and research of this Pulmonology field, as well as enhancing education and training with reference to the diagnostic and therapeutic interventional pulmonology.
HTA-IP supports the work of the IP Unit of the 1st Respiratory Medicine Department of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in maintaining and advocating excellence of IP care in a national level.
Through its contribution in international training, by hosting specialized Courses and Seminars in cooperation with international associations, HTA-IP is also actively involved in the development of Inerventional Pulmonology curricula, assessment tools, as well as training and accreditation standards.