The EFLM Profession Committee has the main goal to represent the professional interests of specialists in laboratory medicine across Europe and to achieve recognition of professional qualifications under the European Union legislation based on the principles of free movement of professionals within Europe. This work is mainly conducted through the EFLM Working Group “Register” (WG-R) currently chaired by Dr. Nuthar Jassam.
As per terms of reference, the WG-R:
- adjudicates applications to hold the title European Specialist in Laboratory Medicine (EUSpLM);
- implements strategies to grow the Register;
- supports the Profession Committee in its strategy to achieve recognition of Specialists in Laboratory Medicine.
The term of office will be for 2 years ending on 31 December 2021 with the potential extension for two more 2-year terms beyond 2021. The work is mainly conducted by e-mail and teleconferencing, the WG usually meets once per year.