EULAR Quality of Care Committee

 The Quality of Care Committee improves the life of people with rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) by developing recommendations, points to consider and further guidance on the prevention, diagnosis, classification, and treatment of RMDs, by optimising the methodology for collecting, interpreting and communicating data leading to EULAR’s recommendations, by acquiring the best members for EULAR’s task forces according to EULAR’s standardised operating procedures for guideline development, and by supervising the training and quality of EULAR’s pool of methodologists.

Quality of Care Committee By-Laws

Chair: Prof. Uta Kiltz, Germany 
Past Chair:  Prof. Robert Landewe, The Netherlands 
Advisor: Prof. Daniel Aletaha, Austria


Committee Members

Uta Kiltz, Germany
Robert Landewe, Netherlands
Birgit Barten, Germany
Nele Cayers, Belgium
Bente Appel Esbensen, Denmark
George Metsios, Greece
Fabian Proft, Germany
Kim Lauper, Switzerland
Annet van Royen, Netherlands
George Fragoulis, Greece
Helga Lechner-Radner, Austria
Kati Mykkanen, Finland
Catalin Codreanu, Romania
Kotyla Przemyslav, Poland
Till Uhlig, Norway
Adeline Ruyssen-Wiltrand, France
Alexandre Sepriano, Portugal
Merete Hetland, Denmark
Paul Studenic, Austria
Ernest Choy, United Kingdom
Patrick Durez, Belgium


Related Information 
EULAR Project Proposals (for non recommendations and non task force projects)

All EULAR project proposals are to be submitted by 15 January or 01 July  of each year and is subject to the approval of the EULAR Council. The final decision and budget of a project will be determined by the EULAR Council each March and September.

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