Netherlands National Chapter

Brief History of the Chapter

DHPBA Dutch chapter of the International and European Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association

The DHPBA is the Dutch chapter of the International Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (IHPBA, www.iphba.org) and the European-African Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association (E-AHPBA, www.ehpba.org)

The purpose of the DHPBA is to represent the following three Dutch study groups in the IHPBA and E-AHPBA meetings:

  • Dutch Study Group for Liver Surgery (Werkgroep Leverchirurgie) - Chair: Dr Dirk Grünhagen (www.werkgroep-leverchirurgie.nl)
  • Dutch Pancreatitis Study Group (Pancreatitis Werkgroep Nederland) - Chair: Prof. dr. H. van Goor, Radboud UMC (PWN, www.pancreatitis.nl)
  • Dutch Pancreatic Cancer Group - Chair: Prof. dr. O.R. Busch, AMC Amsterdam (DPCG, www.dpcg.nl)

The Dutch Chapter also stimulates and endorses HPB training in the Netherlands:

  • Standards for HPB training - IHPBA 2008
  • Curriculum for HPB surgery fellowships - IHPBA 2008
  • UEMS European HPB surgery exam Please cf. website for details (www.dhpba.nl)

The Dutch Chapter organizes an annual ?highlights? meeting which covers the Dutch presentations at the respective IHPBA or E-AHPBA meetings as well as the general highlights of these meetings.

The Dutch Chapter is further involved with the annual Alpine Liver and Pancreatic Surgery meeting in Italy (www.alpshpbmeeting.com/)

Officers

  • President: Prof. C. Verhoef
  • Secretary: Prof. T.M. van Gulik
  • Treasurer: Dr. I.Q. Molenaar
  • Webmaster: Dr. M.G. Besselink, website@dphba.nl
  • National HPB Audit Officer: Prof. R. van Hillegersberg

Contact/Secretariat

Prof. Dejong
Department of Surgery,
Maastricht University Medical Center,
PO Box 5800, 6202AZ
Maastricht, the Netherlands

Phone: +31-43-3877489
Email: Chc.dejong@mumc.nl

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