Summer School

The aim of the school is to provide senior trainees with up-to-date teaching in selected areas of paediatric endocrinology; enabling and promoting discussions and interactions between younger and more senior paediatric endocrinologists with the idea to develop future leaders in paediatric endocrinology.

ESPE Summer School 2023 

The 2023 Summer School will be held face-to-face from 18th - 20th September 2023  in Badhotel Rockanje, on the Dutch coast, prior to the ESPE 2023 Annual Meeting in The Hague. Applications will be open from 1 December 2022 to 26 February 2023.




What to expect at an ESPE Summer School

The course extends over 3 days is composed of the following

Interactive lectures given by the teaching faculty
Case presentations by each student
Presentation of student research projects
Critical evaluation of selected publications

The Summer School fellows usually consist of physicians still in academic training in paediatric endocrinology, who are selected by the Summer School Steering Committee. Applicants must have had at least one year of clinical training in Paediatric Endocrinology. Applicants should not have previously attended the Summer School.

There is no registration fee for the Summer School.

For any queries regarding the Summer School please contact  the Summer School coordinator Carla Bizzarri (

ESPE Summer School 2022

The 2022 Summer School was held face-to-face from September 12th - 14th in Le Tre Vaselle, Torgiano (Perugia), prior to the ESPE 2022 Annual Meeting in Rome. The report from the School can be found here.


ESPE Summer School 2022 resources

Delegates from previous Summer School's are able to access the speaker presentations from the course with the log in information provided as part of attendance.         



If you were a delegate and do not have the log in information please contact the ESPE Office.                                 


Participants who apply for membership for the year immediately following their attendance at a school will be entitled to one year's free ESPE membership. Please note that this does not apply to existing ESPE members.



The ESPE Summer School steering committee:

  • Carla Bizzarri, Italy (coordinator)
  • Annalisa Deodati (local organiser)         
  • Gary Butler, UK
  • Cheri Deal, Canada
  • Raja Padidela, UK  
  • Marianna Rachmiel, Israel

See also...

"The lectures were given by well-established and experienced speakers from around the world. In addition there were smaller group teaching sessions and case presentations given by the fellows. During breaks and mealtimes the fellows were able to discuss all sorts of topics including career planning with the Faculty in an informal setting."