Guidelines Committee

Description:

The Guidelines Committee main tasks and responsibilities can be summarized as follows:

  • Identify areas where evidence based guidelines, consensus based guidelines and position documents are needed. Furthermore, to determine the methodology required for each item and engage with the appropriate EHA-SWGs to initiate the composition of the specific group of experts that will produce the guidelines;
  • Identify organizations active in producing hematology guidelines (e.g.ESMO) for co-creation of guidelines;
  • Set the rules for EHA endorsement of guidelines developed by third parties;
  • Take final decision on EHA endorsements.

Members:
The EHA-GC has an Executive group which coordinates the committee activities and directions:

  • M Dreyling, Germany
  • L Malcovati, Italy
  • N Roy, United Kingdom
  • S Middeldorp, The Netherlands

A group of Area Associate members is supporting the Executive group, with the aim of connecting and engaging with the different areas of hematology, as identified by the EHA Research Roadmap.

Its members (and respective areas) are:

  • P Bianchi, Italy (Anemia and related diseases)
  • C Dufour, Italy (Normal hematopoiesis)
  • A Greinacher, Germany (Platelet disorders)
  • JA Kremer Hovinga, Switzerland (Blood coagulation and hemostatic disorders)
  • M Ladetto, Italy (Malignant lymphoid diseases)
  • G Ossenkoppele, The Netherlands (Malignant myeloid diseases)
  • S Stanworth, UK (Transfusion medicine)

Rotation:
3 years (renewable for 3)

The Guidelines Committee has approved the following methodology documents: