EJD Policies & Statements

Statement on ePortfolio

Oslo, October 2015

The European Junior Doctors, as the representative organisation for over 300,000 junior doctors around Europe, recommends the following minimum standards for ePortfolios used in postgraduate medical training

Joint Statement on Patient Safety and Quality of Care

Vienna, May 2015

Each European patient deserves and has the right to receive care of adequate standards, particularly in times of economic hardship and distress

Policy on the Third Cycle of the Bologna Process

Heidelberg, November 2013

With the implementation of the Bologna Process in medical education Junior Doctors are facing several difficulties which are named in this documents and recommendations for the future implementation are given.

Statement on Curricula & Assessments

Heidelberg, November 2013

The European Junior Doctors (EJD) believes that doctors in training should be required to fulfil set criteria’s for successful progress and be monitored by continuous assessments.

Position Paper on patients rights in cross-border healthcare

Heidelberg, Nov 2013

Regarding the directive on cross-border healthcare it is clear that there are major issues at stake for EU health systems and Governments who have a responsibility to manage health services under budgetary and other constraints. This policy summarizes the EJD issues regarding the directive.

Statement on Funding of Medical Training

Prague, May 2013

Well organised and financed medical education and postgraduate training are the basic elements in ensuring a functioning Health Care Systems in Europe. Therefore the EJD published this statement.

Statement on Slovak Situation

Prague, May 2013

There is an effort to unjustly criminalize the actions or potential actions of health professionals in Slovakia's Criminal Code. The EJD firmly believes that the intentions of doctors in Slovakia are to improve conditions for workers in the health sector, and therefore to improve the quality of patient care and the wider health sector in Slovakia

Joint Statement on reviewing the Qualifications Directive (2005/36/EC)

Brussels, August 2012

The Presidents of the undersigned European Medical Organizations call upon the European Parliament and the Council to respect the following principles in their scrutiny of the proposal amending the recognition of professional qualifications Directive (2005/36/EC).

Adoption of the CEOM European Charter of Medical Ethics

Kos, June 2011

The European Charter of Medical Ethics includes the principles on which physicians' behaviour in the practice of their profession is based, no matter what type of practice they have.

Proposition on Gender Imbalance

AMSTERDAM, October 2010

The goal of this document is to raise awareness to gender shifting in Medicine and promote discussion about this theme. It also intends to identify possible consequences to the medical practice allowing national members to plan actions to cope with change concerning the best interests of doctors and patients.