The Union of European Medical Specialists (UEMS) is a non-governmental organization representing national associations of medical specialists at the European Level.

With a current membership of 37 national associations and operating through 43 Specialist Sections and European Boards, the UEMS is committed to promote the free movement of medical specialists across Europe while ensuring the highest level of training which will pave the way to the improvement of quality of care for the benefit of all European citizens.

The UEMS areas of expertise notably encompass Continuing Medical Education, Post Graduate Training and Quality Assurance. 


The training requirement for Pediatric surgery are in the UEMS ETR Document 


More information about UEMS Paediatric Surgery can be found on