ESCMID Parity Commission

The ESCMID Parity Commission (EPC) was founded to review and improve the representation of minorities and gender as well as geographic balance in the fields of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases.

ESCMID Parity Resource Tool

This Resource Tool is addressed to all professionals in the fields of clinical microbiology and infectious diseases, whatever their position and their working environment.

About the Parity Commission

Learn about the aims and goals of the Parity Commission as well as the members.

Latest news

Find the latest news about the Parity Commission here to stay up to date.

Parity Blog

In January 2016 the Parity Commission launched a blog to look at disparity due to gender or provenance. Join our discussions on gender and geographic balance.

Parity Survey

Today the ESCMID Parity Commission is launching a new survey about the expectations of ESCMID members in the field of parity and equity, and about the hurdles and difficulties possibly encountered to participate in the activities of the society.


The Parity Commission has drawn up this guidance document in order to improve the balance of all ESCMID-related educational, professional and scientific activities in terms of gender and country of origin.