Educational Programme - International 2024-2025

The international programme is designed with a mix of online studies, individual preparation, online and face-to-face courses.

The first of the two courses of this programme will take place online. The second course will take place in Madrid, Spain.

Please download the programme flyer.

Why join the programme? 

Programme structure:

1) Completion of an e-learning course (Access will be available approximately three weeks before the first course)
2) Two face-to–face / virtual courses of 2-3 days duration each with approximately 3-6 months interval.
3) Online examination: Must be completed at the latest one month after completion of 2nd course.
4) Submission of five case studies at the latest approximately six months after successful examination.
5) Participation in two wound conferences at the latest approximately six months after successful examination. The recommendation is to attend as a minimum one conference of the European Wound Management Association (EWMA Conference) and one other national or international wound conference).

The fellowship must be re-certified in 4 years.



The cost of the whole programme per participant is EUR 2,900. 

For registration please contact the EAFWH secretariat at

The programme has a maximum group size of 20 participants.

Companies engaged in wound management will have the opportunity to sponsor the programme and/or support the participation of participants. For further information please contact the EAFWH secretariat at


1st Course: 25-27 October 2024 (online course)






The EAFWH International Wound Healing Programme, Virtual, Denmark 17/11/2023 - 19/11/2023, has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 15.0 European CME credits (ECMEC®s).
Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.

2nd Course: Spring 2025

Madrid, Spain


An application will be made to the UEMS EACCME® for CME accreditation of this event.



Kirsi Isoherranen, MD, PhD, EAFWH Treasurer

Dr. Isoherranen is an expert in wound care and skin cancers, currently working in the HUS Helsinki Wound Healing Centre. Dr. Isoherranen is a EWMA (European Wound Management Association) Council Member since 2016 and Honorary Treasurer since 2020. Her interest in chronic wounds has led her to obtain a Special Competence in Wound Management in 2015 and has continuously been involved in scientific and research activities around wound healing. Beside being involved in EAFWH educational activities Dr. Isoherranen has given various presentations at EADV and EWMA Congresses. She is also the Secretary General of UEMS Multidisciplinary Joint Committee in Wound Healing. Dr. Isoherranen has research expertise in conducted clinical trials and scientific interests with numerous publications.


Knut Kröger, MD, Professor, EAFWH President

Professor Dr. Knut Kröger has focussed on vascular medicine since 1994 and step by step be became senior house resident at the Department of Angiology at the University Hospital Essen in Germany. In 2009 he was appointed chief of the Vascular Department at the HELIOS Clinic in Krefeld. He is specialised on medical and interventional treatment of vascular diseases and wound care. Professor Kröger has published more than 100 scientific papers and the books titled “Noninvasive vascular diagnostic” and “Vascular therapy.” Professor Kröger is the editor of the German wound journal called “Woundmanagement” and imember of the steering committee of the Initiative of Chronic Wounds where he is also nvolved in the education programs.  


George-Sorin Tiplica, MD, Professor, EAFWH Secretary 

Professor Dr. George-Sorin Tiplica is senior dermato-venereologist and Head of the Dermatology 2 Clinic in Colentina Clinical Hospital, “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy – Bucharest, Romania. He is President of the UEMS MJC Wound Healing and Secretary of the EAFWH. He is interested in wound healing, sexually transmitted infections, and inflammatory skin diseases. Professor Dr. Tiplica is co-author of the European guideline on scabies, pediculosis pubis and syphilis. 


Elena Conde Montero, MD, PhD

Dr. Montero is a dematologist at the Hospital Universitario Infanta Leonor y Virgen de la Torre, Madrid and Diplôme Universitaire de Phlébologie, Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris. Besides lecturing at the EAFWH programme courses Dr. Montero is also a member of the EWMA Council. 


Alexandra Butacu, MD, PhD, 

Dr. Alexandra-Irina Butacu is a Dermato-Venereology specialist currently working in the 2nd Department of Dermatology of Colentina Clinical Hospital, Bucharest, Romania. Dr. Butacu is focused on wound management, skin cancer and sexually transmitted infections. She is involved in teaching activities acting as an Assistant Professor of the “Carol Davila” University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Bucharest and is part of the Organizing Committee of the EAFWH programme in Romania.