BSG/WAGE/MGS Advanced Endoscopy Fellowships Japan 2014
Tuesday, 29 October 2013 12:17
National Cancer Centre, Tokyo
Four grants each of £2000 are available to selected gastroenterologists and trainees working in Great Britain. Two will be awarded to BSG members and one will be awarded to members of the Welsh Association of Gastroenterology and Endoscopy (WAGE) and the Midland Gastroenterological Society (MGS) respectively.
The successful candidates are expected to provide a 400 word report within 1 month of completion of the fellowship. The successful applicants will spend 2 weeks studying advanced Endoscopy techniques and applications with Dr Matsuda at the National Cancer Centre in Tokyo.
The National Cancer Centre in Tokyo is an internationally recognised centre of excellence. The 2 week programme aims to provide a unique opportunity to gain experience of advanced endoscopic practice. Candidates will be exposed to new techniques and concepts that will enhance their practice back in the UK.
Key aims include:
- Demonstrations of Endoscopic Mucosal Resection (EMR) and Endoscopic Submucosal Dissection (ESD) of gastric and colonic lesions
- 'Hands-on' ESD training using an animal model (pig stomach)
- Advanced imaging and other diagnostic techniques for the detection of early GI cancer
An application form is available for download below. This must be used for all applications.
Closing date: 1st December 2013.
The official announcement of successful applicants will be made by the year's end. The fellowships expect to be held in late March/early April 2014.
- BSG or MGS or WAGE member
- Consultant or senior trainee status with extensive experience of both diagnostic and interventional endoscopy.
- Fellows will be selected by officers of the BSG Endoscopy Committee. WAGE applications will be marked by one member of the BSG Endoscopy Committee and a senior member of the WAGE Secretariat.