BSG Oesophageal Section's Stand Alone Symposium 2016
Friday, 22 January 2016 13:01
The BSG Oesophageal Section's Stand Alone Symposium "Therapeutic Dilatation and Oesophageal Physiology Testing" will take place on 7th March 2016 at the Royal College of Physicians, London. The meeting has been approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for 5 category 1 (external) CPD credits. Register today for this meeting; it's excellent value at only £60 for consultants or £30 for other professionals.
UEG Training Support - funding for educational activities
Tuesday, 05 January 2016 07:36
The UEG spends €1.8 million per year on grants, prizes and support programmes, a fifth of their total spending, according to Erik Schrumpf, UEG Treasurer. Supporting collaborative efforts between national and specialist societies is at the core of UEG’s long-term strategy. The UEG is offering funding support of up to €25,000 to support educational activities. If you have an idea for a CPD-accredited meeting, course, workshop, symposium or other educational event in 2017, start planning now. Make sure you read the conditions and requirements and note that the application must be made by the BSG, NOT by individuals.
Peter Cotton Advanced Endoscopy Travel Scholarships
Tuesday, 15 December 2015 10:07
Medical University of South Carolina
Grants will be awarded to cover expenses for travel and accommodation; up to $2500 for successful North American applicants, and up to $4,000 for Internationals.
The grants are intended for post-graduate gastroenterologists from any country to spend two weeks observing at the Medical University of South Carolina's Digestive Disease Center located in Charleston, SC, USA. Please be aware that there will be no "hands-on" clinical activity.
Deadlines for applications are 1st September and 1st April each year. They will be reviewed by a committee of MUSC faculty and international colleagues, and successful applicants will be notified within one month.
- Download application form [ 114 kb ]
BSG Prize Winners 2015
Thursday, 09 July 2015 00:00
The BSG congratulates all winners of DDF 2015 poster presentations, oral communications and the Endoscopy Dragons' Den for their hard work. Poster winners receive a certificate and £50; oral communication winners receive a certificate and up to £250. Endoscopy Dragons' Den winners were awarded on an individual basis. The names of the winners* and their respective categories are listed below. Abstracts are available by logging into the BSG website and using the Gut journal link.
Oral Communication Winners
|Small Bowel & Nutrition||OC-032||Laween Meran|
|Oesophagus, Stomach & Duodenum||OC-039||Jason Dunn|
|Gastroenterology Service||OC-048||Samantha Conroy|
|NGM (split)||OC-065||Giles Major|
|NGM (split)||OC-071||Joanne Ooi|
|Colon & Anorectum: BJS Prize||OC-008||Simon Buczacki|
|Colon & Anorectum 1||PTU-262||Tanya Monaghan|
|Colon & Anorectum 2||PWE-361||James Kinross|
|Education & Training||PWE-427||Harriet Watson|
|Endoscopy 1||PTU-007||Srisha Hebbar|
|Endoscopy 2||PWE-010||Jason Dunn|
|Endoscopy 3||PTH-014||Richard Warburton|
|Gastroenterology Service||PTU-299||Emma Greig|
|IBD 1||PTU-093||Diane Hildebrand|
|IBD 2||PWE-050||Kamal Patel|
|IBD 3||PTH-059||Polychronis Pavlidis|
|Liver 1||PTU-098||Dean Linzey|
|Liver 2||PWE-091||Benjamin Hudson|
|Liver 3||PTH-094||Elena Palma|
|Neurogastroenterology & Motility 1||PTU-189||Kevin Etherson|
|Neurogastroenterology & Motility 2||PWE-245||Nabil Mirza|
|Oesophagus & Gastroduodenal 1||PWE-178||Elaine Robertson|
|Oesophagus & Gastroduodenal 2||PTH-178||Philip Woodland|
|Small Bowel & Nutrition 1||PTU-153||Joe West|
|Small Bowel & Nutrition 2||PTH-243||David Randall|
Endoscopy Dragons' Den
|James Alexander||£500||REIMS (Rapid Evaporative Ionization Mass Spectrometry) for lesion identification during colonoscopy|
|Sabina Beg||£800||Investigation of diagnostic accuracy and tolerability of Magnet assisted capsule endoscopy (MACE)|
|Amit Chattree||£2,100||Development of an online encrypted national NHS/BSG Complex colorectal polyp database enabling remote MDT review and discussion|
|Rajaratnam Rameshshanker||£800||An RCT assessing whether insertion-phase inspection during routine bowel screening improves ADR|
|Sarmed Sami||£800||Development and evaluation of the BSG Endoscopy YouTube™ channel: an official resource for education in the UK|
*Shown above are prizes awarded by the BSG and BASL. Awards made by the other 3 Partners are not included here. Abstracts, posters and orals submitted to the BSG and BASL were scored by a joint panel from both Societies. Abstracts, posters and orals submitted to the other Partners were scored by the relevant Partner, except for colorectal orals, which were scored by ACPGBI by agreement. The BJS Prize is £600.
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