Education News

Joint meeting of the British and Chinese Societies of Gastroenterology – East meets West

Tuesday, 31 March 2015 09:02

On Friday 27th March the inaugural joint meeting of the Chinese and British Societies of Gastroenterology took place in the Dorchester Library of the Royal College of Physicians London. BSG President Dr Ian Forgacs welcomed his counterpart in the Chinese society, Professor Yun-Sheng Yang, and leading colleagues to the UK for this one day meeting that saw experts delivering highly insightful talks on the development of clinical practice and research from the perspectives of China and the UK in important areas of gastroenterology – IBD, Upper GI Cancer, Gut Microbiota and H. pylori. The event was a resounding success and marked the start of what promises to be a fruitful collaborative relationship between the two societies.

The programme was broken up in to 4 sessions with talks from Chinese and UK experts followed by questions and discussion.

UEG Training Support 2016

Monday, 15 December 2014 11:15

A central element of UEG work is helping to fund innovative educational programmes, as well as international scientific cooperations. In 2015 UEG are supporting a range of activities and projects and are calling for Member Societies to apply for financial support and also to encourage them to partner up. Long-term project support is open to all societies active in the field of gastroenterology, if the project is organised in collaboration with a UEG Member Society. Application for Training Support 2016 is open until April 20, 2015. Further information is available from UEG.

Enter The BMJ Awards 2015

Monday, 03 November 2014 11:08

Now in their 7th year The BMJ Awards, in association with MDDUS, recognises and celebrates the inspirational work being carried out by UK doctors and their teams.

Introducing a range of new categories that reflect healthcare in the UK, these awards are an opportunity to shine the spotlight on medical excellence.

For a chance to become a winner of these coveted awards, please share with The BMJ the great work you are carrying out to improve healthcare and make a difference to the lives of patients.

The BMJ Awards are now opens for entries at thebmjawards.com

2015 Categories

  • Clinical Leadership Team Mental Health Team
  • Dementia Team Palliative Care Team
  • Diabetes Team Patient Safety Team
  • Gastroenterology Team Primary Care Team
  • Imaging Team UK Research Paper
  • Innovation Team Women's Health Team
  • Lifetime Achievement

Enter now

Entries close on 21 January 2015. Please do contact The BMJ Awards Team on This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it if you have any questions.

Young Investigators Meeting

Wednesday, 01 October 2014 13:05

April 17-19, 2015
House of European Gastroenterology
Vienna, Austria

This course specialises on the fields of research, statistics and the writing of papers and intense and lively lectures and discussions are combined with interactive training sessions. Presentations by participants provide the ideal environment to share ideas and personal experiences.

Application is open until January 18, 2015

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