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BSG Trainees Section Prizes 2015

Friday, 31 October 2014 11:06

The following prizes are awarded annually by the BSG Trainees Section:

  1. The Alistair McIntyre Prize for Improving Gastroenterology Training is designed to support work that may improve gastroenterology training in the UK.

    This is a single award of £2000.

  2. BSG Trainees Section Out of Programme Award is designed to help gastroenterology trainees in the UK access training opportunities that are not available as part of their local training rotations.

    This is a single award of £1000.

  3. The BSG Young Gastroenterologist of the Year – Clinical & Translational Science is designed to identify and promote talented trainee clinical scientists nationally in order to promote research and science in gastroenterology for the future.

    This is a single award of £1000.

  4. The BSG Young Gastroenterologist of the Year – Emerging Leader is designed to identify and promote talented trainee leaders nationally in order to promote leadership in gastroenterology for the future.

    This is a single award of £1000.

The awards are open to any doctor training in gastroenterology in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Applications are welcomed from doctors in LAT posts as well as those in numbered posts.

Applicants must be BSG members.

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

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BSG Endolive 2015

12th & 13th March

The UK now delivers some of the highest quality endoscopy, endoscopy training and research in the world. On March 12 and 13, 2015 we will be hosting Endolive UK at the International Conference Centre in Birmingham. This live endoscopy event will brings together the best of UK endoscopy and will deliver a mixture of live case demonstrations and state of the art talks. Live endoscopy will come from London, Nottingham, Cardiff and Glasgow. Faculty will include the UK's leading endoscopists supported by leading international experts such as Doug Rex, Paul Fockens and Peter Siersema. The focus of the meeting will be on improving endoscopy practice and quality. We would encourage you to join us in this exciting new BSG venture showcasing the best of UK endoscopy. Please save the date.

Highlights include:

  • State of the art interactive scientific programme running over the course of two days.
  • Live endoscopy procedures (via video link) from key location(s) within the UK.
  • Meet the Experts sessions.
  • World-class invited speakers.
  • Nurse targeted sessions.
  • Reduced registration rates for nurses and trainees.

Location: Birmingham
Venue: ICC
Country: United Kingdom
Organizer: MCI UK
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Joint RCP-BSG Medical Conference: GI endoscopy - looking down, looking up, looking forward

Thursday 4th December 2014

BSG members are encouraged to attend this one-day medical conference which will present state-of-the-art information on cutting-edge endoscopy procedures. The evidence-based and clinically-applicable programme will use video demonstrations of the latest procedures as well as cover contemporary issues in training, governance and research.

Includes 5 CPD credits

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