Education News

First article published on BMJ Open Gastroenterology!

Wednesday, 09 July 2014 09:09

BSG member Prof Peter Whorwell is senior author on the first article to be published by BMJ Open Gastroenterology, the third journal to join the BSG's co-owned publications and the first to be fully open access. The article, entitled "Faecal incontinence—the hidden scourge of irritable bowel syndrome: a cross-sectional study" is available by accessing the journal's website.

Applications for MSD "IBD Academy” 2014

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 08:37

This scheme allows trainees with a particular interest in IBD to undergo training in important non-clinical skills at a weekend course (November 15th - 16th 2014, in London), with subsequent full sponsorship to attend the 10th annual ECCO Congress in Barcelona in 2015. Closing date for applications is July 18th.

BSG Prize Winners 2014

Thursday, 03 July 2014 08:46

The BSG congratulates all winners of BSG 2014 poster presentations, oral communications and the Endoscopy Dragons' Den for their hard work. Poster winners receive a certificate and up to £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 to access http://gut.bmj.com/content/63/Suppl_1.toc

Oral Communication Winners

CategoryNumberName
Colon & Anorectum OC-043 Danny Cheung
Education & Training OC-050 Louise China
Endoscopy OC-014 Rehan Haidry
Gastroenterology Service OC-042 E MacRae
IBD OC-004 Graham Heap
Late-breaking science LB-003 Thean Chew
Liver OC-030 Palak Trivedi
NGM OC-066 James Ruffle
Nursing OC-057 Linda Ferris
Oesophagus, Stomach & Duodenum OC-016 D. Rachael Fels Elliott
Pancreas OC-074 Bharat Paranandi
SBN OC-022 TBC

Poster Winners

CategoryNumberName
Colon & Anorectum PWE-021 Tom Jackson
Education & Training PTU-012 Paul Flanagan
Endoscopy 1 PTU-057 Tim Bracey
Endoscopy 2 PWE-031 Hari Padmanabhan
Endoscopy 3 PTH-003 Bharat Paranandi
Gastroenterology Service PTH-051 Matthew Johnson
IBD 1 PTU-094 K Robinson
IBD 2 PWE-091 Paul Flanagan
Late-breaking science LB-004 Mark Exley
Liver 1 PTU-122 Niloufar Safinia
Liver 2 PWE-131 David Sherman
Liver 3 PTH-082 Guru Aithal
NGM PWE-173 Lucy Wasse
Oesophagus PTU-145 Danny Cheung
Pancreas (split) PTH-101 Paul Banim
Pancreas (split) PTH-104 Shridhar Dronamraju
SBN PTH-140 Hannah Simpson
Stomach & Duodenum PTU-168 Oliver Old

Endoscopy Dragons' Den

NameAmount awardedTitle
Robert Driver £1,000 Semi-structured interviews to assess patient perceptions and priorities before and after endoscopic insertion of a SEMS
Nikhil Vergis £500 Whether right or left-sided starting position in colonoscopy leads to quicker completion times and more comfortable procedures for patients (and for BCSP endoscopists and trainees)
Melissa Hale £1,500 A pilot prospective single blind controlled trial comparing magnetically steerable gastric capsule examination to conventional OGD in diagnosing upper GI pathology in patients with recurrent/refractory IDA
Imdadur Rahman £500 To determine the effect on mental workload of performing colonoscopy assessed through two validated tools (NASA-TLX and ScopeGuide)
Bharat Paranandi £1,500 To determine the impact of a smartphone enabled endotherapy application for endoscopic management of UGI bleeding on GI trainees' endoscopic competence and performance

 

 

BSG Educational Events - Guidance

Monday, 24 March 2014 11:24

Important Notes

  • Events should have educational benefits for BSG members, at the discretion of the BSG Education Committee.
  • At least one organiser should be a BSG member.
  • Events should have CPD approval from the RCP (or other relevant accrediting body) if the event takes place within the UK.
  • Event organisers should contact the BSG Education Committee as early as possible. Applications should be submitted at least 2 weeks before the next BSG Education Committee meeting, so that the programme can be tabled.
  • Event organisers should try to avoid dates clashing with other BSG-endorsed/supported/organised events. The BSG reserves the right to ask organisers to change the date if a clash would occur.
  • The BSG Education Committee's decision is final.
Level Event programme, venue, catering and administration planned and organised… Event entitlements Paid for by Abstracts in Gut Examples
BSG Endorsed Entirely by third party, without BSG involvement.

BSG asked only to provide endorsement based on final version of event programme.
Listed on Events page of BSG website.

Entry on BSG enewsletter.

BSG Education logo appears on course literature and marketing (eg flyer, website).

BSG reserves right to have a marketing stand at the event.

BSG members get 10% minimum discount on registration fees IF the event charges a delegate's fee.
Not BSG.

If commercially sponsored, there must be at least two funders. Singly-sponsored events will not be endorsed.
No Sheffield Gastroenterology Symposium.

London Live Endoscopy
BSG Supported By a third party with BSG involvement As for Endorsed events.

Marketing help from MCI.
As for Endorsed events. Possibly BIG 2013 (British - Irish Gastroenterology)

WAGE 2014.
BSG Organised By BSG Committees and/or working groups thereof: e.g. Education / Programme / Research / Section(s) As for Supported events BSG (commercial sponsorship possible) Possibly Annual meeting
Clinical Update meetings e.g. Edinburgh, Nottingham Trainee Taster Course
BSG Research Workshops

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