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.

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

Free access: ESPGHAN/ESPID evidence-based guidelines for the management of acute gastroenteritis in children in Europe

Monday, 15 April 2013 13:27

UEG has a new, free online course (2 hours) to help implement the ESPGHAN guidelines for the management of acute gastroenteritis. The course is also linked to a project (TEEN-AGE, Tutorial European Electronic Network on Acute Gastroenteritis) set up to measure the effectiveness of the e-learning intervention in physicians from different European countries. You can access the materials here.

John Atherton presents highlights of UEG Week Berlin

Tuesday, 02 April 2013 07:47

Watch the movie now!

Taking place for the 21st time UEG Week is the largest and most prestigious GI meeting in Europe and has developed into a global congress. UEG Week attracts over 14,000 participants each year, from more than 124 countries, and numbers are steadily rising.

UEG Week is a premier venue for researchers from across the globe to present their latest research and features a two day postgraduate course which brings together top lecturers in their fields for a weekend of interactive learning.

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