Education

Royal Free International Postgraduate Endoscopy Masterclass 31.08.17 – 02.09.17

This unique London Masterclass is planned to be a comprehensive, major educational event with the participation of a stellar faculty of highly acclaimed international and national speakers to showcase the state of the art of advanced endoscopy. The Royal Free International Postgraduate Masterclass shall consist of 2 full days of didactic and interactive lectures (including dedicated hepatology and neuro-endocrine symposia) followed by a day of hands-on training on tissue models. The hands-on course will run in parallel with an IBD post-graduate symposium.

The Masterclass, which has been endorsed by the BSG Education Committee, will be held at the Royal Society of Medicine (Number 1, Wimpole Street, London) () under the auspices of the Royal Free Hospital (London). The hands-on session will be held at a neighbouring non-clinical facility (adjacent to the Royal Free Hospital). CPD points are being sought from the Royal College of Physicians (RCP). BSG members will be offered a discounted registration fee.

The course is directed by Dr Edward J. Despott and Dr Alberto Murino with support from Prof Massimo Pinzani (Sheila Sherlock Professor & Director of Institute of Liver & Digestive Health), Dr Charles D. Murray (CD Gastroenterology & Endoscopy) and Prof Ibrahim Mostafa (World Endoscopy Organisation (WEO) Education Committee Chairman). The Faculty includes Professors H. Yamamoto (Japan), J. Deviere (Belgium), G. Costamagna (Italy), H. Neuhaus (Germany), A. May (Germany), R. Bisschops (Belgium), T. Ponchon (France), M. Arvanitakis (Belgium), B.P. Saunders, P. Bhandari (UK), K. Ragunath (UK) and S. Periera (UK), M. Pinzani (UK) among many others.