BSG Trainees Survey 2014 – Summary of results December 2014
Tuesday, 09 December 2014 10:16
The 2014 survey was sent to all trainees in gastroenterology in the UK using both BSG and local representative databases. The survey was open from July-September 2014. 263 out of 806 UK trainees responded, giving a response rate of 32.6%. This is a fall from the response rates of 39.7% in 2012 and 35.7% in 2010. As with previous surveys, responses in 2014 come from all training programmes.
37% of responders were female, up from 31.1% in 2012. All grades of training were well represented.
- View survey results summary [ 360 kb ]
Young Investigator Award - A Call for Abstracts 2015
Monday, 08 December 2014 10:09
The Young Investigator Award will be presented at the 2nd Leeds Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders Symposium on Friday 27th March 2015 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Leeds. The Leeds Functional Gastrointestinal Disorders symposium invites trainees to submit abstract(s) of their clinical or basic science research work for consideration by Friday 30th January 2015.
Submissions will be judged by the Panel, three finalists will be selected and asked to present their research at the symposium. Application forms can be downloaded, completed and posted to Millbrook at the address below or completed and submitted online at: www.millbrook-medical-conferences.co.uk
Millbrook Medical Conferences Ltd
The Red House
22 High Street
- Further information [ 89 kb ]
Opportunity - Clinical Research Fellow(s) - interviews 6 Jan 2015
Tuesday, 02 December 2014 13:02
Translational research in patients with chronic liver disease
We are seeking one (possibly two) highly motivated Clinical Research Fellows to undertake translational research studies in patients with chronic liver disease. The position will be based in the internationally regarded Liver Unit at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital and the NIHR funded Liver Biomedical Research Unit in the JIF-funded Institute of Biomedical Research.
We a looking for a clinician with MRCP or equivalent, a potential ability to conduct and publish their own research, strong communication skills and an ability and eagerness to work in a multi-disciplinary team. You will recruit patients and co-ordinate clinical trials in cell therapy, liver cancer or autoimmune liver disease with the assistance of the Liver Clinical Trials team.
You will have an enthusiasm to learn and will be encouraged to register for a higher degree. You will work closely with all members of the project team in advancing our research programmes in liver disease.
The position is available for 12 months with potential and expectation to extend for a higher degree and submission of a fellowship application to the MRC / Wellcome Trust or other funding bodies. Salary will be at the appropriate point on the appropriate clinical scale, with placement according to qualifications and experience.
UEG Summer School 2015
June 11-14, 2015
Hotel International, Prague, Czech Republic
This intense, clinically-oriented course is an educational concept for gastroenterology trainees across Europe, which combines state-of-the-art lectures with practical skills training.
Each morning, cases will be presented for discussion, with related lectures. The afternoon will be dedicated to practical training in small groups, while faculty and delegates will have opportunities to meet, socialise and share ideas in the evenings.
Application is open until February 8, 2015
UEG looks for experts of tomorrow: Young Talent Group calls for new members
Friday, 28 November 2014 12:25
UEG’s youngest board of volunteers is now looking for new members. Find out more about the YTG’s work and how to join the group on the UEG website and apply until February 8, 2015.
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