Clinical Visiting Fellowship

This application is freely available for all myUEG Young GI Associates

Establish new clinical and scientific collaborations

We support up to 30 trainees in gastroenterology with visiting fellowships to spend two weeks at a renowned European training centre between January and December 2023. Each trainee receives € 1,250 to contribute to travel and accommodation costs. 

This application is now closed.

Target group

This application is freely available for all myUEG Young GI Associates.

Applicants for the fellowship programme must:

  • be clinicians in the field of digestive health
  • be fluent in English
  • reside in Europe or the Mediterranean area (countries that are bordering the Mediterranean Sea)
  • be in the last two years of clinical training, or have already finished their training when the fellowship starts

A maximum of five applicants from the same department are accepted. Candidates are allowed to participate in the Clinical Visiting Fellowship only once. The hosting institution must be different from the home institution and preferably located in a different country.

How it works

Applicants must complete the application form and provide following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Motivation letter
  • Letter of recommendation

Read the complete criteria for applicants and selection process and have a look at our tips for your application. 


Host centres 2023

First NameLast NameCityCountryCentreDepartmentFellowship TopicsPossible month(s) for visitWould you host more than one fellow within a year?Institution nameWebsiteDepartment nameExpertise of department and range of educational programmeDepartment facilitiesNumber of beds in total?Number of beds dedicated to GI?Other commentsWhich tasks is the trainee allowed to perform?Will the trainee be allowed to perform hands-on training?Additional commentsAre there any special requirements (for EU/non-EU citizens)?Can the trainee participate in procedural lists?Can the trainee participate in outpatient clinics with his/her tutor?According to your institutional profile, what kind of fellow do you prefer to host?Minimum clinical experienceDoes the fellow have to be registered for practice (i.e. GMC in UK) in your country?Language skillsAdditional requirementsMinimum duration of the fellowship is two weeks. Is prolongation (organised by centre and fellow) possible?
MarkusPeck-RadosavljevicKlagenfurtAustriaKlinikum Klagenfurt am WörterseeInnere Medizin & Gastroenterologie (IMuG)Endoscopy, IBD, Hepatology, Pancreatico-biliary, Functional disordersMarch, April, May, June, July, September, October, NovemberKlinikum Klagenfurt am Wörtherseewww.kabeg.atGI-Department as main specialty with adjunct Nephrology, Rheumatology, and Endocrinology Unit, Centralized Emergency Department (ZAE) and Centralized Endoscopy Unit are also part of the department.Inpatient ward including 4 intermediate care beds; specialized outpatient clinics for IBD, Liver disease, and general Gastroenterology; centralized endoscopy unit headed by the department5130Third-largest hospital in Austria, University-affiliated teaching hospitalThat depends on his status with regards to EU labor law and approbation in Austria: mostly, they will act as observersNo hands-on training possibleTrainees usually will be qualified as "observers", which would not allow them to perform any hands-on training for legal and insurance reasons.Not for observers.FrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus), Radiologist with interest in GI imaging and interventionsNo specific requirementNot necessarily for an observer.English is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
MariannaArvanitakisBrusselsBelgiumERASME University Hospital, Université Libre de BruxellesGastroenterology DepartmentEndoscopy, Pancreatico-biliary, Nutrition and small intestine,, digestive oncologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, DecemberErasme University Hospital, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Pancreato-biliary, Digestive Oncology, Nutrition, Hepatology, IBD Clinical rounds (inpatients), outpatient consultation, weekly multidiscipline meetings (oncology, pancreato-biliary, endoscopy), bi-weekly educational seminars (except July-August)Inpatient wars (52 beds), medico-surgical units with a total of 75 beds, Endoscopy unit, outpatient clinics86452/ 75Very well known institution, dedicated to patient care, research and educationClinical rounds with tutor (inpatients), consultations with tutor (outpatients), observation of endoscopic procedures, educational seminars, multidisciplinary meetingsNo hands-on training possibleHand on requires a minimum of 1 year stayNAFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistAt the end of GI training with some clinical experienceNot for a clinical fellowship with a tutor but some paperwork is requiredEnglish is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
HansVan VlierbergheGentBelgiumGhent University HospitalGastroenterology and HepatologyEndoscopy, IBD, Hepatology, Pancreatico-biliary, GI OncologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, NovemberGhent University Hospitalwww.uzgent.beGastroenterology and Hepatology1/ Basic and advanced endoscopic training (GI tractus en biliopancreatic tractus) 2/ Inflammatory bowel unit 3/ Liver unit (with also an important liver transplantation program) 4/ Digestive oncology unitOut and in patient clinic day clinic ICU ward Endoscopic unit95043If a MD and if approved by our medical council (case per case decision), everything under supervisionApplied to patientsknowledge of English (not necesarry but helpful: knowledge of French and Dutch)SometimesFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, GastroenterologistSecond half of GI trainingNo, but an MD diploma needs to be providedEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
TimVanuytselLeuvenBelgiumKU LeuvenDepartment of GastroenterologyFunctional disorders, Nutrition and small intestine,, NeurogastroenterologyFebruary, March, April, June, October, NovemberUniversity Hospital and www.kuleuven.beGastroenterology and HepatologyUniversity Hospitals Leuven is a center of expertise in the diagnosis and treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders (Prof. Tim Vanuytsel and Prof. Jan Tack) and intestinal failure including short bowel syndrome and small bowel transplantation (Prof. Tim Vanuytsel).200080Trainee can follow outpatient clinics for functional GI disorders and intestinal failure with Prof. Vanuytsel or Prof. Tack and accompany them on ward rounds. The trainee will also be able to follow the specialized endoscopy lists with e.g. dilatations of esophageal strictures, insertion of PEG/PEG-J tubes, pneumatic dilations for achalasia, etc. If the trainee speaks Dutch, then he or she can see patients in the outpatient clinic under supervision of Prof. Vanuytsel or Tack.Applied to patientsregular visa requirementsSometimesFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistgastroenterologist in training; no other specific skills needednoEnglish is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
GoranHauserRijekaCroatiaClinical Hospital Centre, Rijeka, CroatiaDepartment of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, University of Rijeka, FAculty of Medicine; Faculty of Health Studies, Rijeka, CroatiaEndoscopy, Pancreatico-biliaryJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, DecemberClinical Hospital Centre Rijeka and advanced endoscopy, gastroeintestinal ICU,State of the art endoscopy suite1004 - whole hospital52EU citizens all procedures Non-EU citizens only observershipApplied to patientsPlease see aboveFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus)2 years - common trunk in internal medicine or surgeryyes but for the EU citizens we can arrange thatEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way., English is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
ZeljkoKrznaricZagrebCroatiaKBC Zagreb/ University Hospital ZagrebGastroenterology, Hepatology & NutritionIBD, Hepatology, Pancreatico-biliary, Functional disorders, Gastro-duodenal disorders, Nutrition and small intestine,May, June, July, September, October, Novemberup to 3KBC Zagreb/ University Hospital Zagrebhttps://www.kbc-zagreb.hrDepartment of Gastroenterology, Hepatology & NutritionTeaching hospital, from undergraduate to postgraduate education including full national speciality program in gastroenterology All fields of gastroenterology and hepatologyDivisions of IBD and General Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Interventional Endoscopy (including ERCP, EUS, IUS, advanced endoscopy) Endoscopic Outpatient Clinic Daily Hospital/Hepatology/IBD/ Nutrition Division of Clinical Nutrition & Intestinal Failure Unit3636Trainees from EU with a basic MD licence can perform almost all tasks under supervision For Non-EU trainees observer status is most appropriateApplied to patients, Applied to/with simulators, Applied to animalsNo hands-on training possible for Non-EU TraineesNon- EU citizens can apply for the Croatian National licence, but it could take a some time to be approved.FrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Other (e.g. Pathologist, Paediatrician…)One yearTrainees from EU with a basic MD licence and National Register NumberEnglish is sufficient.Yes
MilanLukasPragueCzech RepublicISCARE a.s.Inflammatory bowel diseasesEndoscopy, IBDJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, NovemberCLINICAL AND RESEARCH IBD CENTRE ISCARE bowel diseaseTheoretical and practical issues in diagnosis, conservative and surgical therapy in IBD, biological therapy, patient´s monitoring, Endoscopic Management and Treatement od ComplicationsEndoscopy unit, ultrasonography unit, endosono unit, biologic therapy, enteral nutrition, telemedicine2914Private hospital which was affilliated to Charles University, 1st Medical FacultyUpper and lower endoscopy, ultrasonography, endosonography, visit out patient clinicApplied to animalsFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistGraduated student of medical facultyEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
JanMartinekPragueCzech RepublicInstitute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine Gastroenterology & HepatologyDepartment of HepatogastroenterologyEndoscopy, Hepatology, Functional disorders, Gastro-duodenal disordersJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, October, NovemberIKEM both basic techniques and advanced techniques (POEM, G-POEM, ESD, EUS, ERCP) functional: pH metry, manometry, Endoflip hepatology: liver transplantation30 beds, cca 50 endoscopies per day, possibility to do animal training (need to pay), a large out patient department,35030depends how good she or he is, in principle, trainees are not allowed to do examinations but exceptions existApplied to animalsSometimesFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistno requirementsnoEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
AndersKirch DigeAarhus DenmarkAarhus University HospitalDepartment of Hepatology and GastroenterologyIBDJanuary, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, DecemberAarhus University HospitalDepartment of Hepatology and GastroenterologyTertiary Center for treatment of IBD. Bowel ultrasound and endoscopy. Research within various aspects of IBD. Endoscpopy. Education for medical students and IBD-fellows.2626Will take part in the daily clinicApplied to patientsFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistNoEnglish is sufficient.No
MohamedBassam HashemCairoEgyptKasr Al AinyEndemic medicine departmentEndoscopy, IBD, Functional disorders, Gastro-duodenal disorders, NeurogastroenterologyJune, July, August, September, OctoberYesIntegrated clinical and research center for intestinal disorders (ICRID)www.Icrid.comEndemic medicine department4016-Observation and hands on training under supervision in Endoscopy procedures -Attendance of IBD clinics and regular meetingsApplied to patientsSecurity clearanceFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus)NoEnglish is sufficient., English is sufficient, but knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
MohamedBassamCairoEgyptCairo UniversityEndemic medicineEndoscopyMay, June, July, August, SeptemberyesGastrointestinal Endoscopy and Liver Unit Kasr Al Ainy (GIELUKA)3838EndoscopyApplied to patientsNoFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus)NoEnglish is sufficient.Yes
PerttuArkkilaHelsinkiFinlandHelsinki University HospitalGastroenterologyEndoscopy, Hepatology, Gastro-duodenal disordersJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, August, September, October, November, DecemberHelsinki University Hospitalwww.hus.fiAbdominal Center, GanstroenterologyWe have long experience of training local and international students and physicians in the fields of different gastroenterology including IBD, functional GI-problems, and different endoscopy modalities (gastro- and colonoscopy, EUS, ERC, DB- and spiral enteroscopy). We also have long experience of fecal microbiota transplantation (FMT) procedures.Departments of gastroenteorlogy and hepatology (indoor) and outpatietn clinic. Endoscopy unit.2008Special knowledge about FMT pocedures and treating patients with HCV. Close collaboration with liver transplantation and pancretic departments of our hospital.Follow the work of specialists at the out-patient, and indoor departments and endoscopy units.Applied to/with simulators, No hands-on training possibleRegulations for COVID-19 vaccination and taravelling regulations must be checkerd just before the visiting period ( gastroenterologist / hepatologistOne year clinical practise and basic skills on endoscopies is required.If he or she wants to do hand-on clinical work the registration is reuquired.English is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
VincianeReboursClichyFranceHopital BeaujonPancreatology and Digestive Oncology DepartmentGI Oncology, neuroendocrine tumors, pancreatic diseases, PAncreatitis, cystic pancreatic lesions, Rare pancreatic diseasesJanuary, February, April, October, NovemberBeaujon HospitalPancreatology and Digestive OncologyPancreatology and Digestive Oncology Department: - All pancreatic diseases : inflammatory diseases, benign lesions and pancreatic malignant tumors - Coordinator of the National network for pancreatic rare diseases - CRMR PaRaDis - - European center of excellence for digestive neuroendocrine tumors. ENETS labellisation.- 42 beds for hospitalizations (dedicaced to pancreatic diseases only: pancreatic cancer complications and severe acute pancreatitis); 17 beds for daily hospitalisations (dedicaced to chemotherapy for digestive tumors and pancreatic adenoccarcinoma especially) - Departments at Beaujon Hospital: Endoscopy department facilities with ERCP, EUS ... every day Surgical departments for pancreatic surgery, colon surgery, liver transplantation ...42 beds for hospitalizations (dedicaced to pancreatic diseases only); 17 beds for daily hospitalisations (dedicaced to chemotherapy for digestive tumors and pancreatic adenoccarcinoma especially)42 beds for hospitalizations (dedicaced to pancreatic diseases only); 17 beds for daily hospitalisations (dedicaced to chemotherapy for digestive tumors and pancreatic adenoccarcinoma especially)The trainee will - follow a senior physician to visit in and out clinics patients - observe specific endoscopic interventionnal procedures (ERCP, EUS, necrosectomy ....) - observe interventional radiological procedures for biliairy drainage .... - observe pancreatic surgery proceduresNo hands-on training possiblevaccinal Pass for the COVID-19Medical gastroenterologist / hepatologistNoEnglish is sufficient.Yes
TamaraMatysiak-BudnikNantesFranceCHU de Nantes IMADInstitut des maladies de l'appareil digestifEndoscopy, IBD, Functional disorders, Gastro-duodenal disorders, GI OncologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, NovemberCHU de Nantes IMAD & Hepato-Gastroenterology and Digestive, www.imad-nantes.orgHepato-gastroenterology, IBD, digestive oncology, GI functional disorders. endoscopy (new endoscopic techniques of diagnosis and treatment of early neoplastic lesions)", reference center for digestive neuroendocrine tumors and digestive lymphomas,Interventional endoscopy platform, functional explorations platform, common hospital technical and biological platform82070"University Hospital Center extended on 9 sites, with the principal site (Hôtel Dieu), situated at the very center of the city and including GI Department. The center encompasses three major Institutes: Institute of Thorax (cardiovascular diseases), ITUN (Institute for 2 of 4 Transplantation Urology, Nephrology) and IMAD (Institute of Digestive Diseases), each of them characterized by a high quality of clinical, research, and teaching activities in their respective domains. The center has a very well developed technical platform (radiology, nuclear medicine, biology). Department of Gastroenterology includes the traditional hospital units of Hepatology, Gastroenterology, and Intensive Care, the day hospital, the week hospital, and the Unit of Digestive Oncology integrated in the common oncology unit (comprising digestive oncology, dermato-oncology and hemato-oncology). It contains the platform of digestive endoscopy and of functional explorations with an access to the newest diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. It is closely related to the Clinical Research Center and to several INSERM research Units focused on research in cancer, neuro-gastroenterology, and immunology"Assist the tutor in all activities (visit of hospitalized patients, outpatient clinics, Multidisciplinary Team Meetings)FrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistEnglish is sufficient, but knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
EnriquePerez-Cuadrado-RoblesParisFranceGeorges-Pompidou European HospitalDepartment of GastroenterologyEndoscopy, Pancreatico-biliaryJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, NovemberGeorges-Pompidou European Hospital of Gastroenterology.The Department of Endoscopy is specialized in three main axes: Advanced resection techniques, therapeutic endoscopic ultrasound/pancreatobiliary endoscopy and small bowel endoscopy. Regarding advanced resection techniques (Pr Gabriel Rahmi), we have cases of upper/lower-GI ESD, advanced mucosectomy, FTRD, and other related techniques every week . We also perform POEM and diverticulotomy. A ESD/mucosectomy hands-on training on ex-vivo model could be possible during the fellowship. Concerning the EUS/ERCP activity (Dr Enrique PEREZ), we have a special focus on advanced EUS therapies (necrosectomy, hepatico-gastrostomy, gastroenteroanastomosis, wirsungogastrostomy, gastro-gastrostomy, gallblader/bile duct EUS drainage etc) but also on ERCP (cholangioscopy) and hybrid techniques (percutaneous cholangioscopy, retroperitoneal necrosectomy etc). Finally, we have 2-3 enteroscopies each week (DBE, spirus) and many VCE procedures. We also perform DBE-assisted ERCP.The department has 5 operation rooms a day, with 2 of them dedicated to interventional endoscopy and hybrid procedures.18The trainee will be allowed to assist all procedures depending on his/her interests. There are multidisciplinary meetings with other departments almost every day (radiology, surgery, oncology) to discuss cases. Hands-on training on ex-vivo model for ESD/mucosectomy can be organized.Applied to/with simulators, Applied to animalsNo special requirementsFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistNo minimum experience is mandatory.noEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way., English is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
ChloéMelchiorRouenFranceRouen University Hospital, INSERM U1073, CIC-CRB-1404GastroenterologyFunctional disorders, NeurogastroenterologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, DecemberYes but maybe not to much for the first year, maybe 2 would be great to start with!Rouen University Hospital Department & Physiologit departmentNeurogastroenterology, Disorders of gut-brain interaction (irritable bowel syndrome, functional dyspepsia, gastroparesis, faecal incontinence) Post-graduate educationOutpatient clinic+++, hospitalizations GI motility lab with oesophageal, small intestine, colonic and anorectal manometries, breath tests (gastric emptying, glucose, lactose breath tests), rectal barostat, functional Endoscopy (regular endoscopy, endoflip, botulic injection, peroral endoscopic myotomy, gastric peroral endoscopic myotomy)12 beds for these specific patients in physiology department97The department has an important oncology, IBD expertise. Only the neurogastroenterology will be available for visiting fellowship the first year. The activity of neurogastroenterology is shared by both the gastroenterology department and the GI motility lab. The fellow will have the possibility to follow both activity and will be in contact with 4 medical doctors specialized in neurogastroenterology.Observational clinical fellowship. It will be possible to follow outpatient clinic but all the patients will not be able to speak in English. The tutor will be able to provide the explanation in English during the consultation. Observation of the different type of tests (physiological tests and endoscopy) Explanation, learning, interpretation of the tests Participation to the different meeting of the departmentNo hands-on training possibleIntroduction to research is possibleNo special requirements for EU citizens, we don't open the visiting fellowship to non-EU citizensNoFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus), Other (e.g. Pathologist, Paediatrician…)Specialization in Gastroenterology (graduated or in process)NoEnglish is sufficient, but knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
AnaDugicBayreuthGermanyDepartment of Gastroenterology, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-NürnbergClinic for Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Metabolic DiseasesEndoscopy, Hepatology, Pancreatico-biliary, Gastro-duodenal disorders, GI OncologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, DecemberYesKlinikum Bayreuth, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Medizincampus Oberfranken of GastroenterologyEndoscopy, Pancreatico-biliary, GI Oncology, Nutrition, Hepatology, Intensive Care Unit, Emergency Unit, Clinical rounds (inpatients), outpatient consultations, weekly multidisciplinary tumor board, educational seminars.State of the art endoscopy suite, Interdisciplinary ultrasound center (DEGUM III certified sonographer), Nutrition, Functional GI Lab, 60 ward beds, in- and outpatient clinics.109660Only observing tasks due to medical legislation in Germany.No hands-on training possibleThe trainee can follow and observe the full spectrum of endoscopic, outpatient clinic and specialized units activities. Trainees can follow clinical rounds and attend multidisciplinary tumor board and all educational activities.A valid residence permit (Aufenthaltstitel) required for non-EU citizens.NoFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus)No requirements.Yes, medical licence (Berufserlaubnis/ Approbation als Arzt).English is sufficient, but knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Medical health certificate and a vaccination status are required.No
AndreasSturmBerlinGermanyDRK Kliniken Berlin I WestendGastroenterologyEndoscopy, IBDJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, DecemberDRK Westend, Endoscopy, oncologyERCP, PTCD, Endoscopy, double ballon, spy endoscopy, Baryx50062Teaching hospital of the ChariteIf allowed to work in Germany the trainee can perform endoscopyWorking permission for GermanyFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way., English is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
AxelDignassFrankfurt/ MainGermanyAgaplesion Markus KrankenhausMedizinische Klinik IEndoscopy, IBD, Pancreatico-biliary, GI Oncology, Nutrition and small intestine,January, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, NovemberAgaplesion Markus Hospital – Goethe Universitywww.markuskrankenhaus. de/leistungsspektrum/fachabteilungen/medizinische-klinik-igastroenterologie- hepatologie-onkologie-infektiologie/Medizinische Klinik 1"IBD, Endoscopy, GI-Oncology, Ultrasound, general GI; Academic Teaching Hospital with teaching and clinical training of medical students, electives and rotations in GI and Internal Medicine for medical students from 3rd-6th year of training."Complete Endoscopy, Ultrasonography, Functional GI Lab, Nutrition Medicine, GI psychologists, in- and outpatient clinic, everything needed for modern GI6808585 beds in the department for GI, Oncology and General Internal Medicine The majority of patients speaks German only, good command of German language is necessary to interact with patients and also to follow outpatient clinic visits or roundsOnly observing tasks due to medical legislation in GermanyNo hands-on training possibleFull medical license and a contract of the hospitalFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistAt least two years of clinical experienceEnglish is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal., Knowledge of the local language is in any case necessary to benefit from the fellowship.Yes
JonasRosendahlHalle (Saale)GermanyUniversity Clinic Halle (Saale) - Department of Internal Medicine I, University Clinic Halle (Saale)Department of Internal Medicine IEndoscopy, IBD, Hepatology, Pancreatico-biliary, Gastro-duodenal disorders, GI Oncology, Nutrition and small intestine,January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, DecemberUniversity Clinic Halle, Clinic for Internal Medicine I for Internal Medicine IEndoscopy, Pancreatic diseases, Oncology, IBD, Ultrasound All ranges of education possibleFull equipped, modern technology6060Happy to get applications.Endoscopy. Ultrasound. Ward rounds. Laboratory (research) training.Applied to patientsNone.Most likely country wise specific requirements.FrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus)One year.No.English is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Need to be discussed depending on the type of application.Yes
MartinaMüller-SchillingRegensburgGermanyUniversity Hospital RegensburgDepartment of Internal Medicine I, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology and Infectious DiseasesEndoscopy, IBD, Hepatology, GI OncologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, DecemberYesUniversity Hospital Regensburg, Regensburg, GermanyDepartment of Internal Medicine I, Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Endocrinology, Rheumatology, Infectious Diseases1. Endoscopy 2. Intensive Care 3. Ultrasound 4. Interprofessional Student Ward 5. Outpatient Clinic71Applied to/with simulatorsNoFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus), Radiologist with interest in GI imaging and interventionstwo yearsNoEnglish is sufficient.Yes
NikosViazisAthensGreeceEvangelismos HospitalGastroenterologyEndoscopy, IBDJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, DecemberEvangelismos Hospital, Athens - Greecewww.evaggelismos-hosp.grGastroenterologyWard rounds, literature review, outpatient clinics, special clinics (IBD, hepatology, celiac disease), endoscopyEndoscopy unit (upper and lower GI endoscopy, ERCP, EUS, PEG, polypectomies)100015our center is accredited as an EUGW training centerDepending on his training experience he could perform upper and lower GI endoscopies (plus polypectomies)Applied to patientsNo additional commentsNoFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistHe has to be a gastroenterology trainnee (the year of training is not important)NoEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.No additional requirementsYes
KonstantinosTriantafyllouAthensGreeceAttikon University General Hospital2nd Dept of Internal Medicine-PropaedeuticEndoscopy, IBD, Hepatology, advanced endoscopyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, October, November, DecemberAttikon University General Hospital Unit, 2nd Dept. of Propaedeutic Internal MedicineEndoscopy including ERCP and EMR, IBD and Hepatology Endoscopy-radiology coures Endoscopy-pathology courses Pediatric GastroenterologyIn- and out-patients clinics, 3 endoscopy suits65015Ward rounds, clinical examination, Out-patients clinics visits, Endoscopy suits visitsApplied to patientsNoSometimesFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist2 years in fellowshipNoEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
AnastasiosManolakisLarissaGreeceUNIVERSITY OF THESSALY MEDICAL SCHOOL and University Hospital of LarissaDepartment of GastroenterologyEndoscopy, IBD, Pancreatico-biliary, Functional disorders, NeurogastroenterologyFebruary, March, April, May, September, NovemberUniversity of Thessaly School of Medicine AND AND of Gastroenterology, University Hospital of LarissaBasic diagnostic endoscopy: EGD and colonoscopy core-training Advanced diagnostic endoscopy: Narrow Band Imaging and dye-based chromoendoscopy Basic interventional endoscopy: Hemostasis(injection, endoclips, APC, coagulation forceps, hemospray), dilatations, stenting, polypectomy Advanced interventional endoscopy: EMR (cap-EMR included), ESD, POEM (for esophageal motility disorders and Zenker's), RFA for Barrett's and GAVE, ERCP IBD outpatient clinic Gastrointestinal motility unit: Esophageal&Anorectal High Resolution Manometry, Bravo pH studies, 24h-pH-impedance studiesTwo endoscopy units with High Definition assemblies (Exera III and High definition Gastroscopes/Colonoscopes, Olympus) One ERCP unit with C-ARM fluoroscopy and spyglass One Gastrointestinal Motility Unit One IBD outpatient clinic One Celiac disease outpatient clinic One general GI practice outpatient clinic Capsule endoscopy unit Inpatient ward Operating Room (OR) slots for advanced endoscopic procedures e.g. POEM, ESD65026Hospital beds 650 plus recently launched 20 additional COVID-19 beds Department of Gastroenterology has 26 bedsThe trainee can follow and observe the full spectrum of endoscopic, outpatient clinic and specialized units activities. Trainees can participate in diagnostic assessment of patients undergoing Gastrointestinal Motility Unit and capsule endoscopy examinations Trainees can follow clinical rounds Following initial assessment of trainee's skills and a 2-3 days accomodation period (teaching through observation, powerpoint/video presentations), the trainee can engage in supervised hands-on activities: -perform HRM (esophageal/anorectal) procedures and place Bravo-pH capsules, -perform NBI and dye-based chromoendoscopy on upper GI (indigo carmine, acetic acid, Lugol's staining) and the colorectum (indigo carmine panchromoendoscopy, targeted staining with indigo and crystal violet) -engage in ERCP procedures (handling of duodenoscope, stent removal/exchange, cannulisation). Based on individual trainee experience a limited number of pappilotomies can be offered -perform hemostasis in stable patients under close supervision (epinephrine injection, endoclips, coagulation forceps, gastric APC) -perform polypectomy, parts of EMR and ESD procedures (for the latter animal-model training will be applied first) -participate as an assistant in POEM procedures and double-scope techniqueApplied to patients, Applied to animals'-Letter ( in English or Modern Greek) from the Chief of fellow's home unit certifying that the trainee has completed at least two years of training in Gastroenterology (except for training in gastrointestinal motility where 1 year will suffice) and possesses necessary skills to engange in hands-on training. Inclusion within the letter of the number of relevant endoscopic procedures performed by the applicant during training in Gastroenterology is highly-encouraged. -Official documentation of full anti-COVID-19 vaccination (e.g. European certificate of vaccination) will be asked upon arrival. -Signed document in English from general practitioner/internal medicine physician stating that the trainee is vaccinated against hepatitis B, MMR viruses, DTP and is not bearing/carrying chronic infectious disease such as tuberculosisFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist'-2 completed years of training in Gastroenterology (not taking into account internal medicine training) and Letter of competence from the Chief of fellow's home unit, for advanced endoscopic procedures curriculumNot for standard period. If longer periods are requested (over 1 month) a special permit will have to be requested from institution and greek ministry of health, well in advance.English is sufficient.Yes
SineadSmithDublinIrelandTrinity College Dublin/Tallaght University HospitalClinical Medicine (Trinity College Dublin) & Gastroenterology (Tallaght University Hospital)Gastro-duodenal disordersFebruary, March, April, MayTrinity Academic Gastroenterology Group (TAGG) Research Centre of Clinical Medicine (Trinity College Dublin) & Department of Gastroenterology (Tallaght University Hospital)Our centre has expertise in Helicobacter pylori infection, small bowel angiodysplasia and capsule endoscopy. As part of the fellowship, the visiting fellow will have the opportunity to attend Tallaght University Hospital Grand Rounds, TAGG multidisciplinary research meetings and research seminars hosted by Trinity College Dublin.Applied and Translational Medicine Research Laboratories56260The trainee will be involved in the current research activites of the TAGG centre. Specifically, the trainee will get hands-on training in laboratory techniques required to analyse clinical specimens (e.g. blood/serum, tissue samples) by methods including ELISA and quantitiative PCR. The trainee will have the opportunity to shadow clinicians during outpatient clinics. Additionally, the trainee will be involved in the analysis of clinical data sets. It is anticipated the the trainee will contribute to the generation of results for abstract submission to UEG week.Applied to/with simulatorsVisa may be required for non-EU citizens to travel to IrelandNoSometimesMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistPrimary degree in MedicineNoEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.No
AmirMariNazarethIsraelNazareth Hospital EMMSGastroenterology DepartmentFunctional disordersJuly, August, September, October, NovemberNazareth hospital EMMSNazhosp.comGastroenterologyThe main feild of the department is Neurogastroenterology and Motility Disorders1475Particpate at manometry studies Particpate at ph monitoring studies Particpate at multidisciplinary meetings Analysis of manometry studiesNo hands-on training possibleNoFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus)NoEnglish is sufficient., English is sufficient, but knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
RaananShamirPetah TikvaIsraelTel-Aviv University Schneider Childrens Hospital Gastroenterology and NutritionInstitute of Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver DiseasesPediatric Intestinal failure, pediatric IBD, pediatric liver disease and transplantationJanuary, February, March, November, DecemberSchneider Children's Medical centerInstituter for Gastroenterology, Nutrition and Liver DiseasesNational referral center for PEDGI disordersNational IBD referral center, bedside intestinal ultrasound, Advanced endoscopy, national liver transplantation center24030Observation onlyNo hands-on training possibleVisa from some non EU countriesFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistNoneNoEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.No
DoronBoltinPetah TikvaIsraelRabin Medical CenterGastroenterologyEndoscopy, IBD, Pancreatico-biliary, Functional disorders, Gastro-duodenal disorders, GI Oncology, Nutrition and small intestine,January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, DecemberUp to 2 fellows per monthRabin Medical Center division of Gastroenterology at the Rabin Medical Center is the largest in Israel, including the centers at Beilinson and Hasharon hospitals. Many of our specialist physicians are leaders in their field of expertise (IBD, advanced endoscopy, neurogastroenterology, familial adenomatous polyposis, cancer). The division has access to an extensive patient population, a surgical tertiary care referral center for IBD, esophageal and gastric diseases, hepatobiliary and pancreatic diseases, and a laboratory dedicated to basic research in gastroenterology. Rabin Medical Center is the largest Israeli center for liver transplantations. The staff includes ~40 physicians, 15 specialist nurses, and ~ 10 highly trained basic researchers, technicians and coordinators. The IBD Center is staffed by seven senior gastroenterologists and five fellows as well as pediatric gastroenterologists, colorectal surgeons, pathologists, radiologists, dieticians, internists, and rheumatologists, thus providing multidisciplinary care to IBD patients. The Center includes a clinical IBD service, a unit for clinical trials, and a basic research laboratory in mucosal immunology. An especially unique feature of the clinical IBD service is a Pouch Clinic dedicated to patients with ulcerative colitis undergoing restorative proctocolectomy. Iris Dotan, MD, is the Director of the Division of Gastroenterology. She is a world renowned leader in the field of IBD. The Advanced Endoscopy unit is staffed by six senior gastroenterologists highly trained in cutting edge procedures. It intensely interacts with hepatobiliary surgeons, internists, pathologists and imaging experts. Multiple educational programs are implemented in the center's routines: IBD tutoring: in the outpatients clinics, in a weekly IBD meeting and weekly laboratory meeting. Invasive endoscopy tutoring daily in the endoscopy suits, weekly meeting with the hepatobiliary surgeons, a weekly tumor board and dedicated clinic. There is a weekly division meeting and weekly grand rounds, a weekly journal club, hepatobiliary meeting, neurogastroenterology meeting to name a few. Fellows at their rotations or elective periods are invited to participate in all activities, held in English.The Division of Gastroenterology occupies an entire wing at the Rabin Medical Center. There are 6 fully equipped endoscopy suits, where cutting edge invasive endoscopic procedures are performed 5 days a week, 12 hours/day. Thousands of patients visit the out patients clinic, and hundreds are admitted to the various hospital wards. The Felsenstein Medical Research Center is a basic science institution including the expertise and equipment required for the performance of basic research. The Division of Gastroenterology has several unique clinics, such as a comprehensive pouch clinic, a clinic for morbidly obese patients including minimally invasive procedures and bariatric surgery, and a clinic for patients at risk for familial cancer. The hepatology institute is in immediate proximity and has specific services for patients pre and post liver transplantation. The division has a conference room, access to computers and the internet, and it enjoys the clinical and scientific milieu of the Rabin Medical Center, one of Israel's leading Super centers.1200There are ~1200 admission beds in the Rabin. Dozens of admission beds are occupied by patients with GI disorders, mainly in the Division of Surgery, Departments of Internal Medicine, and in the subspecialty departments (dermatology, gynecology). In addition Multiple beds in the Department for Internal Consultations are dedicated to ambulatory treatment of patients with GI disorders.The trainee is allowed to participate as an observer in all activities. If the trainee is certified in gastroenterology and has expertise in the performed procedures their participation may be considered.Applied to patients, Applied to/with simulatorsThe trainee is allowed to participate as an observer in all activities. If the trainee is certified in gastroenterology and has expertise in the performed procedures their participation may be considered.As in previous section may participate as an observerFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus)Preferred after gastroenterology certificationNoEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.English. Frequently spoken languages in the Division in addition to Hebrew and English are Russian, Arabic, French, and Amhari.Yes
RenatoCannizzaroAvianoItalyCentro di Riferimento Oncologico (CRO) Aviano IRCCSOncological GastroenterologyGastro-duodenal disorders, GI Oncology, Nutrition and small intestine,February, May, OctoberCentro Riferimento Oncologico IRCCS GastroenterologyPrimitive and secondary neoplasms of digestive tract Diagnosis and therapy of gastrointestinal and hepatic damage by chemo-radiotherapy Neuroendocrine tumors of digestive tractThe Division is composed of: a) a Clinical Section, dealing with gastroenterology and hepatology consulting in patients affected by genetic syndrome of colon cancer, gastric precancerosis, neuroendocrine and gastrointestinal and liver neoplasms and gastrointestinal and hepatic involvement during chemoradiotherapy; Day Hospital consultations and inpatient activities pertaining to its Department b) an Endoscopy Section, regarding diagnosis and operative functions, as well as activities dedicated to oncological digestive physiopathology.00Clinical Case discussion, participation to Department ActivitiesApplied to/with simulatorsSometimesFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistnoEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
LuigiRicciardielloBolognaItalyUniversity of BolognaMedical and Surgical sciencesEndoscopy, IBD, Hepatology, Pancreatico-biliary, Functional disorders, Gastro-duodenal disorders, GI OncologyApril, NovemberUniversity of BolognaFollowing procedures, wards, clinicsNo hands-on training possibleNoFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, GastroenterologistEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
RobertoPenaginiMilanItalyUniversità degli Studi di MilanoDepartment of pathophysiology and transplantationEndoscopy, IBD, Gastro-duodenal disorders, Pancreatico-biliary, Nutrition and small intestine, Functional disordersFebruary, March, May, September, October, NovemberUO Gastroenterologia ed Endoscopia, Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico – Università degli Studi di Milanowww.policlinico.mi.itGastroenterology: Disorders of esophageal motility, chronic gastritis, celiac disease, primary lymphangectasia, eosinophilic gastroenteritis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), recto-anal disorders, pancreatic and biliary dosorders, gastroenteropancreatic neuroendocrine tumors (GEP-NET), rare malabsorption syndromes. Operative endoscopy: portal hypertension, cholestatic liver disorders, gastrointestinal polyposis, inflammatory bowel disease, palliation of stenosis, endoscopic approach to biliary stenosis after transplant, endoscopic ultrasound in the management of pancreatic neoplasms.Outpatients Department; Endoscopy Unit with 5 rooms including x-Ray facilities (number of endoscopies/year 8000); Other investigations within our Centre: abdominal ultrasound (number /year: 4000), liver biopsies (number/year: 200), manometric procedures (upper and lower GI) and pH impedance studies (number/year : 600); independent laboratory for determination of gastrointestinal hormones (number of determinations/year: 528). As teaching facilities we have a 250 seats theatre, a 100 seats and a 50 seats lecture rooms, an endoscopic simulator for upper and lower endoscopy training (Symbionix)2020Watch activities, cooperate with the tutorApplied to/with simulatorsFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistAt least after the phase of clinical post-graduate training in gastroenterologyNot for a visiting fellowshipEnglish is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
AlbertoZanettoPaduaItalyGastroenterology/Multivisceral Transplant UnitDepartment of Surgery, Oncology and Gastroenterology, Padua University HospitalEndoscopy, IBD, Hepatology, Pancreatico-biliary, GI OncologyFebruary, March, April, May, June, September, October, NovemberGastroenterology and Multivisceral Transplant Unit,2662 and,3222Surgery, Oncology, and GastroenterologyThe Gastroenterology/Multivisceral Transplant Unit is dedicated to the management of patients with acute or chronic gastrointestinal and liver diseases. Specifically, this includes: cirrhosis and its complications, liver transplantation, inflammatory bowel diseases, GI-bleeding, achalasia and disorders of esophageal motility, acute and chronic pancreatic and biliary diseases, GI and liver cancers. Educational program will include: 1) rounding with attending and fellows; 2) participation to multidisciplinary meetings with radiologists, ICU, surgeons, and oncologists to discuss complex cases of patients with GI and liver diseases; 3) participation to outpatient clinics with specific interest on celiac disease and irritable bowel syndrome, IBD, autoimmune liver disease, HCC, viral hepatitis, pancreatic liver disease, viral hepatitis, alcohol related liver disease, NASH, vascular liver diseases, and liver transplantation; 4) endoscopy for upper and lower GI (including polypectomy and dilation of esophageal stricture), biliary and pancreatic diseases (diagnostic and therapeutic ERCP and spy glass), complications of portal hypertension (variceal ligation and sclerotherapy); 5) liver biopsy and fibroscan; 6) participation to TIPS procedure and other endovascular techniques to manage complications of portal hypertension, including measurement of HVPG and transjugular liver biopsy; 7) participation to meetings to discuss management of liver transplant waiting list; 8) liver and GI center seminars and other periodic educational events (research meetings and discussion of clinical cases).Inpatient ward; day hospital section; endoscopy and radiology suites; outpatient clinics, research laboratories.3030Rounding with attending and fellow; assist and participate as observer to all procedures performed in the ward, day hospital, and endoscopy/radiology including diagnostic and therapeutic paracentesis, liver biopsy (percutaneous and transjugular), upper and lower endoscopy (including ERCP and procedures for management of complications of portal hypertension), measurement of HVPG and placement of TIPS; actively participate to multidisciplinary meetings and present/discuss complex clinical cases; actively participate to meetings for management of GI and liver cancer and liver transplant waiting list; learn how to manage patients with acute and chronic GI and liver diseases, including liver transplantation; actively participate to outpatient clinics where to gain specific expertise in the management of viral related liver disease, liver transplantation, alcohol related liver disease, vascular liver diseases and portal hypertension, viral related liver diseases, HCC, autoimmune liver disease, celiac disease, inflammatory bowel disease, and irritable bowel syndrome.Applied to patientsThe overall environment for training in management of liver disease will be supportive and the candidates will have unrestricted access to our center's core facilities.NoFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistMDNoEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
PierluigiFracassoRomaItalyOspedale Sandro Pertini, RomaGastroenterologyEndoscopy, GI OncologyFebruary, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, DecemberOspedale Sandro PertiniGastroenterologyColorectal cancer screening, EMR, emergency endoscopyEndoscopy, day hospital, on call emergency2004Diagnostic endoscopy, therapeutic depending on availabilityApplied to patientsSometimesSometimesMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
IreneMarafiniRomeItalyUniversity of Rome Tor VergataGastroenterologyEndoscopy, IBD, Pancreatico-biliary, Gastro-duodenal disorders, GI OncologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, DecemberUniversity of Rome Tor Vergata, Fondazione Policlinico Tor VergataGastroenterology Unit, Department of Systems MedicineThe institution comprises the University of Rome Tor Vergata and the nearby hospital Policlinico Tor Vergata. The group's main expertise is in inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The group deals with clinical management and clinical research in IBD and translational research with particular interest in innate and adaptive immune response of the gastrointestinal tract and intestinal inflammation in IBD. Translational research in the pathogenetic processes of colon carcinogenesis. Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic activity, chromoendoscopy and biliopancreatic endoscopy with ERCP and endoscopic ultrasound (EUS). Outpatient clinical management of coeliac disease and biliopancreatic diseases. Inpatient ward for the management of major gastroenterological diseases: IBD, gastrointestinal bleedings, biliopancreatic diseases, GI oncological diseases.Four endoscopy rooms, one of which is X-ray assisted Inpatient ward Outpatient clinics: general gastroenterology, digestive physiopathology, IBD, celiac disease, pancreato-biliary, abdomen ultrasound22No hands-on training possibleThe fellow may assist in the clinical activity of inpatients and outpatients department, in endoscopic procedures and may be involved in clinical research and translational activities.FrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistEnglish is sufficient, but knowledge of the local language would be ideal.No
GianlucaIaniroRomeItalyFondazione Policlinico Universitario "A. Gemelli" IRCCS, Catholic University of RomeDigestive Disease CenterEndoscopy, IBD, Hepatology, Pancreatico-biliary, Functional disorders, Gastro-duodenal disorders, GI Oncology, Nutrition and small intestine,, Paediatrics, Microbiota, FMTJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November, DecemberYesFondazione Policlinico Universitario „A. Gemelli“www.policlinicogemelli.itGastroenterology, Hepatology, Endoscopy, Ultrasound, IBD, IBS, microbiota"Clinical ward dedicated to acute and chronic GI disorders, including emergencies, outpatient clinic, one-day hospitalization, clinical pathways dedicated to IBD, liver diseases, functional GI disorders, pancreatobiliary disorders, FMT service, diagnostic and interventional ultrasonography, diagnostic and interventional endoscopy"1600120"The trainee can choose between the following pathways: Clinical ward dedicated to acute and chronic GI disorders, including emergencies, outpatient clinic, one-day hospitalisation, clinical pathways dedicated to IBD, liver diseases, functional GI disorders, pancreatobiliary disorders, FMT service, diagnostic and interventional ultrasonography, diagnostic and interventional endoscopy"Endoscopy hands-on: being only 15 days, they can observe and practice hands-on with training models, but not on patientsApplied to/with simulators"The fellow should have just an agreement with the institution (so this agreement should be done before his-her arrival)"FrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistGeneral knowledge in gastroenterology, minimum experience in endoscopyNoEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
RobertoSalviaVeronaItalyChirugia Generale e del Pancreas - Istituto del PancreasDepartment of SurgeryPancreatico-biliaryFebruary, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, NovemberPancreas Institute of Surgery, Dentistry, Paediatrics and Gynaecology - University of VeronaPancreatic surgery, pancreatic neoplasms, pancreatic diseasesHospital ward, day hospital, operating rooms, oncologic psychology, ARC-Net biobanking lab4242Operating room observer, surgeon’s assistantNo hands-on training possibleFrequentlyFrequentlySurgeon (with GI focus), Radiologist with interest in GI imaging and interventionsAt least 2 years of residency in surgeryYesEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
LucaFrulloniVeronaItalyUniversity of Verona - Gastroenterology and Endoscopy UnitMedicinePancreatico-biliaryJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, November5Gastroenterology and Endoscopy, Institute of PancreasMedicineInflammatory and neoplastic diseases of the pancreasUpper and lower endoscopy with diagnostic and interventional procedures EUS (contrast enhanced, elastography) including FNAB/FNAC ERCP with interventional procedures pH-metry, manometry Radiology (CT, MR, US, CE-US) with sections dedicated to pancreatic diseases Pathology with sections dedicated to pancreatic diseases Oncology Multidisciplinary sections to discuss difficul cases1414possibility to clinical evaluate patients suffering from uncommon pancreatic diseases; interdisciplinary meeting on pancreatic diseases oevery thursday; interdisciplinary meeting on neoplastic pancreatic diseases every monday; interdisciplinary meeting on endocrine pancreatic tumor every month.Depending on trainee skillnessApplied to patientslicense to practice medicine in EU, submission of application to our Hospital/UniversityNoFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistnonenoEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
FerdinandoAgrestaVittorio Veneto (TV)ItalyULSS2 Trevigiana del Veneto, ItalyGENERAL SURGERYGI OncologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, October, November, DecemberULSS2 Trevigiana del Veneto, Ospedale di Vittorio Veneto (TV)General SurgeryScheduled as emergency (laparoscopic) surgeru og the Adomen21010General surgery and endoscopyNo hands-on training possibleFrequentlyFrequentlySurgeon (with GI focus)NoEnglish is sufficient.Yes
Jeaninvan HooftLeidenNetherlandsLeiden University Medical CentreGastroenterology & HepatologyIntervention Endoscopy and/or LivertransplantationJanuary, FebruarynoLeiden University Medical Centre full trainee program for Gastroenterology and several Fellow ships (Hepatology, intervention endoscopy6 endoscopy suites, 450 ERCPs per year, 450 (intervention) EUS per year, 50 ESD per year, liver transplantation unit800the dutch habit is to do most in day care, we have around 20  beds available in the wardobservationNo hands-on training possibleCertificate of good standingyes as observeryes as observerIntervention endoscopy of hepatology4 to 6 year of GI fellowshipexcellent in English or fluent in DutchYes prolongation is possible but we can not offer financial compensation or a grant
PaulFockensAmsterdamNetherlandsAmsterdam UMCDepartment of Gastroenterology & HepatologyEndoscopy, IBD, Hepatology, Functional disordersJune, July, August, September, October, November, DecemberMax 3Amsterdam UMC - Academic Medical Center & Free University Medical Cenerwww.amsterdamumc.nlGastroenterology & HepatologyTertiary gastroenterology & hepatology (interventional endoscopy, IBD, NGM, hepatology) and participation in all meetings (in English) and observation of endoscopy70025Observation and discussionNo hands-on training possibleNo, unfortunately not but you can see the entire spectrum of advanced tertiary endoscopyNoNoSometimesMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus), Radiologist with interest in GI imaging and interventionsMD, started training in GastroenterologyEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Active learnerYes
Mark Ivovan Berge HenegouwenAmsterdamNetherlandsAmsterdam University Medical CentersSurgical DepartmentPancreatico-biliary, GI Oncology, Upper GI and colorectal surgeryJanuary, February, March, April, September, October, November, Decemberyes but only surgical fellowships into different fields: 1. upper GI; 2. IBD/colorectal surgery 3. HPB surgeryAmsterdam University Medical Centers, Gastrointestinal Surgerywww.amsterdamumc.nlGastrointestinal Surgery"Surgery for gastrointestinal oncology (colorectal, upper GI and HPB) and IBD surgery and Training Center for Surgical residents, training center for fellows in different gastrointestinal surgical field.""Largest Gastrointestinal Surgery Center of the Netherlands for: Upper GI oncology, HPB oncology and benign HPB Surgery and for IBD Surgery"103052The Amsterdam UMC is the largest referral center for GI surgery in the Netherlands"The trainee will be able to assist or be a close observer for complex surgical procedures. Furthermore the trainee will attend multidisciplinary team meetings in the different surgical GI fields. Most important part of the fellowship will be the specialized surgical procedures."No hands-on training possible"Hands on training not possible. The surgical unit does not perform endoscopy in high volume. There is a possibility to attend limited endoscopy sessions as an observer in the department of gastroenterology." As this fellowship is especially desinged for surgeons or trainees in surgery we would like to ask for surgical candidates for this fellowship. We could provide fellowships at either 1. the upper GI unit, 2 the HPB unit and 3 the colorectal COVID test and MRSA testingFrequentlyFrequentlySurgeon (with GI focus)"Last year resident, fellow in first years after finishing surgical training. Surgeons with experience in the field are also very welcome."noEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.NoYes
Joost P.H.DrenthNijmegenNetherlandsRadboudumc University Nijmegen Medical CentreGastroenterology and HepatologyEndoscopy, IBD, Hepatology, GI Oncology, Pancreatico-biliary, Nutrition and small intestine, intestinal failureJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, DecemberRadboudumcwww.radboudumc.nlGastroenterology & Hepatology"Our department has developed a strategy for 2018-2020. We distinguish 5 pillars in our department, intestinal failure, IBD, Hepatology and Oncology and Advanced Endoscopy. Each pillar provides dedicated care and is responsible for innovative patient oriented research. In addition, > 20 Dieticians from the Department provide nutritional care for the University Hospital. We have a clinical trial unit that supports industry driven and investigator initiated clinical trials with > 20 junior researchers. Prof Siersema is the editor of “Endoscopy” while Joost PH Drenth is Editor for the “UEG Journal” and As a department we use a wide range of methods to achieve teaching goals such as hands-on teaching, frontal teaching and the flipped classroom methods. Key to our educational vision is to achieve a high degree of interactivity. We use a student centered approach that is based on inquiry based learning and cooperative learning principles. We work closely with the Department of Surgery and have a shared ward as well as as shared morning hand-over.The department has a residency program for Gastroenterology and Hepatology and that comes with a well established teaching programme. At the outpatient clinic, our health care team sees an average of 3000 new patients yearly with complex gastrointestinal and/or liver disorders. These patients are tertiary referrals coming from other health care providers working in district general hospitals such as surgeons, internists or gastroenterologists. The Endoscopy Department consist of 5 rooms with state of the art facilities that allows delivery of cutting edge endoscopic care. The core facilities of the Department include a separate preclinical laboratory that is dedicated to our research activities. We have established a Clinical Trial Unit to provide the infrastructure necessary to assist investigators in performing high quality gastrointestinal clinical research.1616The department of Gastroenterology has joined with the Department of Surgery to create the Abdomen Center. Here GI patients are treated by a joint Gastro/Surgery team.Observation, interaction with the team , discussing casesNo hands-on training possibleWe will provide dedicated teaching session for fellows using formal presentations.noFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistPhyscians should be free of Meticilline-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) and Bijzonder Resistente Micro-Organismen (BRMO). testing will be provided on site and until the outcome is known access to the facilities is limited.No that is not the caseEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Just a willingness to be exposed to a different culture and be prepared to learn.Yes
Peter D.SiersemaNijmegenNetherlandsRadboud University Medical Center - Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Radboud University Medical CenterGastroenterology & HepatologyEndoscopyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, NovemberRadboud university medical centerGastroenterology and HepatologyIBD, Endoscopy, Liver disease, intestinal failure, oncologyOutpatient clinic, Inpatient clinic, Endoscopy center, many teaching sessions, residents, PhD students60015Working in close collaboration with Dept. of Surgery in Abdominal CenterobservingNo hands-on training possibleWarm and friendly atmosphereNoneNoFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistSome clinical experienceNoEnglish is sufficient, but knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
LarsAabakkenOsloNorwayRikshospitalet-Radiumhospitalet HFDept. Of Medical GastroenterologyEndoscopy, Hepatology, Pancreatico-biliaryAugust, September, October, NovemberRikshopitalet-Radiumhospitalet HFwww.ous.noGI endoscopy/hepatology/transplantation medicine and Postgraduate trainingEndoscopy, inpatient ward50015Only transplant center in norwayParticipation in clinical workNo hands-on training possibleFrequentlySometimesMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistnone but not very useful without itnoEnglish is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.MRSA screeningYes
EwaMalecka-WojcieskoLodzPolandMedical University of LódzDept. Of Digestive Tract DiseasesPancreatico-biliaryFebruary, March, April, May, June, September, NovemberMedical University of Lodz,Polandwww.umed.lodz.plDigestive Tract DiseasesPancreatic cancer detection, Pancreatic cancer biomarkers, EUS with biopsy,Pancreatic cancer surgery -cooperation, ERCP, RFA, Cholangio and pancreatoscopy,IBD biological treatment since 2000, Gastroenterology Clinic on the siteG.I.ward, 21 beds,Endoscopy Unit:full range of endoscopic procedures, Radiology Department-cooperation.IBD biological tratment;Research on Pancreatic cancer, acute pancreatitis, IBS, IBD, Gastroenterology Clinic21allleading pancreatology center in Poland, very busy endoscopy Unit, full range of gastrointestinal diseases chronic and acuteGround Rounds,Endoscopy observation, performing the procedures depends on the trainee skills, possibility of research,patients care, Gastroenterology Clinic assistanceApplied to patientsPatients hands-on training is an option depending on the trainee skills, but is possibleyes, for non EU citiziensSometimesFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus), Radiologist with interest in GI imaging and interventionsbasic endoscopic skills will be an assettnoEnglish is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.noneNo
MarekBugajskiWarsawPolandInstitute of Oncology, Warsaw, PolandDepartment of Gastroenterological OncologyEndoscopy, IBD, GI OncologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, November, DecemberMaria Sklodowska-Curie National Research Institute of Oncologywww.pib-nio.plDepartment of Gastroenterological OncologyThe Department is the leading teaching center for gastroenterology in Poland. Our practice includes general gastroenterology, subdivision focusing on IBD, as well as well developed endoscopy unit. Moreover, our department staff is responsible for central coordination of Polish Colonoscopy Screening Program and we have extensive research background in this area. The IBD subdivision covers both diagnosis and management (including new treatment), as well as surveillance of patients. We take part in multiple clinical studies regarding IBD treatment. The endoscopy unit focuses mostly on precancerous lesion resection, as well as ESD for early cancers of esophagus, stomach and rectum. We also cover full spectrum of therapeutic endoscopy, including ERCP, variety of procedures applicable for cancer patients (stent placement, stricture and other complications management, gastrostomies etc.), ablation techniques, Barrett's treatment, diagnostic EUS. On the other hand, we are experienced in advanced imaging of lesions (qualification for resection), BE, IBD surveillance and more. Our department also includes subdivision of oncology.1. Endoscopy unit - 7 operating rooms (including 3 outpatient and RTG room). 2. Manometry unit. 3. Subdivision for IBD treatment. 4. Subdivision of Oncology. 5. Subdivision of Surgery.6234Our department is a unique combination of general gastroenterology department, merged with advanced endoscopy unit, functioning as a part of oncological center. This creates an opportunity for managing complex cases on the junction of oncology, endoscopy and gastroenterology.No hands-on training will be possible, however a dedicated supervisor will be appointed for each trainee. Trainee will receive extensive information on all patients observed during the internship. Trainee will take part in decision making and interpretation.No hands-on training possibleWhen appointed, we would like to receive contact information in order to go through internal procedures to permit the intership.FrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist1. At least three years of general gastroenterology experience, including inpatient and outpatient practice (residents and trainees are allowed). 2. At least basic training in endoscopy (basic knowledge on technique, procedures, image interpretation).No (in case of no hands-on training).English is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.1. English level B2. 2. Knowledge of Polish language is not necessary, however highly beneficial.Yes
Rui TatoMarinhoLisbonPortugalCentro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte, Medical School of LisbonGastroenterology and HepatologyEndoscopy, IBD, Hepatology, GI Oncology, PaediatricsJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, NovemberYesHospital Santa Maria and Hospital Pulido Valente, Centro Hospitalar Universitário Lisboa Norte and HepatologyUEG Visiting Clinical Center International Federation Medical Students Residents in Gastroenterology. Accreditation in Gastroenterology forMedical Board of Portugal Residents in Hepatology. Accreditation in Hepatology for Medical Board of Portugal Residents in Internal Medicine for gastroenterology Medical School (all six years) Elective in Gastroenterology Elective in Hepatology Simulation Center in Medical School with facilities of Endoscopy and Ultrasound Masters in Palliative CareUnit for techniques in Gastroenterology (25.000 exams/year) Day Hospital (for IBD, paracentesis, liver biopsy, hepatocellular carcinoma) following 765 patients Ward of 14 beds for GI patients (800 patients/year) Liver Unit with 7 beds Outpatient Department (25.000 consultations/year) Teaching in Medical School Emergency on duty GI (24 hours by 7)2121Strong linkage to other Hospitals (liver transplant), GPs, Emergency Department It is a Department with 110 health care professionals.Observing GI procedures, observing patients in wards, simulation, outpatient consultations, Day Hospital, elastography (Fibroscan)Applied to patients, Applied to/with simulatorsWe are going to have new Endoscopic Unit Expertise and research in viral hepatitis C and B, hepatocellular carcinoma, NASH, portal hypertension, ERCP, IBDNoSometimesFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, GastroenterologistNot necessaryNoEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
MarioDinis-RibeiroPortoPortugalIPO PortoDept. of GastroenterologyEndoscopy, GI OncologyJuly, SeptemberInstituto Português de Oncologia do PortoGastrenterologyGI Oncology and Endoscopy - Diagnostic and Therapeutic Early Cancer ResearchOutpatient and inpatient Endoscopy unit Multidisciplinary200variableIPO is a Comprehensive Cancer Centre with Consortia with I3S and University of PortoObserve procedures, attend outpatients and inpatients observation Collaborate in educational and research activitiesNo hands-on training possibledependent on COVID-19 pandemiaFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
MadalinaIlieBucharestRomaniaClinical Emergency Hospital BucharestDept. of GastroenterologyEndoscopy, Pancreatico-biliaryJanuary, February, March, April, May, September, October, NovemberClinical Emeregency Hospital Bucharesthttp://www.urgentafloreasca.roGastroenterologyOur department is mainly focused on interventional endoscopy and urgent endoscopy. We are performing about (for 1 year): - 13000 upper and lower digestive endoscopies - 1000 ERCP mainly therapeutic - 1000 Upper GI bleedings - 600 polypectomies - 300 removal of foreign bodies - 300 procedures for stenosis dilation - 20 procedures for achalasia-balloon dilation - 20 procedures for PEG placement, 500 endoscopic ultrasoundThe opportunity of allowing the applicant hands-on training. We have 4 rooms for endoscopy, 1 radiology dedicated room for ERCP, 1 room for ultrasonography, including intervention ultrasound. We use EXERA II and III Olympus scopes, Siemens S2000 ultrasound, Spyglass cholangioscopy, endoscopic ultrasound80030It is a very friendly environment for fellows and residentsHands on training under supervisionApplied to patientsEU-citizensFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, GastroenterologistWe require for the trainee to have a minimum prior training in endoscopy/colonoscopy/ERCP/ This means at least 300 upper GI endoscopies/ 200 colonoscopies/50 ERCPnoEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
VladEnciuBucharestRomaniaBucharest Emegency University Hospital- SUUBGastroenterologyEndoscopy, IBD, Hepatology, Pancreatico-biliary, Functional disorders, Gastro-duodenal disordersJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, AugustEmergency University Hospital Bucharestwww.suub.roGastroenterologyClinical gastroenterology and internal medicine Endsocopy Colonoscopy ERCP EUSUltrasound Endoscopy ERCP EUS Non invasive hepatic tests3030Clinical examination of the patients Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy Diagnoatic and therapeutic colonoscopy Non invasive hepatic teste UltrasoundApplied to patientsSometimesSometimesMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist3rd year residencyEnglish is sufficient, but knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
TamaraMilovanovic (former Alempijevic)BelgradeSerbiaClinical Center of Serbia, School of Medicine University of BelgradeClinic for Gastroenterology and HepatologyEndoscopy, HepatologyMarch, April, May, September, October, NovemberUniversity Clinical Center of Serbia, Clinic for Gastroenterology and Hepatologyupper endoscopy, lower endoscopy, endoscopic ultrasound, ERCP, transsabdominal ultrasound, transient elastography, liver bioposy60No hands-on training possiblenoFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistnoEnglish is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
Enriquede-MadariaAlicanteSpainHospital General Universitario de Alicante - Gastroenterology, Hospital General Universitario de AliGastroenterologyPancreatico-biliaryJanuary, February, March, April, May, October, November, DecemberYesHospital General Universitario Dr Balmis, Alicante de Aparato Digestivo, Unidad bilio-pancreáticaExtrahepatic biliary and pancreatic diseasesAdvanced endoscopy in biliarypancreatic diseases; the stance is not in the endoscopy unit, it is a clinical one80014 to biliary-pancreatic diseases (50 for GI in general)This is a purely clinical stance, good skills in Spanish are requiredTo integrate in the clinical care of patients with biliary pancreatic disordersNo hands-on training possibleGood skills at Spanish are highly desirableNoFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistNoKnowledge of the local language is in any case necessary to benefit from the fellowship.Yes
CarolinaMalageladaBarcelonaSpainHospital Vall d`HebronDigestive DiseasesFunctional disorders, NeurogastroenterologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, NovemberVall d'Hebron University Hospital system - Motility UnitThe Vall d’Hebron Motility Unit is a national referral center for the evaluation of gastrointestinal motor disorders. Patients attended at the Unit are evaluated with advanced motility testing including esophageal manometry, gastric barostat, intestinal manometry, capsule endoscopy, colonic transit tests and ano-rectal manometry. The team at the Motility Unit is formed by 4 physicians and 2 nurses. National and international fellows are incorporated in the daily activities of the Unit including the interpretation of motility tests performed in both outpatients and complex hospitalized patients with severe motility disorders.GI Motility Laboratory Hospitalization Unit30The trainee will be included in the daily activities of the Motility Unit, including the interpretation of GI Motility Tests, the care of hospitalized patients and attending medical meetings/sessions.No hands-on training possibleFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistCompleted medical specialization in Gastroenterology. Interest in functional and motility digestive disorders.English is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
FrancescBalaguerBarcelonaSpainHospital Clínic of BarcelonaGastroenterologyEndoscopy, GI OncologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, DecemberHospital Clínic of Barcelonahttps://www.hospitalclinic.orgGastroenterologyGastroenterology. High-risk digestive tumors clinic. Clinical and endoscopic management of high-risk conditions for colorectal and other digestive tumors (i.e. serrated polyposis, Lynch syndrome, FAP, etc). Medical degree, post-graduate, master programmes.Outpatient clinic, GI ward, Endoscopy unit (6 rooms)71324Award of the most prestigious GI Department in Spain."Observer during clinic, participation in multidisciplinary tumour boards, observer during specific endoscopy list for high-risk conditions."No hands-on training possibleFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus)Residence/fellowship in gastroenterology; preferable experience in the management of high risk conditions.noEnglish is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
Eloy Espín-BasanyBarcelonaSpainVall d'Hebron University HospitalGeneral and Colorectal SurgeryIBD, Functional disorders, GI OncologyFebruary, March, April, May, June, July, September, October, NovemberVall d'Hebron University Hospital SurgeryThe colorectal unit is composed of several experienced colorectal surgeons, an internist, and five trainees. The team has experience in training international fellows in robotic surgery, minimally invasive surgery, transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS and TEO). There are dedicated MDT in place to manage IBD patients, patients with early and advanced colorectal cancer, patients with incontinence and constipation, and proctological diseases. The unit has several outpatient clinics with several diagnostic tools available (endoanal and endorectal US, dynamic perineal US-defecography). Being a teaching hospital, several teaching sessions are organised every week. The Unit has expertise in research, and can provide tutoring on academic tasks as well.The Unit has a minimum of ten operative theatre lists per week. There are two Da Vinci Xi robots, with simulator modules available. ICG and 3D laparoscopy are available. There are simulators to practice laparoscopic skills. The fellow can have access to the library of the Campus. Diagnostic tools include 3D ultrasound and endoscopy.500-100030 or more based on requirementsAttend the colorectal surgical ward, the outpatient clinics, the multidisciplinary meetings, operative theatres. The fellow can make use of robotic simulators. Hands-on tasks can be performed under supervision, provided all requirements are in place.Applied to patients, Applied to/with simulatorsHands-on patients will depend on clearance of local license registrationSometimesFrequentlySurgeon (with GI focus)Personalised programmes will be developed based on the fellow experience; surgical trainees at all stages and early year consultants are welcome to visit.YesEnglish is sufficient.Yes
CristinaCarreteroPamplonaSpainClinica Universidad de NavarraGastroenterologyEndoscopyJanuary, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, DecemberCLINICA UNIVERSIDAD DE NAVARRAwww.cun.esGastroenterologyWe offer an opportunity to train on capsule endoscopy, both small bowel, colon, and Crohn's capsule procedures. We are a training center for capsule endoscopy.University hospital, our endoscopy unit has 5 endoscopy suites, one of them for EUS, and another for capsule, manometry and pHmetry tests. Our department consists of 9 attending physicians and 4 trainees.200non specific, depends on demandThe trainee will be able to do hands-on training on capsule endoscopy (SB, Colon capsule and Crohn's capsule)Applied to patientsNeed to fill our hospital application form, not available right now due to COVID breakthrough. More information at [email protected]FrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistNot neededNot needed.English is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
Juan EnriqueDominguez-MunozSantiago de CompostelaSpainUniversity Hospital of Santiago de Compostela - Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University HospitalGastroenterology and Hepatology"Endoscopy, IBD, Gastro-duodenal disorders, Hepatology, Pancreatico-biliary, Functional disorders"January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December4University Hospital of Santiago de Compostela http://www.icedig.infoDepartment of Gastroenterology and HepatologyOur Department has a great expertise in several areas of Gastroenterology. Our Pancreatic Unit is a national and international reference centre for the management and research in pancreatic diseases and a centre of excellence for the education in pancreatic diseases. Our Endoscopy Unit, is also a reference, both national and international, being considered a world reference educational centre, mainly for endoscopic ultrasound and ERCP (over 250 gastroenterologists, worldwide, have already make an educational stage at this Unit); at the Endoscopy Unit, more than 16,000 procedures are performed every year. We have also one of the biggest Units in Spain, for the management of patients with inflammatory Bowel Disease; being the director of this Unit, one of the most recognized specialists in Europe. We have also a Hepatology Unit, linked to the liver transplant Unit, born in 1994, doing a minimum of 50 liver transplants every year, with specific units for the management of C Hepatitis, hepatocarcinoma… Another growing filed is our oncological Units, both in colon cancer, but also in oesophageal, stomach cancer, with a dedicate gastroenterologist managing those cases (more than 400 every year). Finally, a specific knowledge on in patients, with a dedicated Unit, that manages more than 1,400 hospitalized patients every year. Our Department, in the setting of our institution is linked to the Spanish Health System. We have the ability to provide the whole range of education in the field of Medicine. We provide with educational programs for medical school, in fact The University of Santiago de Compostela is one of the oldest and most recognized universities in Spain. Linked to the University activities, we have the capability to advise and provide the support to access the degree of doctor. We have also the official recognition to provide with formation for gastroenterologist, among other specialties, according to the ministry of Health and Education; in fact we have recently being recognize to be able to provide with specific formation for two gastroenterologist every year. Specific on Gastroenterology, and related to our department, we have a strong activity in advance fellowship training, mainly in the field of endoscopy (mainly in endoscopic ultrasound – with an active hands on course supported by ESGE), in the field of pancreatology, Hepatology and Inflammatory Bowe Disease. All these specific programs area organize with the Hospital and the Health Research Institute of Santiago de Compostela, and can be adapted to the needs of the attendees, from long stays, to specific Master Class programs.In terms of facilities, we have 40 beds or the management of in-patients, that can grow up to 50. In the area of Endoscopy, we have 7 rooms working daily (3 for ambulatory procedures -mainly upper GI and colonoscopy-, 1 for EUS, 1 for ERCP, 1 for screening colonoscopies, and 1 for advance endoscopy. In the ambulatory area, we have 8 room, a day-hospital -mainly for IBD and hepatology patients, with additional areas for functional studies, and for transabdominal ultrasound.150040According to the Spanish legislation, and being accepted as an official trainee at the Unit, the trainee will be fully covered by the insurance companies of the teachers, and thus will have the option to do a complete hands-on programApplied to patients, Applied to/with simulatorsFor both EU and non-EU citizens, and official acceptance to be part of the program, with the corresponding notification to our centreFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistWe can adapt in this setting, and will have the capability to accept trainees at any moment of the trainee periodFor short periods, a specific registration in not mandatory. With the acceptance of the Department, and the official notification to the centre, is enough for the practiceEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
MarcoBustamante BalenValenciaSpainLa Fe University HospitalGastrointestinal Endoscopy UnitEndoscopyJanuary, February, March, April, May, JuneLa Fe University Hospital Diseases Department. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Unit- Tertiary referral center for GI diseases (liver transplantation, inflammatory bowel disease, etc.). - Referral unit for complex GI endoscopic procedures covering biliary and pancreatic diseases, GI oncology, small bowel diseases, CRC screening, etc.. 9200 examinations/yr (Upper GI examinations 3700, lower GI examinations 4800, other techniques 700). - GI Endoscopy Research Group linked to La Fe´s Health Research Institute. - Spanish Gastrointestinal Diseases Fellowship program (Residency). - Educational programs: 1) Advanced endoscopic imaging, virtual and dye chromoendoscopy, optical diagnosis and endoscopic resection of gastrointestinal epithelial lesions (EMR, ESD, mucosectomy). 2) Colonoscopy technique, quality in colonoscopy- 6 full-active endoscopy rooms. 1 devoted to ERCP and radiological procedures and 1 to USE. All endoscopy rooms equiped with CO2, HD endoscopes and state-of-the-art facilities. - Capsule endoscopy and enteroscopy - 2 wards of 35 beds each (gastrointestinal diseases and hepatology)99035ObserverApplied to/with simulatorsNoNoSometimesMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistSome experience in endoscopy, specifically in colonoscopyNo, if we stick to an observer functionEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.When a fellow is admitted for a future stay, an authorization from the Spanish Foreign Affairs Office must be requested in advance.Yes
MagnusSimrénGothenburgSwedenSahlgrenska University Hospital - Dept of Internal Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital ; GotheDept of Internal MedicineFunctional disorders, Gastro-duodenal disorders, Nutrition and small intestine,, NeurogastroenterologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, DecemberSahlgrenska University Hospital & Motility; Functional Gi disorders and Undergraduate as well as postgraduate educational programmes"Large endoscopy unit, transplant centre, well equipped combined clinical and research neurgastroenterology and motility lab, in- and outpatient clinics, short bowel unit, nutrition unit, multidisciplinary obesity clinic etc."195030"Unit offering all types of gastroenterology & hepatology out- and inpatient services, including liver and small bowel transplantation, and with a specific expertise in neurogastroenterology and motility, and functional GI disorders – one of the leading institutions in the world in this area.""Participate in all activities in the neurogastroenterology and motility clinic, including assessment of manometries, pH registrations, transit measurements, assessment of visceral sensitivity, breath tests, and a specialized referral outpatient clinic for patients with functional GI disorder and severe GI motility diseases. Moreover, since research is an integrated part of this unit the trainee will have insight into ongoing clinical and translational research projects at the unit. The trainee will also be offered to participate in other activities at the gastroenterology and hepatology clinic if he/she has special requests."Applied to patients"Good possibilities – endoscopy needs close supervision by one of the local experts"For non-EU citizens a special procedure neededFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist"2 years of general gastroenterology is recommended, and basic knowledge about common neurogastroenterology and motility tests is valuable."noEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
BjörnLindkvistGothenburgSwedenSahlgrenska University HospitalDept. Of MedicineEndoscopyJanuary, February, March, April, May, September, October, November, DecemberSahlgrenska University HospitalDepartment of Gastroenterology and HepatologyEndoscopic ultrasound. Educational workshops and courses in endoscopic ultrasound are performed on national an international level.The Endoascopy unit of Sahlgrenska University Hospital has five endoscopy rooms. Around 500 EUS are performed yearly. Diagnostic punctures for histology and cytology, EUS-assisted ERCP, drainage of walled off necroses with lumen apposing stents and more are routinely performed.N/A14Our unit has previously received a UEG visiting clinical fellow that resulted in a very fruitful collaboration between us and this fellow, including a scientific publication.The trainee will be allowed to assist during EUS and perform selected parts of the examinations depending on his or her previous training. The trainee will be offered to take part in research project by performing analyses on existing data sets, putting data into data sets or other suitable tasks. If interested, the trainee can also assist during ERCP.Applied to patientsNoFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistThe trainee should be fully trained in routine upper and lower endoscopy. Ideally the trainee should also have started EUS training. If the trainee has no clinical experience of EUS, there should be a clear ambition from his or her institution that this will be started after the fellowship.NoEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Prolongation of the fellowship of a couple of weeks can be discussed.Yes
ElenaRangelovaGothenburgSwedenSahlgrenska University Hospital, University of GothenburgUpper GI SurgeryPancreatico-biliary, GI OncologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, DecemberSahlgrenska University Hospital for Upper Abdominal Surgery at Department of SurgeryNational center for surgery of locally advanced pancreatic cancer. Pancreatic cancer surgery. IPMN surgery and surveillance Chronic pancreatitis surgical and medical treatment Esophageal and gastric cancer surgery Surgery for benign esophageal/gastric pathology Possibility to observe liver surgery (including locally advanced cholangiocarcinoma); advanced pancreatobiliary endoscopy, EUSFully equipped renovated theatres, laparoscopic equipment and robot Endoscopy unit for advanced pancreatoiliary endoscopy (EUS, pancreatoscopy) Intervention radiology Postoperative ward, intermediate care, ICU Outpatient clinics Daycare unit Research Unit160021 for upper GI cancerPerfect match for interested in pancreatic cancer surgery, special focus on locally advanced pancreatic cancer. The provided training is in accordance with the ESSO requirements for training in pancreatic cancer surgeryScrub in in surgical procedures Surgical assistance dependent on the level of training Take part in MDT meetings, ward rounds, case discussions See patients in outpatient unit with the mentor whenever language allows itApplied to patientsAll access and direct contact with patients will be only under the direct supervision of the mentor unless holding a Swedish licence to practiceVaccinations according to Swedish national immunisation plan Signed statement of confidentiality upon arrival.FrequentlyFrequentlySurgeon (with GI focus)Second part of surgical training, independence in general surgical proceduresNo (observation only).English is sufficient, but knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
MatthiasLöhrStockholmSwedenKarolinska InstitutetCenter for Digestive DiseasesEndoscopy, IBD, Pancreatico-biliary, Gastro-duodenal disordersJune, July, AugustKarolinska University Hospitalwww.karolinska.seDept. of Gastroenterology, Div. of Upper GIGastrocentrum and Full range of lectures, grand rounds, conferences etc.all1400120dedicated center of excellence for liver and pancreatic diseasesWithout sound knowledge of the Swedish language (C2) only observership (i.e. no hands-on training)Applied to patients, Applied to/with simulatorsNoFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus)Resident in gastroenterology or surgery or oncologyEnglish is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
RobertoValenteUmeåSwedenUmeå University Hospital, Umeå, SwedenDepartment of SurgeryEndoscopy, Pancreatico-biliary, Gastro-duodenal disorders, GI OncologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, DecemberUmeå University Hospital of SurgeryTertiary referral center for: - advanced diagnostic and therapeutic hepato-pancreato-biliary endoscopy, including cholangio- and pancreaticoscopy - pancreatic diseases (benign, pre-neoplastic and malignant) - pancreatic surgery with advanced vascular (arterial and venous) resections -national referring center for sclerosing cholangitis Programmes for internship and residencymultidisciplinary team conferences, central operation theatre, robotic surgery, endoscopy unit, 3 wards for surgical patients, research labs. simulator for surgical and endoscopy training, robot simulator40050 beds dedicated for surgical patientsIn our center the trainee has the possibility to take part in HPB surgery with intraoperative endoscopy, including rendezvous ERCP, EUS and cholangio-pancreatoscopy. That offers the unique possibility to achieve a three dimensional understanding of the complex anatomy.take part in: - general patient rounds - multidisciplinary team conferences - endoscopy - surgeryApplied to/with simulatorsapplicants should be motivated, pro-active, and keen to take part in researchnoFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus), Radiologist with interest in GI imaging and interventions, Other (e.g. Pathologist, Paediatrician…)applicants should have started residency programnoEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
AnnalisaBerzigottiBerneSwitzerlandInselspital, University Hospital of BerneHepatology, University Clinic for Visceral Surgery and MedicineHepatologyMarch, June, August, September, OctoberInselspital, University Hospital of BerneHepatologyOur group is expert in the management of liver disease. We have a large outpatient clinic (general hepatology, cirrhosis and its complications, invasive and non-invasive assessment of liver disease, viral hepatitis, NASH, HCC, rare liver diseases, liver transplantation), and we take care of the inpatients hospitalised at our interdisciplinary ward. We are very expert in ultrasound and have a large volume of patients undergoing complex non-invasive assessment of liver disease. We hold weekly interdisciplinary meetings reviewing the histopathology and imaging findings of complex cases, and bi-weekly journal clubs/educational sessions for residents. Bi-monthly symposia held by international speakers are also part of our educational programme in English. The clinical sessions (liver transplant meeting, Tumorboard) are in German language.Outpatient clinic: ca 40 patients per day + 15-20 patients per day in the ultrasound clinic; inpatients. s. below. We perform 3-6 percutaneous biopsies per week and 2-4 HVPG measurements/transjugular liver biopsies per week. Paracenteses are done both in the outpatient and in the inpatient setting by our residents. TIPS procedure is done by the hepatology dept in collaboration with the interventional radiology and angiology dept. (25 per year). UVCM has currently 60 beds10-15 hepatology patients (this does not include other GI cases, who are taken care separately)On specific request, the fellow will be introduced to the colleagues of the radiology and surgery dept. who are leaders in the management of minimally invasive therapy of hepatocellular carcinoma (percutaneous CT guided stereotactic microwave ablation; SIRT).The trainee will be allowed to assist to all the activities ongoing in our hepatology department including outpatient and inpatient clinic, ultrasound, contrast-enhanced ultrasound, percutaneous liver biopsies, measurement of HVPG and transjugular liver biopsy, TIPS placement. In addition, he/she will be allowed to get exposure to the ongoing research projects in all the areas of hepatologyNo hands-on training possiblePermission to stay in Switzerland should follow the Swiss lawNoFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist3 yearsNoEnglish is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Knowledge of German language would be a strong benefit for the fellow, particularly during the outpatient clinicNo
RaduTutuianSolothurnSwitzerlandBürgerspital SolothurnKlinik für GastroenterologieEndoscopy, Hepatology, Functional disordersJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, NovemberBürgerspital Solothurn für Gastroenterologie und HepatologieFunctional GI testing, Hepatology, Endoscopy (Upper GI and Lower GI Endoscopy including therapeutic interventions) Endosonography and ERCP The clinic for gastroenterology and hepatology at the Bürgerspital Solothurn is accredited by the Swiss Medical Association (FMH) as a B-clinic (2 years) for specialising in gastroenterology6 board-certified gastroenterologist and 1-2 fellows in gastroenterology / hepatology 5 Endoscopy suites with state-of-the-art equipment incl. EUS-processors and C-arms 3 US machines. HRM and Impedance-pH Monitoring equipment Conference room with video-conferencing equipment350variable (on medical and surgical wards)The clinic for gastroenterology and hepatology is part of the department of internal medicine and focuses on out-patient procedures and consultations (approx. 70% of the clinical activity). In-patient activities (approx. 30% of clinical activities) are focused on consultation and procedures on patients hospitalised on medical and surgical wards. We work closely together with visceral surgery (daily reports and weekly conferences) and well the other medical with any of our trainees, visiting trainees will join one of our staff physicians and accompany them during procedures and consultationsApplied to patientsHands-on training are permitted for physicians registered with the Swiss Health Authority (BAG - MedRegister)FrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist2-3 yearsnot necessarily for visiting physicians / observer-ship For practice, registration with the Swiss Health Authority (BAG - MedReg) is mandatory is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.In order to qualify for additional training beyond an observership / visiting physician, candidates must apply for a recognition of their diploma / speciality with the Swiss Health Authority. Information can be found under
NicolaFreiSt. GallenSwitzerlandKantonsspital St. GallenGastroenterology and HepatologyEndoscopy, Hepatology, Pancreatico-biliaryJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, DecemberKantonsspital St. Gallenhttp://www.kssg.chGastroenterology and HepatologyThe Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the Kantonsspital St. Gallen is a national and international renowned tertiary referral center located in Eastern Switzerland which is affiliated with the Medical School of the University of St. Gallen and its Joint Medical Master program which was established in collaboration with the University of Zurich. Our high-volume endoscopy center covers the following spectrum of (advanced) endoscopic procedures and projects: - EMR and ESD of polyps and early cancers in the upper and lower gastrointestinal tract - RFA of the esophagus including research projects in this and other fields - Stenting of benign and malign strictures including esophageal and colonic strictures - Dilatation therapy (balloon and bougienage dilatation) for esophageal and colonic/intestinal stenosis - ERCP for benign and malignant strictures in the biliary tract - Diagnostic and therapeutic cholangioscopy for benign and malignant lesions in the biliary tract including RFA and EHL - Diagnostic EUS +/- FNA/FNB of the upper GI tract and pancreatic cysts including on-site cytology - EUS-guided transgastric interventions of pseudocysts and walled-off pancreatic necrosis - Endoscopic therapy of esophageal and gastric varices (band ligation, N-butyl-2-cyanoacrylate injection therapy) Our Hepatology team runs one of the leading units in Switzerland and offers the whole spectrum of hepatology except liver transplantation. Our unit covers: - Abdominal ultrasound including contrast-enhanced ultrasound of the liver - Diagnostic liver biopsy and/or ultrasound-guided biopsy of liver lesions/abscesses - Outpatient clinic including the work-up of patients before and/or after liver transplantation (in collaboration with the liver transplantation program of the University hospital of Zurich), patients with viral and autoimmune hepatitis, cholestatic liver diseases (including PBC and PSC), NASH and NAFLD, Morbus Wilson and hemochromatosis - TIPPS and local therapy of malignant liver disease (including RFA, chemoembolization, SIRT) in collaboration with the Department of Interventional Radiology We offer the opportunity to be part of interactive and patient-based case discussions including - Participation at the radiology board including case discussion (once weekly) - Participation at the GI board with interdisciplinary case discussions (surgery, gastroenterology/hepatology, oncology, interventional radiology, radio-oncology, twice weekly) - Interactive case discussions in cooperation with the Department of Surgery (4 times per year) - Interactive Hepatology board including invited national and international faculty (4 times per year) - Interactive IBD board including invited national and international faculty (4 times per year) - Pathology rounds with live microscopy of biopsies taken from the GI tract, pancreas and liver- 5 endoscopy units equipped with the most recent technology (Olympus endoscopes) - Outpatient clinic with speciality services (including IBD, IBS, endoscopy, hepatology, gastrointestinal motility disorders including high-resolution manometry (HRM) of the esophagus and pelvic floor)76028Based on the level of experience the trainee can - Participate in our outpatient clinic (endoscopy and hepatology) - Participate in the treatment of patients in both our endoscopy unit and hepatology outpatient clinic - Participate in our interactive and patient-based case discussionsApplied to patientsBased on the level of experience, trainees will have the opportunity to perform hands-on training under guidance of an experienced staff member during his/her fellowshipNo special requirements are needed for EU-citizens. For non-EU citizens, special requirements may be needed based on the origin of the fellow and the local regulations.FrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist1-2 yearsFor non-EU citizens, special requirements may be needed based on the origin of the fellow and the local regulations.English is sufficient, but to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way, knowledge of the local language would be ideal.Yes
SELCUKDISIBEYAZEskişehirTurkeyEskisehir Osmangazi Univesity School of MedicineGastroenterologyEndoscopy, Hepatology, Pancreatico-biliary, Gastro-duodenal disorders, GI OncologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, DecemberEskisehir Osmangazi University have more than 20 years of experience in Gastroeterology and advanced endoscopy . As a center , it's established almost 3 years ago by those experts. So far , We hosted 2 trainee from abroad ( one from Kosovo and one from Azerbaijan )1. Upper and Lower GI advanced endoscopy 2. ERCP 3. Kolanjiyoskopi ( SpyGlass) 4. Balloon assisted enteroscopy 5. EUS / EUS + FNA 6. EMR / ESD3030Almost allApplied to patientsNoFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus), Gastroenterologist, Imaging gastroenterologist / hepatologistShould be completed residency ( in gastroenterology , surgery etc )Should be accepted for coming but not for practiceEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
Haluk TarikKaniIstanbulTurkeyMarmara University, School Of MedicineGastroenterologyEndoscopy, IBD, Hepatology, Pancreatico-biliaryJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, DecemberMarmara University, School of Medicine of GastroenterologyThe department continuously involving in multicenter clinical studies. On wednesday mornings, we make journal club and multidisciplinary meetings (pathology, rheumatology, gastrointestinal surgery, hepatocellular carcinoma) with a full participation.The department has an endoscopy unit including ERCP, EUS, diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures. Also, has 4 outpatient clinics and an inpatient clinic. The department has specific IBD and hepatology outpatient clinic on certain days.60012Allowed to observe outpatient and inpatient follow up. Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopic procedures, also EUS and ERCP.No hands-on training possibleFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistEnglish is sufficient.Yes
SerhatBorIzmirTurkeyEge University Dept. of Gastroenterology Ege Reflux Study GroupSchool of Medicine, Section GastroenterologyFunctional disorders, NeurogastroenterologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, August, September, October, November, DecemberEge University School of Medicine, Div. Gastroenterology GastroenterologyVery well experienced on international educational programs starting from beginners to advance levels especially for esophageal & anorectal motility & GERD diagnostics as well as therapeutics.Four High resolution esophageal & anorectal motility (impedance) set upsand rooms (before the pandemic >1000 procedures / year, both solid state and 36 channels water perfusion), capsul pH monitoring, 24-h pH impedance (>800 procedures / year), stretta antireflux procedure (all within the same GI Building). In terms of motility, pH-impedance both Laborie and Medtronics equipments are available with 4 nurses or technicians.160062All esophageal and anorectal solid state & water perfusion motilities and 24h MII-pH procedures.Applied to patientsNoFrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistNoneNoEnglish is sufficient.Yes
Massimilianodi PietroCambridgeUnited KingdomUniversity of CambridgeMRC Cancer UnitEndoscopy, Gastro-duodenal disorders, GI OncologyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, November, DecemberUniversity of Cambridge; Cancer UnitOesophageal and gastric Cancer, Barrett’s oesophagus, hereditary diffuse gastric cancer; Diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy procedures. MDT meetings, journal clubs, formal and informal seminars, research meetings.Endoscopy, research endoscopy, research laboratory, clinical ward80040The MRC Cancer Unit is a research facility linked to Cambridge University Hospital. We are specialised in Cancer Research and have a specific focus as research group on oesophageal and gastric pre-malignant and malignant conditions. Candidate will be able to be involved in small research project and well as shadow in a range a clinical setting depending on personal preference and clinical interest.Observation of endoscopy procedure, attendance of ward and MDT meetings, attendance of research and educational meetings", involvement in small research projectsNo hands-on training possibleWe do not recommend hands-on Ttraining, given the limited time and the complexity of the registration process. Occasionally we arrange for training on animal models, but this will need to be negotiated ahead of timeDBS, Honorary ContractFrequentlySometimesMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistMedically qualified and at any stage of gastroenterology trainingNot required for visiting fellowship without hands on activityEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.No
Muhammad ImranAslamCoventryUnited KingdomUniversity Hospitals of Coventry and WarwickshireDepartment of Colorectal SurgeryEndoscopy, IBD, Pancreatico-biliary, GI Oncology, Nutrition and small intestine,January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December2University Hospitals of Coventry and WarwickshireGI surgery, Gastrointestinal disordersWeekly Colorectal Cancer MDT Weekly Grand Round Weekly Journal Club Access to clinical skills lab and cadaveric training (within the strains of Covid pandemic) We are major trauma centre, second largest clinical trial unit in UK, we offer minimally invasive surgery for GI disorders with access to laparoscopic and Robotic Surgery. Our department of gastroenterology is offering secondary care for IBD, intestinal failure and functional disorders. We have access to diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy.See above1250120.Training skill lab Simulated lab Cadaveric lab Ward rounds Grand rounds Assist clinical staff Attend outpatient clinics, endoscooy, theatre and emergency units. GI physiology lab GI research meetings Cancer MDT IBD MDTApplied to patients, Applied to/with simulators.For 2 weeks observership - No For longer placements and for hand on training - will be GMC registrationSometimesFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus)N/aOnly if needs hand on training and patient management decision making.English is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Enthusiastic clinician who is willing to share experiences.Yes
ChristianSelingerLeedsUnited KingdomLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS TrustThe Leeds Gastroenterology InstituteEndoscopy, IBD, Pancreatico-biliary, Nutrition and small intestine,June, July, August, SeptemberLeeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trustwww.leedsth.nhs.ukGastroenterologyIBD advanced endoscopic therapy nutrition and intestinal failure pancreatobiliary medicine and endoscopyEMR, ESD, POEM, ERCP, EUS IBD unit with 2 weekly clinics, MDT, combined surgical, obstetric and rheumatology clinics dedicated IF centre with MDT, clinics and specialist team200050observation only, being involved in MDTs, clinics, ward rounds, observing endoscopyNo hands-on training possibleMy hospital charges a £250 administrative fee for any young fellow visiting. In addition a police record is required.FrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistwould be ideal to have 2 years of gastro specialist training as minimumnot for observationEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
Klaartje BelKokLondonUnited KingdomBarts Health, Royal London HospitalGastroenterologyIBD, Nutrition and small intestine,January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, DecemberBarts Health, Royal London Hospital Large academic IBD centre lead by Prof James Lindsay IBD inpatients aged 16 and over Adult IBD clinics (IBD physicians, nurses, pharmacist, dietitian, surgeons) Young adult IBD clinic together with paediatrics IBD/Pregnancy clinic together with obstetrics MDT meetings with radiology and surgery Educational meetings Research meetings IBD endoscopy (assessment and surveillance) Intestinal Failure (IF): Large IF Centre led by Dr Shameer Mehta Type 1, 2 and 3 IF inpatients IF/Nutrition clinic (physicians, nurses, pharmacist, dietitian) MDT meeting Educational meetings Endoscopy5 Endoscopy rooms Dedicated GI ward ICU Surgical wards Seminar room for educational meetings and MDT meeting Clinic rooms for co-located MDT clinics84526 +patients on ICU and surgical wardsprospective candidates are encouraged to get in touch before applyingparticipation in all above events. this will be observational only unless registered with GMCNo hands-on training possibleobservational only unless registered with GMCnil otherNoSometimesMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistSeveral years as Gastroenterology traineeGMC registration not necessary but without participation will be obsevational onlyEnglish is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.No
AlbertoMurinoLondonUnited KingdomRoyal Free Unit for EndoscopyRoyal Free Unit for Endoscopy, Department of GastroenterologyEndoscopy, IBD, Gastro-duodenal disorders, Nutrition and small intestine, therapeutic endoscopyJanuary, February, March, April, May, June, September, October, NovemberRoyal Free for Endoscopy & Centre for Gastroenterology. The Royal Free Hospital and University College Londonhttps://www.royalfree.nhs.ukInstitute for Liver and Digestive HealthAdvanced therapeutic luminal endoscopy (including double balloon enteroscopy, EMR, ESD, Stenting, Dilatation, PEG insertion, capsule endoscopy), ERCP & EUS, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Neuroendocrine tumors (NET) GI physiology. We can provide different type of educational programs based on the fellow’s inclinations, ranging from advanced therapeutic endoscopy to IBD and general Gastro. The attending fellow/s will be involved in our Department clinical activities, research program and multiple educational meetings."Endoscopy Unit with 4 rooms including fluoroscopy, GI Phisiology unit, outpatient service and inpatient ward. a dedicated desk and computer will be provide to the visiting fellow"83912"The Royal Free Hospital (also known simply as the Royal Free) is a major teaching hospital in Hampstead, London. The hospital is part of the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust, which is a member of the UCL Partners academic health science centre and also runs services at Barnet Hospital, Chase Farm Hospital and a number of other sites. The centre for gastroenterology at the Royal Free London is a multidisciplinary department, offering a range of specialist out-patient and in-patient gastroenterology services as well as state of the art gastrointestinal imaging services. The gastroenterology department also includes gastrointestinal surgery, paediatric gastroenterology, endoscopy services and the Louise Ryan GI physiology unit."Attend endoscopy, outpatient clinics (including general gastro, IBD, NET)GMC registration is a “sine qua no” condition to perform any type of hands on training. If the attending fellow has a GMC registration, endoscopy hand’s on will be personalised based on the fellow’s skillset.FrequentlyFrequentlyMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologistFellow should be at least a registrar/trainee in gastroenterology"Fellow can attend our Institution without GMC registration but practice can be allowed only to fellow that are GMC registered."English is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes
Nader KFrancisYeovilUnited KingdomYeovil District Hospital and Griffin Institute at University College LondonSurgery and EducationGI OncologyMarchYeovil District Hospital and and EducationMinimally Invasive Surgery - both endoscopy and Laparoscopy I am also the Director of Training at London Robotic Training Centre (Griffin Institute)Clinical Inpatient and outpatient general surgical workload with fully implemented Enhanced Recovery Programme and established centre of excellence in Laparoscopic Surgery for lower GI benign and Malignant conditions. Educational Griffin Institute is a training and preclinical research centre in London which is well equipped with tissue engineering research facilities as well as endoscopy, laparoscopy and robotic training facilities (both preclinical) and Human Cadaver models I am happy for the student(s) to share the time between Yeovil and London to benefit from the clinical practice as well as the exposure to latest technology in GI education including Flexible Endoscopy, robotic and laparoscopic surgery.34560+Happy to host the student one week at Yeovil Hospital (Clinical Site) and one week at our Griffin Institute (MIS training centre in London for one week.Observe surgery as well as observe/ get involved in the relevant training events at the Griffin InstituteApplied to/with simulators, Applied to animalsVisa to visit the UK from non-EUSometimesSometimesMedical gastroenterologist / hepatologist, Surgeon (with GI focus), Radiologist with interest in GI imaging and interventionsIt can be any level from a student to a resident or even clinician if they wish to come and observe laparoscopic or robotic surgery and training.It will help for the clinical site but not mandatory - Not required at the Training centre (Griffin Institute)English is sufficient to benefit from the fellowship in the best possible way.Yes

Fellows 2022/23

Luis Alcala, Spain
visits Leuven KU Leuven

Andreea-Cristina Butuc, Romania
visits Linz Ordensklinikum Linz

Claudia Campani, Italy
visits Bern Inselspital

Agne Dikciute, Lithuania
visits Valencia La Fe University Hospital

Abdurahman Elhanafy, Egypt
visits Paris Georges-Pompidou European Hospital

Ilkay Ergenç, Turkey
visits London St Mark's Hospital

Stanislav Kravchuk, Ukraine
visits Rome Fondazione Policlinico Universitario "A. Gemelli" IRCCS

Kateryna Lapshyna, Ukraine
visits Rome Fondazione Policlinico Universitario "A. Gemelli" IRCCS

Vítor Macedo Silva, Portugal
visits Paris Georges-Pompidou European Hospital

Serhii Machuskyi, Ukraine
visits Amsterdam Amsterdam UMC Surgery

Iuliana Nenu, Romania
visits Klagenfurt Klinikum Klagenfurt am Wörtersee

Artem Neverovskyi, Ukraine
visits Barcelona Hospital Clínic of Barcelona

Ivaylo Nikolov, Bulgaria
visits Stockholm Karolinska Institutet

Daniele Noviello, Italy
visits Petah Tikva Rabin Medical Center

Dmytro Oliinyk, Ukraine
visits Halle (Saale) University Clinic Halle (Saale)

Nazar Omelchuk, Ukraine
visits Hamburg University Medical Center Hamburg-Eppendorf

Oana Mihaela Plotogea, Romania
visits Santiago de Compostela University Hospital of Santiago de Compostela

Oksana Popova, Ukraine
visits Prague ISCARE

Claudia Puscasu, Romania
visits Gent Ghent University Hospital

Sarah Raevens, Belgium
visits Nijmegen Radboudumc University Nijmegen Medical Centre

Diana Ramos Silva, Portugal
visits London Barts Health, Royal London Hospital

Malgorzata Reszczynska, Poland
visits Bucharest Clinical Emergency Hospital Bucharest

Evripidis Rizos, Greece
visits London Wingate Institute for Neurogastroenterology

Anna Shvets, Ukraine
visits Berlin DRK Kliniken Berlin Westend

Guilherme Simões, Portugal
visits Cambridge University of Cambridge

Maksym Tereshchenko, Ukraine
visits Berlin DRK Kliniken Berlin Westend

Karyna Uvarova, Ukraine
visits Munich University Hospital LMU Munich

Veronique Van der Voort, Netherlands
visits Porto IPO Porto

Naneh Zalinyan, Armenia
visits Valencia La Fe University Hospital


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