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World Gastroenterology Organisation Announces a New Train the Trainers

Milwaukee, USA — June 25, 2015 — The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) in partnership with the Turkish Society of Gastroenterology (TSG) is pleased to announce that the next Train the Trainers workshop will take place in Antalya, Turkey April 4-7, 2016 With space limited to only fifty participants; the WGO is now accepting candidate applications from WGO Member Societies.

For more information on TTT Antalya 2016, please visit here.

About Train the Trainers

Since 2001, the Train the Trainers (TTT) program, developed by WGO, exposes educators in gastroenterology, hepatology, endoscopy, oncology and GI surgery to current educational techniques and philosophies. It brings together faculty and participants from across the globe in an intensive and interactive four day workshop. The workshop is characterized by numerous hands-on sessions with ample opportunity for discussion and interchange. This has proven to be a highly successful method of disseminating teaching skills to GI physicians who hold training positions in their own countries. Delegates are equipped with skills which they can then implement in their countries.

Application Process

TTT participants are nominated by their WGO Member Society. All WGO Member Societies are invited to submit the names of two candidates; preferably one candidate holding a senior training position in his/her country and a second candidate entering or at a junior level training position. All participants must be fluent in English and able to attend the entire workshop, with arrivals on April 3 and departures anytime on April 8. TTT’s are limited to 50 participants and this workshop is considered a benefit of WGO Membership, as such preference will be given to societies who have paid their WGO membership dues through 2015.

About the WGO

Formed in 1935 and incorporated in 1958, The World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO) is a federation of 110 member societies and 4 regional associations of gastroenterology representing over 50,000 individual members worldwide, focusing on the improvement of standards in gastroenterology training and education on a global scale. The WGO Foundation, incorporated in 2007, is dedicated to raising funds to support WGO educational programs and activities.