19 WORLD GASTROENTEROLOGY NEWS MAY 2017 Editorial | Expert Point of View | WCOG at ACG 2017 | WDHD News | WGO & WGOF News | WGO Global Guidelines | Calendar of Events Faculty organizers ...after attending the “Lobos Course” many participants decided to pursue a career in hepatology. the very basic (liver tests, imaging, histopathology) to the more complex topics such as liver transplantation. Teaching modalities include classical lectures, case discussions and use of the interactive system in a peculiar manner: we first raise a number of questions to explore an attendee´s background knowledge and subse-quently we provide in a few slides the answers together with a brief review of the topics analyzed. Teaching style is mostly informal in order to create a relaxed working atmosphere. Overall, the idea is to keep the audience alert and willing to participate. After the course, participants have full access to the teaching materials and most remain in touch with the faculty for questions or advices related to patient’s care. Faculty is composed of senior, middle-aged and junior board-certified hepatologists, something that facilitates interaction with partici-pants, not only in the meeting room but also during breaks and meals. Besides science, the course allows people coming from diverse places to meet each other and share their vision of medicine and hepatology. Lastly, we are pleased to know that after attending the “Lobos Course” many participants decided to pursue a career in hepatology.
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