World Gastroenterology Organisation

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Program Overview

Members of the Train the Trainers (TTT) faculty are often comprised of both international and local educators and are carefully selected for each workshop according to their experience as educationalists. TTT faculty are provided with the necessary educational materials months in advance in preparation for the workshop. The program runs over four full days and is divided into the following modules:

  • Module 1: Education
  • Module 2: Group Discussions
  • Module 3: Breakout Session - Education
  • Module 4: Teaching Procedural Skills
  • Module 5: Teaching Procedural Skills: Hands On Session
  • Module 6: Small Group Work
  • Module 7: Evidence-Based Medicine
  • Module 8: Critical Appraisal
  • Module 9: Breakout Session: Papers for Critical Appraisal
  • Module 10: Publications
  • Module 11: Presentations
  • Module 12: Trial Design
  • Module 13: Breakout Session: Trial Design
  • Module 14: Assessment & Appraisal
  • Module 15: Credentialing, Interpersonal Skills & Team Working
  • Module 16: Breakout Session: Assessment, Appraisal, & Credentialing
  • Module 17: Writing Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)


The course is a combination of lectures and several breakout/interactive sessions with special exercises devised to involve all participants and all faculty. Emphasis is placed on "skills-training." Please note that the course is NOT aimed at teaching participants how to do gastroenterology.

For any questions about Train the Trainers workshops, please contact the WGO Executive Secretariat office.

WGO Executive Secretariat
555 East Wells Street, Suite 1100
Milwaukee, WI 53202 USA
Tel: +1 (414) 918-9798
Fax: +1 (414) 276-3349

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WGO would like to thank the American College of Gastroenterology (ACG) for their continued support.

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