WEO International School of EUS (WISE)

General information: The WEO International School of EUS (WISE) founded in 2018, is a state-of-the-art EUS training program focused on teaching a specialized group of doctors in their early careers. WEO’s aim is to groom the selected trainees and to provide the necessary tools to become future leaders in the area of EUS. WEO is delighted to partner with the Asian EUS Group Korea and Asian EUS group for this important initiative. Under the guidance of course founder and director, Professor Dong-Wan Seo, WISE trainees will be exposed to the full spectrum of EUS training, from basic anatomy to interventional and advanced EUS. WISE courses will be comprised of lectures, case presentations and hands-on training using phantom and live animals, as well as observation of real human cases where applicable.


NEW: WEO International School of EUS (WISE) Egyptian Chapter 2022 – APPLY NOW!

 Building on the strength of WISE and in accordance to WISE program objectives, WEO is happy to announce that a similar course focusing on hands-on training, The WISE Egyptian Chapter 2022, will commence in December 2022. This course will focus on linear EUS and comprised of lectures by international experts, case presentations with discussion and hands on training on live cases (aiming for 50-60 EUS cases over the course). The main objective of this course is to train young endoscopists to be independent endosonographers at the end of the course, with the ability to do diagnostic EUS efficiently.

This course will be under direction and supervision of WISE course founder and director Prof Dong-Wan Seo and Dr Elsayed Ghoneem, Lecturer of gastroenterology, Mansoura University, who is the Egyptian moderator of the course. This course is jointly organized by WEO and Egyptian Liver Research Institute and Hospital (ELRIAH) under the patronage its CEO, Prof. Gamal Shiha, Prof of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mansoura University.

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We are very glad to announce that we have enhanced WISE program with the EUS WISE workshop.  The aim of the workshop is to increase the accessibility and discussion about interesting cases and difficult procedures in EUS. WEO believes this activity will engage international experts to share their own experiences and best practices on how to perform EUS and manage patients with complex medical issues.

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