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 Korean Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Asian EUS Group Korea and Asian EUS group for this important initiative. Under the direction of Professor Dong-Wan Seo and during the one-year program, WISE trainees will be exposed to the full spectrum of EUS training, from basic anatomy to interventional 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.

Application for the third WISE course 2020 is now closed.

The Basic Anatomy Workshop and Two WISE modules are taking place as below:

(1) Basic Anatomy Workshop

Date: February 7-9, 2020

Venue: Olympus Korea Medical Training & Education Center (K-Tec), Songdo, Incheon, South Korea

(2) WISE 2020 Module One

Date: June 6-13, 2020

Venue: K-Tec, Asan Medical Center, Grand Hilton Seoul, South Korea

(3) WISE 2020 Module Two

Date: September 23-29 ,  2020

Venue: Asan Medical Center, South Korea

Venue: Most training will take place at the ASAN medical center in Seoul, South Korea, a renowned EUS hub and a WEO Center of Excellence. Here, an expert group of international trainers will ensure the quality of the training, with the help of first class lab facilities and advanced technical equipment.

Detailed information about the program and selection criteria for applicants is available here.

Application for WISE 2020 Course is now closed!

If you have any questions, please contact the WEO secretariat at


Due to the current pandemic situation, the WISE 2020 training will now adopt a digital format to ensure that EUS education continues.

For more information about the virtual Basic Anatomy Workshop, please click here.

For more information about the virtual Module One, please click here.

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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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(1) Details of WISE 2018 Program:

(2) Details of WISE 2019 Program:

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