#FGDebate: How to Get the Most Out of Your Endoscopic Training

How to Get the Most Out of Your Endoscopic Training: Ask the Experts Date: Thursday 12th January 2017 Time: 8-9pm GMT Guest: Dr Brian McKaig @braincmckaig Dr Brian McKaig MBChB, PhD, PGCMEDr Brian McKaig is a Consultant Gastroenterologist working at the Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust since 2002, having qualified from Glasgow University in 1991 and […]

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Case of the month: Jelly belly?

Case of the month: A 75 year old man presents with a 2 month history of abdominal distension and lethargy. Clinical examination demonstrates shifting dullness and investigations reveal he has a microcytic anaemia with raised tumour markers (CA19-9-208 U/ml , CEA-88 µg/L)  Ascitic aspiration yields a gelatinous fluid, the coronal section of his abdominal CT scan […]

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#FGDebate GI Consequences of Cancer

GI Consequences of Cancer: Cancer cured – all back to normal now?’ Date: Tuesday 4th October 2016 Time: 8-9 BST Guest: Dr Ana Wilson @GIWolfsonunit Dr Ana (Ignjatovic) Wilson BA(Hons) MD MRCP Consultant Gastroenterologist and Endoscopist Dept:   Wolfson Unit for Endoscopy Tel:      020 8869 5277 Email:  smita.patel5@nhs.net Dr Ana Wilson is out featured guest for this […]

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Assessment strategies in gastroenterology by Neel Sharma

All doctors regardless of specialty are assessed regularly – after all assessment drives learning. From a UK standpoint assessment comprises the MRCP (UK) examinations and SCE. During GI training there is the JAG accreditation of simple and more advanced endoscopic intervention as well as portfolio based records. In the field of medical education there are […]

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‘The flipped classroom’-future of endoscopic training?

Read our latest blog on pedagogical strategies in gastroenterological training from Dr Neel Sharma. Neel Sharma is currently a gastroenterology trainee in Singapore having worked in a medical education setting across the UK, Asia and the US Medical education is now a well-recognised academic discipline. However, compared to traditional basic science it is still fairly premature having recently […]

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Missed the #FGDebate with Dr Anton Emmanuel? Catch up with the Podcast and Storify summary of the debate here – ‘Frontline IBS: An approach to treatment pathways?’

If you missed the #FGDebate with Dr Anton Emmanuel, ‘Frontline IBS: An approach to treatment pathways?’ you can catch up with the Storify summary of the #FGDebate at:   https://storify.com/FrontGastro_BMJ/frontline-ibs-an-approach-to-treatment-pathways   The podcast with Dr Anton Emmanuel can be listened to here:   https://soundcloud.com/bmjpodcasts/frontline-ibs-an-approach-to-treatment-pathways?in=bmjpodcasts/sets/frontline-gastroenterology   Don’t forget to join us for the next #FGDebate which […]

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Missed the #FGDebate with Dr David Patch and Dr Dhiraj Tripathi? Catch up with the Podcast and Storify summary of the debate here – ‘Frontline Hepatology: Variceal Bleeding Guidelines’

If you missed the #FGDebate with Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald on ‘Frontline Barrett’s: Screening, surveillance and therapy,’ you can catch up with the Storify summary of the #FGDebate at: https://storify.com/FrontGastro_BMJ/frontline-hepatology-variceal-bleeding-guidelines  The podcast with Dr David Patch can be listened to here:     Don’t forget to join us for the next #FGDebate which is out Xmas Special […]

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Missed the #FGDebate with Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald? Catch up with the Storify summary and the Podcast of the debate here – ‘Frontline Barrett’s: Screening, surveillance and therapy’

If you missed the #FGDebate with Professor Rebecca Fitzgerald on ‘Frontline Barrett’s: Screening, surveillance and therapy,’ you can catch up with the Storify summary of the #FGDebate at: https://storify.com/FrontGastro_BMJ/frontline-barrett-s-screening-surveillance-and-the The podcast with Professor Fitzgerald can be listened to here: https://soundcloud.com/bmjpodcasts/frontline-barretts-screening-surveillance-and-therapy Don’t forget to join us for the next #FGDebate which is with Dr David Patch […]

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