The Institute of Digestive Disease (IDD) provides high-quality training in diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy through the Endoscopy Centre at the Prince of Wales Hospital. There are 2 training modes currently in this Attachment Programme.
- Clinical Attachment Programme
This 6 to 12 months clinical attachment offers the opportunity for clinicians with a specific interest in luminal GI diseases to participate in comprehensive research of digestive ulcer bleeding, gastrointestinal tumours (colorectal cancer and gastric cancer) or inflammatory bowel disease. Visiting doctors will join teaching ward rounds, journal clubs and research meetings and specialist outpatients. They will also engage in various endoscopic procedures according to their level of experience and learning objectives.
- Non-clinical Fellowship Programme
This 1 to 3 months basic fellowship programme offers the opportunity to observe diagnostic and therapeutic endoscopy through the Shaw Endoscopy Centre at the Prince of Wales Hospital. Visiting doctors will have the chance to work with both medical and surgical gastroenterologists to achieve a well-rounded endoscopy training experience.