On 5 Feb 2020

Jasper Stijns, colorectal surgery fellow at the UZ Leuven in Belgium, reports on his 2019 Japanese Society of Coloproctology (JSCP) Travelling Fellowship.

On 29 Nov 2019

ESCP offered one 3-month Fellowship, one 6-month Fellowship and 21 two and four week Observerships for 2018-2019. Fellows report here on their experiences.

On 24 Oct 2019

Dragomir Dardanov reports on his fellowship in Korea where he participated in the International Colorectal Research Summit and observed surgical practice in the main Seoul hospitals, including one of the biggest hospitals in the world.

On 27 Feb 2019

Gaetano Gallo from the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Catanzaro in Italy, reports on his 2018 Japanese Society of Coloproctology (JSCP) Travelling Fellowship.

On 16 Oct 2018

ESCP offered 12 opportunities in 2017-2018 - five 3-month fellowships, three 6-month fellowship (including one robotic) and four observerships. Fellows report here on their experiences.

On 19 Sep 2018

Audrius Dulskas reports on the experience he gained in colorectal cancer surgery during his fellowship in Korea. His trip included the International Colorectal Research Summit and visits to different tertiary referral centres in Seoul.

On 8 Jan 2018

Samson Tou reports on the experience he gained in rectal cancer surgery during his fellowship in Korea. His trip included the International Colorectal Research Summit and visits to different tertiary referral centres in Seoul.

On 5 Jan 2018

Fraser Smith summarises his learning and experiences in the final part of his report as ESCP 2017 Japan Travelling Fellow.

On 3 Jan 2018

In Part 6 of his report, Fraser gives a talk at the JSCP conference and spends his last day exploring mountain villages in the Fukuoka region.

On 29 Dec 2017

Fraser Smith furthers his learning about ESD during an anterior resection at a hospital in Osaka. Read Part 5 of Fraser's report.

On 27 Dec 2017

In Part 4 of his report, ESCP Japan Travelling Fellow Fraser Smith is impressed by his Japanese colleagues' laparoscopic skills, and takes some time to reflect in beautiful surrounds.

On 22 Dec 2017

Fraser Smith continues his Japan Travelling Fellow's report on his experiences at the National Cancer Centre, and visits to Hakone and Kyoto. View Part 3 here.

On 20 Dec 2017

Read Part 2 of our 2017 Japan Travelling Fellow Fraser Smith's experience of endoscopic submucosal dissection and other techniques at the National Cancer Centre and the Cancer Institute of Tokyo.

On 18 Dec 2017

ESCP’s 2017 Japan Travelling Fellow was Fraser Smith. Over the next few weeks we’ll be sharing Fraser’s dispatches from his travels. Here's Part 1...

On 27 Sep 2017

ESCP offered seven opportunities in 2016-2017 - two observerships, four 3-month fellowships and one 6-month fellowship. Fellows report here on their experiences.

On 23 Jan 2017

In November of 2016, I had the great honour of travelling to Japan as an ESCP Japan travelling fellow. This is a prestigious annual fellowship, established in recognition of the history and friendship between the European and Japanese societies.

On 17 Nov 2016

I was very fortunate and honoured to be selected as the first ESCP exchange fellow with the Korean Society of Coloproctology. I applied for this fellowship as this allowed me to attend a large Asian colorectal meeting, observe surgical techniques less applied in Europe, like complete mesocolic excision with (D3) central vascular ligation, and to get to know a different health care system, working environment and (professional) culture.

On 19 Oct 2016

ESCP offered 10 opportunities between August 2015 and June 2016: 2-4 week observerships, 3-month fellowships and 6-month fellowships. Fellows report here on their experiences.

On 9 Dec 2015

I was delighted and honored to be chosen as the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) travelling fellow to Japan in November 2015. Dr Eiji Shinto (National Defense Medical College) welcomed me on my arrival; he had been the Japanese Society of Coloproctology (JSCP) travelling fellow to the ESCP meeting in 2014. Dr Shinto had kindly arranged all aspects of my trip, including which units I would visit.

On 1 Sep 2015

ESCP offered nine 3-month fellowship opportunities between August 2014 and June 2015, each worth €8,000 and eight of these were taken up. ESCP would like to express their sincere thanks to Ethicon and Medtronic, each company supported three fellows and ESCP supported three too.

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