Ronan O’Connell

On 14 Aug 2014

We talked to Professor Ronan O’Connell, President of the ESCP, who discusses how ESCP's conference has evolved into one of the most important meetings on the coloproctology calendar. This year’s meeting in Barcelona will be the 9th ESCP conference, how has the meeting evolved over the years? The 9th Annual Scientific Meeting of ESCP promises to best the most successful ESCP meeting to date with in excess of 1500 delegates attending from more than 50 countries, a far cry from the 350-400 delegates at our first meetings.

On 14 Aug 2014

Chair of the symposium on ‘Intestinal Polyposis’, Professor Sue Clark (Consultant Colorectal Surgeon St Mark's Hospital, London and Adjunct Professor Department of Surgery and Cancer, Imperial College, London) outlines some of the themes and key issues under discussion in Barcelona.

On 14 Aug 2014

We talked to Professor Donato Altomare, who discusses his role as Chair of the Programme Committee and some of the highlights from the Barclelona 2014 scientific programme. You are currently Chair of the Programme Committee, what are the roles and responsibilities of the committee? The Programme Committee is composed of a group of personalities who are very active in all the fields of coloproctology. They must be up-to-date, active in research and have an extensive knowledge of the literature and authors throughout Europe. 

One of ESCP's Fellows

On 29 Jul 2014

Each year ESCP provides the opportunity for ten young surgeons with an interest in coloproctology to undertake a three-month fellowship in a different country. The 2013/14 fellowships were generously supported by a grant from Medtronic, as well as funds from ESCP. Here, four of the 2014 fellows report on their experiences:

On 8 Jul 2014

We are pleased to again announce this excellent opportunity, kindly initiated and organised by the International Committee of the Japan Society of Coloproctology.  ESCP has been pleased to collaborate with the Japan Society of Coloproctology (JSCP) on a reciprocal basis now since 2008 and it is with pleasure that we welcome Dr. Eiji Shinto to our congress in Barcelona in September. Deadline for applications: Friday 25 July 2014.

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