Overview

See and Experience Korean High-Volume Centers

The IYEA program is intended to promote technical advancement and collaboration among young endoscopists. This program has been held annually since 2014, with 358 young international endoscopists from 37 countries having participated so far. The program enables them to acquire and develop new advanced knowledge and technical skills in GI endoscopy by clinical training at Korean high-volume centers, which in turn improve patient care in the applicant’s home.

Important Dates

Deadline for application form submission: February 28, 2024
Notification of accepted applicants: March 21, 2024

How to Participate

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Read the below application guidelines

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Fill out the form

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Review by the Public Affairs Committee

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Participation by accepted applicants

  1. Read the below application guidelines
  2. Fill out the form
  3. Review by the Public Affairs Committee
  4. Participation by accepted applicants

Schedule

(Korea Standard Time | GMT+9)

June

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Clinical Training at Korean GI endoscopy High Volume Centers 

June

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Clinical Training at Korean GI endoscopy High Volume Centers 

July

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Clinical Training at Korean GI
endoscopy High Volume Centers 

Hands-on Course
(Half-day afternoon)

July 4: Young Endoscopist Forum
July 4-6: 4th World Congress of GI Endoscopy
(ENDO 2024) & IDEN 2024

July

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

30

1

2

3

4

5

6

Clinical Training at Korean GI
endoscopy High Volume Centers 

Hands-on Course
(Half-day afternoon)

July 4: Young Endoscopist Forum
July 4-6: 4th World Congress of GI Endoscopy
(ENDO 2024) & IDEN 2024

Application Guidelines

Eligibility

- Young International physicians working in GI endoscopy not residing in Korea under 40 years of age are eligible to apply. (Resident, Fellow, Junior, Staff)
- All applicants must be able to communicate effectively in English.
* Please note that those who have already participated in the IYEA program may not be accepted in case of overallotment.

Fields

UGI endoscopy, LGI endoscopy, ERCP, EUS

Number of Awardees

20~30 People will be accepted as participants in UGI Endoscopy, LGI Endoscopy, ERCP and EUS.

Required Documents

  1. Application form
  2. Curriculum vitae including a recent photo
  3. Two letters of recommendation in English: one from your training preceptor/director & the other from the president of your society of GI endoscopy
  4. Lists of published articles written in English (last 5 years)
  5. A passport photocopy showing the photograph and identification information

[Optional] The results of an English proficiency test: TOEIC, TOEFL, IELTS, G-TELP, etc.
(Any kind of internationally recognized English language test score or certificate can be submitted)

Duties (Besides Training)

  1. Submission of an abstract to ENDO 2024 & IDEN 2024.
  2. The abstract is also presented during the Young Endoscopist Forum.
    The type of presentation at the IYEA Young Endoscopist Forum will be assigned by our committee’s review.
  3. Submission of evaluation sheets after training.

Benefits

  1. Travel grant including airfare, accommodations, meals, and all incidental expenses (around USD 1,500).
  2. Endoscopic training program at outstanding endoscopy centers in Korea

Inquiries l ENDO 2024 & IDEN 2024 Secretariat

seoul@worldendo2024.org