Based on European standards of training and care as established by ESGO. ESGO provides supervision for accredited training and has been running hospital recognition for excellence in training and care while accrediting centres across Europe.
The centres ESGO accredited as European Training Centres in Gynaecological Oncology are authorised to provide certified training.
As of Sep 2016, ESGO has set new rules for the application process of hospital accreditation for training in the subspecialty, since the prerequisite of accreditation for basic training in obstetrics and gynaecology is not required anymore.
Interested to be part of the growing network of ESGO accredited centres for training in the subspecialty?
Together with the Application should be submitted:
- Formal Training programme and tutorship of the centre
- Latest Year Report or equivalent data, reflecting the quantitative requirements.
As part of the process, to be eligible for the subspecialty training a centre must:
View the full detailed requirements
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Special regime for subspecialty accredited training in the UK and the Netherlands
ESGO recognises the local subspecialty training of RCOG (UK) and NVOG (NL) as a full equivalent of ESGO accredited training and ESGO does not run neither audit nor certification of hospitals
The ESGO training centre accreditation regular administrative fee is 1.200 EUR for centres from High Income Countries (HIC) and 500 EUR is due from applicant centres from Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC). Please consult the list of LMIC countries as of the World Bank.
In addition, training centres who wish to become recognized are asked to pay for travel expenses and hotel of the visitors. Besides, extra expenses, i.e. the PCR Tests are covered by the hosting centre. · Claim form together with original bills are sent to the visited centre by visitors directly.
The regular administrative fee of the Re-accreditation process, both the on-site visit and the online tele-visit is 1.000 EUR for centres from High Income Countries (HIC) and 500 EUR is due from applicant centres from Low and Middle Income Countries (LMIC).
In case of re-accreditation after 5 years since the first accreditation, usually an on-line tele-visit will be done and if all requirements are met, including fulfilment of recommendations from the first accreditation visit, accreditation may be granted again for 5 years .
However, ESGO may decide to require an onsite visit, e.g. based on earlier recommendations.
After another 5 years (10 years since the first accreditation) the re-accreditation will again be done by a physical on-site re-visit.
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"The ESGO fellowship program in Gynecologic Oncology provides a full comprehensive trainning programme in this exceptional medical sub-specialty. It is held in the most prestigious ESGO accredited institutions across Europe and worldwide, which permits a high quality and standarized education of the future sub-specialists. The institutional accreditation is one of the missions of the ESGO Trainning Subcommittee, that can be requested by any center which fulfills the established requirements."
Ignacio ZapardielCo-ordinator of the ESGO accreditation & certification programme
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02.11.2022 - 03.11.2022
IRCAD, Strasbourg, France
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26.01.2023 - 28.01.2023
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