4TH Gastroenterology And Hepatology Board Review Course

The Saudi Gastroenterology Association (SGA) has organized its event entitled, “4th Gastroenterology and Hepatology Board Review Course” during the period 24 – 26 November 2016, held in the Postgraduate Centre, at KFSH&RC, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia. This review course which is being held annually, catered to GI fellows in preparation for their written exams. Its goal is to review principles of each topic that are related to Gastroenterology & Hepatology practice in order to advance knowledge and help trainees to pass their exam.

Dr. Fahad Al Sohaibani, Consultant Gastroenterologist, was the course organizer of this three - day course which has been patronized by 38 attendees nationwide. The course included different Gastroenterology and Hepatology topics such as Viral hepatitis, Autoimmune/Pregnancy related liver disorders, IBD, General GI – I & II, GI Oncology, Focal/Vascular liver lesions, Pancreatico-biliary disorders, Metabolic Liver Diseases, Complications of Cirrhosis and GI Bleeding .Various dedicated speakers namely Drs. Mohammed Khan, Faisal Aba Alkhail, Abdullah Khathlan, Hamdan Al Ghamdi, Egab Alotaibi, Abed Allehibi, Majid Almadi, Shakir Ali Bakkari, Ibrahim Obeidallah, and Mohammed Alkhathami, have provided educational materials to course delegates that contain more than 400 MCQs, projected materials, and mock exams to fully cater to their exam preparations. 

At the end of the course, the delegates gave their excellent feedback for the well-organized event.

With great confidence, the organizing committee can truly say that the candidates have earned a maximum benefit and will garner passing examination rates, making the Gastroenterology subspecialty, Department of Medicine at KFSH&RC and SGA part of their victory.