EBCOG Visiting and Accreditation of Ob/Gyn training programmes in Europe: the way forward in quality of service

The mission of the European Board & College of Ob/Gyn (EBCOG) is to harmonise postgraduate training in Ob/Gyn in Europe at the highest possible level in order to provide optimal health care in all areas encompassed by the definition of the specialty. This has lead to three core activities:

1. development of general and subspecialty training programmes;

2. introduction of a Visiting and Accreditation system; and

3. set-up of a Committee for Standards of Care.


SCTR, read more in about section, is responsible for visiting hospitals.​

Hospitals can request to be visited and appraised

EBCOG Accredited Centres List

Below you can check all EBCOG accredited centres for training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

EBCOG also collaborates with subspecialty societies in accreditations of subspecialty training centres. To find subspecialty training centre, please click on the subspecialty at the bottom of the page.

  • Antwerp
  • Belgium
  • Dr Marc Coppens
  • 15.08.2026
  • On-site
  • Excellent working environment
  • Well-motivated staff regarding training
  • Personal approach for training purposes
  • Good training facilities
  • Regular assessments of trainees’ progress covering every aspect of training
  • ZNA Middelheim, Lindendreef, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Genk
  • Belgium
  • Dr Eric de Jonge
  • 21.05.2026
  • On-site
  • A well-dedicated and enthusiastic staff
  • Frequent meetings between trainees and staff
  • A large and well-run Ob/Gyn department providing training in every aspect of obstetrics, gynaecology and even fertility including IVF
  • Training in skills drills
  • Excellent opportunities for hands-on training in every aspect of the profession
  • Ziekenhuis Oost-Limburg, Genk, Belgium
  • Basel
  • Switzerland
  • Prof V Heinzelmann-Schwarz
  • 9.12.2022
  • On-line
  • Good teaching environment
  • Excellent training facilities
  • Up-to-date simulation equipment in obstetrics & gynaecology
  • Regular multidisciplinary skills drills
  • Exposure to all aspects of the Ob/Gyn training programme
  • Universitätsspital Basel, Petersgraben, Basel, Switzerland
  • Varese
  • Italy
  • Prof Fabio Ghezzi
  • 21.07.2025
  • On-site
  • Trainees are actively involved in clinical research.
  • state-of the art facilities forpatient care and training purposes;
  • Motivated staff providing good quality hands-on and theoretical training;
  • Well-structured training programme
  • There is a well-developed theoretical training programme;
  • filippo del ponte
  • Tallinn
  • Estonia
  • Piret Veerus/Helle Karro
  • 1.10.2023
  • On-site
  • Good working environment
  • Good leadership
  • Modern equipment for training purposes
  • Patient volumes covering all relevant aspects of the basic training programme
  • Training-oriented senior staff
  • University of Tartu
  • Women"s Clinic (Pelgulinna Sünnitusmaja)
  • 2016
  • piret.veerus@keskhaigla.ee
  • AS Lääne-Tallinna keskhaigla
  • West-Tallinn Central Hospital Women’s Clinic is the second largest perinatal health care centre in Estonia with appr 3300 deliveries each year. Established in 1970, it has the following departments: outpatients’ clinic, IVF clinic, gynaecological wards and gynaecological daycare facilities, inpatient and outpatient antenatal care units, delivery wards, neonatal department with family-centred NICU wards, simulation training centre. The number of doctors is 50, the mean number of trainees is ten. The hospital has been accredited as a Baby-friendly Hospital. The delivery induction rate in 2019 was 24.9%, the C-section rate 17.2%, the VE rate 4.2% and perinatal mortality 2.1‰. We also help victims of sexual violence, the multidisciplinary team is powered by psychologist and social care worker. About one fourth of gynecolocical oncological patients in Estonia receive surgical treatment in our hospital with a high proportion of laparoscopic oncological operations. The hospital has 35 beds for obstetrical patients and 15 for gynecological ones.There are 4 intensive care beds, 6 NICU wards, 5 neonatal care wards, and 10 beds for gynecological day surgery. In 2019, the number of outpatient visits was 55,527. The number of gynecological operations in 2019 was nearly 2300. The number of research publications per year is about four.
  • Vilnius
  • Lithuania
  • Professor Diana Ramašauskaite
  • 15.04.2023
  • On-line
  • Low rate of CS for a Tertiary Centre
  • High involvement of the medical staff
  • Very motivated trainees, chosen after a severe selection
  • Good simulation centre with excellent equipment
  • Very good medical equipment
  • Vilnius University
  • Center of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 2019
  • diana.ramasauskaite@santa.lt
  • vilnius
  • The Center of Obsterics and Gynecology (Tertiary Referral hospital, Vilnius perinatal center) for learning, research and treatment in obstetrics and gynaecology covers ? of all perinatal tertiary care in Lithuania. The Center has 6 departments: department of obstetrics (emergency room, 11 delivery rooms), High risk pregnancy department, Neonatal department, Gynecology department (general and oncogynaecology), Santaros Fertility center, Outpatient department – Perinatology coordination center and Gynecology outpatient unit. The departments relevant to the Ob/Gyn training programme: Center of Abdominal surgery, Center for Medical Genetics, Centre of Anaesthesiology, Intensive Therapy and Pain Management, National Institute of Cancer (for breast pathology). Number of deliveries/year 3000, inductions 22%, Caesarean section 22 %, Forceps deliveries 0,5 %, Vacuum extractions 2,7 %, Vaginal breech deliveries 25 %. ART cycles – 400/year. Number of major surgical procedures/year – 900 (oncological surgery -180, laparoscopic surgery – 260). ) Number of minor surgical procedures/ year – 1900 (minor/intermediate laparoscopies – 500, therapeutic hysteroscopies – 900). The center has simulator equipment. The main research interests – preterm delivery (amniotic fluid markers for prediction of intrauterine infection, neonatal outcomes), Doppler ultrasound of the fetal tibial artery in high risk pregnancy, the evaluation of uterine sentinel lymph node visualisation. https://www.mf.vu.lt/en/institutes/institute-of-clinical-medicine/clinic-of-obstetrics-and-gynaecology https://www.santa.lt/about-us/ https://www.santa.lt/akuserijos-ir-ginekologijos-centras-apie-centra2/
  • Milano
  • Italy
  • Prof Massimo Candiani
  • 19.05.2022
  • On-line
  • Considerable clinical workload
  • Well-developed tutorial system
  • Good conditions for research
  • Theoretical training programme
  • Good training conditions
  • Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Via Olgettina, Milano, Metropolitan City of Milan, Italy
  • Maribor
  • Slovenia
  • Prof. Iztok Takač, M.D., Ph.D., Senior Adviser
  • 19.12.2022
  • On-site
  • Exposure to all aspects of the Ob/Gyn training
  • A well-functioning tutorial system
  • Involvement of trainees in research and clinical audits
  • Accredited centre for Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecological Oncology
  • All tutors have attended a Training the Trainer course
  • University Maribor
  • University Clinical Department of Gynaecology and Perinatology
  • 2003
  • iztok.takac@ukc-mb.si
  • Univerzitetni klinični center Maribor, Ljubljanska ulica, Maribor, Slovenia
  • The Department of Gynaecology and Perinatology has the following units: General Gynaecology and Gynaecological Urology, Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecological Endocrinology, Gynaecological and Breast Oncology, Perinatology with a Neonatal Unit. Population of the area served: approximately 150.000. Number of beds in the Department: general gynaecology: 30; gynaecological oncology and breast oncology: 36; reproductive medicine: 14; obstetrics: 51; Outpatient clinic: 36.880 visits per year; Obstetrics: 7.404 visits and Gynaecology: 29.476 visits; Number of specialists/subspecialists: 37; Number of trainees: 9; Subspecialty units: materno-fetal medicine; reproductive medicine;
  • Leuven
  • Belgium
  • Professor Ignace Vergote
  • 1.04.2022
  • On-site
  • Excellent working relationship between trainees and staff
  • Exposure to a high volume of pathology
  • Close involvement of trainees in oncological patient management
  • Presence of specially trained “coaching team” or mentors
  • Conducting independent out-patient consultations
  • K.u.leuven, Oude Markt, Leuven, Belgium
  • Tuebingen
  • Germany
  • Prof Wallwiener
  • 1.06.2020
  • On-site
  • A large department with a large clinical workload
  • Extensive use of laparoscopy for surgical procedures
  • The training unit covers all aspects of the training programme
  • Excellent research opportunities
  • Use of simulators in training
  • Pilsen
  • Czechia
  • Zdenek Novotny / Vladimir Kalis
  • 1.12.2023
  • On-site
  • One of the perinatology centres in the Czech Republic
  • Very good interpersonal communication
  • New facility has excellent possibilities for both education and training
  • Relation between numbers of specialist and trainees is very good
  • Summary of guidelines for some ob&gyn procedures at the department
  • Charles University
  • Department of Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • 2011
  • novotnyz@fnplzen.cz; kalisv@fnplzen.cz
  • University Hospital in Pilsen, Edvarda Beneše, Pilsen 3-Jižní Předměstí, Czechia
  • The department is a tertiary referral centre. The staff consists of 29 specialists and 9 trainees. Our specialized services include 3 specialised centres and 16 specialised clinic with an attendance rate of more than 46000 per annum. Perinatal centre adopts a modern approach to patient management with a well-balanced proportion and variety of obstetrical interventions. The centre has an established international reputation in the field of childbirth related perineal trauma. It is regularly involved in running training workshops on episiotomy, perineal protection and anal sphincter trauma management.Oncogynecological centre focuses on advanced surgical technologies including robotic surgery, the field of tumor markers, cervical pathology and methods of lymph node processing. The centre is complemented by a genetic service, coordinatingf multidisciplinary care for patients with a genetic predisposition to cancer.Urogynecological centre focus on endoscopic prolapse reconstructions and management of obstetrical pelvic floor dysfunctions. Urogynecologists are members of the global team of researchers: PEERS (Perineal Evaluation, Education, Repair and Scanning) group. Their main achievements are international standardisations of episiotomy and manual perineal protection. The centre has been recently involved in traning events involving more 30 international workshops. Currently, the department is the leading centre for 4EU+ project involving six European universities.
  • Ostrava
  • Czechia
  • assoc. Prof. Ondrej Šimetka
  • 20.10.2022
  • On-site
  • Good structure of the department with enough of specialists and tutors
  • Well-equipped department with stimulation
  • EBCOG logbook is incorporated, regular assessment
  • Trainees involved in open surgery procedures, audits, research projects and seminars
  • Trainees have the possibility to visit international and national congresses
  • University Hospital in Ostrava, 17. listopadu, Ostrava-Poruba, Czechia
  • Olomouc
  • Czechia
  • Radovan Pilka, Prof., M.D., Ph.D.
  • 1.11.2023
  • On-site
  • Good working environments with staff dedicated to training
  • Excellent training facilities
  • State-of-the art simulation centre
  • Training is supported by a well-defined tutorial system
  • Good research opportunities
  • Palacky University Olomouc
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 2010
  • radovan.pilka@fnol.cz
  • University Hospital Olomouc, I.P. Pavlova, Nová Ulice, Olomouc, Czechia
  • The department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology fulfils both general and special requirements for training in general obstetrics & gynaecology. There are 18 staff members with full employment contract and eight staff members working part time. Number of residents varies between 10-14. There is an active Midwifery school with 62 midwives mainly working in the obstetric unit. The composition of staff allows training in every aspect of the ob/gyn training programme.The department has 67 beds, 7 delivery rooms and 3 operating theatres. Annually there are 2500 deliveries with 25% of Caesarean sections and 8% of Vacuum extractions or forceps deliveries. Our Centre of fetal medicine performs 1500 1st trimester screening exms each year. We focus also on early growth restriction and preeclampsia detection. We perform 400 laparoscopic, 350 hysteroscopic and 100 pelvic reconstruction procedures. At our oncogynecologic unit we treat 170 new cases each year with more than 100 radical surgeries. Robotic surgery centre was accredited as European case observation da Vinci centre with 80 complex robotic surgeries and possibility of proctoring. At IVF centre we perform 500 IVF cycles and offer preimplantation diagnosis. We aim to accredit leiomyoma and endometriosis centres. All subunits are involved in international research groups.
  • Heraklion
  • Greece
  • Prof Antonios Makrigiannakis
  • 1.07.2026
  • On-site
  • Theoretical training is very well organised –
  • The trainers are dedicated to training in the various units
  • There is a structured training program with rotations
  • A very well organised and run Department (referral centre for South Greece)
  • Trainees are involved in the surgical procedures to a large extent
  • University General Hospital of Heraklion, Panepistimiou, Heraklion, Greece
  • Lublin
  • Poland
  • Professor Bożena Leszczyńska-Gorzelak M.D., Ph.D.* , Professor Tomasz Paszkowski, M.D., Ph.D**, Professor Tomasz Rechberger M.D., Ph.D***
  • 1.10.2021
  • On-line
  • Good working environment
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  • Medical University of Lublin
  • Chair and Department of Obstetrics and Perinatology*, 3rd Chair and Department of Gynecology***, 2nd Chair and Department of Gynecology****
  • 2018
  • korneliapurc@umlub.pl*, oddzial.ginekologii@spsk4.pl**, rechbergt@yahoo.com***
  • Doktora Kazimierza Jaczewskiego 8, Lublin, Poland
  • In all three accredited Departments localized in the University Hospital No.4 in Lublin, Poland entire range of OB/GYN cases are hospitalized including early and late pregnancy complications, vaginal and operative deliveries (2400 yearly), neonatal intensive care, reproductive medicine/ gynecological endocrinology, urogynecology, gynecological oncology, adolescent gynecology. We perform the full spectrum of gynaecologic surgery (over 2200 operations yearly). All three Departments are involved in bilingual (English and Polish Divisions) undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and show intensive scientific activity.
  • Prague
  • Czechia
  • Roman Chmel MD, PhD, Assoc. Professor
  • 1.11.2024
  • On-line
  • Excellent working conditions
  • Homogeneous team
  • Trainers are dedicated to training
  • Led by recognised professionals
  • Good organisation
  • Charles University, Second Medical Faculty
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 2012
  • roman.chmel@fnmotol.cz
  • Motol Teaching Hospital – Medical emergency, V Úvalu, Prague 5, Czechia
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology provides medical care in all areas of obstetrics and gynaecology. Among other specializations we are focused on assisted reproductive techniques, urogynaecology and robot-assisted surgeries in oncological gynaecology. Our department is the tertiary perinatological centre and provides comprehensive care to the extremely premature newborns and newborns with congenital anomalies. Our recent research and scientific activities are focused particularly on uterus transplantation in the treatment of absolute uterine factor infertility and gynaecological sexology. The outcomes of our research are regularly published in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Martin
  • Slovakia
  • prof. Jan Danko
  • 6.6.2026
  • On-site
  • Good working atmosphere in the department
  • Many operative procedures to each trainee
  • Very good teaching environment
  • Excellent scientific environment
  • Participation of trainees in research supported by European grants
  • University Hospital Martin, Kollárova, Martin, Slovakia
  • Limerick
  • Ireland
  • Dr Mendinaro IMCHA
  • 01.06.2026
  • On-site
  • Enthusiastic, supportive training staff dedicated to training in general Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • The Department’s training programme offers varied training across the five hospital sites within the University Hospital Limerick Group
  • Theoretical training is well organised
  • There is involvement of trainees in quality improvement projects/clinical audits.
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • 2022
  • Larissa
  • Greece
  • Prof Alexandros Daponte
  • 20.10.2022
  • On-site
  • Good training environment
  • The staff appears keen to teach
  • Investment in simulation and skills drills training
  • Trainees are generally happy with the training
  • Good training programme
  • Faculty of Medicine, University of Thessaly, Larissa, Greece
  • Prague
  • Czechia
  • Prof. Lukas Rob
  • 7.04.2025
  • On-site
  • The large volume of onco-gynaecological and abdominal hysterectomies
  • Good working conditions
  • Clear and well- formulated conception for the future
  • Effective teamwork
  • Good scope of the clinical activities
  • University Hospital Vinohrady, Šrobárova, Vinohrady, Prague, Czechia
  • Hradec Králové
  • Czechia
  • Prof. Jiří Špaček, Ph.D., IFEPAG
  • 27.07.2022
  • On-site
  • A good working atmosphere
  • Easy and open access to the Head of Department regarding training issues;
  • Good surgical and obstetrical workload
  • Close collaboration with a private Clinic of reproductive medicine
  • Good supervision by seniors
  • Charles university in Prague, Faculty of medicine Hradec Králové
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 2015
  • Jiri.spacek2 @fnhk.cz
  • Fakultní nemocnice Hradec Králové, Sokolská, Nový Hradec Králové, Hradec Kralove, Czechia
  • Our department is a true center specialized in the care of women, from our Oncogynecology center to our Perinatology center and our Urogynecology center. We are a multi-generational team of professionals with the goal of providing the best evidenced based care for our patients/clients while passing on our experiences and knowledge to the next generation. Beyond the clinical aspect we are very involved in research work, most notably being the PERSONMED grant where we tackle the issue of Preterm labor and it"s associated complications.
  • Geneva
  • Switzerland
  • Prof O Irion
  • 1.04.2021
  • On-site
  • Excellent working environment
  • Well-organised tutor and assessment system
  • Well-established theoretical teaching programme
  • State of the art simulation facilities including proper teaching programmes
  • High-quality multidisciplinary programme for skills drills
  • Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève (HUG), Rue Gabrielle-Perret-Gentil, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Freiburg
  • Germany
  • Prof G Gitsch
  • 1.06.2020
  • On-site
  • A well-organised Department covering all aspects of training
  • A structured training programme with a rotational system
  • The presence of a tutorial system and a logbook
  • Good theoretical training programme and functioning Journal Club
  • The presence of simulators and skills drills
  • University Hospital Freiburg, Info & Registration, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
  • Brussels
  • Belgium
  • Professor Herman Tournaye
  • 20.01.2021
  • On-site
  • Well-organised training unit
  • Favourable working environment for training
  • Staff is accessible and well-motivated to train
  • Ensuring trainees are working independently at the end
  • ManaMa principle is well-integrated into the clinical training programme
  • Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Pleinlaan, Ixelles, Belgium
  • Essen
  • Germany
  • 1.04.2021
  • On-site
  • Good working atmosphere and training environment
  • Easy access to tutors
  • Wide range of different pathologies
  • Modern facilities
  • Interactive seminars, on-line access to educational material
  • Essen University Hospital, Hufelandstraße, Essen, Germany
  • Erlangen
  • Germany
  • Prof M W Beckmann
  • 1.06.2020
  • On-site
  • Large volume of clinical cases and operations
  • Good research activity with participation of trainees
  • Training in simulators and skill drills
  • Adequate theoretical training
  • A structured training with a rotational system and a logbook
  • University Hospital Erlangen, Maximiliansplatz, Erlangen, Germany
  • Debrecen
  • Hungary
  • Prof Robert Poka
  • 1.11.2025
  • On-site
  • 11 tutors for 11 trainees
  • All tutors have attended a TTT course
  • Well-organised training programme
  • Availability of a high-quality skills lab and simulators
  • National introduction of a new logbook
  • Debrecen, Nagyerdei krt. 98, Hungary
  • Florence
  • Italy
  • Prof. Felice Petraglia
  • 10.12.2022
  • On-line
  • The department is well-motivated to provide high-quality training to its trainees
  • Considerable efforts have been made to improve the quality of the training provided
  • Good input from Head of Department, Programme Director and tutors
  • Well-organised rotational system, excellent research opportunities
  • Weekly teaching session including lectures and case histories
  • University of Florence
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 2019
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  • Careggi University Hospital, Largo Giovanni Alessandro Brambilla, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy
  • Clinical: Gynecology (800 surgery+1300 Day surgery) Obstetrics (3100 deliveries) Reproductive Medicine (800 ARTs). Outpatients: Endometriosis, Uterine Fibroids and Adenomyosis, POI, PCOS, Adolescent Gynecology, Infertility, office hysteroscopy, vulvar and cervical diagnosis and laser surgery, Gyne Oncology, Genetic Onco, Menopause for Onco women, Gyne TVU, Prenatal Diagnosis, Perinatal Medicine, Twin Pregnancy, Pregnancy at Risk, Preterm Birth, Gestational Diabetes, IUGR. Educational: 5 years School for Specialists GyneOb, 3 years School of Midwifery, Master in Reproductive Medicine, Master in Midwifery, Course on Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology, Course on Emergency in Pregnancy. Research: Basic and clinical aspects of endometriosis, adenomyosis, uterine fibroids, infertility, sexual and neuroendocrine disorders, endometrial cancer, placental inflammation, gestational diabetes, IUGR, preterm birth, microbiota, metabolic syndrome.
  • Bratislava
  • Slovakia
  • Assoc. Prof. Igor Rusňák, MD., PhD.
  • 1.12.2023
  • On-site
  • Well organised training unit
  • Good working environments
  • Strong Perinatal Unit ( national centre for fetal congenital abnormalities);
  • Effective tutorial system
  • Good theoretical training programme
  • Slovak Medical University
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology, University Clinic, National Centre for Foetal Congenital and Genetic Disorders
  • 2009
  • irusnak@pobox.sk
  • Univerzitná nemocnica Bratislava, Mickiewiczova, Bratislava, Slovaška
  • Our department is a part of a general hospital. It has 91 beds for obstetrics and gynaecology. It has its own ICU and one-day surgery ward. The outpatient department has approximately 21 200 visits in the last year. The reproductive medicine and oncogynaecology units are situated outside the hospital. The department has 28 specialists and 14 subspecialists (6 in perinatal medicine, 2 in oncogynaecology, 2 in paediatric gynaecology, 2 in urogynaecology, and 2 in reproductive medicine). Currently, the department has 11 trainees and 4 tutors for doctor in training. The department serves as a National Centre for Foetal Congenital and Genetic Disorders. The department covers broad spectrum of both gynaecologic and obstetrics procedures, thus providing adequate training for trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology. Our department takes part in research projects (involving our trainees) and publishes papers in international scientific journals. Our clinic serves also as teaching facility for both undergraduate students from Slovak Medical University and trainees from other department who want to specialise in obstetrics and gynaecology or its subspecialties. We also participate in clinical audit activities, such as: perinatal audit, maternal mortality audit and oncogynaecology audit.
  • Bratislava
  • Slovakia
  • Prof. MUDr. Miroslav Borovsky, CSc.
  • 1.12.2023
  • On-site
  • Sufficient numbers and spectrum of patients and procedures
  • Sufficient numbers of trainers for the numbers of trainees
  • Establishment of a simulation centre
  • Excellent opportunity for exchange in training in between neighbouring departments
  • Involvement in research and clinical audits
  • Comenius University
  • 1st department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Faculty of Medicine
  • 2013
  • Secretary: kobelova@pe.unb.sk
  • University Hospital Bratislava, Mickiewiczova, Bratislava, Slovakia
  • 1st dpt. Of Obstetrics and Gynaecology is one of the largest in Slovakia, with app. 3000 births per year. We are a part of perinatological centre. Doctors are involved in many international projects, from the field of maternal morbidity and mortality. At our university centre for Reproductive medicine, we focus on all possible problems of infertile couple. In the field of gynaecology whole spectrum of surgery is performed, especially laparoscopic procedures and urogynaecology. The paediatric and adolescent gynaecology is very well developed at the department. There is a subspecialty training in materno-foetal medicine, reproductive medicine, oncogynaecology and paediatric and adolescent gynaecology at the department.
  • Antwerp
  • Belgium
  • Professor Yves Jacquemyn
  • 1.03.2027
  • On-site
  • Well-structured rotation programme
  • Well-structured weekly organogram
  • Easy access to guidelines and SOPs
  • Informal and easy access to tutors
  • State-of-the art simulation equipment
  • Antwerp University Hospital, Drie Eikenstraat, Edegem, Belgium
  • Poznan
  • Poland
  • Dr M Sobkowski
  • 1.04.2020
  • On-site
  • Good working environment
  • Good infrastructure
  • Positive attitude towards training
  • Work load covering every aspect of the training programme
  • Good spirit of engagement between staff and trainees
  • Szpital Kliniczny Przemienienia Pańskiego Uniwersytetu Medycznego im. Karola Marcinkowskiego w Poznaniu (Szamarzewskiego 82/84), Szamarzewskiego, Poznań, Poland
  • Pecs
  • Hungary
  • Dr Jozsef Bodis
  • 13.03.2019
  • On-site
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  • Pécs, Garay János u. 1, 7623 Hungary
  • Ljubljana
  • Slovenia
  • Professor Borut Kobal
  • 1/4/2026
  • On-site
  • Well-organised and well-run training unit
  • The training unit is well-equipped for training purposes which includes a simulation centre
  • dedicated staff providing training in every aspect of the general obstetric and gynaecological training programme
  • Well-organised rotations (in and out-of-specialty)
  • There is an in-house neonatologist running a large neonatal unit working closely with the obstetricians in both clinical management and training
  • UKC Ljubljana: Ginekološka klinika, Šlajmerjeva ulica, Ljubljana, Slovenia
  • Zlin
  • Czechia
  • Martin Trhlik, MD
  • 1.12.2022
  • On-site
  • Very good working conditions
  • Sufficient amount of clinical work
  • Well motivated tutors and trainees
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  • The Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 2012
  • e-mail: Martin.Trhlik@bnzlin.cz
  • Tomáš Baťa, Mostní, Letná, Zlín, Злин, Bezirk Zlin, Злинский край, Central Moravia, 761 50, Czechia
  • The Department of OB-GYN acts as the regional referral centre for Oncogynaecology and Perinatology as well as the Centre for the treatment of endometriosis. The Department covers all the branches of OB-GYN except IVF subspecialty. Perinatology is extended by The Foetal Medicine Centre. Oncogynaecology is highly orientated on mini-invasive approach. The Centre for the treatment of endometriosis provides mostly surgical mini-invasive care for Deep Infiltrating Endometriosis.
  • Tartu
  • Estonia
  • Prof Helle Karro
  • 1.10.2023
  • On-site
  • Well-organised and good supporting training commitments
  • Strong leadership
  • Good working environments
  • Well-equipped
  • Role of Programme Director of Training and tutors well-defined
  • Ludvig Puusepa 1a, 50406 Tartu, Estonia
  • Antwerp
  • Belgium
  • Prof P de Loecker
  • 1.04.2022
  • On-site
  • Well-organised training unit with trainees unanimously content with the provision of training
  • Excellent exposure to both obstetric and surgical cases
  • Multidisciplinary skills lab
  • Well-established assessment system including 360 degrees assessment
  • Log book (Med Book) with numbers and competency levels
  • GZA Hospital Sint-Augustinus, Oosterveldlaan, Antwerp, Belgium
  • Budapest
  • Hungary
  • Prof Janos Rigo
  • 29.01.2020
  • On-site
  • A professionally well-run department
  • Provision of every aspect of clinical and theoretical training
  • Strong mentor/tutor system
  • Good exposure to both invasive and laparoscopic surgical procedures
  • Long tradition of clinical research
  • Budapest, Semmelweis University, Üllői út, Hungary
  • Budapest
  • Hungary
  • Prof Nandor Acs
  • 29.01.2020
  • On-site
  • Very well organised training unit
  • Excellent training environments
  • Dedicated Head of Department and Programme Directors of Training
  • Good leadership
  • Good balance between number of trainees and available training opportunities
  • Budapest, Semmelweis University, Üllői út, Hungary
  • Udine
  • Italy
  • Prof.ssa Lorenza Driul
  • 01.05.2026
  • On-site
  • Multidisciplinary simulation centre
  • Clinical research
  • Gynaecology oncology centre
  • Presence of many specialist outpatient services
  • Theoretical training programme including lectures and courses
  • University of Udine
  • Maternal and Infant Departomento – Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • 2022
  • Lorenza.driul@uniud.it; Stefano.restaino@asufc.sanita.fvg.it
  • Santa Maria della Misericordia, Viale dei Benefattori, Chiavris, Borgonuovo II, Paderno, Videm, Videmska, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, 33100, Italy
  • The Unit of of Obstetrics and Gynaecology consists of a highly specialised team dedicated to taking care of women's health at every stage of life through prevention, diagnosis and treatment programmes in both the gynaecological and obstetrical fields. Our department is a reference centre for obstetrics and gynaecology. More than 1,500 births are carried out every year. We have the operating theatre available daily for benign and malignant gynaecological surgery. Robotic surgery procedures are performed. The close relationship with other European countries enables a very important cultural exchange. In our department we have a multidisciplinary simulation centre. Our residents have free access and courses are organised periodically. All trainees are involved in some form of clinical research
  • Siena
  • Italy
  • Prof Filiberto Maria Sever
  • 6.10.2021
  • On-site
  • All fields within obstetrics & gynaecology seem to be presented in the department.
  • The rotations are well-organised
  • Improvement in access to and availability of simulation equipment
  • There are regular theoretical teaching activities
  • AOU Senese – Portineria, Viale Mario Bracci, Siena, Province of Siena, Italy
  • Riga
  • Latvia
  • Prof Dace Rezeberga
  • 1.07.2026
  • On-site
  • Well-defined and well-balanced training programme
  • Close involvement of Riga Stradins University and the Latvian Ob/Gyn Society
  • A course structure comprising of seminars and assessments
  • Two- week introduction course when entering 1st year of training
  • Well-structured system of Programme Director of Training, local Programme Directors and Tutors
  • Maternity Hospital, Miera iela, Vidzeme Suburb, Riga, Riga, Latvia
  • Riga
  • Latvia
  • Dr Nelija Lietuviete
  • 1.07.2026
  • On-site
  • Well-defined and well-balanced training programme
  • Close involvement of Riga Stradins University and the Latvian Ob/Gyn Society
  • A course structure comprising of seminars and assessment
  • Two- week introduction course when entering 1st year of training
  • Well-structured system of Programme Director of Training, local Programme Directors and Tutors
  • Riga East Clinical University Hospital, Hipokrāta iela, Vidzeme Suburb, Riga, Riga, Latvia
  • Kielce
  • Poland
  • 1.04.2020
  • On-site
  • Good working environment with staff dedicated to provide good training
  • Good equipment facilities
  • Continuity of tutorship
  • Good balance between number of trainees and patient volumes
  • Multidisciplinary approach in a general hospital setting
  • Uniwersytet Jana Kochanowskiego, Stefana Żeromskiego, Kielce, Poland
  • Lodz
  • Poland
  • Prof M. Grzesiak
  • 2.07.2023
  • On-site
  • Excellent working environment
  • Good leadership
  • Diversity in workload
  • Good experience in gynaecological surgery
  • High urogynaecology, laparoscopy and oncology workload
  • Institute of Polish Mother's Health Center, Rzgowska, Łódź, Poland
  • Patras
  • Greece
  • Professor George L. Adonakis MD, PhD, Vice-Dean of Medical School.
  • 15.07.2026
  • On-site
  • Excellent infrastructure
  • Opportunities and facilities for training are very good
  • Theoretical training is very well organised
  • Excellent opportunities for research
  • Senior staff is very enthusiastic
  • Patras
  • Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • 2018
  • secobgyn@upatras.gr
  • General University Hospital of Patras, Rio, Greece
  • The General Academic Hospital of Patras with a capacity of 800 beds and an area of 75,000 sq. m. it is the largest Hospital in the region of Peloponnese and one of the largest hospitals in Greece with over 10,000 operations performed, and over 300,000 cases handled each year. The hospital is affiliated with the University of Patras and its construction was completed in 1988. It covers a population of 1,200,000. Our Department offers full training in Obstetrics and Gynaecology following the directions of the Greek Health Ministry and the EBCOG syllabus. Trainees acquire the desirable hands on training but also have opportunities to develop research, management and teaching skills. They are encouraged to attend conferences and courses and therefore take evidence based decisions in the everyday clinical practice. Emphasis is given to continuous education and the achievement of a strong background of theoretical knowledge along with practical skills. The role of tutors is to encourage trainees, set educational goals, assess their progress and identify individual educational needs Importance of team work! Collaboration with midwives, anesthetists, neonatologists, pathologists, medical oncologists and general surgeons is fundamental – ability to communicate effectively with colleagues and patients.
  • Thessaloniki
  • Greece
  • Prof Basil Tarlatzis
  • 1.10.2024
  • On-site
  • Good opportunities for training : the department covers all aspects of general Ob/Gyn training including subspecialties
  • A well-structures training programme
  • A tutorial system
  • Considerable focus on research with trainees’ involvement
  • Well-established theoretical training programme
  • Papageorgiou General Hospital – Outpatient Department, Thessaloniki Ring Road, Πολίχνη, Polichni Community, Municipal unit of Efkarpia, Pavlos Melas Municipality, Thessaloniki Regional Unit, Central Macedonia, Macedonia and Thrace, 56403, Greece
  • Aalst
  • Belgium
  • Dr Bruno Seynhave
  • 1.04.2022
  • On-site
  • Trainers are approachable and truly interested in their training and wellbeingso is low.
  • Ultrasound training and Journal clubs.
  • The rotations are well-organised
  • Good access to surgery
  • Gradual entrustment of more responsibilities to trainees
  • Onze Lieve Vrouwziekenhuis, Moorselbaan, Aalst, Belgium
  • Prague
  • Czechia
  • prof. Michal Zikán
  • 1.03.2022
  • On-site
  • Dedicated team
  • Sufficient number of clinical work
  • One-to-one tutor-trainee ratio
  • Fakultní nemocnice Bulovka, Budínova, Prague 8-Bulovka, Czechia
  • Warsaw
  • Poland
  • Prof M Wielgos
  • 1.07.2023
  • On-site
  • Large training unit acting as a regional referral centre
  • Well-motivated staff to provide high-quality training
  • Well- equipped simulation centre
  • Large volume of high-risk pregnancy pathology
  • Well-defined tutorial system
  • Medical University of Warsaw, Tytusa Chałubińskiego, Filtry, Охота, Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, 02-004, Poland
  • Innsbruck
  • Austria
  • Prof Christian Marth
  • 20.09.2024
  • On-site
  • This is a large and well-organised Department with good infrastructure
  • The atmosphere and the working conditions in the Department are excellent
  • There are excellent facilities for training
  • The clinical and scientific workload is adequate
  • There is a structured training programme (practical and theoretical)
  • Sanatorium school Innsbruck University Hospital, Anichstraße, Innsbruck, Austria
  • Warsaw
  • Poland
  • Prof W. Sawicki
  • 1.10.2021
  • On-line
  • Very good working conditions
  • Excellent research programme
  • Much focus on theoretical training
  • Good simulation facilities
  • Good tutorial & rotational system
  • Mazowiecki Szpital Bródnowski, Ludwika Kondratowicza, Bródno, Таргувек, Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, 03-285, Poland
  • Msida
  • Malta
  • Prof Y Muscat Baron
  • 1.05.2025
  • On-site
  • The training programme is well-co-ordinated
  • The trainees appear to be happy and feel supported
  • Regular assessment/appraisal
  • Logbooks and portfolio reviews
  • 70% mandatory access to teaching
  • Mater Dei Hospital, Msida, Malta
  • Gent
  • Belgium
  • Dirk van den Broecke
  • 1.04.2026
  • On-site
  • All staff members participate actively in the training program
  • A well-defined logbook is available with extensive and precise guidelines
  • There is a regular and scheduled assessment of the trainees progress.
  • There is a very much appreciated ‘on boarding’ procedure at the beginning of thetraining.
  • The ‘liaison’ between a first year trainee and a midwife for a few weeks in thedelivery room at the start of the training is much appreciated.
  • Medisch Centrum Maria Middelares Gentbrugge, Kliniekstraat, Ghent, Belgium
  • Luzern
  • Switzerland
  • Prof A Gunthert
  • 7.05.2024
  • On-site
  • Well equipped unit with excellent, modern facilities
  • The general atmosphere is good and positive
  • Training programme is well organised
  • Excellent simulation facilities and regular sessions
  • The tutorships and mentorships seem to work well
  • Luzerner Kantonsspital, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Kaunas
  • Lithuania
  • prof. Dalia Regina Railait?
  • 21.10.2022
  • On-site
  • Dedicated teaching staff and strong team-building traditions among the trainees
  • Well-organised clinical rotations
  • Exposure to all aspects of Ob&Gyn
  • A variety of educational meetings
  • Regular multidisciplinary skills-drills
  • Lithuanian University of Health Sciences
  • Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • akuserijos.ginekologijos.klinika@kaunoklinikos.lt
  • Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas Clinics, Eivenių gatvė, Kaunas, Lithuania
  • The biggest department in Lithuania dealing with all areas of the specialty. It has Centre of Oncogynaecology, Centre of Fetal Medicine and Reproductive Medicine. It is a tertiary referral level Hospital and Perinatal Centre. Dept. is responsible for undergraduate (Medical, Midwifery, Public health faculties) and postgraduate studies (approx. 6 residents/year), CME for OB/GYN specialists. Currently there 4 Ph.D students.
  • Graz
  • Austria
  • Professor Karl Tamussino
  • 25.10.2023
  • On-line
  • Good level of clinical activity, early involvement of the trainees on the labour ward, ultrasound training and minor gynaecological procedures
  • Excellent facilities
  • High involvement and support from the senior staff
  • Good simulation centre with excellent equipment
  • Regular multidisciplinary obstetric skills drills
  • LKH-Univ. Klinikum Graz, Auenbruggerplatz, Graz, Austria
  • Kyiv
  • Ukraine
  • Prof V Kaminskyy
  • 2.10.2022
  • On-site
  • Structure of theoretical training is high
  • Good simulation training
  • Close interaction between the clinical & educational departments
  • Well-structured tutorial system
  • Good clinical training
  • Heroiv Stalinhrada Avenue, 16, Kyiv, Ukraine
  • St. Gallen
  • Switzerland
  • Prof. René Hornung
  • 11.07.2023
  • On-line
  • Well-organised training program
  • Very good working atmosphere in the Department and good team spirit
  • Active involvement of the Chair and the senior staff in training
  • Good simulation program developed by the hospital
  • Very good assessment system
  • Universität St. Gallen, School of Medicine (Med-HSG)
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 2019
  • Kantonsspital St.Gallen, Frauenklinik, Haus 06, Rorschacher Strasse 95, CH-9007 St.Gallen; Telefon +41 71 494 69 69; E-Mail: frauenklinik@kssg.ch
  • Kantonsspital St.Gallen, Rorschacher Strasse, St. Gallen, Switzerland
  • We are one of the largest departments for Obstetrics and Gynaecology in Switzerland and cover all aspects of the resident program. As a tertiary care center we offer a broad array of specialty and subspecialty services including Maternal Fetal Medicine (www.kssg.ch/geburtshilfe), Neonatology, Urogynaecology (www.kssg.ch/beckenbodenzentrum), Endocrinology and Reproductiv Medicine (www.fiore.ch). Since 2021, we are a certified Cancer Centre (www.kssg.ch/gyn-krebszentrum) and serve as a referral centre for smaller hospitals in the area. Besides our high standards in patient care, we focus on high quality of our training program and tutorial system for our trainees. We have a well structured skills and simulation training curriculum that takes place in our state-of-the-art simulation facility (https://www.kssg.ch/ostz). We encourage a good working atmosphere and team spirit in the department and set a high value on active involvement of senior staff in the training of residents.
  • Hasselt
  • Belgium
  • Dr G Orye
  • 1.07.2026
  • On-site
  • Adequate number of clinical cases and surgical procedures
  • Exposure of trainees to all aspects of the specialty
  • A logbook with emphasis on competencies
  • The presence of a rotational system
  • I
  • Jessa Ziekenhuis Campus Virga Jesse, Stadsomvaart, Hasselt, Belgium
  • Ieper
  • Belgium
  • Dr L Verhulst
  • 19.01.2021
  • On-site
  • Excellent training ethos
  • Trainees exposet to entire ob/gyn specialty
  • Superb modern facilities
  • Excellent simulation facilities
  • Good assessment system
  • Jan Yperman Ziekenhuis, Briekestraat, Ieper, Belgium
  • Krakow
  • Poland
  • Prof H Huras
  • 3.07.2023
  • On-site
  • Two dynamic Heads of Department dedicated to a well-integrated training programme
  • Good working environment
  • Balanced rotational training system
  • Training is supported by a well-defined tutorial system
  • High quality ultrasound unit
  • Szpital Uniwersytecki – Oddział Kliniczny Położnictwa i Perinatologii, Mikołaja Kopernika, Kraków, Poland
  • Istanbul
  • Turkey
  • Professor Alkan Yildirim
  • 1/2/2023
  • On-line
  • The department is well-motivated to provide high-quality training to its trainees
  • Unique in this training unit is extension of the general Ob/Gyn training period with one year providing a 5-year training programme ( in Turkey: officially 4 yrs)
  • Trainees are appreciative of the input from Head of Department, Programme Director and tutors
  • There is a well-organised rotational system and research opportunities are excellent
  • There is a balanced approach to training in more “area of interest” orientated aspects of the general Ob/Gyn training programme;
  • 2008
  • Topkapı, Istanbul University Faculty of Medicine, Turgut Özal Millet Caddesi, Fatih/İstanbul, Turkey
  • Bologna
  • Italy
  • Professor Renato Seracchioli
  • 01.04.2026
  • On-site
  • A University department much dedicated to training in general obstetrics & gynaecology
  • A well-developed training programme covering all aspects of training; – Developed an effective co-operation with four regional hospitals ensuring provision of high-quality training to 83 trainees
  • A well-developed training programme covering all aspects of training; – Developed an effective co-operation with four regional hospitals ensuring provision of high-quality training to 83 trainees
  • A modern in-house simulation centre allowing teaching of basic surgical procedures and a wide range of hands-on procedures in obstetrics & gynaecology.
  • 2022
  • Policlinico Sant'Orsola – Malpighi, Percorso Pedonale, Accesso PS Sant'Orsola, Cirenaica, San Donato-San Vitale, Bologna, Болонья, Emilia-Romagna, 40137, Italy
  • Prague
  • Czechia
  • Assoc.Prof. Jaroslav Feyereisl, MD, PhD / Petr Křepelka, MD, PhD
  • 1.07.2026
  • One of the biggest national perinatal centres
  • Involvement in international research groups
  • Well-organised and well-run training unit with dedicated staff providing training in every aspect of the general obstetric and gynaecological training programme
  • The training unit is well-equipped for training purposes which includes a high-end simulation centre
  • There is an in-house neonatologist running a large neonatal unit working closely with the obstetricians in both clinical management and training
  • 3rd Medical School, Charles University
  • Gynaecology and Obstetrics
  • 2002
  • sekretariat@upmd.eu
  • The Institute for the Care of Mother and Child, Podolské nábřeží, Prague 4, Czechia
  • The Institute for the Care of Mother and Child is a tertiary level facility providing complex gynaecological, obstetrical, and neonatal care. It is one of the biggest Perinatal Centres in the Czech Republic, site of Foetal Medicine Centre capable of intrauterine foetal surgery, Oncogynaecological Centre, Reproductive Medicine Centre, Urogynaecology Centre, and Centre for Treatment of Endometriosis. It is an educational and clinical base of the 3rd Medical School of Charles University, Prague, and the Department of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of the Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education. The institute has wide variety of research and involvement in international collaborations. It is also a site of designated WHO Collaborating Centre in Perinatal Medicine.
  • Szczecin
  • Poland
  • Prof Z. Celewicz
  • 1.04.2020
  • On-site
  • Good working environment
  • Small units with adequate workload for gynaecological procedures
  • Up-to-date equipment for training purposes
  • Programme Director and tutors engaged in training
  • I
  • Bonheiden
  • Belgium
  • Dr Philip Delattin
  • 1.08.2020
  • On-site
  • There is a large variety of pathologies and procedures covering all sub-specialties
  • Trainees are involved with research
  • They each have a mentor/coach whom they see regularly
  • The hospital has a laparoscopic simulator
  • Specialists are very approachable for trainees
  • Imeldaziekenhuis, Imeldalaan, Bonheiden, Belgija
  • Catanzaro
  • Italy
  • Prof F Zullo
  • 1.1.2026
  • A Head of Department with particular interest in quality of training;
  • The development of a regional training network in the Calabria region to meet the training needs for an increasing number of trainees;
  • Excellent theoretical training programme;
  • Good research opportunities;
  • Opportunity for trainees to spend part of their training ( 6-18 months) in another training unit in Italy or abroad to further gain specific expertise.
  • Hospital Pugliese Ciaccio, Viale Pio X, Catanzaro, Province of Catanzaro, Italy
  • Sofia
  • Bulgaria
  • 1.11.2022
  • On-line
  • A very well-structured and run Department
  • Excellent atmosphere and working conditions
  • Excellent facilities for training
  • Clinical workload is sufficient
  • There is a tutorial system and a rotational scheme
  • Nadezhda Hospital, улица „Блага вест“, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Thessaloniki
  • Greece
  • Prof Apostolos P. Athanasiadis
  • 1.10.2022
  • On-line
  • Well-organised training unit with major focus on training
  • Well-defined rotations throughout the training period
  • Dedicated teaching staff
  • Evidence–based clinical care
  • Extensive theoretical training programme
  • Ippokrateio – General Hospital of Thessaloniki, Konstantinoupoleos, Thessaloniki, Greece
  • Thessaloniki
  • Greece
  • Apostolos Athanasiadis
  • 1.10.2022
  • On-line
  • This is a very well organised and run Department
  • The atmosphere and the working conditions are very good
  • Senior staff is dedicated to training
  • Considerable investments have been made to enhance clinical expertise
  • Very good theoretical training programme
  • Aristotle Univesity of Thessaliniki
  • 3d Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology
  • 2018
  • 3rdobgyn@med.auth.gr
  • Γενικό Νοσοκομείο Θεσσαλονίκης – "Ιπποκράτειο", Κωνσταντίνου Καραμανλή, Φάληρο, Ανάληψη, 5th District of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Municipal Unit, Municipality of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki Regional Unit, Central Macedonia, Macedonia and Thrace, 54642, Greece
  • Number of beds: 48; Outpatient clinic: obstetrics: 7000 visits/year; gynecology: 5500 visits/year. Number of deliveries: 1150; Caesarean section rate: 44% (elective 34.3% and emergency 10.2%); instrumental vaginal deliveries: 6%. The department decreased the CS rate 15% over the last 18 months applying a TOLAC program. Major surgical procedures: abdominal hysterectomies: 130 of which 30% laparoscopically; vaginal hysterectomies: 40; prolapse surgery: 60; major laparoscopic surgery: 30; major oncological surgery: 50; Breast surgery: 15; Many minor surgical procedures as diagnostic laparoscopic procedures, minor/intermediate laparoscopic procedures, curettages, office diagnostic hysteroscopies, therapeutic hysteroscopies, conizations. Trainees’ involvement in surgical procedures: approximately 75%. Structured educational program for trainees: weekly lessons, journal club, special meetings with neonatologists, pathologists etc. Every four months theoretical evaluation with multiple choice test and general evaluation from the academic and NHS staff. Ultrasound Unit accredited by the Hellenic Ministry of Health as teaching unit for ObGyns. Postgraduate Scientific Program “Maternal Fetal Medicine” (18 months). Fellowship in “Maternal Fetal Medicine” (24 months). Research programs: several clinical research programs with trainees involvement in most of them (33 published papers in peer reviewed journals in 2020). Medical staff: Academic: 7; NHS staff: 3; “academic scholars”: 11; research fellows: 17. Number of trainees: 12
  • Lier
  • Belgium
  • Dr Sabine Dobbelaere
  • 1.11.2026
  • On-site
  • Excellent work life balance
  • Well structured department
  • Excellent team spirit
  • Lot of teaching moments
  • Well elaborated guideline book
  • Heilig Hart Ziekenhuis, Mechelsestraat, Lier, Belgium
  • Tienen
  • Belgium
  • Dr Ine Riphagen
  • 10.02.2023
  • On-site
  • Adequate clinical volume in general Obstetrics and Gynaecology for the training of the two trainees
  • Theoretical training and participation of trainees in case discussions
  • Regular assessment of trainees by the tutor and the Programme co-ordinator
  • Good atmosphere
  • Good conditions for training
  • Heilig Hart Regional Hospital Tienen
  • Gent
  • Belgium
  • Prof. Dr Steven Weyers
  • 1.11.2025
  • On-site
  • Very accessible, approachable department
  • Motivated staff, especially with regards to training
  • A dedicated and inspired training programme director
  • Content trainees
  • Regular assessments of trainees’ progress
  • Ghent University Hospital, Corneel Heymanslaan, Ghent, Belgium
  • Prague
  • Czechia
  • prof. Alois Martan, M.D., D.Sc.
  • 11.12.2023
  • On-site
  • Good organisation
  • Large team of erudite lecturers
  • Trainees take part in research
  • Large work load
  • Outstanding cooperation between clinicians and teaching staff
  • Charles Universita in Prague
  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 2005
  • jana.urbanova@vfn.cz
  • General University Hospital in Prague, U Nemocnice, New Town, Czechia
  • A complex OBGYN department, serving as a tertiary centre for perinatology (EAPM accredited), gynaecologic oncology (ESGO accredited), and urogynaecology (EUGA accredited); with 283 beds, ?4500 deliveries, ? 2000 major and ? 2500 minor gynaecological surgeries, ? 150.000 outpatient visits; the team is composed of 45 specialists, 20 fellows and 25 trainees; well-structured postgraduate training program with individual tutors, regular assessments and annual evaluation of the entire program; institutional program for foreign visiting trainees and fellows in English available in all four main sub-specialties; PhD program available at the 1st Faculty of Medicine (currently 13 students at the Department); weekly institutional educational seminars; trainees and fellows involved in internal audits and evaluations; simulation centre available for obstetrical procedures, laparoscopic surgery and resuscitation training; weekly multidisciplinary boards in perinatology and gynaecologic oncology with active participation of trainees and fellows; a comprehensive research program coordinated by chairs of subspecialties (perinatology, gynaecological oncology, urogynaecology, endoscopic surgery, reproductive endocrinology, IVF unit), 6 ongoing national and international grants, successful publication outcome (?100 peer reviewed publications annually ).
  • Vienna
  • Austria
  • Univ. Prof. DDr. h.c. Heinz KÖLBL
  • 15.07.2022
  • On-site
  • Dedicated training centre
  • High standard simulation training with multidisciplinary involvement
  • Good research opportunities
  • Excellent multidisciplinary teamwork
  • I
  • Medical University Vienna
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gyaecology
  • 2015
  • Währinger Gürtel 18-20, A-1090 Wien, T: + 43 (0)1-40400/29150, heinz.koelbl@meduniwien.ac.at, www.meduniwien.ac.at, www.akhwien.at
  • Währinger Gürtel 18-20, A-1090 Wien
  • High level of Subspecialisation: accreditation by the European Society of Gynaecologic Oncology ESGO, European Urogynaecology Association EUGA, European Association of Perinatal Medicine EAPM and European Society of Human Reproduction and Embryology ESHRE
  • Rome
  • Italy
  • Prof Walter Ricciardi
  • 15.08.2022
  • On-line
  • Large volume of clinical cases
  • Good theoretical training
  • The GESEA certification and Diploma is part of the formal training
  • Very good opportunities for conducting research
  • There is a potential for training on simulators
  • Policlinico Universitario Agostino Gemelli, Via della Pineta Sacchetti, Rome, Metropolitan City of Rome, Italy
  • Duesseldorf
  • Germany
  • Prof B Lampe
  • 1.05.2024
  • On-site
  • Good working atmosphere, training environment
  • Well structured training programme
  • EWTD compliant
  • Excellent training opportunities
  • Modern facilities
  • Florence Nightingale Hospital, Kreuzbergstraße, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Szeged
  • Hungary
  • Prof. Dr. Gábor Németh
  • 1.07.2022
  • On-site
  • Well-equipped simulation centre
  • Good research opportunities
  • Good exposure to major and minor surgical procedures
  • Good theoretical training
  • Well-established tutorial system
  • University of Szeged
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 2009
  • University of Szeged, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology,Phone: +3662545499, Fax:+3662545711, Email: office.obgyn@med.u-szeged.hu
  • 6725 Szeged, Semmelweis u. 1
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Univesity of Szeged is atertiary gynecological and obstetrical center in south-east region ofHungary, deserving about 1.5 million inhabitants from Csongrád county(main city Szeged), Bács-Kiskun county (Kecskemét), southern part ofJász-Nagykun-Szolnok county (Szolnok) and Békés county (Békéscsaba).Like a university hospital, our Department is involving in the teaching ofmedical students beside the Faculty of General Medicine, forming themedical care providers beside the faculty of Health Sciences and SocialStudies and specialization programme for residents in obstetrics andgynecology from the hospitals arounded to the above mentioned region.Regularly, in collaboration with the other three university departments(Budapest, Pécs and Debrecen), we organize the final exam for theobtaining of the specialization in obstetrics and gynecology, and also forthe other specializations, like the gynecological oncological surgeon. Ouroperating activities are covering all range of the gynecological-obstetricalsurgical interventions, including for example extended endoscopicaloncological interventions (with lymphadenectomy), uro-gynecological(e.g. laparoscopical approach for genital organ prolapse, transvaginalmesh implantation) operations, endoscopical and open hysterectomies,surgical approach for infertility (including operative hysteroscopy), deepinfiltrating endometriosis, performing of second trimester interruptionsbased on medical indications, and so on.Also we have an intensive scientific activity, with a lot of publications inscientific papers with high qoutations based on the different researchprogrammes including e.g. beside the others the obstetrical pathologies,preterm delivery, genetical abnormalities, placental anomalies, infertility,ednometriosis. Our center is participating in a lot of nationwide andinternational studies, including phase three randomized controlled trials.Staff of our Department included 2 active Professors, 5 retiredProfessors, 2 retired Associate Professors, 3 active Associate Professors, 2Head Physicians, 1 Research Officer, 3 Senior Lecturers, 2 AssistantLecturers, 13 specialists in ob-gyn, 6 Rezidents.
  • Izmir
  • Turkey
  • Prof I Mete
  • 1.04.2023
  • On-line
  • A very well organised and run Department
  • Excellent atmosphere and working conditions
  • Very good facilities for training
  • Α well organised programme with tutors and clearly defined rotations
  • There is sufficient clinical workload for training
  • Ege Üniversitesi, Bornova/İzmir, Turkey
  • Tallinn
  • Estonia
  • Dr Lee Tammemae
  • 1.10.2023
  • On-site
  • Good and dedicated leadership at all levels of the organisation
  • Well -organised department
  • Excellent working environment – lots of patients and cases
  • Well-equipped, particularly in Ultrasound
  • Training-oriented atmosphere open to changes
  • Warsaw
  • Poland
  • Professor Krzysztof Czajkowski
  • 15.07.2026
  • On-line
  • Good working conditions for training in general obstetrics & gynaecology
  • Head of Department and medical staff dedicated to providing training
  • Well-structured rotational training programme
  • Good training facilities
  • Good assessment system with close involvement of the Head of Department
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • 2022
  • 2, Karowa, Powiśle, Средместье, Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, 00-315, Poland
  • Sofia
  • Bulgaria
  • Prof. Tanya Timeva
  • 1.02.2021
  • On-site
  • Well- coordinated and balanced 4-year training programme
  • Regular one-to-one teaching and tutoring;
  • All tutors have attended a Training the Trainers course
  • Compliant to the European Working Time Directive ( EWTD)
  • Good facilities for lab-based research
  • Medical complex "Dr. Shterev", ulitsa "Hristo Blagoev", Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Dublin
  • Ireland
  • Professor Michael O’Connell
  • 6.07.2025
  • On-site
  • Theoretical training is well-organised
  • Well-structured national training programme;
  • Well-organised training unit with good working conditions;
  • Trainees have opportunities to gain experience in certain areas of specialinterest;
  • There is good exposure to vaginal instrumental deliveries;
  • Coombe Womens Hospital, Cork Street, Saint James' (part of Phoenix Park), Dublin, Ireland
  • Brussels
  • Belgium
  • Professor CH Wyns; Professor P Bernard
  • 1.09.2021
  • On-site
  • Well-organised training units
  • Stimulating working environments
  • There is a clear focus on good quality training
  • The Programme Director is directly responsible for overseeing training
  • Regional training network of university and non-university training units
  • Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Avenue Hippocrate, Brussels, Belgija
  • Berlin
  • Germany
  • Prof J Sehouli
  • 1.06.2020
  • On-site
  • Stimulating working environments
  • Focus on individual training/personalised training
  • Excellent research facilities and opportunities
  • Good opportunities for attending local/national/international scientific meetings
  • Good training management skills
  • Viseu
  • Portugal
  • Name. Dr Nuno Nogueira Martins, Programme Director
  • 20.10.2023
  • On-line
  • A highly organised department with a good working atmosphere
  • A balanced rotational training system serving the entire six-year training period
  • Excellent in-house training course programmes
  • A well-differentiated theoretical training programme
  • Structured teaching in relevant ob/gyn procedures
  • Universidade da Beira Interior (support)
  • Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • 2019 (EBCOG)
  • nunonogm@gmail.com
  • Centro Hospitalar Tondela – Viseu, Avenida Rei Dom Duarte, Bairro das Mesuras, Визеу, Viseu, Визеу, Viseu, 3504 509, Portugal
  • A friendly environment filled with science and technical experts and European trainers. This central training Unit with University support has been a pioneer for Portugal in endoscopy and minimal invasive approach to gynaecological cancer. Units of breast and prenatal diagnosis have also captured interest. We see training as an investment for caring well.
  • Brno
  • Czechia
  • Vít Weinberger, M.D., Ph.D., Associate Professor
  • 15.03.2022
  • On-site
  • High number of patients and operations and deliveries
  • Interdisciplinary cooperation
  • Systematic science and research
  • Active presentation of clinical and research results
  • Involvement in home and international events
  • Masaryk University
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Brno University Hospital
  • 2002
  • weinberger.vit@fnbrno.cz hruban.lukas@fnbrno.cz
  • Fakultná nemocnica Brno, Jihlavská, Brno-Bohunice-Brno-Starý Lískovec, Češka
  • Perinatologist centre with more than 6 thousand deliveries per year. Concentration and therapy of broad spectrum of pathological conditions. Complete spectrum of gynecological surgical procedures, Onco Gynecologist centre, Urogynecologist centre, centre of assisted reproduction
  • Warsaw
  • Poland
  • Prof R Debski
  • 1.10.2021
  • On-site
  • Good working atmosphere, trainees consider this a good training unit
  • An efficiently working Tutorial system
  • Well-organised rotational training system
  • Excellent ultrasound training
  • Good opportunities for endoscopic procedures
  • Szpital Bielański, 80, Cegłowska, Bielany I, Stare Bielany, Беляны, Warsaw, Masovian Voivodeship, 01-809, Poland
  • Adana
  • Turkey
  • Prof.Dr.Cuneyt Evruke
  • 1.11.2022
  • On-line
  • A well-organised department with a clear focus on training
  • A very good working atmosphere
  • A well-defined continual and formal assessment system
  • A wide range of obstetric & gynaecological pathology
  • Good theoretical training programme
  • Çukurova University
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 2018
  • Gültepe, Balcalı Hastanesi – Çukurova Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Balcalı Hastanesi, Sarıçam/Adana, Turkey
  • Çukurova University Obstetrics and Gynecology Department was established in 1972. There are 7 Professors ,2 Associate Professors. There are Perinatology and Gynecologic Oncology Clinics giving further education. There is an IVF Unit. Endoscopic surgery is frequently performed. There are 17 residents; 2 residents in Perinatology and 1 resident in Gynecologic Oncology. Every Friday there is an educational day of the clinic. Lectures and simulations take place.
  • Verona
  • Italy
  • Prof Massimo PierGiuseppe Franchi
  • 1.10.2023
  • On-line
  • Excellent working environment with dedicated staff
  • Good training facilities
  • Multi-disciplinary state-of-the art Simulation centre
  • Good range of local training courses in Ob/Gyn
  • A functional tutorial system based on “EBCOG Training the Trainer “ principles
  • Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria Integrata
  • Monza
  • Italy
  • Prof Patrizia Vergani
  • 1.04.2022
  • On-line
  • A well-organised network of hospitals for training with a rotational system
  • Large volume of clinical and surgical cases
  • A structured training programme with theoretical sessions
  • Structured training on ob/gyn simulators
  • Trainees’ involvement in research projects
  • Ospedale San Gerardo, Via Giambattista Pergolesi, Monza, Province of Monza and Brianza, Italy
  • Oostende
  • Belgium
  • Dr Benoit Rombaut
  • 01.04.2027
  • On-site
  • Large surgical workload
  • Clear priority to teaching by a very motivated head of department and not to use the trainee for routine work
  • 2022
  • AZ Damiaan, Konterdamkaai, Ostend, West Flanders, Flanders, 8400, Belgium
  • Turnhout
  • Belgium
  • Dr Steven van Calenbergh
  • 1.07.2027
  • On-site
  • Large regional hospital with a well organised department of ob-gyn
  • Large volumes and all the subspecialisations present
  • Rotational system with attention for the wishes/needs of the trainees
  • Accessibility and availability of the tutors
  • Good multidisciplinary contacts & good agreements how to work together
  • Dendermonde
  • Belgium
  • Dr. Didier Oosterlynck
  • 1.11.2026
  • On-site
  • Training focused on urogyn and obstetric ultrasound
  • Enough surgery for 1 or 2 trainees
  • Teaching minded
  • Very good atmosphere
  • Trainee can partly decide on his/her own about his/her program.
  • az Sint-Blasius, Kroonveldlaan, Dendermonde, Belgium
  • Brugge
  • Belgium
  • Dr Anne Loccufier
  • 01.01.2023
  • On-site
  • Good working environment
  • Exposure to all aspects of general ob/gyn
  • A variety of multidisciplinary skills drills
  • Regular laparoscopic simulation training
  • I
  • AZ Sint-Jan Brugge-Oostende AV campus Serruys, Kaïrostraat, Oostende, Belgija
  • Brugge
  • Belgium
  • Dr Filip Claerhout
  • 15.11.2025
  • On-site
  • Easily accessible supervisors
  • Good formal teaching
  • Good OR exposure – 1 full day in OR/per trainee
  • Implementation of 360 degrees feedback
  • I
  • AZ Sint-Lucas, Sint-Lucaslaan, Brugge, Belgija
  • Brasschat
  • Belgium
  • Dr. Kristof Kinget
  • 01.07.2025
  • On-site
  • A well-structured rotation programme
  • More than appropriate exposure to surgical techniques for all subdisciplines
  • Dedicated Programme coordinator
  • Good informal ambiance with happy trainees and an accessible staff
  • An appropriate assessment of the trainees with an authorisation process
  • Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • 2022
  • Kortrijk
  • Belgium
  • Dr Gracienne Stelens
  • 15.02.2023
  • On-site
  • Well-organised training unit
  • Dedicated Programme Director of Training
  • Adequate patient volumes for training in general obstetrics & gynaecology
  • Trainees are well exposed to daily clinical problems
  • Safety is well-served by regular skills drills
  • AZ Groeninge, Kortrijk, Belgium
  • Roeselare
  • Belgium
  • Dr Piet Claerhout
  • 4.05.2026
  • On-site
  • Driven Programme Director of Training
  • Good working environments
  • Much ob/gyn pathology
  • Direct feed-back at various training moments
  • Good infrastructure
  • AZ Delta, Deltalaan, Roeselare, Belgium
  • Brescia
  • Italy
  • Enrico Sartori/Franco E. Odicino
  • 1.07.2022
  • On-line
  • Organisation of clinical services i.e. wide spectrum and the broad range of clinical cases, deliveries and surgical procedures
  • Successful and well-balanced rotational system
  • Effective system of quality assessment and trainees’ professional growth
  • Excellent research facilities
  • Possibility for trainees to attend professional events in Italy and abroad
  • University of Brescia
  • Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Neonatology
  • 2004
  • ostetricia.ginecologia1@assst-spedalicivili.it
  • A.S.S.T. Spedali Civili, Viale Duca degli Abruzzi, Brescia, Italija
  • Gynecology: the gynecologic oncology team includes physicians and biologists. The two groups cooperate both in clinical setting and in translational research. The main lines of research are: ovarian cancer: phase II-III clinical trials in cooperation with national (MaNGO) and international collaborative groups: ENGOT, GCIG, EORTC; basic research on the evaluation of predictive and prognostic significance of alterations in transcriptional regulatory mechanisms, analysis of mRNA/microRNA/lncRNA expression profiles, Hypoxia-related microRNAs, claudin-low subtype cancer, study of HDAC6 inhibitors in ARID1A mutated cancers, DigiPico sequencing of cancer; endometrial cancer: ProMisE molecular characterization, L1CAM expression, biomarkers in liquid biopsies. Translational studies develop with national and international centers: Mario Negri Institute, University of Padua, Veneto Institute of Oncology, Yale University, University of Oxford, ENITEC group.Obstetrics: the main lines of research are the following: Antenatal Diagnosis of Placental Attachment Disorders (ADoPAD), Automated Analysis Algorithms in Second Trimester Obstetric Ultrasound (AUTO-2T), INTERCOVID: A prospective cohort study of the effects of COVID-19 in pregnancy and the neonatal period,TRAP Intervention Study TRAPIST, TRUFFLE 2 Trial Italian coordinating center, Accuracy of serial ultrasound in congenital cytomegalovirus infection (APres-cCMV), Pregnancy and Neonatal Outcomes in COVID-19 (PAN-COVID), Cesarean Scar Pregnancy Registry, Delivery mode in pregnant women with low-lying placenta: MODEL-Placenta
  • Athens
  • Greece
  • Professor Nikolaos F. Vlahos MD, Ph.D, FACOG
  • 1.09.2024
  • On-site
  • A large department with adequate number of clinical cases and surgical procedures for training
  • Exposure of trainees to all aspects of general obstetrics & gynaecology
  • A structured training programme, logbook and tutorial system
  • There are simulators and skills drills in ob/gyn emergencies
  • Theoretical training is well-established
  • National and Kapodistrian University of Athens
  • 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • 2005
  • bdeptobgyn@aretaieio.uoa.gr / 0030 210 7286353
  • Aretaieion Hospital, Vasilissis Sofias, Athens, Greece
  • The 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Aretaieion Hospital was established in 1906. It provides quality medical services to women for over 100 years. It is a tertiary inner-city hospital, a regional and national referral center. As well as acute hospital services, we provide a wide variety of updated, specialist care in the field of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Gynecological Oncology, High Risk pregnancy, Maternal – Fetal Medicine, Urogynecology, Assisted reproduction, Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology and Menopause. The Assisted Reproduction Unit was recently certified by the Greek National Authority of Assisted Reproduction. Our Department is a reference center for gynecological congenital malformations, an internationally accredited center for postgraduate training in the field of Pediatric and Adolescent Gynecology (IFERAG) of 2 years duration. The department of Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology offers an official 6 months training program certified by the Greek Ministry of Health. The 2nd Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology is one of the country’s principal teaching hospitals in Obstetrics and Gynecology offering high level both under-graduate and post-graduate training and education, actively participating in Continuous Medical Education. Multiple research protocols are active in our department mainly as part of a Ph.D thesis and more than 70 original research articles were published in peer review journals last year.
  • Naples
  • Italy
  • Giuseppe Bifulco
  • 9.05.2023
  • On-line
  • Well-organised training unit with a good working atmosphere
  • Endoscopic surgical experience of national and international standing
  • Complete overhaul of the departmental training programme in general
  • State of the art obstetric and gynaecological simulation centre
  • Well-established diagnostic ultrasound unit
  • University of Naples Federico II
  • Obstetrics and Gynecology Unit, Department of Neuroscience, Reproductive Science, and Dentistry, School of Medicine, University of Naples Federico II
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  • AOU Federico II, Via Sergio Pansini, Naples, Metropolitan City of Naples, Italy
  • Our training program is a five-year fully accredited program designed to train the next generation of leaders in our specialty. We are an integrated program of University of Naples Federico II and AOU Federico II Hospital.The hallmark of our department is the quality of its patient care services and teaching – and these two functions are among the highest priorities of the faculty.The program is designed to give each resident a structured clinical and didactic experience in primary care, obstetrics, gynecology, gynecologic-oncology, perinatology, reproductive endocrinology-infertility, and female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery. The clinical experience mixes team care approaches with apprenticeship experiences. Our patient base includes all socioeconomic classes and a mix of patient funding sources. Our goals are to provide a problem-solving approach to postgraduate education and to strive to reach a good balance of clinical experience, education, and academic stimulation so that our graduates emerge as well-rounded obstetrician- gynecologists prepared to become physician leaders in their community or academic medicine.
  • Torino
  • Italy
  • Professor Chiara Benedetto
  • 1/12/2025
  • A large and well-organised department with sufficient number of clinical and surgical cases
  • Training on simulators and skills drills
  • Excellent training programme with a rotational and tutorial system
  • High quality research with active participation of trainees
  • Excellent theoretical training
  • University of Torino
  • Department of Surgical Sciences
  • 2002
  • chiara.benedetto@unito.it
  • 88, Corso Bramante, Molinette, Circoscrizione 8, Cavoretto, Turin, Турин, Piemont, 10126, Italy
  • The Department, with its network of healthcare hospital and family planning facilities, provides trainees with the opportunity of being involved in the management of a wide range of clinical and surgical cases in the field of general obstetrics & gynaecology and the sub-specialities. To give some numbers, an average of 20,000 deliveries, 40,000 surgical operations and 600,000 outpatients are handled per year. During the 5 years of residency, rotations are organised in such a way as to cover all Ob/Gyn areas. The training programme includes theoretical lessons/hands-on with simulators and skill-drills. Indeed, the Research and Educational Center for Obstetrics and Gynaecology of the University of Torino, based in the Sant’Anna Hospital and recently refurbished, offers the ideal setting to organise intensive hands-on hysteroscopy / laparoscopy courses, set-up according to the European Academy of Gynaecological Surgery Standards. Regular training courses in Ob/Gyn ultrasound and in the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of the most common obstetric emergencies are held with the objectives of updating theoretical knowledge and strengthening the practical know-how and abilities. Trainees are also offered the opportunity to obtain the GESEA (Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgical Education and Assessment) Certification, to attend Congresses and Workshops and to participate in several research activities.
  • Ankara
  • Turkey
  • Prof. Dr. Özlem Moraloğlu Tekin
  • 01.02.2026
  • On-site
  • Large training unit with dedicated staff
  • Well-functioning rotational training system
  • Much focus on theoretical training (lectures, courses)
  • Well-structured training programme in the state of the art simulation centre
  • Effective formal assessment system
  • University of Health Sciences
  • Gynecology and Obstetrics
  • 2022
  • ashkadindogum@gmail.com
  • Ankara Şehir Hastanesi, 1, 6002. Cadde, Üniversiteler Mah., Üniversiteler Mahallesi, Çankaya, Ankara, Central Anatolia Region, 06800, Turkey
  • Athens
  • Greece
  • Prof Alexandros Rodolakis
  • 1.04.2025
  • On-site
  • Excellent research programme with broad participation of thetrainees.
  • A well-organised training unit with much focus on all aspects oftraining in general obstetrics & gynaecology and the foursubspecialties
  • Simulation equipment in place;
  • A Well-defined rotational training system;
  • well-structured theoretical training programme with seminars andlectures;
  • Alexandra General Hospital, Lourou, Athens, Greece
  • Athens
  • Greece
  • Professor Petros Drakakis
  • 1/4/2026
  • On-site
  • Well-organised training unit dedicated to training
  • In the process of adopting the principles of the EBCOG PACT Document
  • Presence of all Ob/Gyn subspecialties
  • Well-equipped for training purposes
  • Trainees involved in well-established clinical research programmes
  • Attikon University Hospital, Rimini, Haidari, Greece

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