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Laparoscopy Preceptor


  1. You will be invited and endorsed by your chapter to the PALES board or invited by the PALES board

  2. ​Curriculum Vitae with photograph

  3. Certificate of Fellowship of PALES

  4. Must be a fellow of PCS and PALES in good standing

  5. Must be an active PALES fellow, attending the PALES Annual Convention every year

    • Any preceptor who is INACTIVE or have missed 2 consecutive PALES annual conventions will be automatically delisted from the roster of preceptors

  6. One hundred (100) laparoscopic cholecystectomy cases performed, and twenty (20) laparoscopic appendectomy cases after he/she became a Fellow of PALES with histopathology report.

  7. Five (5) Un-edited video of Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Performed done in the past 2 years

    • 2 simple, 1 difficult and 1 bail-out cases of laparoscopic cholecystectomy cases and 1 laparoscopic appendectomy case

    • Follow the PALES Standard 4-port technique in achieving the critical view of safety

    • 3-port technique may be used, as long as you can show the steps in achieving the critical view of safety

  8. Submit five (5) names of PALES fellows with corresponding email addresses and hospital affiliation

    • 3 from the area of practice

    • 2 from PALES board /preceptors/trainers of PALES

  9. Letter addressed to:

    Raymund Andrew G. Ong, MD

    Director, Committee on Membership and Credentials

For further questions, you may call or text 02 8771 1018 / 0908 2408725. ​

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