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  1. YOU will be Invited by the PALES Board

  2. Must be a recognized active preceptor of PALES, recommended and trained atleast 5 trainees who became fellows of PALES.

  3. Must have been a faculty in at least 3 basic laparoscopy workshops conducted by PALES

  4. Curriculum vitae with photograph

  5. Certificate of Fellowship to PALES

  6. Must be a fellow of PCS and an active member of PALES in good standing, attending annual convention of PALES every year. 

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

  7. Ten (10) un-edited videos of Laparoscopic surgeries performed

    • 3 simple, 2 difficult and 2 bail – out cases of laparoscopic cholecystectomy with (2) simple and (1) complicated laparoscopic appendectomy cases

    • 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.

    • 2 from area of practice

    • 3 from PALES board/preceptor/trainer

  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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