Virtual surgical universityWebSurg is a virtual surgical university, accessible from anywhere in the world through the Internet. The WebSurg concept was launched by Professor Jacques Marescaux and his team at the European Institute of TeleSurgery (EITS) in Strasbourg, France.
Our goal is to provide the surgical community, scientific societies, medical teaching centers and industries with the first, worldwide, online training in surgery, information on the latest surgical breakthroughs and the possibility to chat with surgeons and experts from all over the world.
WebSurg and its scientific founders, Professor Jacques Marescaux, Professor Didier Mutter, Professor Joël Leroy and Doctor Michel Vix, all internationally recognized experts in the fields of surgery and telesurgery, aim to accelerate the diffusion of knowledge and technological innovations throughout the world, in order to offer surgeons and their teams direct access to the latest developments in surgery and to improve patient comfort and well-being.
WebSurg's focusWebSurg has decided to initially focus on service to the surgical community, including surgeons, anesthesiologists and nurses. It offers a product that aims to match their needs (training, conveying information, exchanges).
WebSurg is geared to achieve the following missions
- regularly provide the World Virtual University with superior scientific and technical content that presents state-of-the-art surgical techniques, protocols and equipment in all surgical specialties (digestive and general surgery, gynecology, urology, etc.);
- present training modules and provide complete information concerning surgical protocols, the latest accredited techniques and videos accompanied with comments from world-renowned surgical experts;
- offer continuing medical education (CME) and accreditation;
- provide online access to quality surgical catalogues;
- supplement this content with a wide variety of services to surgeons to facilitate their quest for knowledge;
- use every communication medium offered by the Internet to make surgical content accessible to surgeons.
WebSurg is currently available in English, Japanese, traditional Chinese, Spanish, Portuguese, and French.