BARIAlink, created in 2016 by Dr Bruno Dillemans, is a web-based knowledge base and participation network of bariatric and metabolic surgery specialists from all over the globe. The primary aim of BARIAlink is to share and discuss at a highly professional level the challenges faced by surgeons in complex cases, innovative surgical procedures and new approaches to bariatric and metabolic surgery, in order to raise the level of surgical excellence in this field.
On Saturday 5th of June, BARIAlink will celebrate their fifth anniversary and they invite you to join them for the Barialink Five-Year Anniversary Event – BARIALINK Around the World. This unique series of five one-hour virtual sessions takes place across five global locations in a single day and will include active discussions on the most engaging patient cases submitted by the bariatric community: View more here
The event starts with a welcome and introduction session in Bruges, then moves to Australia for the first BARIAlink session, followed by Turkey, Egypt and Poland. The day ends with the “Best of BARIAlink” back in Belgium. There will be expert support from South and North America.
Whether taking part in one session or all five, you’ll benefit from shared experiences of some of the more challenging and complicated situations in bariatric and metabolic surgery and revisional procedures.
The BARIAlink 5-year anniversary event has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 5 European CME credits (ECMEC®s)*
Renowned bariatric surgeons - Dr. Hamdorf, Dr. Talbot, Dr. Taskin, Dr. Akin, Dr. El-Masry, Dr. Sarhan, Dr. Mysliwiec, Dr. Neimark and Dr. Dillemans - will host the different sessions and will ensure that everything runs smoothly. The hosts will be joined by a community of surgeons who will also present and discuss their complex and interesting cases.
To access the full program please click here
The 5th of June is a special event to celebrate the BARIAlink fifth anniversary. Are you interested in joining this exciting day of learning and celebration? Please make sure to register here if you want to attend.
*The BARIAlink 5-year anniversary event, Brugge, Belgium, 05/06/2021-05/06/2021 has been accredited by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME®) with 5 European CME credits (ECMEC®s). Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Through an agreement between the Union Européenne des Médecins Spécialistes and the American Medical Association, physicians may convert EACCME® credits to an equivalent number of AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.
Information on the process to convert EACCME® credit to AMA credit can be found at www.ama-assn.org/education/earn-credit-participation-international-acti….
Live educational activities, occurring outside of Canada, recognised by the UEMS-EACCME® for ECMEC®s are deemed to be Accredited Group Learning Activities (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada.