Call for ECCO-AOCC visiting Travel Grant

AOCC IUS primer


Call for ECCO-AOCC Visiting Travel Grant

 We are pleased to inform you that we have started accepting applications for ECCO-AOCC Visiting Travel Grant for 2024.
 The aim of this grant is to offer an opportunity for Asian doctors to visit an IBD center in Europe and for European doctors to visit an IBD center in Asia.


Deadline : May 1, 2023

Purpose :Offering European and Asian investigators exchange visits to IBD Centers in Asia or Europe, respectively

Target audience :Early career basic and/or clinical scientists, who are not yet 40 years old or still in training

Place of research :Hosting institute outside one’s own country

AOCC Membership : ECCO-AOCC Visiting Travel Grant applicants and their hosts need to be ECCO or AOCC Members respectively (at the time of application)

Prize : EUR 10,000

Number of awards available: 2

Duration of funding : max. 3 months

Application documents
ECCO-AOCC Visiting Travel Grant Fact sheet 



The AOCC Educational Committee is pleased to announce the launch of the Intestinal Ultrasounds (IUS) Primer Module!

The module intends to provide you the basic knowledge of ultrasound technique on management of IBD. This module is developed by AOCC IUS Primer Working Group with the support of Janssen Asia Pacific.


The chapters are as follows:

 ・Chapter 1: Introduction to IUS for excellence in IBD diagnosis and management

 ・Chapter 2: Current evidence for the role of IUS in the continuum of care for IBD

 ・Chapter 3: Patient preparation and basic IUS techniques

 ・Chapter 4: Normal bowel on IUS and abnormal findings in IBD

 ・Chapter 5: IUS for clinical management of UC

 ・Chapter 6: IUS for clinical management of CD

 ・Chapter 7: IUS for detecting complications of IBD

 ・Chapter 8: Advanced IUS Techniques for IBD Management

 ・Chapter 9: Clinical Implications - IUS for Excellence in IBD Management

 ・Chapter 10: Appendix

AOCC IUS Primer Webinar 2022: Advancing IBD Management in Asia with IUS was broadcasted on Dec 15th, 2022 with great success. The webinar covered Chapters 1 – 4 of the IUS Primer Module to introduce the fundamental concept and technique of IUS in IBD management. For those of who have missed the webinar, we have posted the video of the presentations and documents for your review.