Welcome to the ACP homepage!
Dear Colleagues and Guests,
The Working Group for Coloproctology was established in 1995 as a subgroup of the Austrian Surgical Association. On the one hand, in response to the increasing specialization in different fields of surgery, and on the other, with the aim of establishing uniform quality criteria and providing for training and continuing professional education.
Our Working Group is open to Austrian colleagues with an interest in coloproctology as an informational platform on both the scientific and clinical levels. Our activities are varied: among other things, we arrange rotations and organize scientific sessions at the yearly Austrian Surgical Congress. All aspects of coloproctology are covered. Our efforts in creating consensus papers on relevant subjects reflect our clinical orientation. The ACP further offers a training curriculum with special emphasis on coloproctology that also fulfills the requirements for taking the European Specialty Board Examination in coloproctology.
We look forward to lively discussions with you and hope to welcome you soon as a member. Enjoy these pages.
Andreas Salat, M.D.
Associate Professor of Surgery