Benefits & Exam Eligibility

FES Benefits

  • Helps to address case-mix inequalities in a residency program
  • Permits learning of flexible gastrointestinal endoscopy techniques in a safe environment without putting patients at risk
  • Refreshes techniques for endoscopic surgeons returning to practice after an extended absence

Exam Eligibility

FES candidates are

  • Residents and fellows enrolled in an accredited program of surgical education, internal medicine or other program that teaches endoscopic procedures
  • Board eligible/certified practicing surgeons, gastroenterologists and other physicians who perform endoscopic procedures

After completion of the self-instructional web-based program, eligible test candidates may schedule the FES Exam.