Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES)

Mar 2, 2020


Welcome to Solomon Schechter Day School's Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES) program, designed to provide a comprehensive learning experience in the field of minimally invasive surgical procedures. This program offers a unique opportunity for medical professionals to develop skills and expertise in endoscopy.

Benefits of the FES Program

The FES program at Solomon Schechter Day School is a valuable resource for medical professionals looking to enhance their knowledge and proficiency in endoscopic surgery. Here are some key benefits:

  • Advanced Training: The FES program offers advanced training in the latest techniques and technologies used in endoscopic surgery. Participants gain hands-on experience and learn from highly skilled instructors.
  • Credentialing: Successful completion of the FES program leads to a recognized credential from the Foundation for Surgical Innovation and Education (FSIE). This credential is highly regarded and can boost career prospects.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: The FES program covers a wide range of topics, including anatomy, patient positioning, instrument handling, and procedural techniques. Participants gain a comprehensive understanding of endoscopic surgery.
  • Networking Opportunities: The FES program brings together medical professionals from various specialties, creating a vibrant community for networking and collaboration. Participants can connect with experts in the field and build valuable relationships.
  • Continuing Education: The FES program offers ongoing educational opportunities, allowing participants to stay updated with the latest advancements in endoscopic surgery. Continuous learning is crucial in the rapidly evolving field of medicine.

The FES Curriculum

The FES program curriculum at Solomon Schechter Day School is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of endoscopic surgery. The curriculum includes:

  1. Anatomy and Physiology: Participants learn about the anatomy and physiology of the gastrointestinal and respiratory systems, understanding the structures and functions involved in endoscopic procedures.
  2. Instrumentation and Equipment: The FES program covers the various instruments and equipment used in endoscopic surgery, ensuring participants are familiar with their characteristics, handling, and maintenance.
  3. Procedural Techniques: Participants are trained in a wide range of endoscopic procedures, including diagnostic and therapeutic techniques. They learn how to perform procedures safely and effectively.
  4. Patient Management: The FES program emphasizes the importance of proper patient management in endoscopic surgery. Participants develop skills to assess, diagnose, and manage patients effectively.
  5. Ethics and Safety: Ethics and safety are paramount in any medical procedure. The FES curriculum focuses on ethical considerations, patient safety, and infection control to ensure the highest standards of care.

Why Choose Solomon Schechter Day School for FES?

Solomon Schechter Day School is renowned for its excellence in medical education. Here's why our FES program stands out:

  • Expert Faculty: Our program is led by highly experienced faculty members who are experts in the field of endoscopic surgery. They bring their vast knowledge and experience to provide top-quality training.
  • State-of-the-Art Facilities: Solomon Schechter Day School is equipped with state-of-the-art facilities, including advanced simulators and surgical suites, enabling participants to train in a realistic and professional environment.
  • Practical Hands-on Experience: We believe in the importance of hands-on experience for effective learning. Our FES program provides extensive opportunities for participants to practice their skills on realistic simulators and patient models.
  • Collaborative Learning Environment: At Solomon Schechter Day School, we foster a collaborative learning environment, encouraging participants to engage in discussions, case studies, and interactive sessions to enhance their learning experience.
  • Strong Alumni Network: Our FES program has a strong network of alumni who have achieved remarkable success in their careers. Being a part of this network offers opportunities for mentorship and professional growth.


The Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery (FES) program at Solomon Schechter Day School is a leading educational offering for medical professionals seeking to expand their expertise in minimally invasive surgical procedures. With a comprehensive curriculum, top-notch faculty, and state-of-the-art facilities, our program provides a solid foundation for success in the field of endoscopic surgery. Join our FES program and take your medical career to the next level!