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    The BRESO certification programme can be undertaken during or following completion of standard general, gynaecological or plastic surgery training. The acquisition of relevant practical skills and knowledge is estimated to take 2 years for surgeons with basic general, gynaecological or plastic surgery competencies.

    Candidates wishing to undertake the BRESO certification programme shall submit a training programme application, which will be reviewed by BRESO. If approved, candidates will have two years to complete the training programme.

    In addition to the application form, candidates should provide the following in pdf format:

    - 2-page Curriculum vitae

    - Board certification in general surgery or gynecology in their country* 

    - Letter of interest from the candidate regarding breast cancer training and academic interests

    - Letter(s) of recommendation from the candidate's Head of Department and/or mentor

    - License to practice as a general surgeon, and/or gynecologists in the country where the training fellowship will take place

    - Documentary proof of identification such as a passport or National identity card

    *Graduates from medical schools outside the E.U. must have a valid medical license in an E.U. country


    A small administration fee of 350 EUR is requested to cover administrative costs.

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    **Surgeons who already fulfil all the requirements of the certification programme can directly submit a full application form for certification and return it to the BRESO Secretariat accompanied by all relevant documentation.