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Calling all Fellows, Trainees and Early Career Professionals, and Medical Students to submit well-edited educational videos to win a prize. 

IUGA Video Competition for Fellows, Trainees, Early Career Professionals, and Medical Students

This is an exciting opportunity for fellows, trainees, early career professionals, and medical students of developing your CV and showcasing your work. IUGA membership is not a requirement to enter.

We call young professionals to submit well-edited educational videos. There will be two categories of submissions, each with a first and second prize.

Category for Fellows and Trainees (within 5 years of completing training) :
1st Prize: Certificate and 2 years free membership in IUGA
2nd Prize: Certificate and 1 year free membership in IUGA.
Videos will be scored based on surgical skill, educational value, editing skill, and summary provided. Examples of types of videos to be considered: demonstration of simple tips and tricks, complications and their management, challenging or rare cases, demonstrating new surgical techniques. Winning videos will be considered for inclusion on the IUGA Academy.

Category for Medical Students:
1st Prize: Certificate and $150 discount on in-person IUGA Annual Meeting attendance
2nd Prize: Certificate and $75 discount on virtual IUGA Annual Meeting attendance
Videos will be scored based on educational value, editing skill and summary provided.

Look for examples of the winning 2022 IUGA Videos in our IUGA Video Library

To enter the competition:

  1. Please fill out the appropriate submission form.



  1. After completing the submission form, please transfer your video using iuga.wetransfer.com.

To be considered, all videos must be:

  • Received no later than 11:59 PM CDT on October 31, 2023
  • Accompanied by the respective submission form (see above)
  • Completely anonymized, both for the surgeon and the patient
  • Less than 6 minutes long
  • Less than 2GB in size
  • In mp4 format

Winners’ names and their videos will be published on the IUGA website as detailed above by the end of December 2023  and publicized via the IUGA network. The length of time videos will remain on the website may vary. Some of the unsuccessful videos may also be published in the video library at the committee’s discretion.

While submission of multiple videos by the same person is permitted, separate application forms need to be filled in for each submitted video.

Submission deadline: 11:59 PM CDT on October 31, 2023.