HPB Fellowship training programs and opportunities

A-PHPBA Council has decided to adopt the IHPBA’s curriculum for Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary surgery training


The HPB Fellowship Registry has been created by the IHPBA Education and Training Committee to assist general surgery trainees who seek further training in Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary (HPB) Surgery. The Registry is organised by three regions - Americas, Asian/Pacific and Europe/Africa as well as by country. Data on each HPB Fellowship has been entered by the Programme Director and has not been verified by the IHPBA. If you are interested in an HPB fellowship, please click this link for further information


Observership to Japan

A-PHPBA Council has endorsed the observership offered by Japanese Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery. Two candidates from the Asia-Pacific region are selected annually by JSHBPS to observe in an institution in Japan for a period of 3 months. The amount of the scholarship is 500,000 Japanese Yen for each successful candidate. 

Further information: http://www.jshbps.jp/modules/en/index.php?content_id=52

Introduction of the observers who successfully completed the program:  http://www.jshbps.jp/modules/en/index.php?content_id=51

Observership to South Korea

A-PHPBA Council has endorsed the observership organized by The Korean Society of Hepato-Biliary-Pancreatic Surgery (KAHBPS), which is a 1-month International Observership Program (IOTK) for candidates from around the world. The candidates should be under the age of 40.  KAHBPS selects an institution according to the successful candidate’s preference, contacts the chairman of the institution and provides financial support. Details of the guidelines and the program will be published when the IOTK is opened for application. If you have any queries, please contact the KAHBPS Secretariat Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Further information: https://www.kahbps.or.kr/bbs/index.kin?bbs_mode=view&f_wbcode=board_notice&f_master_idx=3582&f_page=1&f_template_type=list&f_query=&f_target=1&page=1


PAST IOTK IOTK(2016-2023) program - Results of selection 



The A-PHPBA prides itself on being the leading interdisciplinary organization for HPB surgical science within our region. We are pleased to announce that the “A-PHPBA Learn” section has been be added to "myHPB", which is the IHPBA’s online education platform.

We are delighted to be able to share resources from the 2021 Bali Congress for all members of IHPBA, AHPBA, A-PHPBA and E-AHPBA to utilize. Please visit https://www.ihpba.org/featured-content.