Exciting News! We are thrilled to share that Dr. Ruch Dua (India) and Dr. Diego Paul T. Vega (Ecuador) have completed the inaugural fellowship in Interventional Pulmonology offered by the World Association of Bronchology and Interventional Pulmonology’s (WABIP) Interventional Pulmonology Institute (IPI) at the Liv Hospital Istanbul, Turkey.

Over the course of three intense months, both candidates immersed themselves in a comprehensive program featuring weekly lectures by world-renowned international speakers, daily simulations, and hands-on training at multiple hospitals under the guidance of IP leaders in Turkey.

Their dedication and expertise were tested through a challenging theory and practical examination crafted by global experts in the field. We are proud to announce that they not only met but exceeded the high standards set by the program. As we progress, we eagerly anticipate continued collaboration with Dr. Ruch Dua and Dr. Diego Paul T. Vega to assist in establishing interventional pulmonary programs and furthering their impact in their respective countries. Moreover, we are optimistic that they will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of interventional pulmonary disease by training and mentoring the next generation of doctors in their nations. Join us in congratulating these exceptional individuals on their remarkable achievements!

Article by

Ali Musani MD
Chair, Interventional Pulmonology Institute of the WABIP