EBUS Training Event for Thoracic Surgeons


Physicians will learn the safe and effective use of applications for EBUS in clinical practice and therapeutic possibilities enabled by endobronchial ultrasound.

Agenda will include:

  • Didactic Presentations
  • Device Demonstrations
  • Porcine Lab


This course covers basic and advanced EBUS topics, including EBUS equipment and set-up, diagnostic EBUS, and interventional endobronchial ultrasound. Upon completion of the course, participants will:

  • Have an understanding of mediastinal anatomy, sample acquisition and preparation, miniprobe application in combination with the safe and effective use of the Olympus EBUS system.
  • Understand the applications of EBUS in clinical practice
  • Understand indications for EBUS-TBNA and therapeutic possibilities enabled by endobronchial ultrasound

Technologies used:

  • EBUS bronchoscope
  • Ultrasound processor
  • ViziShot 2 EBUS-TBNA needles
  • Radial EBUS Probes
  • Guiding Device
  • Guide Sheath Kit


  • Physician must be board certified or board eligible
  • Physician must have completed 150+ bronchoscopies
  • Must currently be using Olympus EBUS equipment or in the process of purchasing the equipment


No courses scheduled at this time.


The faculty listed are examples of faculty used at this course in the past. A combination of similar faculty will be used at each course.

Moishe Liberman, MD, PhD

Director - C.E.T.O.C.
Associate Professor of Surgery - Division of Thoracic Surgery
Gosselin Chair in Thoracic Surgical Oncology, University of Montreal
Senior Scientist - Centre de Recherche du CHUM and Fonds de Recherche Santé Québec

Kazuhiro Yasufuku MD, PhD

Director of Endoscopy, University Health Network
Director, Interventional Thoracic Surgery Program
Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Toronto
Division of Thoracic Surgery, Toronto General Hospital
University Health Network

Alain Tremblay MDCM, FRCPC, FCCP

Professor of Medicine
Division of Respiratory Medicine & Southern Alberta Cancer Research Institute
Cumming School of Medicine - University of Calgary

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