The Guideline Assessment Project is a tripartite project that aims to develop an evidence-based and consensus-informed AGREE II Extension for Surgical Guidelines.

Nader Francis

Nader Francis
Nader Francis
Research Committee Chair
European Association of
Endoscopic Surgery

Nader Francis is an expert colorectal surgeon at Yeovil. He is committed to minimal invasive surgery and enhanced recovery and continues to improve patient experience through an excellent relationship with the whole Multi-disciplinary team.

He is a passionate teacher and educator with a prior educational PhD in assessment of surgical skills which underpinned his national & international expertise as a trainer and educational lead in the field of laparoscopic colorectal surgery.

He has presented widely as invited speaker, chairman, or organizer of several educational events and national and international conferences. Nader’s educational expertise lies around designing, delivering and assessment of educational curricula, including designing objective assessment tools.

Over the past 10 years, Nader has designed and led the delivery of numerous training curricula at both national and international level and recently he has been appointed as the director of training at Northwick Park Institute for Medical Research and holds an honorary professor position with UCL.

He is currently the Chair of the research committee of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery and he has key research interest in education; colorectal cancer; laparoscopic surgery and perioperative care and has been a chief investigator of a number of studies and he has presented and published widely in these areas.