WebSurg - IRCAD's online university

WebSurg (World Electronic Book of Surgery) is the charge-free online university of IRCAD. Launched in 2000 by Professor Jacques Marescaux and his teams, WebSurg is specialized in minimally invasive surgery. It is geared to promote medical and surgical training skills. It was created by surgeons for surgeons, and has become the international online reference for surgical training in minimally invasive surgery with more than 430,000 members worldwide and more than 4,000 videos available.

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An extensive resource of free-access surgical content

WebSurg is a worldwide reference in e-learning with its huge video library of laparoscopic, endoscopic, and robotic surgery. There are more than 4,000 high-definition videos, ranging from surgical procedures, operating techniques, expert opinions, and video contributions submitted by members. 

An accessible and customized website adapted to your needs

The website is highly interactive and accessible, which makes it the ideal tool to learn. You can customize your profile depending on your interests to receive targeted information based on your specialties of interest. You can also create playlists and share them, interact with the authors, make a list of videos to watch later, etc.

Latest monthly publications

Whether you are looking for a surgical procedure or a contribution, WebSurg provides you an easy-to-use archiving system which will allow you to find all the videos posted since the website was launched.

July 2024

Focus on general surgery

June 2024

Focus on elbow arthroscopy

May 2024

Focus on urologic surgery

Certified surgical content

WebSurg offers high quality content, credentialed by world-renowned experts, most of whom are part of the IRCAD Faculty. The tight connection between the videos and on-site courses at IRCAD is one of the reasons why WebSurg is considered to be “the online university of IRCAD” and the global reference in minimally invasive surgery. The website is committed to the 8 ethical principles of good conduct established by the Health On the Net Foundation (HON), and its content has been certified by a number of scientific societies such as the American College of Surgeons (ACS). In addition, e-learning modules allow members to obtain continuing medical education credits (ECMEC) for Europe and AMA Category 1 credits™ for America.