Health Professional Certifications & Training at Houston Methodist Institute for Technology, Innovation & Education

Procedural Skills Lab
MITIE combines hands-on training and research to ensure that the professionals who pass through MITIE’s doors leave equipped with the most advanced skills possible, as well as an eye toward the future of medicine. Our procedural-based initiatives empower physicians to safely bring the latest in treatment modalities to their patients, with ongoing mentoring and support. MITIE offers courses, residencies and fellowships, and educational events throughout the year. Please view our online calendar to see our current offerings.


MITIE offers the following certification programs:

  • FES Certification: The SAGES Fundamentals of Endoscopic SurgeryTM (FES) program teaches and evaluates fundamental knowledge, clinical judgment and technical skills required to perform basic gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopic surgery (endoscopy).

  • FLS Certification: The Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) web-based education module includes a hands-on skills training component and assessment tool designed to teach the physiology, fundamental knowledge and technical skills required in basic laparoscopic surgery.

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