American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy opens Institute for Training in Downers Grove

DOWNERS GROVE – The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy opened its new Institute for Training on Friday in Downers Grove.

The new $20 million gastrointestinal endoscopy training center and headquarters in Downers Grove uses cutting-edge technologies and will foster the development, training and adoption of new techniques in order to improve physician performance and advance patient care, it said in a press release.

The new facility has laboratory facilities that will house up to 16 hands-on training stations using endoscopy towers, simulators, fluoroscopy machines or other training and medical equipment. It also features a 100-plus seat auditorium with audience-response system, a rentable lab, auditorium, banquet and conference rooms, among other features.

For photos of the facility, visit www.asge.org/ittrentals/Explore.html.

The building is at 3300 Woodcreek Drive in Downers Grove.