Application for Community Surgeons Travel Awards is open now .The International Relations Committee of the American College of Surgeons (ACS) is pleased to announce travel awards for surgeons from 30 to 50 years of age. These awards, in the amount of $ 4,000 each, give international emergencies the opportunity to attend and participate fully in the educational activities of the annual clinical conference of the ACS. They aim to help surgeons who work in community or regional clinics or clinics in countries other than the United States and Canada, or who come from academic departments of surgery with limited resources in countries with few resources.
A new Prize has been donated to the Community Surgeon through the generosity of the Doctors Duremdes family designated for Philippine surgeons. It gives preference to the meritorious applications of the provinces of Iloilo, the island of Panay and the non-urban communities of the Philippines.
Each winner will receive a free registration for the annual Clinical Congress and for a postgraduate course available during the Clinical Congress. Assistance will be provided to obtain preferential housing in a budget hotel in the city of the Clinical Congress. In 2020, the Clinical Congress will take place in Chicago, IL, from October 4 to 8.
All applications for the year 2019 and all supporting documentation must be received online no later than July 1, 2019, for the applicant to receive consideration from the selection committee. All applicants will be notified of the selection committee’s decision in November 2019. Applicants are urged to submit their completed applications and supporting documents as soon as possible to provide sufficient time for processing.
The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is a scientific and educational surgeon association that was founded in 1913 to improve the quality of surgical patient care by setting high standards for education and surgical practice. The American College of Surgeons is dedicated to improving surgical patient care and safeguarding standards of care in an environment of optimal and ethical practice.
Deadline is July 1, 2019