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January 2016

Ethicon Foundation Fund Travel Grants

26 January 2016

Ethicon Foundation Fund Travel Grants Ethicon Foundation Fund Travel Grants are awarded to Fellows or Members of the College in good standing, as a contribution towards¬†international travel costs to further enhance a specialty skill or experience which is not normally available in the applicant's own hospital, for a period of between 6 weeks and 1…


Lancet Call for Surgery Papers

25 January 2016

The Lancet is inviting surgeons to submit papers for its annual surgery issue, which will be published to coincide with the American College of Surgeons Annual Congress. The Congress takes place in Washington DC on 16 - 20 October 2016. More information on submissions can be obtained by logging in to the Lancet website, but access to the detail i…


ASiTGlobal Surgery Award

25 January 2016

The Association of Surgeons in Training (ASiT) has announced a Global Surgery Fund of small grants to support surgeons in training wishing to work on surgical training projects in a low or medium resource setting. There are three grants of ¬£500 each available. The aim of the grant is to support the global need to improve surgical care recentl…


Remote Healthcare Focus for USA College

18 January 2016

The current President of the American College of Surgeons (ACS), J David Richardson M.D FACS, recently emphasised his commitment to the development of remote and rural access to surgery. In an article that coincided with his commencement as President, Dr Richardson, discussed his background growing up in a small rural community in Kentucky and…



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