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Applications now open: WFSA Paediatric Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Fellowship at the Mohammed VI University Hospital in Marrakech, Morocco

Les candidatures sont sollicitées pour les postes de formation en anesthésie-réanimation pédiatrique à l'hôpital universitaire Mohammed VI de Marrakech, au Maroc.
Le centre hospitalier universitaire Mohamed VI de Marrakech comprend 5 hôpitaux. Le stage se déroule à l'hôpital mère-enfant, qui comprend 247 lits, 12 salles d'opération (6 pour l'obstétrique et 6 pour la pédiatrie) et 28 lits de réanimation (13 pour la gynécologie-obstétrique et 15 pour la pédiatrie).
La durée de chaque stage est de 6 mois. Les dates de début sont prévues pour le 1er novembre 2018 et le 1er mai 2019. Le responsable du programme est le Professeur Saïd Younous (Chef de service d'anesthésie-réanimation pédiatrique).
Le programme est destiné aux anesthésistes qualifiés (2 ans de formation minimum) qui souhaitent développer leurs connaissances et compétences dans le domaine de l'anesthésie et réanimation pédiatrique.

Les candidats doivent répondre aux critères suivants:

• Doit de préférence travailler dans un pays africain francophone
• Doit être soutenu dans sa candidature par sa propre société nationale savante d'anesthésie
• Doit être soutenu dans sa candidature par le chef de service / département d'origine
• Doit retourner dans son pays d'origine à un poste reconnu
• Devrait avoir moins de 40 ans
• Devrait de préférence travailler dans un hôpital universitaire.
• La bourse offre un financement pour les voyages à destination / en provenance du pays d'origine du boursier, les frais de scolarité et les frais de subsistance.

Pour plus d'information veuillez contacter:
Professeur Saïd Younous à anaesthesia.marrakech@gmail.com or Professeur Youssef Mouaffak à ymouaffak@yahoo.fr

Instructions pour les candidats :
La date limite pour les demandes est le 15 mai 2018. Pour postuler, veuillez utiliser notre système de demande en ligne ici pour remplir un formulaire de demande et télécharger les documents suivants.
• Curriculum vitae avec une photo récente et les noms de deux référents
• Lettre de recommandation de la société nationale d'anesthésiologie du demandeur
• Lettre de recommandation du chef de service ou de la direction de l'hôpital du candidat
• Copie du diplôme de médecine
• Copie de la qualification d'anesthésiologiste spécialisée
• Copie de Passeport

Les demandes seront examinées par un panel d'anesthésistes sélectionnés par la WFSA, et les candidats retenus seront informés avant le 15 juin 2018. Les candidats retenus doivent confirmer leur intention de prendre la bourse dans les 2 jours suivant la notification. Si vous ne le faites pas, la bourse sera offerte au candidat suivant.

(English)

Applications are invited for the Paediatric Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Fellowship training positions at Mohammed VI University Hospital in Marrakesh, Morocco.
Mohamed VI Marrakesh University hospital includes 5 hospitals. The fellowship will be held in Mother and child hospital which includes 247 beds, 12 operating rooms (6 for obstetrics and 6 for paediatrics) and 28 ICU beds (13 for gynecology-obstetrics and 15 for paediatrics).
The duration of each fellowship is 6 months. The start dates are expected to be 1st November 2018 and 1st May 2019. The programme head is Professor Saïd Younous (Head of the Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia and Critical Care).
The purpose of the fellowship is to enable the fellow:
To acquire the necessary knowledge for the anesthetic management of a child as part of a surgical, radiological or interventional procedure and to acquire the theoretical and practical skills necessary for the management of a child with a serious pathology (learning about emergency management, assessment and transmission and common procedures of resuscitation).The fellowship is intended for fully qualified anaesthesiologists (at least two years) working in settings who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of paediatric anaesthesia and critical care.

Applicants should fit the following criteria:
• Should preferably be working in a francophone country and speaks French
• Must be supported in their application by their own national anaesthetic society
• Must be supported in their application by the chief / head of their home department
• Must be returning to their home country to a recognised post
• Should be under 40 years of age
• Should preferably be working in a teaching hospital.
The fellowship offers funding for travel to/from the fellow’s home country, tuition costs, and subsistence living expenses.

For more information, please contact:
Professor Saïd Younous at anaesthesia.marrakech@gmail.com or Professor Youssef Mouaffak at ymouaffak@yahoo.fr

Application Instructions:
The deadline for applications is the 15th May 2018. In order to apply please use our online application system here to complete an application form and upload the following documents.
• Curriculum vitae with one recent photo and the names of two referees
• Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s national anaesthesiology society
• Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s head of department or hospital management
• Copy of medical degree
• Copy of specialist anaesthesiology qualification
• Copy of photograph page of Passport

Applications will be considered by a panel of anaesthesiologists selected by WFSA, and successful applicants will be informed by 15th June 2018. Successful applicants must confirm their intention to take up the scholarship within 2 days of notification. Failure to do so will result in the scholarship being offered to the next applicant.

Applications are invited for the Paediatric Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Fellowship training positions at Mohammed VI University Hospital in Marrakesh, Morocco.

About the Hospital:
Mohamed VI Marrakesh University hospital includes 5 hospitals. The fellowship will be held in Mother and child hospital which includes 247 beds, 12 operating rooms (6 for obstetrics and 6 for paediatrics) and 28 ICU beds (13 for gynecology-obstetrics and 15 for paediatrics).

The duration of each fellowship is 6 months. The start dates are expected to be 1st November 2018 and 1st May 2019. The programme head is Professor Saïd Younous (Head of the Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia and Critical Care).

The purpose of the fellowship is to enable the fellow:
To acquire the necessary knowledge for the anesthetic management of a child as part of a surgical, radiological or interventional procedure.
To acquire the theoretical and practical skills necessary for the management of a child with a serious pathology (learning about emergency management, assessment and transmission and common procedures of resuscitation).

The fellowship is intended for fully qualified anaesthesiologists (at least two years) working in settings who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of paediatric anaesthesia and critical care.

Applicants should fit the following criteria:
Should preferably be working in a francophone country and speaks French.
Must be supported in their application by their own national anaesthetic society.
Must be supported in their application by the chief / head of their home department
Must be returning to their home country to a recognised post
Should be under 40 years of age
Should preferably be working in a teaching hospital.

The fellowship offers funding for travel to/from the fellow’s home country, tuition costs, and subsistence living expenses.

For more information, please contact:
Professor Saïd Younous at anaesthesia.marrakech@gmail.com or Professor Youssef Mouaffak at ymouaffak@yahoo.fr

Application Instructions

The deadline for applications is the 30th June 2018. In order to apply please use our online application system here to complete an application form and upload the following documents.

  • Curriculum vitae with one recent photo and the names of two referees
  • Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s national anaesthesiology society
  • Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s head of department or hospital management
  • Copy of medical degree
  • Copy of specialist anaesthesiology qualification
  • Copy of photograph page of Passport

Applications will be considered by a panel of anaesthesiologists selected by WFSA, and successful applicants will be informed before the end of July 2017.

Successful applicants must confirm their intention to take up the scholarship within 2 days of notification. Failure to do so will result in the scholarship being offered to the next applicant.

Applications now open: WFSA Anaesthesia and Critical Care in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Fellowship at the Mohammed VI University Hospital, Marrakech, Morocco

Les candidatures sont sollicitées pour les postes de formation en anesthésie-réanimation en obstétrique et gynécologie à l'hôpital universitaire Mohammed VI de Marrakech, au Maroc.

Le centre hospitalier universitaire Mohamed VI de Marrakech comprend 5 hôpitaux. Le stage se déroule à l'hôpital mère-enfant, qui comprend 247 lits, 12 salles d'opération (6 pour l'obstétrique et 6 pour la pédiatrie) et 28 lits de réanimation (13 pour la gynécologie-obstétrique et 15 pour la pédiatrie).
La durée de chaque stage est de 6 mois. Les dates de début sont prévues pour le 1er novembre 2018 et le 1er mai 2019. Le responsable du programme est le Professeur Ahmed Rhassane El Adib (Chef du Département d'anesthésie et de soins intensifs en obstétrique et gynécologie).
Le but du programme est de fournir une formation en gestion anesthésique efficace des conditions liées à la grossesse. Le candidat assumera le rôle de médecin péri opératoire pour toutes les patientes enceintes et effectuera des rotations en anesthésie et réanimation en obstétrique et en gynécologie, en néonatologie et suivra une formation en simulation.

Le programme est destiné à des anesthésistes qualifiés (au moins deux ans) travaillant dans des milieux à faibles ressources qui souhaitent développer leurs connaissances et compétences dans le domaine de l'anesthésie-réanimation obstétricale.

Les candidats doivent répondre aux critères suivants:

  • Doit travailler de préférence dans un pays francophone 
  • Doit être soutenu dans leur application par leur propre société nationale d'anesthésie
  • Doit être soutenu dans leur application par le chef / chef de leur département d'origine
  • Doit retourner dans son pays d'origine à un poste reconnu
  • Devrait avoir moins de 40 ans
  • Devrait de préférence travailler dans un hôpital d'enseignement.

La bourse offre un financement pour les voyages à destination / en provenance du pays d'origine du boursier, les frais de scolarité et les frais de subsistance. 

Pour plus d'information veuillez contacter:

Professeur Ahmed Rhassane El Adib at ah.eladib@uca.ma ou Professeur Houssam Rebahi at r-houssam@hotmail.com

Instructions de candidature:

La date limite pour les demandes est le 15 mai 2018. Pour postuler, veuillez utiliser notre système de demande en ligne ici pour remplir un formulaire de demande et télécharger les documents suivants.

Curriculum vitae avec une photo récente et les noms de deux référents
• Lettre de recommandation de la société nationale d'anesthésiologie du demandeur
• Lettre de recommandation du chef de service ou de la direction de l'hôpital du candidat
• Copie du diplôme de médecine
• Copie de la qualification d'anesthésiologiste spécialisée
• Copie de la page de photographie de Passeport

Les demandes seront examinées par un panel d'anesthésistes sélectionnés par la WFSA, et les candidats retenus seront informés avant le 15 juin 2018.
Les candidats retenus doivent confirmer leur intention de prendre la bourse dans les 2 jours suivant la notification. Si vous ne le faites pas, la bourse sera offerte au candidat suivant.

(English)

Applications are invited for the Anaesthesia and Critical Care in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Fellowship training positions at Mohammed VI University Hospital in Marrakesh, Morocco.

Mohamed VI Marrakesh University hospital includes 5 hospitals. The fellowship will be held in Mother and child hospital which includes 247 beds, 12 operating rooms (6 for obstetrics and 6 for paediatrics) and 28 ICU beds (13 for gynecology-obstetrics and 15 for paediatrics).
The duration of each fellowship is 6 months. The start dates are expected to be 1st November 2018 and 1st May 2019. The programme head is Professor Ahmed Rhassane El Adib (Head of the Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care in Obstetrics and Gynaecology).
The purpose of the fellowship is to provide training in effective anaesthetic management of pregnancy related conditions. The fellow will assume the role of the perioperative physician for all pregnant patients and will complete rotations in Critical Care for Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neonatology and undergo simulation training.

The fellowship is intended for fully qualified anaesthesiologists (at least two years) working in settings who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of obstetric anaesthesia and critical care.

Applicants should fit the following criteria:
Should preferably be working in a francophone country and speaks French
Must be supported in their application by their own national anaesthetic society
Must be supported in their application by the chief / head of their home department
Must be returning to their home country to a recognised post
Should be under 40 years of age
Should preferably be working in a teaching hospital.

The fellowship offers funding for travel to/from the fellow’s home country, tuition costs, and subsistence living expenses.

For more information, please contact:

Professor Ahmed Rhassane El Adib at ah.eladib@uca.ma or Professor Houssam Rebahi at r-houssam@hotmail.com 

Application Instructions:

The deadline for applications is the 15th May 2018. In order to apply please use our online application system here to complete an application form and upload the following documents.

• Curriculum vitae with one recent photo and the names of two referees
• Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s national anaesthesiology society
• Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s head of department or hospital management
• Copy of medical degree
• Copy of specialist anaesthesiology qualification
• Copy of photograph page of Passport

Applications will be considered by a panel of anaesthesiologists selected by WFSA, and successful applicants will be informed by 15th June 2018.
Successful applicants must confirm their intention to take up the scholarship within 2 days of notification. Failure to do so will result in the scholarship being offered to the next applicant.

Applications are invited for the Anaesthesia and Critical Care in Obstetrics and Gynaecology Fellowship training positions at Mohammed VI University Hospital in Marrakesh, Morocco.

About the Hospital:
Mohamed VI Marrakesh University hospital includes 5 hospitals. The fellowship will be held in Mother and child hospital which includes 247 beds, 12 operating rooms (6 for obstetrics and 6 for paediatrics) and 28 ICU beds (13 for gynecology-obstetrics and 15 for paediatrics).

The duration of each fellowship is 6 months. The start dates are expected to be 1st November 2018 and 1st May 2019. The programme head is Professor Ahmed Rhassane El Adib (Head of the Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care in Obstetrics and Gynaecology).

The purpose of the fellowship is to provide training in effective anaesthetic management of pregnancy related conditions. The fellow will assume the role of the perioperative physician for all pregnant patients and will complete rotations in Critical Care for Obstetrics and Gynecology, Neonatology and undergo simulation training.

The fellowship is intended for fully qualified anaesthesiologists (at least two years) working in settings who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of obstetric anaesthesia and critical care.

Applicants should fit the following criteria:
Should preferably be working in a francophone country and speaks French
Must be supported in their application by their own national anaesthetic society
Must be supported in their application by the chief / head of their home department
Must be returning to their home country to a recognised post
Should be under 40 years of age
Should preferably be working in a teaching hospital.

The fellowship offers funding for travel to/from the fellow’s home country, tuition costs, and subsistence living expenses.

For more information, please contact:
Professor Ahmed Rhassane El Adib at ah.eladib@uca.ma
Professor Houssam Rebahi at r-houssam@hotmail.com

Application Instructions
The deadline for applications is the 30th June 2018. In order to apply please use our online application system here to complete an application form and upload the following documents.
Curriculum vitae with one recent photo and the names of two referees
Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s national anaesthesiology society
Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s head of department or hospital management
Copy of medical degree
Copy of specialist anaesthesiology qualification
Copy of photograph page of Passport

Applications will be considered by a panel of anaesthesiologists selected by WFSA, and successful applicants will be informed before the end of July 2017.

Successful applicants must confirm their intention to take up the scholarship within 2 days of notification. Failure to do so will result in the scholarship being offered to the next applicant.

Applications now open: 2019 WFSA Paediatric Anaesthesia Fellowships with Children's Anaesthesia Services in Mumbai, India

Applications are invited for two fellowship positions at Children’s Anaesthesia Services, Mumbai, IndiaThe duration of training is 6 months and the anticipated start date for both positions is 1st Feb 2019.

Children’s Anaesthesia Services (CAS), Mumbai is a group practice which provides paediatric anaesthesia care for a group of hospitals in Mumbai. CAS is run by three directors: Dr Vrushali Ponde (mainly affiliated to Surya Children’s Hospital, Holy Family Hospital, Holy Spirit Hospital and Hinduja Health Care Surgical Hospital), Dr Dilip Chavan (mainly affiliated to Jupiter Hospital and Institute of Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgery) and Dr Ankit Desai (affiliated to Astha Hospital and Breach Candy Hospital). Team CAS also consist of two consultants Dr Anuya Gursale and Dr Kiran Patel. We provide paediatric anesthesia service in all tiers of health care. Please see www.casmumbai.com for more information. CAS is equipped with the latest technology in terms of anaesthesia machines and monitors. Ultrasound machines and peripheral nerve stimulators are available for training in regional anaesthesia, venous cannulation etc.

The fellowships are intended for anaesthesiologists working in low resource settings in Asia or Africa who wish to develop knowledge and skills in the field of paediatric anaesthesia and paediatric regional anaesthesia.

Applicants should fit the following criteria: 
• Must be supported in their application by their own national anaesthesiology society
• Must be supported in their application by the chief/head of their home department
• Must be returning to their home country to a recognized post
• Should preferably be working in a teaching hospital
• Preference will be given to younger anaesthesiologists working in Asia or Africa

Fellows will receive a stipend from Children’s Anaesthesia Services to cover accommodation and living expenses. The WFSA will provide funding to cover the cost of return travel from the fellow's home country to Mumbai, India.

The successful applicants will be required to register with the Medical Council of India and obtain medical insurance covering the duration of the fellowship. 

How to apply:
The closing date for applications is the 21st April. The successful applicant will be notified before the end of May. Applicants must complete the online application form(click hereand provide all the documents listed at the end of the form:

• Curriculum vitae with one recent photo and the names of two referees
• Letter of recommendation from the applicant's national anaesthesiology society
• Letter of recommendation from the applicant's head of department or hospital management
• Copy of medical degree
• Copy of photograph page of passport
• Copy of specialist anaesthetic qualification 

Successful applicants must confirm their intention to take up the scholarship within 2 days of notification. Failure to do so will result in the scholarship being offered to the next applicant.

Applications now open: 2018 - 2019 Obstetric Anaesthesia Fellowships at the UMCC, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Applications are invited for two fellowship positions in 2018/2019 at the University of Malaya Medical Centre (UMMC), Kuala Lumpur. The duration of each fellowship is 6 months, with the first fellowship expected to commence on 1st October 2018, and the second on 1st April 2019.

UMMC is a 1000-bed general hospital with a special obstetric and paediatric wing for the management of obstetric and paediatric cases. Being a premier teaching and referral hospital in the heart of the country, approximately 6000 babies are delivered annually with a caesarean section rate of about 20-25%. We offer a 24-hour epidural service and manage high-risk patients collaboratively with other supporting departments/units. We cater to the special needs of patients and are increasingly using ultrasound to assist with the insertion of regional analgesia and anaesthesia for selected patients. UMMC also offers obstetric anaesthesia training for post-graduate students in the Malaysian Master of Anaesthesiology Training Programme.

The WFSA Fellowship is intended for anaesthesiologists working in low resource settings, who wish to develop knowledge and skills in the field of obstetric anaesthesia. Successful applicants must agree to return to their home country at the completion of the fellowship. Priority will be given to applicants aged less than 40 from Asian member countries, but older applicants and applicants from other regions will also be considered.

The fellowship offers funding for tuition costs, accommodation and subsistence living expenses. For more information, please contact the programme head, Professor YK Chan (chanyk@ummc.edu.my)

How to apply:

The closing date for applications is 27th April 2018. The successful applicant will be notified before the end of May 2018. Applicants must complete an online Application Form and provide all the documents listed at the end of the form:

• Curriculum vitae with one recent photo and the names of two referees
• Letter of recommendation from the applicant's national anaesthesiology society
• Letter of recommendation from the applicant's head of department or hospital management
• Copy of medical degree
• Copy of photograph page of passport
• Copy of specialist anaesthetic qualification

Applications are invited for the the WFSA and Royal College of Anaesthetists Essential Anaesthesia Course

Essential Anaesthesia is an online course developed by the World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists and the Royal College of Anaesthetists.

There are a number of bursaries for the course and anaesthesia providers from low and middle income countries are especially encouraged to apply. 

For more information on the course and how to apply please click here

Applications Deadline Extended: WFSA & UCSF Medical Education Simulation Fellowship 2018

The WFSA and the Department of Anesthesiology and Perioperative Care, University of California San Francisco (UCSF), are partnering to offer a Medical Education-Simulation fellowship. This is a 1-year, non-accredited program partly based at UCSF (1-3 months) and partly at the fellow’s home institution. The overall goal of the fellowship is to provide opportunities for anesthesiologists from LMICs to gain expertise in medical education, develop educational leadership and acquire foundational skills to conduct research in education.

During their time at UCSF, fellows will gain exposure to curriculum development, evaluation tool design and effective learner feedback among many other topics as part of the ‘Teach for UCSF Simulation Certificate’ program. The fellows will receive supervision and guidance from educational experts at UCSF and will receive continued remote mentorship and support while completing their scholarly project back at their home institution.

UCSF is a global leader in medical education and research, dedicated to promoting health worldwide. The Center of Research and Development in Medical Education (RaDME) and Kanbar Simulation Center at UCSF have long standing programs that aim to enrich faculty and learners to become leaders, innovators and researchers in health professions education. More information on UCSF's Department of Anaesthesia and Perioperative Care can be found here

Applicants are considered on a rolling basis with an application deadline of 31st May 2018. The fellowship start date is August 2018. Applicants are required to provide an outline of an educational interests and potential projects that they would like to implement or develop during the fellowship year.

Criteria for applicants:
· Anesthesia practitioner currently working in a low or middle-income countries (World Bank classification)
· IELTS score of 7 and above in all categories.
· Have completed formal clinical training program in anesthesia
· Eligibility for US visa
· Preference will be given to applicants less than 40 years old.

How to apply:
Please complete the online application form here and upload the following supporting documents:

· An outline of your role in medical education at your institution and the aims of your proposed educational project (1-2 pages, less than 500 words)
· Curriculum vitae with one recent photo and the names of two referees
· Letter of good standing from your national anaesthesiology society
· Letter of recommendation from your current workplace (hospital/institution)
· Scanned copy of your medical degree
· Scanned copy of your specialist qualification
· Scanned copy of passport

A selection panel comprising members of the WFSA and the Department of Anesthesiology, UCSF, will assess all applications. Shortlisted applicants may be required to participate in a video interview.

Applications Open: WFSA Pain Fellowship at Virinchi Hospitals, Hyderabad, India, 2018 – 2019

Applications are invited for two pain fellowship training positions at Virinchi Hospital, Hyderabad, India. The duration of training is 6 months. One fellowship will start on 1st July 2018 and the other will start on the 1st January 2019. The trainees will have an orientation month followed by five months of clinical responsibility.

The fellowship is intended for anaesthesiologists working in low resource settings in Asia or Africa who wish to develop knowledge and skills in the field of pain management.

Applicants should fit the following criteria:

  • Must be supported in their application by their own national anaesthesiology society
  • Must be supported in their application by the chief / head of their home department
  • Must be returning to their home country to a recognised post
  • Should preferably be working in a teaching hospital

Fellows will receive a stipend from Virinchi Hospital to cover accommodation and living expenses. The WFSA will provide funding to cover the cost of return travel from the fellow's home country to Hyderabad, India.
The successful applicants will be required to register with the Medical Council of India and obtain medical insurance covering the entire duration of the fellowship.

For more information, please contact the programme head, Dr Muralidhar Joshi (drmuralidharjoshi@gmail.com).

How to apply:
The closing date for applications is the 31st March 2018. Applicants must complete an online application and upload the following documents:

  • Curriculum vitae with one recent photo and the names of two referees
  • Letter of recommendation from the applicant's national anaesthesiology society
  • Letter of recommendation from the applicant's head of department or hospital management
  • Copy of medical degree
  • Copy of photograph page of passport
  • Copy of specialist anaesthetic qualification

Applications open: WFSA Baxter Scholarships for Euroanaesthesia, 2nd – 4th June 2018, Copenhagen

Baxter Healthcare Ltd is generously providing sponsorship for a number of young anaesthesiologists from less affluent countries to attend the 2018 European Anaesthesiology Congress. The aim of the scholarship programme is to identify and develop future leaders in anaesthesiology. More information on the congress can be found here.

WFSA-Baxter Scholars will acquire new knowledge and gain many contacts and friends during the Euroanaesthesia Congress in Copenhagen.

Scholarship criteria:

• Preference will be given to younger anaesthesiologists working in Central and Eastern Europe.
• The application must be accompanied by a letter of recommendation from the applicant's National Anaesthesiology Society.
• Preference will be given to applicants who will be presenting a paper or poster during the conference
• Preference will also be given to applicants who have completed training within the last 10 years and are working in teaching hospitals.

How to Apply:

• The deadline for applications is the 5th March 2018. In order to apply please use our online application system here to complete an application form and upload your two letters of recommendation and a copy of your passport.
• Applications will be considered by a panel of anaesthesiologists selected by WFSA, and successful applicants will be informed before the end of March 2018.
• Successful applicants must confirm their intention to take up the scholarship within 2 days of notification. Failure to do so will result in the scholarship being offered to the next applicant.

Please note that a cancellation of the scholarship opportunity without due time or clear explanation results in a significant financial loss for the WFSA, any failure to attend will result in the WFSA writing directly to your national society.

Applications are now open for the WFSA - Masimo Scholarships for the American Society of Anaesthesia Congress, Anaesthesiology 2018, 13th – 17th October, San Francisco

Masimo is generously providing sponsorship for four young anaesthesiologists from Telangana to attend the annual ASA congress in San Francisco, USA. The aim of the scholarship programme is to identify and develop future leaders in anaesthesiology. More information on the congress can be found here

WFSA-Masimo Scholars will acquire new knowledge and forge new connections and friendships during the San Francisco Congress.

Scholarship criteria:
• Applicants must currently be working in Telangana, India. 
• The application must be accompanied by a letters of recommendation from the Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists and from your current hospital/place of employment.
• Preference will be given to applicants who will be presenting a paper or poster during the conference. The submission deadline is 2nd April 2018. 
• Preference will also be given to applicants who have completed training within the last 10 years and are working in government or teaching hospitals.
• All successful applicants will agree to participate in the WFSA-Masimo “SAFE Anaesthesia ASAP” project, which will entail acting as a WFSA Ambassador in Telangana.

How to Apply:
• The deadline for applications is the 10th March 2018. In order to apply please use our online application system here to complete an application form and upload your two letters of recommendation and a copy of the photo page of your passport.
• Applications will be considered by a panel of anaesthesiologists selected by the WFSA, and successful applicants will be informed before the end of March 2018. 
• Successful applicants must confirm their intention to take up the scholarship within 2 days of notification. Failure to do so will result in the scholarship being offered to the next applicant.

Applications are now open for the WFSA - SAFE Anaesthesia Telangana Fellowships

As one of the WFSA’s Global Impact Partners, Masimo is working with the WFSA to deliver the SAFE Anaesthesia ASAP project in Telangana, India. Currently in Year 2 of a four-year project cycle, we aim to deliver a range of anaesthesia training courses, targeted CME opportunities and conduct a robust assessment of the anaesthesia capacity in Telangana to further enhance the impact and sustainability of interventions in subsequent years of the project.

In order to facilitate operations and lead the capacity assessment component of the project, we are recruiting three WFSA - SAFE Anaesthesia Fellows.

The Fellows will develop solid experience of data collection, monitoring and evaluation and co-ordination of public health projects. Additionally, the role will provide an opportunity to be involved with a pilot project and work alongside senior anaesthesiologists from India and from overseas to:

  • Help assess anaesthesia capacity in Telangana
  • Deliver targeted measures to enhance anaesthesia capacity in Telangana
  • Evaluate training courses delivered as part of the project

Fellows will receive a stipend of up to $1200 to cover their costs and have access to all WFSA training delivered as part of the project in 2018.
Further information can be found in the Terms of Reference.

Fellowship Criteria:

  • The applicants must be an anaesthesiologist working in Telangana, India.
  • This is a part-time role to be undertaken alongside the fellows’ regular work in anaesthesia. Fellows must be willing and able to commit to the workload, deliverables and reporting schedule of the post.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who can exhibit knowledge of anaesthesia practice in Telangana and/or experience of being involved in data collection and research.

Application Process:
Applicants are required to submit:

  • A copy of your CV
  • A copy of their medical and specialist anaesthesia qualifications
  • A completed application form which can be downloaded here
  • A letter of recommendation from the Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists or the Telangana State Chapter of the ISA
  • A letter of recommendation from their current place of work.

The application and all supporting documents must be sent by the 10th of March 2018. Applications will be considered by a panel of anaesthesiologists selected by the WFSA and The WFSA Secretariat. Successful applicants will be informed by the end of March 2018.

Applications now open: Scholarships for the WFSA 15th AACA and 2018 Annual Meeting of the CSA - Beijing, November, 2018

The Asian and Australasian Regional Section (AARS) will be offering scholarships to support junior anaesthesiologists from the member societies to attend the AACA 2018 in Beijing from 1-5 November, 2018. The AARS hopes that this will be an ideal platform for the young anaesthesiologists from the region to advance knowledge and foster new friendships, leading to make a difference in the specialty of Anaesthesia worldwide.

Selection criteria

Preference will be given to those who are:

- Less than 40 years of age by 31 March 2018
- Engaged in teaching and training
- Submitting a paper/poster for the 15th AACA (http://www.cmacsa.org/)

Please e-mail the completed application form with supporting documents to Dr.Kumudini Ranatunga (ranatungakumi@gmail.com) on or before 31 March 2018. 

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