Applications now open: WFSA Cardiac Anaesthesia Fellowship or Neuroanaesthesia Fellowship at Cairo University Hospital, Egypt
Applications are invited for a Cardiac Anaesthesia Fellowship or Neuroanaesthesia fellowship training position at Cairo University Hospital, Egypt.
Cairo University is the oldest university in Egypt, it is the largest medical centre in the Middle East. The university hospital includes 6000 beds, 120 operating rooms and 500 ICU beds.
The duration of the fellowship is 6 months. The start date is expected to be 1 November 2016. The cardiac anaesthesia programme head is Professor Aiman Dessouki and the Neuroanaesthesia is the Assistant Professor Safinaz Osman.
The fellowship is intended for fully qualified anaesthesiologists working in low resource settings who wish to develop knowledge and skills in the field of intensive care medicine. Priority will be given to applicants from African or Middle Eastern countries
Applicants should fit the following criteria:
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 recognized post
Should be under 40 years of age
Should preferably be working in a teaching hospital.
The fellowship offers funding for tuition costs, accommodation and subsistence living expenses. For more information, please contact Dr Yehia Khater at firstname.lastname@example.org. Professor Hisham Khidre is the deput programme head.
How to apply:
The closing date for applications is the 15th July 2016. Successful applicants will be notified in the first week of August 2016.
Applicants must complete the Fellowship 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
Please send or email the form and documents to Giselle de Castro, Administrative Officer, WFSA: email@example.com
If scan/ email facilities are not available, documents can be posted to:
Giselle de Castro, Administrative Officer
World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists
21 Portland Place
London W1B 1PY