The Association of Breast Surgery (ABS) in collaboration with the Association of Breast Surgeons of India (ABSI) are pleased to be able to offer short term breast fellowship for 6 weeks for senior breast trainees in higher surgical training.
The fellowships will offer experience in tertiary comprehensive breast centres in India. It will give different perspectives of the management of breast diseases in a developing nation and is best suited for candidates who have not worked in India before.
Fellowships are available at 3 centres:
- Chennai Breast Center
- Manipal Comprehensive Cancer Center, Bangalore
- HCG Cancer Centre, Ahmedabad
The fellowships are not paid posts, but the Association of Breast Surgery is offering 2 grants to a maximum of £2,500 to cover the cost of travel and accommodation. Click here to find out more about the centres and the opportunities on offer.
Candidates must be:
- Members of the Association of Breast Surgery (for a minimum of 3 months)
- Senior breast trainees in higher surgical training
- Applicants should not have graduated or undertaken higher surgical training in India
For further information contact the ABSI’s Overseas Coordinator, Mr Sankaran Narayanan, Consultant Surgeon, University Hospital North Midland at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications should be in the following format:
i. A summarised breast focussed CV (2 pages maximum), detailing attendance at breast meetings, conferences etc over the last 2 years.
ii. A letter of support from an independent referee/ supervisor in the UK as to your suitability for this fellowship
iii. A personal statement clearly indicating how this fellowship will be helpful in furthering your career
Applications should be submitted by e-mail to email@example.com.
The deadline for submissions is Monday 12th June 2017.