Applications are now closed for the new RCS International Travel Grants and Visiting Fellow Travel Grants for 2016/17.
International Travel Grants
The RCS invited applications from UK-based surgeons wishing to visit colleagues in health care institutions in selected developing countries on a short-term basis.
The purpose of these grants is to initiate or deepen collaboration between surgeons and health institutions in the UK and their counterparts in specific resource-poor countries.
Congratulations to the successful applicants who have been awarded a fellowship to visit different countries for the following projects:
- Elizabeth Hadija Tissingh
Topic: Improving trauma outcomes in the Democratic Republic of Congo
- Jessica NG
Topic: Paediatric surgery in Nepal: Improving access to children surgery
- Vinod Patel
Topic: Long term outcomes associated with a complex surgical mission treating head and neck facial disfigurement
Visiting Fellow Travel Grants
The RCS invites applications from surgeons normally resident in selected developing countries to visit a UK healthcare institution on a short-term basis.
The purpose of these grants is to initiate or deepen collaboration between surgeons and health institutions in specific resource-poor countries and their counterparts in the UK.
These grants are intended to support surgeons who wish to develop a skill, acquire specialist knowledge or explore institutional collaboration in surgery. Visits may include, but are not limited to, mentorships, job-shadowing, observerships, clinical attachments and other forms of personal development.
Congratulations to the successful applicants who have been awarded a fellowship to visit the UK:
- Tin Maung Win (Myanmar)
- Topic: Development of surgical otology services (Myanmar / UK Partnership)
- Bereket Atnafu (Ethiopia)
- Topic: Visiting Fellowship / Observorship to UK Head and Neck reconstructive surgery unit
- Ahbhinav Sonkar (India)
- Topic: Capacity-building and strengthening the HPB surgery in the region
- Hanish Bansal (India)
- Topic: Clinical observorship in neurosurgery
Get in touch
The International Office is the main point of contact for all queries from international surgeons and stakeholders who wish to find out more about opportunities and ventures overseas.
Telephone +44 (0)20 7869 6053
We are able to answer calls Monday to Friday, 9am - 5pm