The Price Thomas Travelling Fellowship, awarded by the Travelling Surgical Society of Great Britain and Ireland, has opened.
This prestigious bursary is open to surgical trainees at ST7 or more senior by May 2017 and to Consultants within 10 years of appointment.
The award holder will travel with the TSS to Ghent in June 2017. All expenses including travel, accommodation, organised meals and course fees will be met by the society (a value of some £2,000). The award holder will deliver two talks during the trip.
The award is open to surgeons in the following specialties:
General surgery, including any of the subspecialties (Breast, Colorectal, Upper GI, Hepato-pancreatico-biliary, Endocrine), Vascular, Cardiothoracic, Plastic, Urology, General Paediatric, Transplantation and to General Surgeons with an interest in Trauma or Military Surgery.
Details about the Travelling Surgical Society can be found on the website www.travellingsurgeon.org . The application form can be found on the web site at www.travellingsurgeon.org/about-us/bursaries/ .
The closing date for applications is December 31, 2016.