International Surgical Oncology Global Cancer Disparities Fellowship, 2017 is open for International Students . The scholarship allows level programm(s) in the field of Medicine taught at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center . The deadline of the scholarship is .Scholarship Description:
The Department of Surgery offers a one-year International Surgical Oncology Global Cancer Disparities Fellowship to fully trained surgeons.
The aim of the International Surgical Oncology Global Cancer Disparities Fellowship is to train the fellow to effectively direct multimodality cancer therapy for the cancer patients in both high- and low-income countries.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center — the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center — has devoted more than 130 years to exceptional patient care, innovative research, and outstanding educational programs.
Fellowship is available for a full-time position at Memorial Hospital.
Fellowship is awarded to train the fellow to effectively direct multimodality cancer therapy for the cancer patients in both high- and low-income countries.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan — a vibrant, safe community with many nearby activities for adults and children. Salary and benefits are provided to all fellows according to level of training (number of postgraduate years). In addition, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center provides housing accommodations at a subsidized rate to all fellows in the form of unfurnished apartments within a short walking distance of the hospital. There are many schools and affordable childcare options nearby.
Number of Scholarships:
One or two scholarships are available.
Candidates must be graduates of a recognized foreign or US medical school and have completed a general surgery residency training program in their home country. The candidate must also be interested and committed to expanding his/her expertise in surgical oncology in high- and low-income countries. The candidate must have passed the USMLE examinations or any equivalent predecessor or successor examination and hold a valid ECFMG certificate, if applicable. In addition, the candidate must certify intent to return to his/her home country upon completion of training.
US and international citizens are eligible to apply.
Applications must include the following items:
- Memorial Hospital Graduate Staff Application form
- ECFMG full certification: Applicants must have completed USMLE Steps 1, 2CK, and 2CS prior to submitting an application to our program
- Current CV
- Copy of MD diploma (with translation, if necessary)
- Personal statement: This should include a description of the candidates personal qualifications and motivation for applying for the program, explain the applicants interest in global cancer disparities, describe the applicants past experience working in low- and middle-income countries (if any), and describe a detailed professional plan upon completion of training.
- Three letters of recommendation addressed to Dr. T. Peter Kingham: One of these letters must be from the department chairman
If any of these requirements are not met or are incomplete upon submission, the application will not be processed.
The application deadline is October 1, 2017.