2014-2015 IAOMS Fellowships
APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2014-2015 IAOMS TRAINING FELLOWSHIPS ARE NOW BEING ACCEPTED!
Deadline Extended! All applications due by March 1st, 2014.
The fellowships will begin on September 1, 2014. IAOMS will provide funding of up to $20,000 per fellowship to help defray travel and living expenses. Funding of the Fellowships may not be determined until after the selection process is over. The selected candidate would have the option to self-fund the awarded Fellowship if partial funding or no funding is available. The following fellowships are offered:
Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery
This fellowship is structured to achieve competency in all aspects of cleft lip and palate surgery from infancy through adulthood, including primary and secondary hard and soft tissue procedures. The training will be offered according to two programs including rotations at the following institutions:
Shreveport, Louisiana USA
Program Director: Prof. G. E. Ghali
Length of Training: 2 months
Program Director: Prof Kkrishnamurthy BonanthayaLength of Training: 10 months
Oral and Maxillofacial Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery
This fellowship is designed to offer comprehensive training in clinical oral and maxillofacial oncology and reconstructive surgery. The reconstructive microvascular surgery training will include time in the laboratory as well as exposure to dental and craniofacial implantology in addition to free tissue transfer. The training will be offered at two centers of excellence in head and neck oncology:
Ninth People's Hospital
Program Director: Professor Zhang Chen-ping
Eligibility Criteria for Candidates
Candidates for the fellowships should meet the following eligibility criteria:
Dental or Medical Degree or both, consistent with candidate's country's requirements.
Completion of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training (Residency) Program by June 30, 2014
No more than five years after completion of oral and maxillofacial surgery residency.
Desire to pursue an academic career.
Member of IAOMS
How to Apply
Candidates must complete a detailed application form and submit it to IAOMS along with:
A personal statement on why you should be considered for the Fellowship
Letter of recommendation from your Training Program Director
Letter from supporting institute documenting your privileges in oral and maxillofacial surgery.
Letter of recommendation from two members of IAOMS or your affiliated* national OMS association.
*If no affiliated national association, please send a letter from an OMS that have worked with you.
Click on link to download application:
Applications and supporting documents can be submitted:
By e-mail to Lynne Sayler at email@example.com
By fax- 1(224) 735-2965
By mail: IAOMS
5550 Meadowbrook Industrial Court, Suite 210
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008 USA
Attention: 2014-2015 Training Fellowship
SUBMISSION FOR APPLICATIONS MUST BE RECEIVED ON OR BEFORE MARCH 1, 2014.
Questions? Contact Lynne Sayler at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 1 (224) 232-8737.
Professor Julio Acero
Director IAOMS Fellowships Program