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The IAOMS Foundation Fellowship Online Application Process  will be open from August 1 to November 10, 2017.


Funded by the IAOMS Foundation, this unique Fellowship Program launched in 2009 with the intent to provide trainee surgeons an unmatched cultural experience while being immersed in their specialty.  The program runs for one year beginning on September 1 and ending the following August. 

The IAOMS Foundation annually funds up to three advanced fellowships in Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery and Cleft Lip and Palate/Craniofacial Surgery.  Since the inaugural class of Fellows, twenty-one surgeons have participated in this program.  The IAOMS Foundation gratefully acknowledges the KLS Martin Group for its ongoing and dedicated support of the Fellowship program.

IAOMS FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIPS HELP TRAIN THE NEXT GENERATION OF OMF SURGEONS.  APPLY TODAY.

 

For the Program year (2018-2019), the Foundation will award two Fellowships in Oral and Maxillofacial Oncologic & Reconstructive Surgery (one in Shanghai and one in Beijing, China) and one in Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery (in Bangalore and Hyderabad, India).  Each Fellowship will run from September 1, 2018 to August 31, 2019. 

Three Senior Trainee or recent graduate surgeons will be awarded an immersion year in their specialty combined with an unmatched cultural experience.  The program criteria are as follows:

  • 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, 2018.
  • No more than five years after completion of oral and maxillofacial surgery residency.
  • Desire to pursue an academic career. Desire to share learned knowledge and skills with colleagues upon returning home from Fellowship.
  • IAOMS membership for 12 months preceding application deadline or a two year membership commitment to IAOMS.  If you have questions about your membership, please contact Katie Cairns.

Candidates are invited to apply online and submit the following materials on or before November 10, 2017:

  • A personal statement explaining why the applicant should be considered for the Fellowship.
  • Curriculum Vitae.
  • Signed Letter of Recommendation from Training Program Director.
  • Signed Letter from supporting institute documenting the applicant's privileges in oral and maxillofacial surgery.  (Note: A Letter of Privileges certifies that the applicant was a trainee or post-graduate trainee in a specifically-named department.  The letter should come from the applicant's professor or department head and outline the specific privileges the applicant enjoyed while in the program [i.e., types of surgery, diagnosis, how often, etc.].  All letters of privilege should be signed and sent on official letterhead which should include the name of the institution or business of their practice and contact information.)   
  • Signed Letters of recommendation from two (2) members of IAOMS or applicant's affiliated national association.

The application due date is November 10, 2017.  For more information on the IAOMS Fellowships, please contact Kimberly Shadle.


IAOMS FOUNDATION FELLOWSHIP RECIPIENTS

 

2017-18 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery
Amel Eltayeb (Sudan)


2017-18 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship in Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery
Ankit Sharma (India)


2017-18 KLS Martin Group Fellowship in Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery
Anand Gupta (India)


2016-17 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery
Dr. Ahmed Maki Merza (Iraq)


2016-17 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship in Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Timothy Aladelusi (Nigeria)


2016-17 KLS Martin Group Fellowship in Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Ignacio Velasco Martinez (Puerto Rico)


2015-16 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship in Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Gyanendra Misra (India)


2015-16 KLS Martin Group Fellowship in Oncology and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Sandhya Gokavarapu (India)


2014-15 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery
Dr. Laura Gabriela Gonzalez Valdez (Mexico)


2014-15 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship in Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery
Dr. Mohammed Hassan Aljezooli (Sudan)


2013-14 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery
Jillian Knips (Germany)


2013-14 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship in Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery
Santosh Kumar Yadav(Nepal)
Evagelos Kalfarentzos (Greece)


2012-13 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery
Su Yin Htun (Jamaica)


2012-13 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship in Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery
Ala Ammin (Norway)


2011-12 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship in Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery
Lorena F Pingarron Martin (Spain)
Eyituoyo Martin Okoturo (Nigeria)
Nina Makovskaya (Russia)


2010-11 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery
Sergio Ramirez Varela (Spain)


2010-11 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship in Oncologic and Reconstructive Surgery
Andrew Tjin-Chiew Ow (Singapore)
Rinku Kurian George (India)

Questions? Contact Kimberly Shadle.

 


 

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