Research Scholarship for Physicians in Developing Countries, USA

Scholarship for Physicians in Developing Countries to attend the AAHPM and HPNA Annual Assembly Denver, Colorado, USA March 7-10, 2012

Summary
The Developing Countries Scholarship Fund was established to provide access to quality education for physicians who reside in developing countries to attend the AAHPM and HPNA Annual Assembly in Vancouver.

Level: Research
Study in: Colorado, USA
Application Deadline: November 1, 2011
Benefit: financial support (up to $5,000)
Sponsored by the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Description

The Developing Countries Scholarship Fund was established to provide access to quality education for physicians who reside in developing countries to attend the AAHPM and HPNA Annual Assembly in Vancouver. This scholarship program will provide financial support (up to $5,000) to physicians to learn the latest clinical information and research updates in hospice and palliative care from leading experts in the field.

This scholarship program is intended to facilitate Annual Assembly participation and cover ordinary costs associated with meeting registration, travel-related expenses (air fare, cab fare, meals), and  lodging.

Eligibility

Scholarships are available to physicians who reside in a developing country (as defined by the World Health Organization) and care for seriously ill patients. Preference will be given to applicants who are

  • members of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine AAHPM (free virtual membership is available to physicians who reside in a nation on the HINARI list of eligible countries)
  • have not previously attended the Annual Assembly
  • are junior in their career, and
  • whose organizations are considered least able to afford this opportunity.

How to Apply

Submit the completed application form along with your uploaded curriculum vitae (limit of 2 pages), and a letter of recommendation or support by November 1, 2011.

Application Deadline

Deadline for applications: November 1, 2011
Notification of awards: Early January 2012

More Information

Further scholarship information and application: http://www.surveygizmo.com/s3/590508/fdb42d1d13af

Scholarship Application for Physicians in Developing Countries to attend the
AAHPM and HPNA Annual Assembly
Denver, Colorado, USA March 7-10, 2012

Questions: Contact resources@aahpm.org

Advertisement