Are you a surgeon from outside the U.S. or Canada interested in surgical quality improvement? Apply for the American College of Surgeons’s international NSQIP scholarships. The American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS NSQIP®) and the International Relations Committee offer International ACS NSQIP Scholarships for two surgeons from countries other than the United States or Canada who demonstrate strong interests in surgical quality improvement.
The scholarships, in the amount of $10,000 each, provide the Scholars with an opportunity to attend the 2018 ACS NSQIP National Conference July 21–24 in Orlando, FL, and meet with Program Leadership and Surgeon Champions from ACS NSQIP participating hospitals. Following the NSQIP conference, the candidate is encouraged to visit one or two hospitals reflecting the candidate’s specific clinical interests. These hospitals should also have strong quality programs.
The scholarships provide successful applicants with the privilege of participating in the ACS NSQIP National Conference. Assistance will be provided in arranging hotel accommodations in the conference city.
In order to qualify for consideration by the selection committee, all of the requirements must be fulfilled.