Section of Coloproctology, Royal Society of Medicine
The Council of the Section of Coloproctological, Royal Society of Medicine, offers an Irish travelling fellowship to enable a non-consultant hospital doctor, who is a Fellow or Member of RCSI (in good standing), to attend the annual (overseas) meeting of the Section.
The successful candidate will be expected to attend the full duration of the overseas meeting. The Fellowship (in value up to an amount of stg£1,000 to cover travel costs) is to be administered by RCSI.
Applicants do not have to be members of the Royal Society of Medicine. The fellowship will be awarded on the basis of an abstract submitted for inclusion in the scientific programme.
The Travelling Fellowship will be awarded on the basis of an abstract submitted for inclusion in the scientific programme.
Abstracts should not include the name(s) of the author(s) nor mention the institute where the work has been done; the necessary information should be included in a covering letter. Please note that presentation of data to the Section at any of the meetings during the year does not preclude its presentation at the overseas meeting.
The application process requires candidates to make a written application, providing details of their proposed Fellowship. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that their completed application is received in full before the closing date.
The applicant must, before the indicated closing date, submit the following to Caroline McGuinness, Surgical Training Manager, Surgical Affairs at firstname.lastname@example.org:
- A completed application form
- A copy of their curriculum vitae
- Written acknowledgement from the unit to be visited which supports the proposed curriculum and learning outcomes
Applications open: 5 July 2021
Applications close: 1 November 2021
Candidate interviews: 6–16 December 2021
Fellowship announced: Charter Day – 5 February 2022
The following were successful in receiving this award in previous years.
|2019||Cillian Clancy (Amsterdam)|
|2018||Shaheel M Sahebally (Lisbon)|
|2017||No fellowship awarded – no suitable Fellow|
|2016||No fellowship awarded – RSM overseas|
|2015||Michael Boland Leuven (Dublin)|
|2014||Michael E Kelly (Bologna)|
|2013||John Hogan (Israel)|
|2012||Desmond Toomey (Geneva)|
|2011||John P. Burke (Sydney)|
|2010||Niamh McCawley (Kraków)|
|2009||Colin Peirce (Berlin)|
|2008||Ronan Cahill (Boston)|
|2007||Myles Joyce (Paris)|
|2006||Ciaran Healy (Prague)|
|2005||Jurgen Mulsow (Rome)|
|2004||No fellowship awarded|
|2003||David John Beddy (Bruges)|
|2002||John Calvin Coffey (Toulouse)|
|2001||Ronan Cahill (Malta)|