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The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons have invited the Association of Coloproctology of GB and Ireland to send a Travelling Fellow to their 2022 Annual Scientific meeting which is scheduled in Tampa, Florida, 30th April – 4th May 2022. The Fellow will visit one or more centres and attend the meeting itself where he/she will be expected to present a poster. The Association of Coloproctology of GB & Ireland will fund travelling expenses to the USA and back while the American Society will fund expenses in the USA.

Open ACPGBI ordinary members 

The successful applicant:

  • Will be committed to a career in colorectal surgery
  • Needs to be on the Specialist Register and have obtained a CCT or equivalent within 10 years or less of deadline for applications
  • Must be a member of the Association of Coloproctology of GB and Ireland

Applications should comprise:

  • A curriculum vitae.
  • A letter explaining why the applicant wishes to travel to the USA and how they feel they will be able to fill the role of ambassador for the ACPGBI in the USA. 
  • An abstract that the poster will be based upon.
  • The names of two referees.  References will be taken up prior to interview.
  • The name of the centre(s) that the applicant would like to visit.

Closing Date for Applications:
10 am on Friday 26 November 2021

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Applications should be emailed to Adele Sutton addressed to
James Wheeler, Honorary Secretary
The Association of Coloproctology of Great Britain and Ireland.

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