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 Quality and Safety Conference July 21–24 in Orlando, FL, and meet with Program Leadership and Surgeon Champions from ACS NSQIP-participating hospitals. Following the 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.
Applications are now being accepted for the year 2018.
The closing date for receipt of applications and all supporting documentation is 15 February 2018.
Each Scholarship offers a stipend of $10,000 US, participation in the annual National Surgical Quality Improvement Program conference, which takes place July 21-24, 2016 in Orlando, Florida, and the expectation of meeting with Program Leadership and Surgeon Champions from ACS NSQIP participating hospitals. Following the NSQIP conference, the candidate will visit 1-2 hospitals reflecting the candidate’s specific clinical interests. These hospitals should also have strong quality programs. Assistance will be provided to make hotel reservations in the conference city.
The online requirements include all pertinent information about eligibility and a link to the online application process itself.
2018 International ACS NSQIP Scholarship Requirements (892kB)
Please note that scholarship applications and additional materials must be submitted in English.
Please direct questions to Ms. Kate Early, International Liaison