ASGE Endoscopic Training Award

Call For Applications for the 2023 ASGE Endoscopic Training Award is Now Open

The ASGE Endoscopic Training Award provides Advanced Fellows or Junior Faculty with the opportunity to train outside of their home country with a premier GI endoscopist or group to advance their training. The award assists in underwriting reasonable and customary travel and living expenses for a period of one to three months. The award includes a $5,000 cash stipend prior to the recipient's travel.  Up to three awards will be available annually for North American and International ASGE members.

Note: At least one of the three selected awards must train in the United States.

All applicants must:

  • Be an ASGE Member (Active, International or Trainee)
  • Be the equivalent of Junior Faculty or Advanced Fellow
  • Be proficient in the English Language
  • Be advancing knowledge and/or skill on a particular subject

Eligibility:

Individuals applying for 1-2 year advanced fellowships do not qualify for this award.

Application:

Send the following information in PDF format to international@asge.org.
Note: Only electronic applications will be considered.

  1. A 1-2-page Candidate's Statement of Learning Objectives for the travel including:
    • The description, purpose and expectations of this training program and importance to the applicant's career development. This must include very focused training goals and how the applicant will utilize the skills acquired after completing the training
    • Duration of training
    • Anticipated dates of training
  2. A letter of acceptance from the institution where applicant would like to study and name of ASGE member(s) with whom he/she plans to study including:
    • Possibility of hands-on training on patients, training models, and/or observership
    • Endoscopic technique(s) offered for training at host-institution guaranteed volume of endoscopic procedures during indicated training period
  3. Additional information required:
    • Curriculum Vitae (CV) including current position
    • A letter of recommendation and release from the applicant's current Chief of Service
    • A statement listing additional sources and amount of funding to be used for this training

Notes:

The approval of the ASGE Endoscopic Training Award is contingent upon sponsorship funding received.

ASGE's International Committee will review the applications and make recommendations to the Governing Board, who will make the final decision.

Deadline

The Submission Deadline for the 2023 ASGE Endoscopic Training Award is February 15, 2023 (extended to February 24).

For additional information, please contact:

ASGE Customer Care
international@asge.org
630.573.0600

The ASGE Endoscopic Training Awards are underwritten by a grant from FUJIFILM Medical Systems U.S.A., Inc. - Endoscopy.

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