Do you want to learn how cross-border networking and learning opportunities can boost your career? Or have you always secretly wanted to apply for a fellowship but been too nervous or shy to try?

Now is your chance to gain those insights and put any lingering self-doubt to rest with our new and improved Fellowships Update Session at ESCP 2018.

Taking place on Wednesday 26 September 13:25pm, the Fellowship Update is a chance for you to hear directly from Fellows and trainees about their experiences of various learning opportunities. 

New for this year, you will have the chance to network with those who have undertaken fellowships and observerships in the past as well as other international contacts, including representatives from host centres and potential host centres. 

In addition to the trainee presentations, we will also hear from host centres on what they have gained from the Fellowship or Observership Programme, what they value in trainees and what they might offer in future.

Led by ESCP’s Chair of the Fellowship Programme Imran Aslam, the session promises to offer something for everyone interested in cross-border and international collaboration.

Confirmed for the session are:

Muhammad Imran Aslam

Imran Aslam, Chair of the ESCP Fellowship Committee, who will oversee the session and introduce each presenter.

Edgar Furnee 

Edgar Furnée of Diakonessenhuis Utrecht in The Netherlands, awarded the Korean Society of Coloproctology Fellowship in 2016 and attended the International Colorectal Research Summit in Seoul. 

Esmira Ahmedova

Esmira Ahmedova of Azerbaijan Medical University who was selected for an ESCP-funded six month Fellowship with Barts Health NHS Trust in London, under the supervision of Mr Pasquale Giordano.

Gianluca Pellino  Gianluca Pellino from Second University Hospital in Naples, Italy who travelled to London, on an ESCP-funded six-month fellowship where he trained at the Department of Surgery and Cancer at Imperial College.
Alexander Forero

Alexander Forero Torres who undertook a three-week observership at St James University Hospital in Leeds, UK before returning to his base in Hospital Universitario del Sureste, Madrid, Spain 

Marcos Gomez Ruiz Marcos Gomez Ruiz will speak on behalf of Robotic Surgery host centre Valdecilla University Hospital, Santander, Spain
Paul Lehur

Paul Lehur of Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Nantes in France who will share insights from his host centre.

Giovanni Romano Giovanni Romano from the National Cancer Institute G. Pascale in Italy, another host centre representative.

Whether or not you choose to undertake an ESCP-funded or other learning opportunity, this session will offer insight into to assessing and approaching potential collaborations from a mutually beneficial perspective.

Don’t delay - register for the Fellowship Updates Session today by logging into the ESCP app and adding it to your itinerary.

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