Dublin, Ireland will host the 10th Scientific Meeting of the European Society of Coloproctology (ESCP) on 23-25 September 2015. Pre-meeting visit opportunities will available for 12 fellows / senior trainees in Coloproctology in six local centres of excellence in Coloproctology: St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin. FELLOWSHIP APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.

The following information is for reference only.

  • St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin
  • St James's Hospital, Dublin
  • Beaumont Hospital, Dublin
  • University College Hospital, Galway
  • Mercy and University College Hospitals, Cork
  • University College Hospital, Limerick

Location: Ireland 

Duration: 2 days

Dates: 21-22 September 2015

Prior to: ESCP Dublin Congress (23-25 September 2015)

Each centre will host two senior trainees for 2 full days (Monday 21 and Tuesday 22 September), which will allow them to participate in the Teaching Centre’s day to day clinical activities. Accommodation, travel and meals will be supported by a grant of €450 for each successful applicant. Travel arrangements to the placement location (and onwards to Dublin) will be the Trainees’ responsibility to arrange. A programme will be provided by each centre under direct supervision of the local chair and organiser, and they will also assist in directly liaising with the trainee regarding advice about travel and local accommodation.

At the end of the 2 days, trainees will then be able to travel to Dublin to attend the annual scientific meeting. We are pleased to advise that the registration rate will be discounted by 50% for any pre-congress placement trainees who attend the meeting.

Eligibility criteria

Applicants must:

  • be a member of ESCP,
  • have training in general surgery for at least 3 years,
  • have a manifested interest in coloproctology as evidenced by practise, teaching, research or writings,
  • clearly define a benefit to be gained from this experience
Candidates are required to be recommended. Candidates should send their completed application form,  CV and a signed letter of recommendation from a full ESCP member to the address below.

Applications should be type-written and in English.

Submitted applications will be reviewed by the ESCP Education Committee.


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