RCSI announces new clinical fellowship for surgical trainees and medical professionals with Operation Childlife

RCSI and Operation Childlife have announced a new Fellowship aimed at supporting surgical trainees or medical professionals in gaining additional expertise by participating in international paediatric healthcare missions.

Launching in 2023, the Operation Childlife Travel Fellowship will provide surgical trainees and medical professionals with important clinical experience within international regions while providing surgical and/or clinical healthcare to children in developing countries.

The successful surgical trainee/medical professional will join the Opens in new windowOperation Childlife healthcare team, led by Irish-based hospital consultants, doctors and nurses who plan and deliver two-week programmes of care, in Vietnam, Tanzania, Mongolia or Jordan. The successful candidate will receive up to €3,000 financial support towards travel and accommodation costs associated with the placement.

The Operation Childlife Clinical Travel Fellowship is now open for applications. Potential applicants can learn more here.

Applicants must submit both a completed application form and a copy of their curriculum vitae to Caroline McGuinness, Associate Director of Postgraduate Training, RCSI Surgery. The deadline for applications is Monday, 7 November 2022.

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