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Sims Black Travelling Professorship

Applications open on Monday 2 October 2017 for overseas centres to receive a Sims Black Travelling Fellow in 2018/19.

Background

The Sims Black Fellowship fund was created in 1951 by Sir Arthur and Lady Sims, their daughter Mrs Margaret Black, and Messrs Cooper, Triffitt and Company. The fund enables practising obstetricians and gynaecologists, who are RCOG Fellows or Members, to visit countries overseas and, by these interchanges, to further the aims of the College.

The purpose of the Sims Black Travelling Professorship is to:

  • Contribute to postgraduate education by presenting lectures, participating in seminars, group discussions and clinical demonstrations (if appropriate).
  • Gather information about systems of postgraduate education and training and assist in developing programmes.

Applications

A limited number of awards are available in any one year.

To apply, send your completed application form (Word document 120kb) and programme of activity to vbytel@rcog.org.uk

  • Applications open on Monday 2 October 2017
  • Applications close Wednesday 31 January 2018

If you have any queries or would like further information, please email vbytel@rcog.org.uk

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