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Sims Black Travelling Professorship

Applications are now closed for overseas centres to receive a Sims Black Travelling Fellow in 2020/21.


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 closed on Friday 31 January 2020.

If you have any queries or would like further information, please email


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