Interview session: applicants are requested to attend an interview session either in person, by phone or via skype
Application and Required Documents (In English): Applicants can use templates provided.
Curriculum Vitae: providing an overview of your experience and other qualifications, including employment, academic credentials, publications, contributions, and significant achievements
Research interest proposal and future applications: A 1-2 page description of reasons for pursuing this program, your proposed research project or interest, and future applications must be included.
Two Reference letters: on the application form, you must provide the names and email addresses of at least two professors or surgeons who are familiar with your work (one must be from your institution). Referees need to send their letters to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Proof of English proficiency (e.g., TOEFL, IELTS)
Application process: The candidates will be selected through a two-step application process. First, the documents listed above will be evaluated, and then an interviewl will be conducted via SKYPE. A final decision will be rendered by McGill University.
Application deadline: Feb 10, 2020 (5 pm)
Interview dates: mid Feb, 2020
Decision: end Feb, 2020
Satoko and Richard Ingram McGill Surgical Education Scholarship
Recently, an interest has been expressed to enhance and provide innovative surgical education in Japan. However, the opportunities to gain knowledge in surgical education or to conduct surgical education research in Japan are limited. This Scholarship has been specifically designed for Japanese surgeons or surgical trainees to gain knowledge and expertise in the field of Surgical Education through an educational fellowship at McGill University Health Centre in Montreal, Canada. The goal of this program is to then apply the acquired knowledge and expertise to surgical training in Japan.
Objective: Provide opportunities for Japanese surgeons or surgical trainees to gain a foundation in surgical education and simulation principles and research and to expose them to innovations in the field of surgical education
At the end of the training, a trainee will be able to:
Pursue a master program (Experimental Surgery, Surgical Education) at McGill University Graduate School
Acquire knowledge and skills of surgical education
Understand educational theory and its application related to surgical training
Accomplish educational research project(s) in surgery/simulation with faculty members at McGill University who are experts in this field
Participate in educational activities relevant to surgical education at McGill University and present their work at scientific meetings
Collaborate with surgeon educators across Japan
Surgeons or surgical trainees who have completed at least 2 years of postgraduate training in a surgical discipline
Applicants must have a medical degree in Japan
Applicants must demonstrate a working knowledge of written and spoken English
Applicants must met admission requirements of McGill University Graduate School
Scholarship program includes:
Intensive English course before starting research activities
Opportunities to attend the international meetings. e.g., SAGES, ASE, ACS
Number of positions: 1
Period of training: 24 months (up to a maximum of 36 months), scholarship begins: Sep 1, 2020 Intensive English training before starting a master program.
Institution: McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
List of potential research supervisors: See McGill Website