IPTA Outreach Fellowship 2024

Greetings from the IPTA Outreach Committee! We are delighted to begin the new year by announcing the opening of applications to 2 x IPTA Outreach Fellowships!

These competitive fellowship grants offer early career physicians, surgeons and allied health and nursing professionals from low or low middle income countries financial support (up to $5000 USD per fellow) to spend up to 3 months at a supporting transplant centre to gain new skills.

Anticipated Benefits for the Outreach Fellowship Training:

  • Learn a new clinical or surgical skill or patient service, or a laboratory technique not available in your home country or institution
  • Build capacity to improve pediatric transplant services you provide
  • Potential opportunities to present your work at IPTA Congress
  • Guidance on writing a paper for publication in the Global Forum section in Pediatric Transplantation, IPTA’s official journal

How to Apply

  • Applicants should be members of IPTA. Their institutions should also be signed up to the Declaration of Istanbul. Please note that applications from applicants who are not IPTA members or are not signed up to the Declaration of Istanbul will not be eligible. Please use the corresponding links to join IPTA, and to sign up to the Declaration of Istanbul.
  • We encourage applicants to think about a mentor that they would like to pair with, and to approach that mentor themselves. This mentor who should also be a member of IPTA and be at an institution signed up to the Declaration of Istanbul.
  • If you would like to apply but are in need of a mentor, please reach out to Katie Tait at katie.tait@tts.org and we will pair you with a potential mentor.
  • Applicants and their mentors must fill out the brief application form completely. Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Please click the corresponding link to complete the application.
  • Completed applications must be submitted by the deadline of May 1st 2024 , and will be reviewed and scored by the committee. Successful fellowship candidates will be informed via email by June 2024.
The IPTA Outreach Committee runs 2 Outreach Initiatives – one for individual Fellows (Outreach Fellowship), and one which pairs faculty of paediatric transplant centres (Outreach Program). The Outreach Program will be opening for applications in April 2024. We welcome hearing from those who are interested in becoming mentors for the Fellowship or being the key liaison for a supporting centre as part of the Program. If you are interested in becoming a mentor for the Outreach Fellowship and/or key liaison for the upcoming Outreach Program, please click the link below.



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