Anesthesiology Scholarship

Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship Program 2017-2018

The American Society of Anesthesiologists Global Humanitarian Outreach (GHO) committee is pleased to announce the winners for the 2017-2018 Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship Program. This scholarship selects U.S. Anesthesiology residents to spend a month in a resource poor setting at a CURE Hospital in Ethiopia, Uganda, Malawi or Kenya or a GHO affiliated site in Rwanda or Guyana. Residents will have the opportunity to experience the challenges of delivering safe anesthesia in a low-resource, underserved area in a developing country as well as participate in the training and education of local anesthesia providers. With appropriate planning, the resident will be eligible to receive ABA credit. Covered expenses include travel, lodging, meals, visa, vaccinations and medical insurance.

Sung Choi, M.D., M.A.L.D. St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Boston
Angela Galotti, M.D., M.S. Johns Hopkins
Jonathan Halem, D.O., FAAP Virginia Commonwealth University
Margaret Hsu, M.B.B.Ch. University of Florida
Jennifer Kaplan, M.D. University of Maryland
Andrea Murray, M.D., FAAP University of Texas, Southwestern
Chad Parvus-Teichmann, M.D. University of Miami

Resident International Anesthesia Scholarship Program 2017-2018 Application Details

The American Society of Anesthesiologists Global Humanitarian Outreach (GHO) committee is pleased to announce the application cycle for the 2017-2018 scholarship program for U.S. Anesthesiology residents to spend a month in a resource poor setting. The site for the rotation will be a CURE Hospital in Ethiopia, Uganda, Malawi or Kenya or a GHO affiliated site in Rwanda or Guyana. Residents will have the opportunity to experience the challenges of delivering safe anesthesia in a low-resource, underserved area in a developing country as well as participate in the training and education of local anesthesia providers. With appropriate planning, the resident will be eligible to receive ABA credit. Covered expenses include travel, lodging, meals, visa, vaccinations and medical insurance.

Application requirements and details:

  • Applicants must be CA-2 residents at time of application and must have completed a pediatric anesthesia rotation, and should be CA-3 residents at the time of the rotation.
  • Must be a resident in good standing in a U.S. anesthesiology residency training program.
  • Application requirements include a letter of motivation, letter of support from program director, CV and one additional letter of recommendation.
  • The first available month for the rotation is approximately September 2018, with start dates and rotation dates flexible based on needs of the home institution.

Applications are due by January 31, 2018.

Send application materials or questions to:
Elizabeth T. Drum, M.D., FAAP, FCPP
Medical Director, Radiology Anesthesia Sedation Services
Medical Director, Anesthesiology Global Health Initiatives The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania U.S. Program Director for Scholarship program
drumet@temple.edu

GHO Residents

Send questions to:

Elizabeth T. Drum, M.D., FAAP, FCPP
Medical Director, Radiology Anesthesia Sedation Services
Medical Director, Anesthesiology Global Health Initiatives The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
Associate Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Critical Care Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania U.S. Program Director for Scholarship program
drumet@temple.edu

Or

Berend Mets, M.B., Ch.B., Ph.D., FRCA, FFA (SA)
Eric A. Walker Professor and Chair
Department of Anesthesiology
Penn State College of Medicine
bmets@hmc.psu.edu