Applications open for ESMO Palliative Care Fellowships 2015-16

Categories: Research.

ESMO – the European Society for Medical Oncology – supports oncology professionals in providing cancer patients with the most effective treatment and care. Part of this work involves a fellowship programme, which provides young oncologists time dedicated to learn how to think scientifically and conduct research.

The Palliative Care Fellowships are designed to:

  • Provide oncologists or oncology fellows additional experience in palliative care training
  • Allow recipients to spend a minimum of one month of observation or research at one of the ESMO Designated Centres of Integrated Oncology and Palliative Care.

Candidates must be an oncologist, an ESMO member and proficient in English. The deadline for applications is 1 June 2015.

Find out more about applying for a fellowship on the ESMO website.

The ESMO Palliative Care Fellows for 2014-2015 have also just been announced:

  • Khaoula Mazouzi – Observer fellowship at the Institut Jules Bordet, Brussels, Belgium
  • Wael Mohamed – Observer fellowship at St. Luke’s Cancer Centre, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guilford, Surrey, United Kingdom
  • Sophie Schur – Observer fellowship at the Shaare Zedek Medical Center, Dept. of Oncology & Palliative Medicine, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Olesea Serdiuc – Observer fellowship at the Charité Comprehensive Cancer Center Charité Campus Mitte, Berlin, Germany

Read about these fellows’ projects, and reports by past fellows, on the ESMO website.

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