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Fellowships

UCSF-SIU Research Fellowship

The California Urology Foundation, in association with the SIU, offers a Research Fellowship for a fully-trained urologist from Africa to perform research for one year in a medical laboratory of the University of California at San Francisco (UCSF).

Since this award is intended to prepare the candidate for an academic career in his or her home country, a firm commitment to return is material consideration in the evaluation of candidates.

This fellowship carries a stipend of US$ 50,000, of which $14,000 is used to cover medical insurance and administration fees.

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UMN-SIU Leo Fung Memorial International Pediatric Fellowship

The University of Minnesota Foundation (UMF) and the SIU have established an international pediatric fellowship to be held at the University of Minnesota (UMN). The training will be provided through the Pediatric Urology service at the University of Minnesota Masonic Children’s Hospital.

The award is intended to enhance the candidate’s exposure to pediatric urology and enable improved delivery of pediatric urology care in his or her home country. The Fellowship will be available to qualified Urologists/General Surgeons from developing countries who wish to obtain additional training as an observer.

This fellowship carries a stipend of US$ 2,000 and also covers both travel and housing costs.

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