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Scholarships for International Surgeons

2017 International Scholars

The American College of Surgeons offers scholarships for our international surgeons. If you have any questions, please contact scholarships@facs.org.

Read about the experiences of:

  • 2018 Community Surgeons Travel Awardee, Dr. Fernanda Lage Lima Dantas was recently honored for her work as a rural pediatric surgeon, and her ACS scholarship.
  • 2017 Stavros Niarchos Foundation International Guest Scholar, Dr. Ioannis Flessas of Greece
  • 2017 Dr. Abdol Islami and Mrs Joan Islami International Guest Scholar, Dr. Takeaki Ishizawa of Japan
  • 2017 Dr. Abdol and Mrs. Joan Islami International Guest Scholar, Dr. Edgar Furnée of the Netherlands
  • 2017 International ACS NSQIP Scholar, Dr. Dezso Toth of Hungary

Read about the history of our International Guest Scholarship in an article published in the Journal of the American College of Surgeons and review past winners of the International Guest Scholarship. See the interactive map of global distribution of ACS international scholarships.

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International Scholarships

The College supports a variety of different scholarships that enable international surgeons to attend a variety of our educational offerings, including our annual Clinical Congress.

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