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Applications open: 2015 WFSA Kamineni Hospital Pain Management Fellowship

Dear Colleagues,

 Please note applications are now open for one Pain Management Fellowship at Kamineni Hospital, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

 The Fellowship will start on 1 July 2015 and the duration of training is 6 months.  The closing date for applications is 31 December 2014.

 We would be very grateful if you could distribute the following information amongst your membership.

With kind regards,

 Applications open: 2015 WFSA Kamineni Hospital Pain Management Fellowship

Pain Management Fellowship at Kamineni Hospital, Kingkoti, Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Applications are invited for one fellowship training position at Kamineni Hospital, Kingkoti, Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

The fellowship will start on 1 July 2015 and the duration of training is 6 months. Fellows will be required to register with the Medical Council of India.

Kamineni Hospitals (www.kaminenihospitals.com) is a chain of hospitals, medical colleges and host of other medical educational institutions.  The Kamineni hospital, Kingkoti is a tertiary care referral centre for various specialties and super specialties. The Kamineni Pain Management Centre (kpmcindia.com), which is part of Kingkoti unit, is one of the unique centres in the country where professionals from across the globe visit to get trained to become good pain physicians. The centre has become torchbearer of academic expertise in the country by formulating guidelines for various training programme on par with international standards.  KPMC is known for regular workshops in the region on cadavers, manikins and  on various animal models.

KPMC specialises not only in patient care but also in practising and teaching both acute and chronic pain management.  The hospital is equipped with peripheral nerve stimulators, ultrasound machines, fluoroscopy, radiofrequency machine, epiduroscope, CT, MRI & others for performing various interventions. The trainees will have an orientation month followed by five months of clinical responsibility.

The fellowship is intended for anaesthesiologists working in low resource settings in Asia or Africa who wish to develop knowledge and skills in the field of pain management.

Applicants should fit the following criteria:

• Must be supported in their application by their own national anaesthetic society
• Must be supported in their application by the chief / head of their home department
• Must be returning to their home country to a recognized post
• Should be under 40 years of age
• Should preferably be working in a teaching hospital.

Fellows will receive a stipend from Kamineni Hospital to cover accommodation and living expenses.

The WFSA will provide funding to cover the cost of return travel from the fellow’s home country to Hyderabad, India.

The successful applicant will be required to register with the Medical Council of India and obtain medical insurance covering the duration of the fellowship.

For more information, please contact the programme head, Dr Muralidhar Joshi  (drmuralidharjoshi@gmail.com).

How to apply:

The closing date for applications is 31 December 2014. The successful applicant will be notified before the end of January 2015.

Applicants must complete the Fellowship Application Form and provide all the documents listed at the end of the form:

• Curriculum vitae with one recent photo and the names of two referees
• Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s national anaesthetic society (or state chapter for Indian applicants)
• Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s head of department or hospital management
• Copy of medical degree
• Copy of specialist anaesthetic qualification

Please send or email the form and documents to Nichola Page, Administrative Officer, WFSA: admin@wfsahq.org

If scan / email facilities are not available, documents can be posted to:
Nichola Page, Administrative Officer
World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists
21 Portland Place
London W1B 1PY
United Kingdom

Nichola Page

Administrative Officer

World Federation of Societies of Anaesthesiologists

21 Portland Place, London W1B 1PY, United Kingdom

Tel: +44 20 7631 8880;   Fax: +44 20 7631 8882

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