Candidates from countries other than the United States or Canada are not eligible to participate in the AHNS Fellowship match; however, these individuals may be eligible to complete an Advanced Training Council Fellowship in Head and Neck Surgery outside of the match either in unfilled match spots or with programs that have been approved for international fellows to complement US/Canadian fellows. The programs that do accept will international candidates typically will have this listed in their program description.
It is expected that international applicants will have completed a post-graduate course of training in their country in general surgery, plastic surgery or otolaryngology, and that this course of training is comparable to the requirements established for the United States and Canada. Acceptance of international applicants is at the discretion of each individual Program Director.
The ATC approved fellowship spots will be held for candidates in the match until after the match has been completed on July 1, 2017. Those who complete a fellowship will receive a certificate from the American Head and Neck Society verifying their participation as an international fellow in head and neck surgery.
International applicants submit a completed AHNS Fellowship application form to the AHNS Administrative Office. There is a $50 processing fee plus an additional $15 for each program to which the applicant wishes their application submitted. (Refer to pages 5 & 6 of the application form to calculate your fee.) Application materials may be submitted by email to AHNS Associate Executive Director JJ Jackman (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by post to:
American Head and Neck Society
2018 AHNS Fellowship Application
ATTN: JJ Jackman
11300 W. Olympic Blvd, Suite #600
Los Angeles, CA 90064
For further information, contact JJ Jackman at email@example.com
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