The American Academy Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine (AAHPM) offers the International Physician Scholarship Fund established to provide access to quality education for physicians who reside in developing countries to attend The Annual Assembly in Phoenix, AZ. This scholarship program will provide financial support to physicians to learn the latest clinical information and research updates in hospice and palliative care from leading experts in the field.
Eligibility: Scholarships are available to physicians who work in hospice and palliative medicine and who care for seriously ill patients. Eligible physicians must permanently reside in low and middle income countries as defined by World Bank. Preference will be given to applicants who are
* members of the AAHPM – physicians who reside in a low or middle income country as defined by the World Bank & the HINARI list of eligible countries are eligible for a complimentary international membership.
* have not previously attended the Annual Assembly
* are junior in their career with 2-10 years of experience primarily in palliative care, including a resident or fellow, focused on studying palliative care, and
* whose organizations are considered least able to afford this opportunity.
Number of Awards: Not specified
Value of the Program: This scholarship program will provide financial support (up to $5,000) to physicians to cover ordinary costs associated with meeting registration, travel-related expenses (air fare, cab fare, meals), and lodging.
How to Apply: Visit link below.