Hugh Johnston ANZ ACS
Travelling Fellowship 2020
The Hugh Johnston Australia and New Zealand
(ANZ) Chapter American College of Surgeons (ACS) Travelling
Fellowship has been established to encourage international exchange
of information concerning surgical science, practice and education.
It also aims to establish professional and academic collaborations
and friends. The Fellowship is part of a bi-lateral exchange with
the ACS and will support an Australian or New Zealand RACS Fellow
to attend the
ACS Annual Clinical Congress.
Who can apply
Fellows who have gained their RACS Fellowship in the past ten
years (2009 or later).
Applicants are expected to have a major interest and
accomplishment in basic or clinical sciences related to surgery and
would preferably hold an academic appointment in Australia or New
The successful scholar must spend a minimum of three weeks in
the United States of America. While there, they must:
- Attend and participate in the American College of Surgeons (ACS) Annual
Clinical Congress which is being held in Chicago, Il, 4-8
- Participate in the formal convocation ceremony of that
- Visit at least two medical centres in North America before or
after the Annual Clinical Congress to lecture and to share clinical
and scientific expertise with the local surgeons
Recipients are also to attend the RACS Annual Scientific
Congress in May 2021, being held that year in Melbourne.
Please read the Hugh Johnston ANZ ACS Travelling
Fellowship policy and the Important
General Conditions page before applying to ensure
Download the Travel and Education application
form (PDF 1355KB).
Email the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org
by the closing date.
Closing Date for Applications
Midnight ACST Monday 15 April 2019
Applicants will be notified of outcome in early August 2019
No late applications will be accepted
Details about the ACS can be found at www.facs.org.
The following articles feature previous recipients of this
scholarship, as reproduced from Surgical News:
Alexander Heriot, 2014
recipient, Jan/Feb 2017 edition (PDF 156KB)
Skandarajah, 2015 recipient May 2016 edition (PDF 220KB)
John Beer, 2012 recipient,
June 2013 edition (PDF 1268KB)
ANZ Scholarship & Grant Coordinator
Royal Australasian College of Surgeons
199 Ward Street
North Adelaide SA 5006 Australia
Telephone: +61 8 8219 0924