Heller School Executive Leadership Program scholarships available

The American College of Surgeons (ACS) is offering scholarships to subsidize attendance and participation in the Executive Leadership Program in Health Policy and Management at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA.

The 2013 course will take place June 9-15. The award is in the amount of $8,000 to be used toward the cost of tuition, travel, housing, and subsistence during the period of the program and the post-course follow-up period.

The College is funding two 2013 scholarships for general surgeons. The College is pleased that several surgical specialty societies also have agreed to co-sponsor a scholarship for a member in good standing of both the College and the respective surgical society to attend this intensive program. (See box for list of participating societies that are supporting scholarships.)

Participating societies

  • American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
  • American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Pediatric Surgical Association
  • American Society of Breast Surgeons
  • American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons
  • American Society of Plastic Surgeons
  • American Surgical Association
  • American Urogynecologic Society
  • American Urological Society
  • Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Foundation
  • New England Surgical Society
  • Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract
  • The Society of Thoracic Surgeons
  • Society for Vascular Surgery

The closing date for receipt of all application materials is February 1, 2013. All applicants will be notified of the outcome of the selection process by March 31, 2013.

Questions may be directed to the ACS Scholarships Administrator at kearly@facs.org, or 312-202-5281. Requirements and application instructions for the scholarships are available.

Send applications for this scholarship in a PDF format to kearly@facs.org, or to Scholarships Section, American College of Surgeons, 633 N. Saint Clair St., Chicago, IL 60611-3211.

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