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 at Brandeis University. Applications are due February 1, 2017. The 2017 course will take place June 4−10. The $8,000 award may be used toward the cost of tuition, travel, housing, and subsistence during the period of the course and the post-course follow-up period.
The ACS, which fully funds two scholarships reserved for general surgeons, welcomes the many surgical specialty societies that are cosponsoring a scholarship for a member in good standing of both the College and the specialty society to attend this intensive program. Participating societies supporting scholarships include the American Association of Neurological Surgeons, the American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma, the American Pediatric Surgical Society, the American Society of Breast Surgeons, the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, the American Surgical Association, the American Urogynecologic Society, the American Urological Society (via its Gallagher Scholarship program), the Americas Hepato-Pancreato-Biliary Association, the Eastern Association for the Surgery of Trauma Foundation, the New England Surgical Society, the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract, the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, and the Society for Vascular Surgery.
All applicants will be notified of the outcome of the selection process by March 31.
Direct questions to the ACS Scholarships Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 312-202-5281. Requirements for these scholarships are posted on the ACS website. More information on the program can be found on the Heller School website.