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For all the med students looking to work abroad and could use a little
money.

Take care,
 Celia

> Announcing the:
> 
> BENJAMIN H. KEAN TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP IN TROPICAL MEDICINE
> 
> Who: Medical students and physicians-in-training interested in tropical
> medicine and international health
> 
> What: Financial support for clinical and research electives in the
tropics
> 
> When: Application deadline May 1, 2003
> 
> How: Submit the materials listed below
> 
> Background
> 
> Dr. Benjamin H. Kean was a renowned teacher, researcher and practitioner
of
> tropical medicine whose mentorship and support helped many medical
students
> and physicians-in-training begin and sustain careers in tropical medicine
and
> international health. He believed that early hands-on
> 
> experience in the tropics was the best way to stimulate such careers, and
he
> was instrumental in helping many young physicians and students to obtain
> these experiences.
> 
> The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene has honored the
memory
> of Dr. Kean with the Benjamin H. Kean Medal for outstanding teaching in
> tropical medicine. The Society has established a fellowship in Dr. Kean's
> name, administered by the American Committee on Clinical Tropical
Medicine
> and Traveler's Health (ACCTMTH), that will provide travel expenses for
> medical students, house staff and fellows who arrange clinical or
research
> electives in tropical areas. Round trip airfare (best-price ticketing)
and up
> to $700 toward living expenses will be provided. Kean Fellows will be
> required to prepare and present reports describing their activities.
> 
> 1998 Kean fellows undertook clinical electives in Guatemala and Uganda,
and
> research electives in Laos and Haiti. In 1999, Kean fellows participated
in
> projects in Peru, Brazil, Nepal, Kenya and India. The fellows who
> participated in 2000, undertook projects in Haiti, Benin, Nepal, Bolivia,
> Cameroon, Uganda and Indonesia.
> 
> Eligibility
> 
> North American full time medical students, and residents and fellows in
any
> medical specialty or sub-specialty who express an interest in tropical
> medicine or international health may apply. Applicants must arrange their
own
> elective with the approval of a supervising faculty mentor at their
> institution. An overseas mentor must be identified, and a research plan
or
> plan of clinical study presented. Preference will be given to applicants
> sponsored by a member of the ACCTMTH.
> 
> Selection criteria
> 
> Applicants will be selected based on their academic credentials,
> recommendations, quality of their proposal and especially on evidence of
a
> sincere interest in pursuing a career in tropical medicine or
international
> health.
> 
> 
> 
> Benjamin H. Kean Fellowship Application Instructions:
> 
>  
> 
> Deadline for submission: May 1, 2003
> 
>  
> 
> NOTE: No funding will be provided for organized courses already in
progress.
> You must begin your elective after June 1, 2003. Please provide specific
> dates for participation.
> 
> Send the following to the address at the end of this announcement:
> 
> Curriculum vitae containing education, training, work experience, prior
> research experience, any publications or abstracts, honors and awards. Be
> sure to include institutional affiliation, department and specialty if
> applicable, status (medical student, resident or fellow and year of
> training), mailing address, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail address.
> 
> Cover letter of no more than 2 pages including the following information:
> 
> --Why you are interested in tropical medicine or international health
> 
> --Describe any prior overseas experience
> 
> --Describe your short and long-term career objectives
> 
> Three letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes with the
recommenderís
> signature across the seal, from:
> 
> --The supervising faculty mentor from your institution
> 
> --Your dean for student affairs or residency/fellowship training director
> 
> --A current or former teacher or supervisor who can attest to your
academic,
> clinical, and/or research abilities and potential
> 
> A proposal of no more than 3 pages, describing:
> 
> --Description of overseas site
> 
> --Specific objectives of elective
> 
> --For research projects, rationale and significance, methods and
anticipated
> problems
> 
> --For clinical projects, description of clinical activities and
> responsibilities
> 
> --Anticipated costs for travel, including best-price round-trip airfare
and
> living expenses
> 
> Please type your name, home institution and proposed destination on the
top
> of each page of your application.
> 
> Submit to:
> 
> B.H. Kean Fellowship, Christopher Plowe, M.D.
> 
> c/o Christina Kemp
> 
> University of Maryland School of Medicine
> 
> 685 West Baltimore Street, HSF 480
> 
> Baltimore, Maryland 21201
> 
> Tel. 410-706-2491
> 
> Fax. 410-706-1204
> 
> Email [log in to unmask] 
> 
> P.S.
> 
> The ASTMH (Amseis having their annual convention Nov 10-14 in Denver, see
> their website for details... http://www.astmh.org/index.html 
> 
>  
> 
> 
> 
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> 
> <FONT size=2>
> <P>Announcing the:</P><B>
> <P>BENJAMIN H. KEAN TRAVELING FELLOWSHIP IN TROPICAL MEDICINE</P></B>
> <DIR>
> <DIR>
> <P>Who: Medical students and physicians-in-training interested in
tropical
> medicine and international health</P></DIR></DIR>
> <P>What: Financial support for clinical and research electives in the
> tropics</P>
> <P>When: Application deadline May 1, 2003</P>
> <P>How: Submit the materials listed below</P>
> <P>Background</P>
> <P>Dr. Benjamin H. Kean was a renowned teacher, researcher and
practitioner
> of tropical medicine whose mentorship and support helped many medical
> students and physicians-in-training begin and sustain careers in tropical
> medicine and international health. He believed that early hands-on</P>
> <P>experience in the tropics was the best way to stimulate such careers,
and
> he was instrumental in helping many young physicians and students to
obtain
> these experiences.</P>
> <P>The American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene has honored the
> memory of Dr. Kean with the Benjamin H. Kean Medal for outstanding
teaching
> in tropical medicine. The Society has established a fellowship in Dr.
Kean's
> name, administered by the American Committee on Clinical Tropical
Medicine
> and Traveler's Health (ACCTMTH), that will provide travel expenses for
> medical students, house staff and fellows who arrange clinical or
research
> electives in tropical areas. Round trip airfare (best-price ticketing)
and up
> to $700 toward living expenses will be provided. Kean Fellows will be
> required to prepare and present reports describing their activities.</P>
> <P>1998 Kean fellows undertook clinical electives in Guatemala and
Uganda,
> and research electives in Laos and Haiti. In 1999, Kean fellows
participated
> in projects in Peru, Brazil, Nepal, Kenya and India. The fellows who
> participated in 2000, undertook projects in Haiti, Benin, Nepal, Bolivia,
> Cameroon, Uganda and Indonesia.</P>
> <P>Eligibility</P>
> <P>North American full time medical students, and residents and fellows
in
> any medical specialty or sub-specialty who express an interest in
tropical
> medicine or international health may apply. Applicants must arrange their
own
> elective with the approval of a supervising faculty mentor at their
> institution. An overseas mentor must be identified, and a research plan
or
> plan of clinical study presented. Preference will be given to applicants
> sponsored by a member of the ACCTMTH.</P>
> <P>Selection criteria</P>
> <P>Applicants will be selected based on their academic credentials,
> recommendations, quality of their proposal and especially on evidence of
a
> sincere interest in pursuing a career in tropical medicine or
international
> health.<B></P>
> <P align=center></P>
> <P>Benjamin H. Kean Fellowship Application Instructions:</P>
> <P></B>†</P>
> <P>Deadline for submission: May 1, 2003</P>
> <P><B></B>†</P>
> <P>NOTE: No funding will be provided for organized courses already in
> progress. You must begin your elective after June 1, 2003. Please provide
> specific dates for participation.</P>
> <P>Send the following to the address at the end of this announcement:</P>
> <P>Curriculum vitae containing education, training, work experience,
prior
> research experience, any publications or abstracts, honors and awards. Be
> sure to include institutional affiliation, department and specialty if
> applicable, status (medical student, resident or fellow and year of
> training), mailing address, telephone and fax numbers and e-mail
address.</P>
> <P>Cover letter of no more than 2 pages including the following
> information:</P>
> <P>--Why you are interested in tropical medicine or international
health</P>
> <P>--Describe any prior overseas experience</P>
> <P>--Describe your short and long-term career objectives</P>
> <P>Three letters of recommendation in sealed envelopes with the
recommenderís
> signature across the seal, from:</P>
> <P>--The supervising faculty mentor from your institution</P>
> <P>--Your dean for student affairs or residency/fellowship training
> director</P>
> <P>--A current or former teacher or supervisor who can attest to your
> academic, clinical, and/or research abilities and potential</P>
> <P>A proposal of no more than 3 pages, describing:</P>
> <P>--Description of overseas site</P>
> <P>--Specific objectives of elective</P>
> <P>--For research projects, rationale and significance, methods and
> anticipated problems</P>
> <P>--For clinical projects, description of clinical activities and
> responsibilities</P>
> <P>--Anticipated costs for travel, including best-price round-trip
airfare
> and living expenses</P>
> <P>Please type your name, home institution and proposed destination on
the
> top of each page of your application.</P>
> <P>Submit to:</P>
> <P>B.H. Kean Fellowship, Christopher Plowe, M.D.</P>
> <P>c/o Christina Kemp</P>
> <P>University of Maryland School of Medicine</P>
> <P>685 West Baltimore Street, HSF 480</P>
> <P>Baltimore, Maryland 21201</P>
> <P>Tel. 410-706-2491</P>
> <P>Fax. 410-706-1204</P>
> <P>Email </FONT><U><FONT color=#ff0000
> size=2>[log in to unmask]</U></FONT><FONT size=2> </P></FONT>
> <P>P.S.</P>
> <P>The ASTMH (Amseis having their annual convention Nov 10-14 in Denver,
see
> their website for†details... <A
>
href="http://www.astmh.org/index.html">http://www.astmh.org/index.html</A>
> </P>
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> 
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