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KSIR Fellowship

Fellowship 2018 Closed

Guideline for the KSIR (Korean Society of Interventional Radiology)
International Fellowship


1. Objectives

The objectives of the fellowship are to promote clinical activity of Asian radiologists specializing in interventional radiology and to train them in Korean academic institutions. The fellowship program also aims to contribute to the distribution and improvement of interventional radiology in Asia, encouraging mutual understanding as well as scientific cooperation.

2. Administration of the Fellowship

The fellowship will be administered under the rules of KSIR International Fellowship as decided by the KSIR. KSIR will be responsible for the following matters regarding the fellowship training in Korea:
1) Selection of the Participant.
2) Matching the Participant with an appropriate training facility in Korea.
3) Giving grant for the fellowship.
4) Issue of certificate upon completion of training following submission of related report from the Participant.

3. Institutions for Clinical Training

National, public or private institutions in Korea (including universities, colleges, hospitals, laboratories etc.) which are capable of accommodating the Participant.

4. Terms and Period for Clinical Training

(1) The terms for clinical training and/or research shall be from 1 month to 3 months in principle.
(2) The period of clinical training and/or research shall not be altered in principle.
(3) The Participant must start the training in their applicable year.
(4) The due date for the application is May 24th every year and applicants are given an official notification from KSIR the following
(5) Prerequisite: The Participant must attend the annual IICIR (International Intensive Course of Interventional Radiology)
    meeting prior to or during their fellowship year.
    Notification of upcoming IICIR meeting is posted on the KSIR website.
    Note: IICIR 2018 will be held in Seoul on Feb 5th ~ 9th.

5. Field of Clinical Training and/or Research

Clinical training and/or research shall be in the field of interventional radiology.

6. Requirements of Participant

(1) Age: Participant must be at or under 40 years of age.
(2) Career: Participant must have graduated from medical colleges with sufficient training
    and experience in radiology.
(3) Language: Participant must be able to communicate fluently in English to enable them to complete the clinical training.
    Note: Any document/certificate acknowledging the applicant’s level of proficiency in English (e.g. TOEFL or TOEIC scores) may be
    of benefit to the applicant during the selection process.

7. Duties of Participant

(1) During the period of clinical training, Participant must obey Korean law, should cooperate with teachers and related personnel,
    and should make every effort to achieve the objectives of the fellowship.
(2) On completion of fellowship training, every Participant is required submit a related report to the KSIR office at their earliest
(3) Immediately after their training, all Participants must leave Korea for their home country where they are expected to contribute
    to the general improvement of interventional radiology.

8. Grant for Recipient

The visiting fellow will receive a grant from KSIR which includes minimum cost of living (30,000 KRW per day) and air-fare. Reimbursement for air-fare applied to economy class fares only as specified on the electronic ticket. Additional surcharge such as bag charges, surplus fares for cabin upgrades, and fees resulting from changes in the flight itinerary will not be reimbursed. Some hospitals have their own guest house that can accommodate visiting fellows while others may not. The Participant is required to check for vacancy and make reservations ahead of his/her visit to Korea.

9. Documents for submission

- Application form
- Cover letter (letter of self-introduction)
- Recommendation letters from two renowned professors who know the applicant well (should include comments on the applicant’s
  level of proficiency in English).

Please send to KSIR Office via Email
E-mail: ksiroffice@intervention.or.kr
Fax: +82-2-772-9071

Room number 222, Rehoboth Business Center, 10, Yeonmujang 11-gil, Seongdong-gu, Seoul, Korea (04783)
Tel: 82-2-465-9070~1 / Fax: 82-2-465-9072    E-mail: ksiroffice@intervention.or.kr   Copyright by Korean Society of Interventional Radiology. All rights Reserved