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|Kim Ephgrave Visiting Professor Program: Call for Host Institution|
The Kim Ephgrave Visiting Professor Program provides training institutions the opportunity to request top women surgeons as speakers, heightening the visibility of women surgeons and encouraging women medical students to pursue similar careers. The Visiting Professor is sponsored by the AWS Foundation. The 2019 Visiting Professor is Carrie Sims, MD, PHD, Associate Professor of Surgery at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and the Presbyterian Medical Center of Philadelphia. Her lecture topics include:
To be considered for the 2019 Host Institution, please complete the following application.
Preference will be given to those institutions in which women represent a significant minority of the department. Both community and university training programs are encouraged to apply. The Chair of the Department of Surgery or surgery residency Program Director must complete this application. The AWS Foundation (AWSF) will provide a stipend of up to $2500 to cover travel and accommodation expenses for the Visiting Professor. The host institution will be expected to provide an honorarium to the Visiting Professor.
Call for Hosting Institutions – Deadline: April 19, 2019
Host Site Department of Surgery Responsibilities: