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BSG Travelling Fellowship – AASLD and visit to the MASLD Research centre, San Diego


Background

This fellowship aims to offer an opportunity for a trainee who has a strong interest in Hepatology to attend AASLD in San Diego in November 2024 to see the latest research and clinical updates in Hepatology. There is also an opportunity to spend a week at an internationally recognised hepatology centre of clinical excellence: the UCSD MASLD Research Centre in San Diego hosted by Prof Rohit Loomba. This will be a great opportunity to see clinical and research practice in a world leading centre.

Award

Awards of up to £5,000 will be made to successful applicants to cover accommodation and travel expenses to attend AASLD and the 1 week fellowship.

Conditions

  • The candidate must be an active BSG member of at least six months standing at the time of application
  • The candidate must hold a Gastroenterology NTN or be on a Gastroenterology CESR pathway and have a strong commitment to Hepatology
  • Applicants must be able to travel to the USA (i.e. have a visa or be on a visa waiver program)
  • Successful candidates must submit a report of their fellowship which will be published on the BSG website

Review process

Applications will be reviewed by the BSG Vice-President for hepatology, one other member of the BSG Executive (nominated by the BSG president), and 3 members of the BSG Liver Section.

How to apply

To apply, please complete the application form below. The closing date for applications is midnight Thursday 25th July.

Application form for travelling fellowship to San Diego

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