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Faculty research fellowships for 2014-2016 now available


Through the contributions of Fellows, Chapters, and friends, the American College of Surgeons (ACS) offers faculty research fellowships, effective July 1, 2014, to June 30, 2016, to surgeons entering academic careers in surgery or a surgical specialty. Applications are due November 1, 2013. The fellowship award of $40,000 annually is intended to assist a surgeon in establishing a new and independent research program. Applicants should have demonstrated their potential to work as independent investigators.

The Franklin H. Martin, MD, FACS, Faculty Research Fellowship honors the College’s founder. The C. James Carrico MD, FACS, Faculty Research Fellowship is dedicated to trauma and critical care research. The one-year Louis Argenta, MD, FACS, Faculty Research Fellowship is dedicated to wound care research.

The full requirements and application form are posted on the ACS website at Questions may be directed to Kate Early, Scholarships Administrator, at

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