2018 Leadership in Healthcare Program Application

The International Observership Program is intended to provide an opportunity to observe an academic program for 3 months.  Under the supervision of Dr. Ricardo Komotar at the University of Miami, participants will observe rounds, conferences, surgery and consultations.

The 3 month fellowship will begin in Miami on or about October 1, 2018.  Funding will support air travel, accommodations and reasonable expenses incurred with respect to the fellowship.

Deadline for Application: July 31, 2018


  • Age limit of 35 years
  • Final year of residency, chief resident or up to 2 years post-residency
  • Recommendation letter from Director of candidate’s residency program
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Description of project on Basic or Clinical Research in the field of central nervous system tumors

Participant Obligations

  • Provide a monthly report of activities highlighting the most significant/relevant learning during the observership.  Present these reports to Dr. Komotar.
  • Write a paper on the experience during the fellowship for publication in the Revista Argentina de Neurocirugia. This work will be approved by Dr. Komotar.
  • Present the results of the clinical investigation project at the Scientific Meeting of the AANC.


Please provide the following information about you.
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Personal Statement describing leadership goals and relevant leadership experience (Maximum 200 words)