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2020-2021 Cleft Lip & Palate & Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship
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2020-2021 IAOMS Foundation Fellowship Program
Fellowships in Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery

 Applications are now being accepted for the 2020-2021 Fellowships in Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery.

For the program year of 2020 - 2021 we offer two fellowships in Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery. The KLS Martin Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery is a  twelve-month fellowship which takes place with six months in Bangalore, India and six months in Hyderabad, India. The OMS Foundation International Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery  is a twelve-month program which takes place in Beijing, China.  Both fellowships run for one year-  from September 1, 2020 through August, 2021. 

 

Candidates for the Fellowships must meet the following eligibility criteria:

  • Dental or Medical Degree or both, consistent with requirements in candidate's country 
  • Program is open to those candidates who complete Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery Training (Residency) Program by June 30, 2020 and for up to five years after completion of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Residency
  • Applicants should have a desire to pursue an academic career
  • Applicants should have the ability to communicate in English 
  • Applicants for all felowships must be an IAOMS member for the 12 months preceding the application deadline or make a two year membership commitment to IAOMS 
  • Applicants for the OMS Foundation International Fellowship in Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery must be an AAOMS or ROAAOMS member

 

Applicants must submit the following materials:

  • Complete the on-line application
  • A personal statement on why you should be considered for the Fellowship (included in the on-line application)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Upload a letter of recommendation from your Training Program Director
  • Upload a letter from supporting institute documenting your privileges in oral and maxillofacial surgery. 

    A Letter of Privileges certifies that you were a trainee or post-graduate trainee in a specifically-named department.  The letter should come from your professor or department head and outline the specific privileges you enjoyed while in their program (i.e. types of surgery, diagnosis, how often, etc.)

  • Letters of recommendation from two members of IAOMS or your affiliated* national OMS association.  Applicants for the OMS Foundation International Fellowship may submit two letters of recommendation from an IAOMS member or an AAOMS member

  • Upload a list of three references (names and contact information of surgeons with whom you have worked)
  • Sign and upload the Confidentiality Agreement

Upon successfully uploading the on-line application and your supporting materials you will receive an automatic confirmation that your application has been submitted. Following a brief review of your materials, you will receive a confirmation e-mail notifying you that your application is eligible for review. 

Please contact Kimberly Shadle with questions.  

The KLS Martin Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery Fellowship will take place in Hyderabad and Bangalore, India. The KLS Martin Fellowship is open to international applicants. The OMS Foundation International Fellowship for Cleft Lip and Palate and Craniofacial Surgery will take place in Beijing, China. The OMS Foundation International Fellowship is open to US surgeons only. Surgeons must be an IAOMS member and a member of AAOMS.