Winners SCTS-Ethicon Fellowship Awards 2020

March 30, 2020

Ethicon Winners

The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain & Ireland (SCTS) invited applications for the SCTS Ethicon NTN Fellowships. The applications were advertised in the SCTS website as well as by flyers to all the members. The deadline was the 15th January 2020.

All application were scored to the SCTS Scoring Matrix by a panel of SCTS Officers and the scores were averaged to rank the candidates. The final awardees were finalised by unanimous decision by the SCTS officers and education leads.

2020 SCTS-Ethicon NTN Trainee Travelling Fellowship: Cardiothoracic transplantation

Aiman Alassar, Royal Papworth Hospital Specialist Registrar East of England Training Programme to visit the Stanford cardiothoracic transplant centre to acquire the full skills set in cardiothoracic transplantation and mechanical circulatory support under Dr William Hiesinger.

2020 SCTS-Ethicon NTN Trainee Travelling Fellowship: Thoracic

Anthony Chambers, Golden Jubilee National Hospital  Specialist Registrar Scottish Training Programme to visit the Guys Hospital London to again experience in Robotic Thoracic Surgery under Mr Routledge.

2020 SCTS-Ethicon NTN Trainee Travelling Fellowship: Cardiac

Omar Jarral, St Thomas’ Hospital  Specialist Registrar London Training Programme to visit the Duke University & University of Pennsylvania to again experience as an advanced aortic, endovascular and transcatheter valve fellow under Drs Chad Hughes and Joe Bavaria respectively.

The Education committee would like thank Ethicon for their support to offer these valuable fellowships to our NTN members.