Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons | Scholarships to Annual Meeting

Scholarships to Annual Meeting

SLS MEMBER Residents-in-Training, Fellows-in-Training, Medical Students, Nurses, and Affiliated Medical Personnel will receive a scholarship toward the full registration fee to Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) Week.

This four-day conference will greatly expand your knowledge of the development and use of new minimally invasive technologies and techniques. Sessions will concentrate on the latest advancements in minimally invasive, image-guided surgical techniques and procedures presented by world-renowned experts. Conference attendees will have the opportunity to see the latest products and equipment for minimally invasive surgery on display during MIS Week.

Residents may participate in the competition for the Best Resident Paper Award, presented at the annual meeting, with a cash prize of $1000!

To qualify for a scholarship to the annual meeting:

1. Applicant must currently be a Resident, Fellow, Medical Student or Nurse/Affiliated Medical Personnel MEMBER of SLS.

2. If not already an SLS member, applicant must must apply for a Resident, Fellow, Medical Student, or Affiliated Medical Personnel membership(To qualify for a Resident or Fellow membership, applicant must be in training in a U.S. accredited training program or, if outside the U.S., must be a Resident-in-Training or Fellow-in-Training within the first five years after medical school degree.)

3. Once your membership has been approved and processed, you will receive an email with a code to enter to apply the scholarship discount to your conference registration. Enter that code where indicated on the payment page of the online conference registration form to apply the discount.  If paying by check, you must download a PDF registration form from the SLS web site, complete the registration form, enter the code in the box labeled “Discount Code” on the form, and mail with your check.