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Exchange in Endocrinology Expertise Novo Nordisk, Novartis & the Section/Board of Endocrinology of the UEMS

ln order to facilitate within Europe the exchange of trainees specialising in adult Endocrinology and to harmonise and improve the training of endocrinologists, the Section/Board of Endocrinology of the UEMS and Novo Nordisk A/S and Novartis have set up a fellowship program called ‚3E‘, the Exchange in Endocrinology Expertise.

The Exchange in Endocrinology Expertise program will support candidates for an assignment in a leading centre in Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism in Europe. The task will include both clinical practice and research.

Depending on the requirement of each individual project the duration of assignment may last up to six months. Whenever possible, the assignment should include both clinical practice and research. Publication should be seeked, and if not relevant a report has to be submitted at the end.

ln 2015, the project will pilot up to 6 candidates and the maximum support is EUR 15.000 for six months.

The selection of the candidates wilt be done by a Committee from the Section/Board of Endocrinology according to well defined criteria of eligibility approved by both organising parties.

The criteria for a candidate to be selected are the following: . Education: minimum of 1 year in the specialty of endocrinology . At least 1 publication in a peer reviewed journal . Recommendation from the head of the department . Language: incompatibility of language should be avoided . The UEMS Committee will evaluate case by case if knowledge of the receiving centre language is necessary . Motivation proven with a specific project proposal (4–5 pages) including a proposal of centre and feasibility letter from the receiving centre

The country of origin as well as the receiving centre might be any of the countries represented in the UEMS Section/Board of Endocrinology.

The budget for the fellowship is limited to 15.000 EUR and can be used to cover salary, travel expenses (one return trip) and potential research expenses like bench fees.

The fellowship applications should be sent to the following address before October 3'd,2O14:

Prof. Anton Luger, MD President, Section/Board of Endocrinology of UEMS Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism Department of Medicine lll Medical University of Vienna Waehringer Guertel 18–20 1090 Vienna Austria Email: anton.luger@ meduniwien.ac.at

Vienna, July 2014 Prof. Anton Luger, MD
President Section/Board of Endocrinology