May 2016 | Bealtaine 2016

Professor Patrick Fitzgerald Travel Bursary

Mon, 9 May 16 11:38

The Schoool is pleased to invite applications from eligible surgeons for the 2016 Professor Patrick Fitzgerald Travel Bursary.

Professor Patrick Fitzgerald was Professor of Surgery at UCD and St. Vincent’s University Hospital from 1954 until 1977. In 2015 at the University approved a €750 travel bursary in memory of Prof Fitzgerald to support a surgeon of registrar or specialist registrar grade working in a hospital within affiliated hospitals to visit a surgical unit outside of Ireland. The travel bursary may also be used to attend an international surgical meeting at which the recipient will present a research paper.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified surgeons. The application should include a curriculum vitae, a covering letter justifying the proposed travel and a copy of the accepted abstract if the bursary is being used to attend a scientific meeting. Travel should take place within the calendar year 2016.

The closing date for application for the 2016 bursary is 30th May 2016. Applications should be sent electronically to the Surgical Professorial Unit at St Vincent’s University Hospital ( for the attention of Prof Ronan O’Connell.