SEATTLE, March 14, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- RealSelf, the most trusted online destination to get informed about elective
Each Fellow receives a grant to be applied toward a life-changing humanitarian trip with the potential to further the RealSelf mission to bring confidence to people worldwide.
In addition to performing reconstructive surgeries for individuals who have suffered traumatic injuries or were born with correctable deformities, many of the 2017 Fellowship recipients will be providing medical training to local surgeons.
2017 financial grants were awarded to:
"We feel fortunate to be able to support medical humanitarians who are donating their time to better the lives of people across the globe," said RealSelf Founder and CEO, Tom Seery. "From oculoplastic surgery training in Haiti, to advanced burn treatment training in Mozambique, to plastic and reconstructive surgery training in Tanzania and Mexico, this group of Fellows will have a lasting impact on the communities they visit, with their teachings continuing to give back long after their trips have ended."
The fellowship is open to physicians and surgical care team members who volunteer their medical services or serve as volunteer educators to advance the skills of local doctors and staff in a range of medical needs. RealSelf evaluates applications annually. The 2018 application deadline is Dec. 1, 2017. Award recipients will be notified Jan. 15, 2018. To learn more about the fellowship or apply online visit www.realself.com/giving/fellowship.
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