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Announcement for the Applications for Clinical Training in Japan in 2017
The Japanese Society of Anesthesiologists (JSA) invites applications for clinical training in Japan based on the following guidelines:

1. Purpose and Eligible Countries
An opportunity to receive clinical training in Japan will be provided to promote anesthesiology in developing countries, and foster those who will be able to lead anesthesiology in such countries in the future.

Eligible countries in FY 2017are not specifically limited, though we would have priority to support those from developing countries.

Subsidies, such as for travel costs and living expenses for the stay in Japan, will be provided to selected trainees and institutes that will receive them according to JSA regulations.

*Cancellation after selection will not be accepted by any reason. You may be entitled to a refund of costs or compensation. Please ensure the leave for coming to Japan would surely be promised before application. For application the certificate of your leave for training period with the sign of Hospital Director is required.

2. Application Period
From Monday August 1, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016 (Japan time)

Trainees for this program will be selected from applicants whose application forms have reached the JSA Secretariat during this period.

3. Training Period
Starting Date: May 1, 2017 OR August 1, 2017
Duration: min. 30 days, Max. 89 days

4. Number of Selected Trainees
A few

5. Field
Clinical anesthesia
(Note): Based on Japanese laws, selected trainees are not allowed to engage in clinical training in Japan related to medical care, surgical operations, etc. until they obtain permission from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare.

Clinical training will be conducted at hospitals designated by the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare to receive foreign doctors for training. The hospitals to receive selected trainees will offer them cooperation in completing their procedure to obtain permission from the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare regarding their clinical training in Japan, as well as for preparing visa application documents. Note that obtaining the permission form the Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare takes at least 3 months before the training starts.

6. Application Eligibility
Anyone who wishes to apply for this program must satisfy all of the following conditions:
(1) Has obtained a medical license either in his/her home country or another country;
(2) Is able to concentrate on this program. If at work, must quit the job or take a temporary leave from the job before the clinical training in Japan;
(3) Is not working while an international student receiving support from JSA; and
(4) Is healthy both mentally and physically.

(Note) Applications from military personnel or civilians currently serving in military service are not accepted.

7. How to Apply
Those who are interested in this program, please get the Application Guideline (PDF) and Application forms below.※From application for FY2017, selected trainee will have to pay a deposit of \50,000 by bank transfer to JSA to secure the position. The surcharge shall be covered by the trainee. After coming to Japan the deposit will be refunded. In case of cancellation the deposit will not be refunded by any reason.

Application forms are requested to be mailed to the address below. Application forms must be arrived at JSA Secretariat by the end of September, 2016. Once all application items are received, applicants will receive the confirmation letter from JSA. Note that any application will not be completed until the applicant receives the confirmation.

Japanese Society of Anesthesiologists
Kobe KIMEC Center Building 3F
1-5-2 Minatojima-Minamimachi,
Chuo-ku, Kobe, Hyogo, Japan 650-0047

* Application Guideline

* Application form & Personal Information Sheet

* Health Certificate

* Written oath

Sending lecturers abroad

The JSA sometimes sends its members to Asian countries where assistance for anesthetic care and techniques may be useful. JSA has sent its members to Bangladesh, Russia (Khabarovsk), and Korea.