Bursary & PG Clinics - IASG
Guidelines and Format IASG BURSARY Program
Duration: Full Day
All postgraduate students / research scholars (MD/MS/DNB/MCh/PhD), GI Surgery and related specialties.
Preference will be given to
Last date: 30th June 2022
Should apply after the announcement of Bursary Program (1st January) and before the
last date (5.00 PM, 30th June 2022)
Should apply in the application form downloadable at IASG Web site.
Must submit an abstract for IASGCON 2022. If the abstract is a case report or a video
presentation it is least likely to get selected.
Must register for the conference (Registration fee will be reimbursed
to the selected candidates)
Must submit a brief write up 250 words on why she/he wishes to participate in the program.
DNB/M.Ch GI Surgery Residents, preferably should become members of IASG
Bursary awardees will be provided tickets from their place of work (by air or train as applicable)
to the conference city and accommodation during the period of the conference, along with
complimentary registration. (They will be expected to be present throughout the duration
of the conference.) The travel will be organized by the IASG Education Committee by the
least expensive mode and dates and timings will be at the discretion of the IASG Education
Committee. Requests for changes will not be ordinarily accepted. No reimbursement will be
given for travel booked directly by the awardees.
Visit to one or two GI Surgery centers in the city where the Conference is being held will
be organized (subject to logistic considerations). No exam format case discussions will be
conducted. The program will have a mix of discussion / description of a technique, a case
capsule to be run by local residents and bursary awardees, a session on a non-surgical
topic, a paper critiquing session and a mentorship session as well as a visit to some
special areas of that center.
Bursary award certificates will be given to those who attended the bursary at the end of
the conference along with a group photograph. The group photograph will be taken at the
morning coffee break during the final day of the conference (16th October 2022).The
certificates will not be given in absentia to any one other than the candidate
(except with prior permission from Convener, Education committee)
Commitment from Awardees:
All awardees who are M.Ch/DNB GI Surgery Residents should become members of IASG before
Bursary. (This is not applicable for MS Gen. Surg. and M.Ch/DNB residents from
specialities other than GI Surgery)
All awardees will have to attend the bursary day program as well as the rest of the conference.
The awardees have to submit the report in electronic form not more than 300 words to the
Secretary, IASG within 48 hours after completing the bursary. The refund of the registration
fee will be made only on receipt of the report. An archive of the reports will be uploaded
to the website after editing by the IASG bursary committee.
If the Bursary awardees do not attend after confirmation (without valid reason to the
satisfaction of Education Committee) will forefeit the Caution deposit amount of Rs 5000/-
and Registration fee will not be reimbursed.
If the awardees are found to be absent during bursary session or in the conference
(without a valid reason to the satisfaction of Education Committee) will forfeit the
Caution Deposit amount of Rs 5000/- and the Conference Registration amount will not be
refunded. The same will be communicated to the defaulters, Head of the Department by the
Visit to 2 centers in the city; preferably one public and one private center. Purpose of visit
should be to see work processes in different environments. Also exposure to a disease or
treatment or a surgical procedure in which that center excels or has a large experience.
- One technique: 1 hour session
One case capsule: 1 hour session; Run by residents of the local center(s), panelists:
bursary awardees, 2-3 faculty in front row for critical comments
- One non-surgical topic: 1 hour session One mentorship session: 1 hour
- One paper critiquing session: 1 hour
- All sessions to have emphasis on local skills
- NB: Entry strictly restricted to Registered Applicants
Guidelines and Format for PG Clinics program
Duration: Daily morning, 1.5 hours for 4 days
Should apply after the announcement of PG Clinics Program (1st January) and before the
last date (5.00 PM, 30th June)
- Should apply in the application form downloadable at IASG Web site.
- Must submit an abstract for IASGCON.
- Have to register for the conference and to be booked for the PG clinics program.
- No financial support will be provided
- Examination format
- Case discussions, ward rounds
Some should be video presentations or virtual case scenarios, so that discussion
can progress beyond history.
- Entry strictly restricted to Registered Applicants
Mandatory - Scanned electronic copies of the applications must be sent by mail to:
Last Date: 30th June 2022, 5:00 PM
Mandatory - Caution deposit as Draft of Rs 5000/- should be sent by Speed Post/Registered post to -
Prof. Rajneesh Kumar Singh,
(Secretary of the Indian Association of Surgical Gastroenterology)
Dept of Surgical Gastroenterology,
Sanjay Gandhi Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS),
Lucknow 226014, Uttar Pradesh
(Please keep a copy of the Draft as well a copy of the Speed post/Registered post receipt with you)
Download Application Form
Past Bursary Awardees