Ethio-USA Global Surgery Research Scholar Program

A partnership with Global Partners in Improving Surgical Systems in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and Medical College of Wisconsin,USA.

The purpose of this program is to provide a local Ethiopian health professional graduate with an opportunity to conduct mentored scholarly activities in the field of Global Surgery research.

To apply, please submit by April 30 to

      1. Current CV with phone number and email.
      2. One-page describing why you are interested in the program, including your proposed area of focus and what you hope to accomplish.
      3. 2 professional references with contact information.

Eligible to apply:

      • Health professional students who have graduated from their final year of clinical rotations (C2)

Time Period:

      • June 1 – July 31 for 8 weeks total, 40 hours per week

Potential Areas of Study:

      • Prehospital system evaluation and improvement
      • Perioperative data quality
      • Trauma system assessment
      • Enhanced Recovery After Surgery
      • Quality improvement – trauma and perioperative care


      • Presentation at the final of the research block
      • One abstract for conference submission
      • Co-authorship on at least one manuscript
      • Potential for additional abstracts and manuscripts if ongoing commitment


      • $500 USD stipend