Requirements and eligibility for candidate

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Requirements and eligibility for candidate

  1. Essential : The applicant should possess either of the following postgraduate degrees:
    • MS / DNB / DIPLOMA in either of the following disciplines: Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery or General Surgery [ Minimum exposure : 3 months of observership Post PG at a reputed head & neck centre approved by the task force (ie. Any institute where HN MCh/Surgical Oncology MCh / FHNO HN Fellowship are available and / or a comprehensive cancer centre can be recognised as approved observation centres )]
    • MDS in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery
    • MDS must have minimum 6 months of observership Post PG at a reputed head & neck centre approved by the task force. Any institute where HN MCh/Surgical Oncology MCh / FHNO HN Fellowship are available and / or a comprehensive cancer centre can be recognised as approved observation centres.
    • M.Ch. or DNB in either of the following disciplines: Surgical Oncology, Head & Neck Oncology or Plastic Surgery
  2. Desirable (not mandatory) : An inclination toward head and neck oncology corroborated by relevant supporting documentation for the below-mentioned:
    • A significant proportion of head and neck surgeries assisted/performed under supervision during residency training
    • A postgraduate thesis topic pertinent to head and neck oncology
    • Active participation in and presentations at oncology meetings
    • Observership at institution/s specializing in head and neck oncology (for MS / MCh)
    • Prior publications relevant to head and neck cancers
    • Letter/s of recommendation by head and neck faculty who were prior mentors.

International Candidates:

    • International Candidates with equivalent qualifications can apply
    • They can apply via Path A only (https://fhnofellowship.org/fhno-selection-process-candidate.html)
    • They must fulfill all the criteria for Path A candidate
    • The proposing Institute & PD must take responsibility for all Mandatory legal & Registration formality
    • Candidates can visit the list of institutes at https://fhnofellowship.org/list-of-centers.html