IPTA Outreach Fellowship 2023

Developing and supporting the careers of young investigators/physicians/ Allied Health & Nursing Professionals from low income or low middle income countries as defined by the World Bank.

This program was conceptualized by Dr. Carlos O. Esquivel and led by the IPTA Outreach Committee, and offered two awards of $5,000 USD per year. The winners were presented with their award by Dr. Esquivel during the Awards and Business Meeting of the IPTA Congress in March 2023.

The next IPTA Outreach Fellowship Program will open in early 2024.


2023 Awardees

IPTA is delighted to announce the winners of its inaugural Outreach Fellowship program in 2023.
We wish Dr. Costa and Dr. Choudhary the best of luck in their endeavours!

Dr. Carolina Magalhaes Costa
Sao Paolo, Brazil

Mentored by:
Dr. Mureo Kasahara, Tokyo, Japan
Dr. Costa will complete a 2 month internship at the National Center for Child Health and Development in Tokyo, where she will learn monosegmental liver transplantation techniques in small babies under the supervision of Dr. Kasahara, who is renowned for his pioneering work on this technique.

Dr. Devprakash Choudhary
Chandigarh, India

Mentored by:
Dr. Raja Kandaswamy, Minnesota, USA
Dr. Choudhary will join the Division of Transplant Surgery at the University of Minnesota for 2 moths to understand preoperative, intraoperative and postoperative management of paediatric transplantation, as well as immunosuppression protocols deceased donor organ transplant and organ procurement.



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