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Fellowship in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery

Obesity & Metabolic Surgery Society of India (OSSI) is conducting a 1 year clinical fellowship program in Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery (FMBS). The fellowship committee has brought about an extensive and well structured syllabus. All those members and non-members including international surgeons who fulfil the guidelines and criteria laid down by the fellowship committee will be eligible to apply for the fellowship program. However, non-members have to complete the membership formalities before applying for FMBS.

All certified "Center of Excellence" hospitals will be running one year clinical fellowship program every year. One eligible candidate’s application will be forwarded to the respective participating hospital before the end of March every year. Once cleared, the candidate will be completing the course as per the core curriculum. The candidate is expected to read and follow the guidelines below and submit all required documents online at the end of the term. Successful fellows will be felicitated during the following annual OSSICON after the board’s clearance.

Foreign Nationals are required to submit a Temporary Registration Certificate from Medical Council Of India through the program director of the participating hospital. Applicant is requested to get in touch with the respective program director for the same. The certificate process will take atleast 8-10 weeks to be issued and hence the applicant need to start the process well in advance.

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For further queries and information, write to: support@theossi.com

Click here to Download Guidelines for FMBS Program.

Click here to Download FMBS curriculum.

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FMBS 2019 - Important Dates:

Last date for submission of application 25 March 2019
Announcement of results 30 March 2019
Course Commences 1 April 2019
Last date to choose literature review topic 1 May 2019
Last date to chose thesis topic 1 May 2019
Last date for submission of literature review 30 Sep 2019
Thesis abstract presentation 28 Feb 2020
Final Examination 29 Feb 2020
Last date for submission of thesis 15 March 2020
Course Ends 31 March 2020
Re-submission after corrections 15 June 2020
Arrear examination 14 June 2020
Results 1 July 2020
Graduation ceremony OSSICON 2021

For further queries and information, write to: support@theossi.com