Post Doctoral Fellowships - Others

Ganga Hospital and Johnson & Johnson Fellowship in Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery


Mr William Dearstyne, Company Group Chairman, Johnson & Johnson, New York and Mr S. Bose, International Vice President, Asia Pacific Region visited Ganga Hospital on 5th March 2002 and listened to the presentations of the work of the departments. As a follow-up of their visit, they agreed to the proposal of setting up a Fellowship program jointly by Ganga Hospital and Johnson & Johnson in the field of Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery. Rs. 50,000/- was earmarked for every year. Mr Tushar Mehta, Vice President, Ethicon and Dr Raja Sabapathy formulated a scheme whereby two candidates will be selected every year to spend 2 months in the Department of Plastic, Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery at Ganga Hospital, Coimbatore. Working together, Ganga Hospital and Johnson & Johnson hope that this Fellowship program helps to create centres of excellence in Hand and Reconstructive Microsurgery in the country. To apply please send your CV, list of 2 referees with a passport size photograph to Dr S Raja Sabapathy, Director Ganga Hospital, at rajahand@gmail.com