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July 2010
Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology Fellowship Award

Application deadline: September 10, 2010 (Japan Time)

The Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (JSPN) is now accepting applications for the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology Fellowship Award, given to young psychiatrists from Asia and around the world. The purpose of this award is to recognize young, outstanding psychiatrists and encourage academic discussion and personal friendships with young Japanese psychiatrists at the 107th annual meeting of the JSPN, which will be held May 19-21, 2011, in Tokyo.

Award recipients will receive a waiver of meeting registration fees, accommodations, and a partial reimbursement of airfare (JPY 70,000 for recipients from World Bank A and B category countries, and JPY 140,000 for those from C and D countries). Award recipients will be expected to stay at a designated accommodation, participate in the meeting for the three days period, give a presentation at one of the Award symposium, the themes of which are “Case Conference” and “Research Proposal” and attend other programs for JSPN Fellowship Award recipients. Those who participate in “Research Proposal” category will be required to participate in the multi-national research, even when the selected proposal is from the other participants. Award recipients will also be expected to participate in future JSPN Fellowship Award Alumni programs.

Applicants must be psychiatrists not more than 40 years of age and must not have received the JSPN Fellowship Award before. Applicants must belong to a World Psychiatric Association member society, and application forms should be submitted with a “Nomination Form” with signature of the president of the society as nominator and a “Recommendation Form” with signature of the chief of the belonging institute of the applicant. To ensure broad participation from around the world, the JSPN accepts nomination from each society to a maximum of two applicants.

Meeting Information
107th Annual Meeting of the Japanese Society of Psychiatry and Neurology
Date: May 19 - 21, 2011
Venue: Hotel Grand Pacific Le Daiba
Website: http://www.pcf.city.hiroshima.jp/icch/english.html   (ホテルの英語のHP)
Meeting president: Prof. Masahiko Mikuni (Gunma University)
Meeting vice-president: Dr. Mamoru Tanaka (Gunma Psychiatric Hospital Association)

Theme: Pursuit of Specialty in Psychiatry
 
Applications must be submitted via email, using the designated excel form, with an abstract about either Case Discussion or Research Proposal to the secretariat of the JSPN (the applicant needs to choose the category of application and can submit only one application). The secretariat will acknowledge receipt of the application. If the applicant does not receive acknowledgement from the secretariat within one week, please contact Tsuyoshi Akiyama, JSPN International Committee Chair, at akiyama@east.ntt.co.jp (e-mail) or +81 3 3448 6506 (fax). Please note that inquiries must be received by one week after the deadline (Japan Time). Inquiries after that date will not be considered valid.

E-mail: international@jspn.or.jp
Deadline: September 10, 2010 (Japan Time)

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