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Two scholarships for the Alexander Fleming Institute

The objective of this office is to offer and facilitate to the members of the CAU, the possibility of carrying out training stays in centers of excellence, and that they can be part of different academic instances such as courses, symposia, conferences and congresses, with the purpose of enhance your professional skills and implement them in your workplace. The grantee must become an emissary of the knowledge acquired.

In the framework of fulfilling the mission of the American Confederation of Urology (hereinafter CAU), regarding the Exchange and Rotation of Residents through the granting of Training and Research Scholarships, this AGREEMENT is signed.

In Buenos Aires, December 22, 2021, on the one hand, the CAU, represented by its Secretary General, Dr. Alejandro R. Rodríguez and the Director of the Scholarship Office, Dr. Gerardo López Secchi, and on the other, the Service of Urology of the Fleming Institute, Buenos Aires, Argentina, represented by Dr. Gustavo Villoldo, agree to enter into this AGREEMENT by which the receiving Institution officially becomes the Academic Training Center of the American Confederation of Urology:

1- The Alexander Fleming Institute undertakes to receive 2 former residents / young urologists affiliated with the CAU for a period of 1 year to carry out a Fellowship, where they can increase their knowledge in the specialty. The selection will be of 2 urologists and 2 substitutes, in case any of those selected cannot take the position.

2- The number of annual scholarships will be 2 (two).

3- The respective former residents will be selected according to the Bases published on the website of the CAU Scholarship Office, following the protocol approved by the Board of Directors and the requirements of the receiving Institute. Given that it is a care and surgical activity, applicants for the position must have a medical degree and a specialist urologist degree granted in the Argentine Republic, or their respective revalidations. Unfortunately, urologists who cannot practice the profession in Argentina will not be able to register. (It can be found at the Ministry of Education of the Argentine Republic: foreigners or at

4- To comply with it, the Alexander Fleming Institute will receive notification from the designated young urologists, through the CAU Headquarters, and will make a final analysis of the necessary documentation to practice in Argentina and sign the contract of their fellowship.

5- The start date of the Scholarship will be from 01 / July / 2022 to 30 / June / 2023 6- Enrollment will be from 01 / January / 2022 to 30 / March / 2022

7- The candidates will be chosen during the month of April 2022 after having been selected by the responsible authorities of the CAU and after a previous interview.

8- The CAU undertakes to provide this Scholarship with a maximum economic amount of US $ 2,000 (two thousand US dollars) for its transfer to the host country.

9- The Alexander Fleming Institute undertakes to provide the selected urologists with their corresponding salary, for the duration of the scholarship.

10- At the end of it, the Resident agrees to submit a report to the CAU Scholarship Office.