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1. Objectives
The objectives of the fellowship are to enhance medical ultrasound-related research and clinical practice by training applicants in Korean academic institutions. And it is also to contribute to the distribution and improvement of medical ultrasound in the world, encouraging mutual understanding as well as scientific cooperation.
2. Administration of the Fellowship
The fellowship will be administered under the rules of KSUM Fellowship as decided at KSUM.

(1) Responsibilities of KSUM
KSUM will be responsible for the following matters regard to clinical training and/or research in Korea:
1) Selection of recipients.
2) Assistance in finding an appropriate institution for the candidate.
3) Giving a grant for the fellowship.
4) Issue of certificate in completion of clinical training and/or research after receiving a related report from the recipient.

(2) Responsibilities of affiliated societies
Affiliated societies shall be responsible for the followings:
1) Advertisement,
2) Distribution of this information.
3) Letter of recommendation when requested by the applicants.
3. Institutions for Clinical Training
National, public or private institutions in Korea, including universities, colleges, hospitals, laboratories (etc.) which are able to
receive recipients.
4. Term and Period for Clinical Training
(1) The term for clinical training shall be from 2 weeks in principle.
(2) The period of clinical training shall not be altered in principle.
(3) It is recommended (not obligation) to stay in Korea during the period including annual congress of KSUM (KSUM Open) that is held in every May
5. Field of Clinical Training
Clinical training shall be in the field of medical ultrasound.
6. Numbers of Recipients
Up to ten recipients may be accepted every calendar year.
7. Requirements of Recipients
(1) Age: Recipients may be up to 40 years of age.
(2) Career: Recipients must be specialists with sufficient training and experience in medical ultrasound who have graduated
from medical colleges.
(3) Language: Recipients must use fluent English or Korean to enable them to complete the clinical training and/or research.
8. Duties of Recipients
(1) During the period of clinical training and/or research, recipients must obey Korean law, should cooperate with teachers
and related personnel, and should make every effort to achieve the objectives of the fellowship.
(2) On completion of the period of clinical training and/or research, recipients should submit a related report to the office of
KSUM at their earliest convenience.
(3) Immediately on completion of clinical training and/or research, recipients are obliged to leave Korea for their home country
where they should contribute to the general improvement of medical ultrasound.
9. Grant for Recipient
The grant will include lodging, air-fare and minimum cost of living.
(US $ 2,000 for 2weeks training period, $ 3,000 for 3 weeks training period and $ 4,000 for 4weeks training period)
10. The deadline for submission should be before November 15, 2017. The application arriving later than the deadline will
not be considered. The names of the recipients will be announced directly to applicants by email no later than December 20, 2017.
11. Societies in Charge of Reception and Administration (Administration/Reception Office)
- In Korea:
The Korean Society of Ultrasound in Medicine, A-304 Mapo Trapalace, 53 Mapo-daero, Mapo-gu Seoul 04158, Korea.
- Telephone: 822-763-5627
- Fax: 822-763-5627
- E-mail: office@ultrasound.or.kr
- Homepage: http://www.ultrasound.or.kr
- In the recipient's home country: The respective Affiliated Society.
KSUM and the Affiliated Society shall each appoint one individual to oversee the Fellowship, seeing that the training or
research proceeds smoothly and in a responsible manner. The responsible party in Korea will be a member of the International
Liaisons Committee of KSUM.
12. Addendum
Any problem or issue not covered in these Guidelines shall be resolved by amicable and mutual discussion between both parties.