Severance International Fellowship (SIF) is open to foreign physicians, dentists, nurses, medical technicians, or hospital administrators who wish to experience clinical care, operative procedures, and participate in research activities at Severance Hospital(Sinchon) Seoul, Korea. This program builds on the hospital’s long legacy and mission to educate future clinical leaders in healthcare and ultimately reducing health inequalities in the global society.
The Oculoplastic and reconstructive surgery fellowship offers opportunities of outpatient observations and surgery observations including Eyelid surgery (blepharoplasty, malignant lid tumor surgery with eyelid reconstruction, blepharoptosis correction, etc.) Orbital surgery (orbital fracture reconstruction, orbital decompression, orbital tumor surgery, etc.), Lacrimal surgery (dacryocystorhinostomy, lacrimal stent intubation, oculoplastic endoscopic procedures).
If willing to, international fellows may also participate in the basic research experiment related to thyroid ophthalmopathy, or research data analysis and thesis writing.
All participants of our SIF program will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the training. The certificate will be issued by the President & CEO of Yonsei University Health System.
Severance Academy operates various SNS or online communities, where you can communicate freely with other international trainees who were in Severance before or will be training soon. You can get help from other physicians or medical staffs before you come to Korea and get some useful tips including their training experience, accommodations, good restaurants near the hospital etc. We will also update the newest news of Severance regularly at this homepage. Severance Academy will also host offline gatherings exclusive for international trainees, or invite you to official events hosted by Severance Hospital or governement institutions.