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 Plastic and Reconstructive Fellowship Program aims to provide international physicians with rich knowledge and experiences about the management of musculoskeletal and soft tissue problems.
The program immerses fellows in all facets of plastic and reconstructive care including congenital, acquired(trauma, oncologic), and neuromuscular conditions.
Fellows are regarded as trainees with graduated responsibilities in a mentorship model, You will have the opportunities to observe or practice in outpatient clinics and in the operating theater.
Fellows can experience the professional treatment systems in Yonsei cancer center. In particular, you can attend comprehensive multidisciplinary breast cancer care and participate in cancer center conference composed of experts. Applicants can experience sophisticated robotic surgery for breast cancer surgery and reconstruction, and robotic surgery simulation training.
Each fellow is expected to participate and complete at least one research project, either a clinical or basic science research project based on their interests and goals for their career. The Human Tissue Restoration Research Institute under the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery is composed of professors and specialized researchers to conduct cutting-edge research related to tissue regeneration, and through the fellowship program, there are opportunities for research in areas of concern.
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.