Applications Deadline Extended: 2019 WFSA Paediatric Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Fellowship at the Mohammed VI University Hospital, Marrakesh, Morocco.

Applications are invited for the Paediatric Anaesthesia and Intensive Care Fellowship training positions at Mohammed VI University Hospital in Marrakesh, Morocco.

About the Hospital:

Mohamed VI Marrakesh University hospital includes 5 hospitals. The fellowship will be held in Mother and child hospital which includes 247 beds, 12 operating rooms (6 for obstetrics and 6 for paediatrics) and 28 ICU beds (13 for gynecology-obstetrics and 15 for paediatrics).

The duration of each fellowship is 6 months. The start dates are expected to be 1st November 2019 and 1st May 2020. The programme head is Professor Saïd Younous (Head of the Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia and Critical Care).

The purpose of the fellowship is to enable the fellow:

To acquire the necessary knowledge for the anesthetic management of a child as part of a surgical, radiological or interventional procedure.

To acquire the theoretical and practical skills necessary for the management of a child with a serious pathology (learning about emergency management, assessment and transmission and common procedures of resuscitation).

The fellowship is intended for fully qualified anaesthesiologists (at least two years) working in settings who wish to develop their knowledge and skills in the field of paediatric anaesthesia and critical care.

Applicants should fit the following criteria:

Should preferably be working in a francophone country and speaks French
Must be supported in their application by their own national anaesthetic society
Must be supported in their application by the chief / head of their home department
Must be returning to their home country to a recognised post
Should be under 40 years of age
Should preferably be working in a teaching hospital

The fellowship offers funding for travel to/from the fellow’s home country, tuition costs, and subsistence living expenses.

For more information, please contact:

Professor Saïd Younous at or

Professor Youssef Mouaffak at

Application Instructions

The deadline for applications is the 30th June 2019. In order to apply please use our online application system here to complete an application form and upload the following documents.

• Curriculum vitae with one recent photo and the names of two referees
• Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s national anaesthesiology society
• Letter of recommendation from the applicant’s head of department or hospital management
• Copy of medical degree
• Copy of specialist anaesthesiology qualification
• Copy of photograph page of Passport

Applications will be considered by a panel of anaesthesiologists selected by WFSA, and successful applicants will be informed by the end of July 2019.

Successful applicants must confirm their intention to take up the scholarship within 2 days of notification. Failure to do so will result in the scholarship being offered to the next applicant.