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American Otolaryngologists of Indian Heritage Inc.
American Otolaryngologists of Indian Heritage Inc.

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Our International Visiting Scholars from India

 

International Visiting Scholarship Grants program was developed by the American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery Foundation. IVS Grant was supported by the generous donations made by the life members of the Millennium Society of the AAOHNSF. Every year IVS Grants are offered by AAOHNSF to developing countries. IVS is open to all who meet eligibility requirements. Following two special awards for year 2018 is available to eligible candidates from India.

 

1. American Otolarngologists of Indian Heritage (AOIH) International Visiting scholarship Grant:  is availale to eligible Otolartngologist - Head & Neck Surgeon who is an Indian citizen residing in India. This IVS is supported by the donations made by the life members of AOIH Inc. and AAOIH to the Millennium Society of AAOHNSF.

 

2. Dr. Dinesh and Pravina Mehta International Visiting Scholarship Grant:  is available to eligible Otolaryngologist - Head & Neck surgeon who is an Indian citizen residing in India. This IVS is supported by generous donation made by Dr. Dinesh and Pravina Mehta to the Millennium Society of AAOHNSF.

 

Eligible candidates must be below the age of 40 years. They are generally young Otolaryngologist from India who completed post graduate training in Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery in India and is presently employed as a junior faculty member in a University based Otolaryngology training program in India. Eligible applicants (Two from India) from various Post Graduate Training Centers and Universities in India are accepted by AAOHNSF each year. Eligible applicants are then reviewed by the selection committee of AAOHNSF for IVS Grants. Selected candidates are then officially invited by AAOHNSF to attend the scientific sessions and Instructional courses conducted during the yearly Annual meeting of AAOHNSF. At the completion of their attendance to the Annual meeting, each candidate is awarded the CME certificate and a check of $2000. This Grant includes a weiver for the registration fee for attending the annual AAOHNSF meeting and also one year of trial membership of AAOHNSF. Selected candidates are also scheduled in advance by AAOHNSF to complete their Observership Training for fifteen days at the designated teaching institutions in USA before they return back to their respective institutions in India. The Amount of Grant money they receive do not cover their entire expense of touring and visiting United States. 

 

IVS applicant wishing to apply for IVS Grant for year 2018 is requested to submit the manadatory application form issued by AAOHNSF before the application deadline of May 4, 2018. Application forms can be obtained through AAOHNSF website. Candidates are advised to submit their application early by Decembe 2017 as the processing of the application and securing the VISA to USA to attend meeting will consume considerable time even though we are now in electronic era. To learn more about IVS please email for information at: international@entnet.org

 

American Otolarngologists of Indian Hertage (AOIH) Annual dinner meeting is usually scheduled on Monday during the period of annual meeting of AAOHNSF. Next AAOHNSF annual meeting is scheduled in Atlanta, GA, USA from October 7 to 10, 2018. Our AOIH meeting venue is usually in one of the convention center Hotel. International Visiting Scholars from India are cordially invited to attend our AOIH annual dinner meeting on October 8, 2018. They are also welcomed to participate in the scientific discussions and presentations at our annual meeting and are invited to join us in the festivities. I wish all the best of luck to all the eligible applicants from India desiring to widen their horizon of expertise knowledge and experience. 

 

Wishing to meet you in person in USA....

Dinesh Mehta, MD

Director

AOIH Inc.

 

 

Our Past AAOHNSF's IVS Grant Recipients from India

Year 2010 to 2017

 

2010

AAOIH Grant 
Rahul Agarwal, MS  (agrawalrahul77@rediffmail.com)
Dr. Agarwal completed his post graduate training in ENTin Delhi. He did his Observership training at Tufts medical Center in Boston USA
 
2011  AAOHNSF Annual Meeting, Boston
AAOIH Grant
Pawan Singhal, MS, DNB  (drps.ent@gmail.com)
Dr. Singhal completed his post graduate training in ENT from SMS Medical College, Jaipur India. He completed his observership training under Prof. Jatin Shah at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center New York USA.
 
Dinesh & Pravina Mehta Grant 
Pramod Chirakkal, MS  (drpramodc@gmail.com)
Dr. Chirakkal completed his post graduate training in ENT. He is at Sree Naraina Inst. of Med. Science, Kerala.  He completed his observership training under Dr. Jose Fayad at House Institute, Los Angelis, USA
 
Vijay & Nanda, Anand Grant   
Mudit Mittal, MS  (drmuditmittal@gmail.com)
Dr. Mittal finished his post graduate education in ENT and he is employed at N.L.P Cancer Hospital and Research Center, Rajkot. India. He completed his observership under Dr. Peter Hwang in Rhinology at Stanford University CA. USA
 
2012  AAOHNSF Annual Meeting, Washington DC  
AAOIH Grant
Dr. Prashant Sharma, MS (drp_s@yahoo.com)
Dr. Sharma completed his post graduate training in ENT and is employed at Madras  ENT Research Foundation Chenai. India He completed his observership in Otoneurology at New York University, New York USA
 
Dinesh & Pravina Mehta Grant
Dr. Sowrabh Kumar Arora, DNB (drsowrabh@gmail.com)
Dr. Arora completed his post graduate training in ENT and is employed at Medanta Medical Hospital, Gurgaon Delhi India. He completed his observership at University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Philadelphia USA
 
Vijay & Nanda, Anand Grant
Dr. S.Sudha Maheshwari, DNB  (merfworkshop30@gmail.com)
Dr. Maheshwaru completed her post gaduate training in ENT and is employed at Madras ENT Research Foundation Chenai. India.  She completed her observership at Weil Medical center of Cornell University. New York USA
 
2013  AAOHNSF Annual Meeting, Vancouver Canada
AAOIH Grant
Dr. Sunita Chhapola Shukla, MS, DNB, FCPS  (drakashshukla@yahoo.com)
Dr. Shukla Completed her ENT post graduate education and training in Bombay India and in UK. She completed her observership under Dr. Anil Lalwani at Columbia Cochlear Implant Center, Columbia University, New York USA
 
Dinesh & Pravina, Mehta Grant
Dr. Kapil Sikka, MBBS, MS, DNB  (kapil_Sikka@yahoo.com)
Dr. Sikka is from All India Institute of Medical Science, New Delhi He complted his post graduate training from AIIMS. Delhi 
 
Vijay & Nanda, Anand Grant
Dr. Tripti Kaur Brar, MS, DNB  (triptibrar@yahoo.com)
Dr. Brar is from Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi. She comleted her post graduate education and training in ENT in New Delhi, India She completed her observership under Simon Angeli, MD at Miller School. University of Miami, Miami, Florida USA 
 
2014  AAOHNSF Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL
AAOIH Grant
Dr.Amit Goyal, MS, DNB  (dramitgoyal@gmail.com)
Dr. Goyal is All India Institute of Medical Science, Jodhpur, India. He completed his postgraduate education and training in ENT in Jodhpur India. He completed his observership at University of Southern Californai, USA 
 
Dinesh & Pravina, Mehta Grant
Dr. Arpit Sharma, MS  (drarpitsharma@gmail.com)
Dr Sharma completed his post graduate education and training from Seth G.S. Medical College and KEM Hospital, Mumbai, Yndia. He completed his observership in Rhinology under Carl Snyderman, MD at Dept. of Otolaryngology, university of Pittsburg, Pittsburgh, USA
 
Vijay & Nanda, Anand Grant
Dr. Kshitij Shah, MS  (kdshah81@gmail.com)
Dr. Shah completed his postgraduate education and training in ENT from Lokmanya Tilak Municipal Medical College and General Hospital, Mumbai, India. He completed his observership training in Rhinology under Karl Snyderman, MD at Dept. of Otolaryngology University of Pittsburgh, USA. 
 
2015  AAOHNSF Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX
Dinesh & Pravina, Mehta Grant

Dr. Rakhi Dhotre (drrakhichonkar@yahoo.co.in)

Dr, Dhotre is from Mumbai. She had further expertise observer training in Rhinology under Karl Snyderman, MD at University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Pittsburgh, PA. USA
 
AOIH Grant
Dr. Kanika Rana (dr.rana.kanika@gmail.com) 
Dr. Rana is from New Delhi.  He had further expertise observer training under Jeremy Richmon, MD at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine Baltimore MD USA
 
Dr. Suven Kaira (suvenkalra@gmail.com)
Dr. Kaira is from Chennai. He had further expertise observer training in Otology under J. Thomas Roland, MD at New York University Medical Center, New York. NY USA
 

​​ 2016  AAOHNSF Annual Meeting San Diego, CA 

 

Dr.Bhavana Kranti  ( bhavana.kranti@gmail.com )

Dr.Kranti is Assistant Professor fom AIIMS Phulwarisharif, Patna India. She had postgraduate training in ENT from Patna University. She will be having further observership training 

 

Dr. Amit Kumar keshri  ( amitkeshri2000@yahoo.com )

Dr. Keshri is Assistant Professor in Neurotology at SGPGI Lucknow, India. He is a postgraduate from BJMC Ahmedabad. He will have further oservership experience in USA

 

Dr. Ashish Chandra Agarwal  ( ashishchandraagarwal@gmail.com)

Dr. Agarwal is Assistant professor, Otolaryngology at KMC Manipal, India. He is apost graduate from KMC Manipal and had MRCS from Edinburgh UK He will have further observership experience in USA

 

2017  AAOHNSF Annual Meeting, Chicago IL

 

AOIH Grant

Dr. Jyotrmay S. Hegde ( jshegedesirsi@gmail.com )

Dr. Hegde is Assistant Proffessor, Otolaryngology at JIPMER Pondicheri, India. He graduated from Belgaum and did his postgraduate education and training in ENTfrom Hubli India and also trained in Rhinology at Liverpool, UK He had further observership experience in Rhinology under Karl Snyderman,MD University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburg, PA. USA

 

Dinesh & Pravina, Mehta Grant

Dr. Shalini S. Menon (shalini.menon084@gmail.com)

Dr. Menon is Assistant Proffessor, Otolaryngology at KMC Manipal, India. She completed her post graduate education and training from KMC, of Manipal University, Manipal, India. She had further training of MRCS in Edinburgh UK. She completed her observership experience in Head & Neck Oncology under Gregory Randolph, MD in Boston, USA

 

 

 Dinesh Mehta. MD

AOIH Inc.

PO Box 32

Hartsdale NY 10530, USA

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