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Calendar Dates

2/22/2018 » 2/24/2018
AUGS Urogyn Update 2018

2/27/2018 » 3/3/2018
SUFU 2018 Winter Meeting

3/22/2018 » 3/24/2018
RCOG World Congress 2018, Singapore

International Fellowship


The IUGA-sponsored fellowships allow for increased dissemination of urogynecological knowledge by funding travel and living expenses for a trainee to visit a renowned Urogynecology Center and perform a fellowship as well as formulate and complete a research study.


Please note the current grant cycle is currently suspended.

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Grant Application


The purpose of the IUGA-sponsored International Fellowship grant award is to allow for increased dissemination of urogynecological knowledge by funding travel and living expenses for a fellow to visit a renowned urogynecology center and perform a clinical fellowship for one year. In addition, the fellow is responsible for formulating a research study according to the research interests and local situation of the host site, which should be presented at the next IUGA Annual Meeting and the manuscript submitted to and published in the International Urogynecology Journal.


Grant Winners

  • 2014 International Fellowship Grant ($30,000.00)
    Debjyoti Karmakar from New Delhi, India – Hosted by Dr. Mohamed Abdel-Fattah, Aberdeen, Scotland, UK - VIEW REPORT
  • 2013 International Fellowship Grant ($30,000.00)
    Andrea Santiago from the Philippines – Hosted by Dr. S. Abba Shobeiri, Oklahoma, USA - VIEW REPORT
  • 2011 International Fellowship Grant
    Aparna Hegde (India) - Hosted by Willy Davila, M.D.
  • 2010 International Fellowship Grant
    Kiran Ashok (Bangalore, India) - Hosted by Eckhard Petri, M.D. - VIEW REPORT
  • 2009 International Fellowship Grants
    Boris Gabriel (Freiburg, Germany) - Hosted by Michel Cosson, M.D. - VIEW REPORT
    Beatriz Arias (Bogota, Colombia) - Hosted by G. Willy Davila, M.D. - VIEW REPORT
  • 2008 International Fellowship Grants
    Nuzhat Faruqui (Karachi, Pakistan)- Hosted by Gamal Ghoniem, MD
    Zeelha Abdool (Pretoria, South Africa)- Hosted by Ranee Thakar, MD - VIEW REPORT


The IUGA Educational Committee has published guidelines for training of medical students, residents and subspecialty training in urogynecology.

IUGA Urogynecology Training Guidelines

Fellowship Training Directory

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