Application for ACS(I) Observership 2023-24

Applications are invited from eligible candidates for ACS(I) Observership for the year 2023-24.

The observership will be open to life members of the ACS(I) who are not working in the same institution and who have completed their degree or diploma. The awarde must be aged less than 45 years at the time of commencement of his or her observership. Applicants above 45 years can apply for 2 weeks observership. The applicant must specify the course of specialization that he or she intends to undergo. The duration of training will be 4 weeks for 45 years and 2 weeks for 45 years. No financial support will be provided from the association to candidates. The following have to be furnished to the ACS(I) national secretariat after completion of the observership training for the issue of the observership completion certificate:

a. Proof of observership training mentioning the period of observership duly signed by the concerned observership director(s).
b. Submission of a research paper to JCAS (optional).
c. Submission of a completed observership feedback form.
d. Submission of a brief write-up of the experience of the training for the publication in ACSIPEN

ACS(I) Dermatosurgery Observership centres:
  • Dr Dhanashree Bhide, Dr Pradyumna Vaidhya, Pune, Maharashtra
  • Dr Imran Majid, Srinagar, Jammu & Kashmir
  • Dr Jaishree Sharad, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Dr Koushik Lahiri, Kolkata, West Bengal
  • Dr Niteen Dhepe, Pune, Maharashtra
  • Dr Niti Khunger, New Delhi
  • Dr Raj Kirit, Dr Rajyalakshmi, Hyderabad, Telangana
  • Dr Venkataram Mysore, Bengaluru, Karnataka
  • Dr Dipak Kulkarni, Mumbai, Maharashtra
  • Dr Jagdish Sakhiya, Surat, Gujarat
  • Dr Renita Rajan, Chennai, Tamil Nadu
  • Dr Sachin Verma, Kolkata, West Bengal
  • Dr Thajudheen, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
  • Dr Yogesh Bhingradiya, Surat, Gujarat
  • The applicant must clearly mention his or her name, mail id, contact number, current affiliation and ACS(I) membership number; any application with incomplete details in this regard will not be considered for evaluation.
  • The applicant must categorically declare that he or she has never availed this observership in the past.
  • The applicant must clearly mention his or her subspecialties and institutions of choice in order of preference; each should be offered not more than two choices.
  • The applicant should have obtained their degree or diploma in dermatology (and not still pursuing their studies).