ASA Global Scholars

The ASA Global Scholars Program will provide a travel stipend to the ANESTHESIOLOGY® 2017 annual meeting for emerging leaders of our specialty in low- and middle-income nations where the specialty is in its infancy.

In many of these countries, the anesthesia risk is 1,000 times greater than in the United States.

The training is enormously necessary, too. For example, Uganda’s 36 million citizens have access to only 22 physician anesthesiologists.

Your support of the Global Scholars will enable them to bring home new knowledge and to build bridges with colleagues in the U.S. and around the world.

Program Features
  • Travel and lodging stipend
  • Registration for ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017
  • Registration for a subspecialty meeting
  • Optional observership at a U.S. teaching hospital
  • Presentation at ANESTHESIOLOGY 2017
The 2017 selected scholars are:

Maria Echeto Cerrato, MD
San Pedro Sula, Honduras

Maryna Freigofer, MD
Dnipro, Ukraine

Rohini Sigdel, MBBS, MD
Kaski, Nepal

Tsitsi Cimhundu-Sithole, MBBS, MD*
Harare, Zimbabwe
*SPA Sponsored Scholar

The 2016 selected scholars are:

Dr. Singatiya Stella Chikumbanje
Specialist Anaesthetist
Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital
Malawi

Dr. Ion Chesov ASA Global scholar

Dr. Ion Chesov
Head of Anesthesia and Intensive Care Clinic
Chisinau City Hospital
Republic of Moldova

Dr. Ninadini Shrestha ASA Global Scholar

Dr. Ninadini Shrestha
Assistant Professor
Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital
Nepal

Dr. Rediet Shimeles Workneh ASA Global Scholar

Dr. Rediet Shimeles Workneh
Assistant Professor
Addis Ababa University 
Ethiopia

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