Global Alliance Partnership (GAP) Application Form
The James Warden Global Alliance Partnership (GAP) is a unique collaborative program supported by PAPS members, designed to assist colleagues in underserved areas with a unique educational experience.
Candidates must reside and practice in a low- or middle-income country, as defined annually by the World Bank. They must have completed their pediatric surgery training prior to applying.
PAPS prefers that candidates seek a PAPS member to nominate them for the GAP program. Nominations of candidates can be made to the GAP Chair by any PAPS member in good standing. Candidates can also directly ask the GAP Chair to nominate them if they do not know any PAPS members. The deadline for nominations is October 1 of the year preceding the PAPS meeting.
The candidate should not have the resources to provide his/her own funding to attend the meeting.
PAPS shall provide to the GAP Fellow(s) the following: Registration for the annual meeting, roundtrip economy airfare to the meeting and any arranged observership sponsored by the Local Organizing Committee either before or after the meeting, hotel room and meal expenses for the meeting and observership, USD$300 for miscellaneous expenses, and a textbook of choice. In addition, membership to PAPS shall be granted without fees for a period of 5 years following the meeting.