BSSO-ESSO Observership Programme





As every year, ESSO members are being offered the opportunity by the Brazilian Society of Surgical Oncology (BSSO) to apply for a visiting observership in Brazil. 

What are we offering?
This opportunity includes:

  • A stipend of $2,000 to cover travel and accommodations costs for the duration of the exchange
  • An opportunity to visit a Brazilian institution for two weeks (can be either at the Brazilian National Cancer Institute, in Rio de Janeiro or at the AC Camargo Cancer Hospital, in São Paulo).
  • An opportunity to attend the Brazilian Congress of Surgical.
  • The candidate surgeon will be able to choose from the following areas of interest:
    • Melanoma
    • Soft Tissue Sarcoma
    • Upper GI
    • Colon and Rectum
    • Gynecological Cancer
    • Breast Cancer

Who can apply?
To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must:

  • Be an ESSO member in good standing
  • Be an up-and-coming young surgical oncologist, under the age of 40

How can you apply? 
If you wish to apply, please send the following documents (in a single PDF document) to

Please note incomplete applications will not be considered.

When can you apply?
Application process closed until 2021. 


The selection process is closed.