SOFMEDICA Group, through EMERALD MEDICAL CENTER and SOFMEDICA Life-saving Innovation, announces the launch of the 2nd edition of the “Dr. Dimitrie Capşa” scholarships, with more opportunities for eminent medical students and outstanding resident physicians, as well as for students at the Faculty of Medical Engineering of the “Politehnica” University of Bucharest. For the 2022 – 2023 edition, 9 private scholarships will be awarded, the 5 established initially plus an extra 4 which will go to residents in the fields of surgery, cardiology, neurology, and oncology.
“The results achieved by these young people and the passion with which they devote themselves to science at an age at which they can easily become prey to so many other temptations, are remarkable and worthy of admiration.” said Dr. Răzvan Capșa, Chairman of the selection committee. The program aims to support young healthcare professionals in Romania to continue the path opened by Dr. Dimitrie Capşa, who dedicated his entire career to bring innovation in the healthcare system for the benefit of the patients, besides majorly contributing to the professional development of the younger generations of physicians.
The stages of the competition:
- Application registration period: February 15 – March 6, 2022;
- Online interview: 10-12 March 2022;
- Announcement of results: 16 March 2022.
“The Dr. Dimitrie Capşa scholarship opened a new sphere of interest to me. I learned and read more about kidney replacement therapy and became interested in the application of this intensive therapy technique and nephrology within my area of interest, that is in the treatment of large burn patients.”
“The Dr. Capsa fellowship helped me prepare a work on the Evolution and innovation in nephrology, starting with the idea of regenerating the damaged or necrotic kidney tissue. I also wanted to do this with scaffolds based on materials biocompatible and similar to the tissue to be replaced.”