Chen-Tien Hsu Memorial Lecture

The Chien-Tien Hsu Memorial Lecture which is sponsored by the Chien-Tien Hsu Cancer Research Foundation is held during each AOFOG Congress. The Federation considers this to be the most prestigious lecture in any of its congresses.

Nomination / Selection

The Secretariat will write to all National Societies for nomination/seighteen (18) months before the AOFOG Congress. Nomination/s should be submitted with the Curriculum Vitae and a brief note justifying the nomination. The nominee need not necessarily be from the same National Society but must preferably be from the AOFOG regionand received global recognition for his/her contributions to Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The subject of the lecture should be pertinent to the art and science of Obstetrics & Gynaecology with emphasis on Gynaecological Cancer and Endocrinology which were particular interests of the late Professor Hsu.The closing date for nominations will be fifteen (15) months before the AOFOG Congress. The nominations will be forwarded to the Selection Committee comprising the President of the Federation, Chairman of the Journal Committee of the Federation and a Representative of the Chien-Tien Hsu Cancer Research Foundation.

The Committee shall identify an outstanding individual to be the Lecturer from among the nominations received. Once identified, the invitation to deliver the Memorial Lecture shall be extended to the Lecturer, in writing, by the President of the Federation which shall normally be made not later than twelve (12) months prior to the Congress. The Lecturer will be requested to submit the text of the Chien-Tien Hsu Memorial Lecture to the Chairman of the Journal Committee for publication in a subsequent edition of The Journal of Obstetrics & Gynaecology Research. The Secretary-General of the Federation shall notify the Chairman of the Congress Organising Committee regarding the choice of the CT Hsu Lecturer and the necessary arrangements for the conferment.

Conferment

The Lecture will normally be given as the first Plenary Lecture of the specific scientific or clinical area chosen.

The President of AOFOG shall preside at the Memorial Lecture and shall introduce the Lecturer. A vote of thanks to the Lecturer shall be made by the Chairman of the Chien-Tien Hsu Cancer Research Foundation or his/her nominee. The Gold medal will be presented by the President and the Chairman of the Chien-Tien Hsu Cancer research Foundation.

Entitlements

  • Return business class airfare from the country of origin to the Congress venue
  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation at the Congress hotel for the duration of the Congress
  • Complimentary Registration
  • Complimentary tickets for the speaker and partner for the President’s Night and Congress Banquet
  • A Gold Medal
  • An Honorarium of USD1000.00

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