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Application Process to Become a Fellow of the NCS By NCS Executive Office The NCS would like to announce the call for applications to Fees become a Fellow of the Neurocritical Care Society (FNCS) A one-time application fee of $100 is required. Upon acceptance which recognizes exceptional service, academic excellence, and of the FNCS application, one will be required to pay $50 annually leadership in the field of neurocritical care. Individuals who meet in addition to the annual dues to maintain the ‘letters’. the requirements of this fellowship will add the letters, FNCS to their respective titles. Deadlines Friday, April 29, 2016: Application deadline Requirements/Criteria Friday, May 27, 2016: Applicants notified of acceptance or An FNCS candidate must meet the following criteria along with rejection submitting the outlined items: Friday, June 24, 2016: Appeal deadline Friday, July 22, 2016: Appeal decision notifications • Completed application form (download application here) NCS Annual Meeting - FNCS members inducted • Current curriculum vitae Completed applications and all requirements should be sent to: Neurocritical Care Society • A personal statement outlining the applicant’s reasons for 5841 Cedar Lake Road, Suite 204 applying (download template for personal statement here) Minneapolis, MN 55416 Fax: (952) 545-6073 • A copy of the applicant’s primary certification which must Email: info@neurocriticalcare.org be completed and up to date, i.e., board certification in a medical, nursing, pharmacy, respiratory therapy specialty. • Two written letters of recommendation from active NCS members outlining why the applicant should be accepted as a fellow (download template for letters of recommendation here) • The applicant must be an active member of the NCS for a minimum of five years and must have attended at least five NCS Annual Meetings. Details for these are required on the application. All information regarding FNCS is located on the NCS website by clicking here. 9


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