Montegut Global Scholar Programme

The Montegut Global Scholars Program (MGSP) was established by the American Board of Family Medicine Foundation (ABFM-F) in 2010. The American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) is a member of the American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS). The ABFM-F is a supporting organisation of the ABFM. Its primary mission is to support the ABFM’s research and scholarly activities.

Alain Montegut MD

The Montegut Global Scholars Program (MGSP) was established by the ABFM-F in April 2010. It was named in honour of Alain Montegut, M.D., a member of the Board of Directors of the American Board of Family Medicine (ABFM) from 2005-2010 and whose career has been devoted to developing high quality family medicine practice internationally, especially in underserved and/or undeveloped countries.

A program for WONCA regional meeting attendance

The MGSP was established to foster international education, research, and collaboration in the specialty of family medicine. It will support the attendance of family physicians from Africa, Asia Pacific, East Mediterranean, Europe Iberoamericana, North America, and South Asia Regions of the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA) to any WONCA regional conference of 2024. Applicants can also apply to attend a Rural Conference.
Before making your application for the Montegut Global Scholar Program please review the MGCP Policies 2024.

Applications Are Now Open

To apply click Here.
The deadline for applications is Monday 15 April 2024.

2023 Winners

Africa Region
• Melvina Thompson

Asia Pacific
• Mel Acuerva

East Mediterranean Region
• Khaled el Khatib

Europe Region
• Mihai Iacob

South Asia
• Faridah Amin
• Shyamalee Samaranayaka

North America Region
• Paula Henry

Iberoamericana - CIMF
• Mariano Granero

2022 Winners

Africa Region
Mercy Nafula Wanjala - Kenya  
Tijani Oseni - Nigeria
Asia Pacific Region
Michael Angelo J. Arteza - Philippines 

East Mediterranean Region  
Tasneem Yahya - Palestine
Rim Taleb - Lebanon

Europe Region
Dr.Gazmend Bojaj - Kosovo

North America Region

Andrea Maria Purai - Jamaica

South Asia Region
Kiran Abdul Sattar - Pakistan
Sadia Mohammad Azam Khan - Pakistan

Carmen Nadal Agost - Chile 

 WONCA wishes to formally acknowledge the generous sponsorship of the American Board of Family Medicine Foundation (ABFM-F) through the Montegut Global Scholars Program. 

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