Dr Ahmed Mazeed – winner of the first ISAR Travel Award.
I have started a training post at Great Ormond street Hospital for children in London which is a centre of excellence well-known for its outstanding ear reconstruction service. I am meanwhile working on a study to reveal the psychological, aesthetic, and patient-reported outcome measures in microtia. This training will eventually provide me with the needed experience to help set a microtia and atresia service in my home country, Egypt. I also plan to visit other ear reconstructive units in the UK and hopefully Dr Francoise Firmin clinic in Paris. I submitted an abstract for the conference of the ISAR 2017 in Beijing, China about the development of multifaceted auricular reconstruction service in Egypt. I much appreciate my granting of the ISAR Francoise Firmin Travel Award to fund my travel to the conference where all the leading ear reconstruction surgeons and experts will be attending.