Funded by SICOT & Århus University Hospital, Denmark
Every year, SICOT offers young surgeons three-month fellowships to visit an internationally renowned orthopaedic centre. The aim is to improve knowledge and surgical skills.
The fellowships are:
Danish Travelling Fellowship: at Århus University Hospital in Denmark specialised in Spine Surgery. SICOT will cover the accommodation and travel expenses (economy ticket only; taxis will only be reimbursed at a reasonable amount; airport shuttle bus service must be used in priority to taxis) up to EUR 2,000 (proof of expenses must be provided).
International Travelling Fellowship: The winner will plan his fellowship (arrange his travel, accommodation and make contact with the center of his choice) and will be awarded a total of EUR 2,500 to do this. This center should have a SICOT member, or the corresponding surgeon is known to, or in contact with, SICOT.
Must be a SICOT member with membership dues paid two years in a row at the time of the application (the year of the application deadline and the year before)
Must be 45 years or under at the beginning of the fellowship
Must have five or more years of specialised orthopaedic training at the time of application
Health insurance coverage during stay at centre
Medical check-up before travel (including lab results for blood tests)
Application form must be filled in
Priority is given to candidates having attended one or more SICOT Congress(es) in the past 4 years
Preference will be given to international fellows. SICOT will not cover the travelling costs of national fellows.
Documents to submit to [email protected]:
Application Form to be filled in
Copy of birth certificate or passport
Up-to-date CV mentioning
the date of birth
the academic achievements
the professional experience in Orthopaedics (with month and year of beginning and ending)
the field(s) of interest
Two recommendation letters, one must be from the current Head of Department
A document proving the English level
Motivation letter containing aim of travel, specialty of interest and Fellowship being applied for (1 choice) and how this Fellowship will benefit your home country or hospital
Recent medical check-up (including lab results for blood tests)
Two references with e-mail contacts
For the International Travelling Fellowship: the acceptance letter(s) from the centre(s) and the contact person from the centre(s)
Deadline for applications: 30 June 2023
Successful applicants are required to submit a report to SICOT upon completion of their fellowship.
- Danish Travelling Fellowship: Sahil Batra (India), Sanjay Yadav (India), Gaurav Garg (India), Karthikeyan Maharajan (Singapore)
- International Travelling Fellowship: Jiong Jiong Guo (China), Mohamed Amr Hemida (Egypt), Aaradhana Jha Jivendra (Nepal)
- Danish Travelling Fellowship: Anupreet Bassi (India)
- International Travelling Fellowship: Julia Moreira Franco (Brazil)
- Danish Travelling Fellowship: Peace Ifeoma Amaraegbulam (Nigeria), Kenny Kwan (Hong Kong), Adetunji Toluse (Nigeria), Kedar Phadke (India)
- International Travelling Fellowship: Mrinal Sharma (India)
- Danish Travelling Fellowship: -
- International Travelling Fellowship: Ahmed Ismail Ahmed Hammouda (Egypt)
- Danish Travelling Fellowship: Mohamed El Maksoud Ismail (Egypt)
- German Travelling Fellowship: Sunil Gurpur Kini (India)
- International Travelling Fellowship: Tanveer Singh Bhutani (India)
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