Funded by SICOT & Hadra Orthopaedic and Traumatology University Hospital, Egypt
Every year, SICOT will offer two surgeons a six-month fellowship to Hadra Orthopaedic and Traumatology University Hospital, in Alexandria (Egypt). The Spine unit is an AOSpine-recognized unit for short-term fellowships.
The accommodation will be provided for by Hadra Orthopaedic and Traumatology University Hospital. Travel expenses will be reimbursed by SICOT up to EUR 1,000 (economy ticket only). Taxis will only be reimbursed at a reasonable amount. Airport shuttle bus service must be used in priority to taxis.
The purpose of the fellowship is to receive training in different specialized departments. The candidate will choose between one or two departments. These include arthroplasty, arthroscopic surgery, spinal surgery, paediatric surgery, microsurgery, hand surgery, and orthopaedic oncology.
The training programme will start in January and July of each year.
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 and the year before)
must be 45 years or under at the beginning of the fellowship
must have at least 4 years of professional experience
health insurance coverage during stay at centre
medical check-up before travel (including lab results for blood tests)
application form must be filled in
Applications should be sent to:
Prof Raafat K. Ragab
Hadra University Hospital
Deadline for applications: 30 September 2018