Funded by SICOT & Bezmialem Vakif University, Turkey
Every year, SICOT offers two surgeons a two to three-month fellowship to Bezmialem Vakif University in Istanbul (Turkey).
Accommodation and travel expenses will be reimbursed by SICOT up to EUR 2,500 (economy ticket only; taxis will only be reimbursed at a reasonable amount; airport shuttle bus service must be used in priority to taxis). The Bezmialem Vakif University offers free lunches.
This hospital’s subspecialties are arthroplasty and joint preserving surgery for hip and knee.
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)
Under 45 years of age
Applicant must have five or more years of specialised orthopaedic training
Health insurance coverage during stay at centre
Medical check-up before travel
Please send the following documents to firstname.lastname@example.org:
Application letter explaining the reason for the application
Scan of passport or birth certificate
Letter of recommendation from current Head of Department
Recent health certificate (including lab results for blood tests)
Deadline for applications: 31 May 2018
2016: Varun Gupta (India) & Saheed Yakub (Nigeria)