Rio de Janeiro TWC 2014 - Awards

Important notice: Applications for the following first three awards should have been sent to awards@sicot.org. Candidates could only apply for one award for the Congress. Free congress registration was granted to award winners who must have attended the Closing Ceremony on Saturday, 22 November 2014 to receive their prize. For more information please e-mail awards@sicot.org.

 

Abdel Hay Mashhour/SICOT Award (closed)

Funded by Prof Abdel Hay Mashhour (Tanta University, Egypt)

Three prizes of USD 1,000 each were awarded at the Closing Ceremony of Triennial World Congresses. One prize was given to a trainee of the Faculty of Medicine of Tanta University in Egypt, and two other awardees were chosen from all applications received. The purpose of the award was to help young orthopaedic trainees attend the Congress.

Prerequisites: candidates must have been trainees under 40.

Documents to submit: application letter, CV, copy of birth certificate or passport, and letter from supervisor. 

Application deadline: 31 March 2014 (closed)

Winners: Samer Mahmoud (United Kingdom), Ali Omran (Egypt) & Akshay Saxena (India)

 

Korean SICOT Award (closed)

Funded by the SICOT Foundation

Awarded at the Closing Ceremony of each Triennial World Congress to young orthopaedic surgeons. The prize was shared by two orthopaedic surgeons. The purpose was to help young surgeons attend the Congress.

Prerequisites: candidates must have been under 40 and members of SICOT.

Documents to submit: application letter indicating travel costs, CV, copy of birth certificate or passport, and SICOT Membership Application Form (unless already a SICOT member).

Application deadline: 31 March 2014 (closed)

Winners: Musa Muhammad (Nigeria) & Yuriy Prudnikov (Ukraine)   

 

Marcela Uribe Zamudio Awards (closed)

Funded by the SICOT Foundation

Two prizes of up to USD 1,000 each were awarded during the Closing Ceremony to women orthopaedic surgeons under 40 or trainees who completed original scientific work in orthopaedics or traumatology within the last three years. The purpose of the award was to encourage young researchers and clinicians.

Prerequisites: candidates must have been women orthopaedic surgeons under 40 or women trainees who have completed original scientific work in orthopaedics or traumatology within the last three years.

Documents to submit: application letter, CV, copy of birth certificate or passport, and copy of one piece of personal work completed within the last three years.

Application deadline: 30 April 2014 (closed)

Winners: Chinyelu Menakaya (United Kingdom) & Chasanal Rathod (India)


OrthoPediatrics/SICOT Congress Scholarship (closed)

Sponsored by SICOT and OrthoPediatrics

3 prizes of USD 1,250 each to help cover travel costs and a diploma will be awarded at the Closing Ceremony of the Congress. 

The purpose is to allow Associate Members of SICOT from SLAOT member countries to attend the combined 2014 SBOT/SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress in Rio de Janeiro. 

Prerequisites

  • doctor from a Latin American country

  • must be under 40 years of age

  • must be an Associate Member of SICOT (2014 annual membership fee: 20€)

  • must have an abstract (oral or poster) accepted for the Rio de Janeiro Congress 

  • must be registered for the Congress and the fee must be paid (reduced fee of 75€)

Deadline for applications: 15 June 2014 

Applications should be sent toawards@sicot.org

Winners: Christian Allende (Argentina), Daniel Fodor Orellana (Chile) & Macarena Morovic (Chile)

 

German Travel Awards (closed)

Funded by the SICOT German section

Candidates must reside in Germany and be members of SICOT.

More information can be found here.   

Winners: Till Orla Klatte, Philip Peter Rößler, Denis Gümbel, Maximilian Schenke, Daniel Wagner, Marc Hanschen (Germany)  


No application is required for the following awards. The winners of the awards below will be selected from all presenters at the Congress. Award winners will be notified in advance and must attend the Closing Ceremony to receive their prize.
 

Henri Bensahel Award

Sponsored by the SICOT Congress

This Award was established in 2009 in memory of Henri Bensahel, Professor of Paediatric Orthopaedics and a Founding Member of IFPOS (International Federation of Paediatric Orthopaedic Societies). A prize of EUR 300 is awarded at the Closing Ceremony to the best oral presentation in Paediatrics.

Winner: Qiang Shi (China)

 

Shanmuga S. Jayakumar Award

Sponsored by the SICOT Congress

This Award was created in 2013 in honour of Shanmuga S. Jayakumar, considered to be amongst the greatest paediatric orthopaedic surgeons in the United States. A prize of EUR 300 is awarded to one of the best oral presentations in Paediatrics.

Winner: Peter Stevens (United States)

 

SICOT/AAOS Annual Meeting Scholarships

Sponsored by SICOT & AAOS

AAOS will provide two free registrations for the AAOS Annual Meeting to SICOT-selected scholarship recipients, who will be chosen from a pool of candidates under 45 years of age comprised of the winners of the best oral and poster presentations in Rio de Janeiro. Travel expenses up to EUR 500 will be covered by SICOT. 

Winners:
Oral: KNEE ARTHROSCOPY IS BENEFICIAL TO MIDDLE-AGED PATIENTS WITH MENISCAL SYMPTOMS: A PROSPECTIVE, RANDOMISED, SINGLE-BLINDED STUDY
Håkan Gauffin, Joanna Kvist, Sofi Tagesson, Andreas Meunier
Poster: DENTAL PULP-DERIVED STEM CELLS EXHIBIT A HIGHER OSTEOGENIC POTENCY THAN BONE MARROW-DERIVED STROMAL CELLS IN VITRO AND IN A PORCINE CRITICAL-SIZE BONE DEFECT MODEL
Jonas Jensen, Claus Tvedesøe, Jan Rölfing, Casper Bindzus Foldager, Helle Lysdahl, David Christian Evar Kraft, Muwan Chen, Jorgen Baas, Dang Quang Svend Le, Cody Eric Bünger

 

SICOT/CCJR Meeting Awards

Sponsored by SICOT & CCJR

The best oral and poster presentations in Arthroplasty will be granted this award, which includes one free registration (worth USD 850) for the Current Concepts in Joint Replacement (CCJR) Winter Course and one free registration for the Spring Course. Travel expenses up to EUR 500 will be covered by SICOT.

Winners:
Oral: TREATMENT STRATEGY FOR UNDISPLACED FEMORAL NECK FRACTURE BASED ON DYNAMIC MRI POSITIVE ENHANCEMENT INTEGRAL COLOR MAPPING
Kousuke Sugiura, Masatoshi Morimoto, Akihiro Nagamachi
Poster: TOTAL KNEE ARTHROPLASTY IN POSTRAUMATIC ARTHRITIS
Christian Antonio Allende, Natalia Gutierrez Olivera, Bartolome Luis Allende, Ignacio Jose Pioli, Ignacio Fernandez Savoy

  

SICOT Oral Presentation Award

Sponsored by the SICOT Congress

The presenting authors of the ten best oral papers present their papers for a second time at the Best Papers Session during the Congress. The presenting author of the best oral presentation selected during this session will be awarded a prize of EUR 500 at the Closing Ceremony. All ten presenting authors will receive a diploma of recognition.

Winner: COMPARISON WITH MINIMUM 30 YEARS FOLLOW-UP BETWEEN HIGH TIBIAL OSTEOTOMY, UNICOMPARTMENTAL JOINT REPLACEMENT, AND TKA PERFORMED IN PATIENTS YOUNGER THAN 50 YEARS
Philippe Hernigou, Alexandre Poignard, Charles Henri Flouzat

  

SICOT Poster Award

Sponsored by the SICOT Congress

The presenting author of the best poster will be awarded a prize of EUR 500 at the Closing Ceremony. The presenting authors of the ten best posters all receive a diploma of recognition.

Winner: PAIN RELIEF IN PATIENTS WITH HIP FRACTURE - A CASE CONTROL STUDY COMPARING TRADITIONAL SYSTEMIC METHODS AND FASCIA-ILIACA BLOCK
Melinda Yun Ting Hau, A. Gulati, L. Hanna, A. Graham