Funded by the National Orthopaedic Hospital and SICOT
Every year, SICOT offers 1 surgeon a three-month fellowship to the National Orthopaedic Hospital in Lagos (Nigeria).
The accommodation and a monthly allowance will be offered by the National Orthopaedic Hospital. The 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).
This hospital’s subspecialties are Arthroplasty/Orthopaedics, Oncology and Paediatrics.
The Fellowship will take place between January and November 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 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 showing the motivation and the reason for wanting to attend this fellowship
Current practicing license certificate
Recent medical check-up (with lab results screening for HIV, & Hepatitis B and C)
Deadline for applications: 30 June 2023