Ain Shams University/SICOT Fellowship (closed)

Funded by SICOT


Every year, SICOT will offer two surgeon a six to twelve-weeks fellowship to the Ain Sams University (Cairo, Egypt). All specialties will be available, with expertise in Sports, Paediatrics and Trauma.

The Orthopaedics Department has 120 beds, with 24/7 casualty for whole trauma cases referred from different centers. There are daily OPD clinics “General and specialized“ as well as daily operation lists for 6 days per week with an average of 9-10 cases operated daily in elective lists as well as 4-6 emergency cases operated daily. There is a morning meeting for every unit once weekly and regular monthly meeting for residents training program.

The travelling and accommodation expenses will be reimbursed by SICOT up to EUR 2,500 (economy ticket only) for international fellows. Taxis will only be reimbursed at a reasonable amount. Airport shuttle bus service must be used in priority to taxis.
The accommodation expenses will be reimbursed by SICOT up to EUR 1,000 for national fellows. SICOT will not cover the travelling costs of national fellows.


  • 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 three 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 is given to international 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 logbook

    • the academic achievements

    • other 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

  • Recent medical check-up (including lab results for blood tests)


Deadline for applications: 8 July 2024