Travelling Fellowship

EKS Knee Arthroplasty Travelling Fellowship 2019 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: APRIL 15, 2019

After four successful previous editions, EKS is proud to announce the fifth edition of the EKS Knee Arthroplasty Travelling Fellowship, which will take place from between 4 November and 4 December 2019.
The Fellows will also attend the EKS Closed Meeting, which is scheduled to take place in London, UK on 5-6 December, 2019.

The Fellowship aims to enhance the skills and knowledge of young orthopaedic surgeons interested in knee surgery.
4 Selected fellows will have the opportunity to visit 8 high-level European teaching centres, in a time spam of 4 weeks, covering all aspects of degenerative knee surgery.

The Fellowship assumes all expenses for travel (flights and ground transportation), accommodation and some meals.

 

Criteria to qualify for application are

  • to have finished the general orthopedic training in your own country;
  • to be younger than 45 years at time of applying;
  • to speak English. Maximum 1/4 can be a non-European citizen;
  • to be prepared to make 2 presentations of a specific research topic or topic of interest;
  • to finish a manuscript within one month after the end of the program, summarizing the scientific review on the assigned topic through the centers;
  • to be willing to make a summary of educational and social-cultural highlights of the trip;
  • proven interest in knee arthroplasty and osteotomy.

The application form is available here. Application deadline: April 15, 2019.