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Awarded to registrars who present the two best papers at the AORA Conference each year.
Airfare to attend American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons meeting the following year, plus payment of registration fee and accommodation expenses for the duration of the meeting.
The registrar who is awarded the first prize will have the opportunity to present his/her paper at AOA's Annual Scientific Meeting.
Airfare to attend AOA's Annual Scientific Meeting, plus payment of registration fee and accommodation for the duration of the meeting.
AOA's Scientific Secretary will also try to ensure that the second prize-winner has the opportunity to present his/her paper at AOA's Annual Scientific Meeting.
A prize is also awarded by the Surgical Research Society of Australasia at the AORA Conference each year. This prize supports the prize-winning registrar to attend the SRSA Meeting. For details contact the Surgical Research Society of Australasia.
Prizes donated by Stryker.
At AOA's Annual Scientific Meeting, a prize of $1000 is awarded annually to an orthopaedic registrar for a paper which best demonstrates an analytical approach to the clinical practice of orthopaedic surgery presented at the ASM. The award is sponsored by Gordon Kerridge, an orthopaedic surgeon, to encourage younger researchers in the area of orthopaedics.
Funds are available to support overseas travel for registrars in training who wish to gain surgical experience and also for surgeons who have completed their training and wish to undertake a further period of postgraduate study.
1 These Fellowships are open to trainees who expect to spend a period of not less than 12 months abroad in a recognised training post. Appointments to non-specialised service posts do not not qualify for support.
2 A Fellowship grant may be used to assist an Australian registrar to undertake a pre-arranged exchange with a North American or British counterpart.
3 A Fellowship will not be awarded unless confirmatory documentary evidence of the overseas post is provided.
4 The funds available vary according to the number of applicants and are used to defray travel expenses.
Applications must be accompanied by a curriculum vitae with details of the proposed overseas post and a letter of support from the Chairman of the Regional Training Program.
All applications must be sent to:
Australian Orthopaedic Association
45 Clarence Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000
Applications for 2011 must be received by 5 pm on [date TBA] and should state if and how the overseas post is being funded.
These Fellowships are sponsored by Zimmer.
Download the AOATravelling Fellowship application form.
These scholarships are available for up to 12 weeks in internationally recoginised clinics in Europe, USA, UK and Australia.
Application forms are available from the firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the AO Foundation website.