The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is pleased to announce it is accepting applications for the 2015 AAOS-IOA International Surgical Skills Scholarship Program. AAOS will award one scholarship to one of IOAs member for the intended purpose to travel to the United States to attend a hands-on orthopaedic surgical skills course with cadaveric specimens in the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Illinois, USA and up to a weeklong observership at a US hospital.
Eligible orthopaedists are invited to apply online by completing the International Scholarship application, submitting their Curriculum Vitae, required essays, an official letter from IOA confirming that they are current members in good standing, and two letters of recommendation.
The due date is 15 August 2015. For additional information about the International Surgical Skills Scholarship Program, including comments from previous scholarship recipients, please visit our website www.aaos.org > Information for International Orthopaedists (right hand column) > AAOS International Surgical Skills Scholarship Program or click on the link: International Scholarship.