15th ESSKA Congress
May 2-5, 2012, Geneva

ESSKA Educational Programme

Dear ESSKA Members,

As Educational Secretary of the ESSKA, I am very pleased and honoured to announce the existing ESSKA educational opportunities for the ones I kindly invite you to apply to enlarge and improve your knowledge.

Please do not hesitate to contact myself (pietro.randelli@tin.it) or Mrs. Brigitte Melchior-Dolenc (dolenc.brigitte@chl.lu) at the ESSKA office in case you may need further information or visit our web site on www.esska.org.

Furthermore, I am pleased to inform you that an Educational meeting point will be organised where you can meet me or Mrs Brigitte Melchior-Dolenc in case you would like to discuss personally with us the different educational proposals during the Geneva Congress 2-5 May 2012 at the ESSKA booth. We will be pleased to assist and guide you.

Sincerely,

Pietro Randelli

ESSKA EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME Overview

ESSKA Chelsea FC Sport Trauma Fellowship

The ESSKA – Chelsea FC Sport trauma fellowship is a brand new fellowship starting in 2012 with the main focus to gain insight into the prevention, treatment of diagnosed sports injuries and rehabilitation. This fellowship offers a very practical based programme during 2 to 3 months with the opportunity to work with the Chelsea FC medical staff.

Conditions and application form on www.esska.org.

Deadline for application:
31. 05. 2012 for the period 15 August - 15 Nov. 2012
and for the period 15 Nov. 2012 - 1st Feb. 2013

Educational Program generously supported by:
ESSKA

ESSKA KNEE Replacement Visiting Fellowship

The ESSKA - ZIMMER Joint replacement visiting fellowship is reserved to young surgeons from Europe, Middle East and Africa (20 candidates each year) who strongly wish to enlarge and improve their knowledge and competencies in orthopedic joints replacement surgery.

The fellowship allows the candidates to visit highly qualified teaching surgeons and recognized orthopaedic centers in Western Europe for four weeks.

Candidates must be, at the time of application, below 40 years of age. The fellows will be notified of their selection during the month of January of each year. The scholarship lasts 1 month and the exact date of the fellowship will be chosen by the Head of the selected Centre in accordance with his availability.

The fellowship can only be won once. Applicants who have not been selected are allowed to apply again.

The amount of the grant is 3.000 EUR, which will have to cover all expenses of the applicant who, during his stay, will be lodged at his own expense. 2.000 € will be transferred to the respective host and be delivered to the fellow upon his arrival. The rest, 1000 € will be transferred to the fellow's account at the end of the fellowship after having completed seriously the provided questionnaire.

Conditions and application form on www.esska.org.

Deadline for application: 01.08.2012

Educational Program generously supported by: Zimmer GmbH

ESSKA AOSSM-APOSSM Travelling Fellowship AOSSM APOSSM

This renowned biannual international exchange programme for up and coming sports medicine orthopaedic surgeons, in collaboration with the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the Asia Pacific Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (APOSSM), provides a stimulating environment for the global growth of sports medicine. Selected as potential leaders in sports medicine in the future, fellows will, among others:

Conditions and application form on www.esska.org.

Deadline for application: 01.08.2012

Educational Program generously supported by: DJO Global

ESSKA-SLARD Travelling Fellowship SLARD

Just as our exchange tours with the US and the Asian-Pacific societies, ESSKA is excited to enlarge this unique and wonderful learning experience to our South-American friends. In collaboration with SLARD (Sociedad Latinoamericana de Artroscopia, Rodilla y Traumatologia Deportiva), we organize this brand-new tour where one godfather and 3 fellows will be able to visit highly renowned institutions during a time frame of 2 weeks 3 week-ends.

In 2012, our South-American friends will tour through Europe, while the ESSKA fellows will go to South America in 2013.

Conditions and application on www.esska.org.

Deadline for application: 01.08.2012

Educational Program generously supported by: smith&nephew

ESSKA Scholarship Programme Eastern Europe & International

The ESSKA Scholarship program is reserved to young doctors (<40 years old) from Europe, East Europe, Middle-East, Africa, who strongly wish to enlarge and improve their knowledge and competencies in orthopaedic sports medicine, knee surgery and arthroscopy.

The scholarship allows the scholars to visit highly qualified teaching surgeons and recognized sports medicine centers in Western Europe for several weeks.

Conditions and application form on www.esska.org.

Deadline for application: 01.05.2012

Educational Program generously supported by: smith&nephew

ESSKA Senior Fellowship

The ESSKA Senior Fellowship is reserved to senior orthopaedic surgeons (over 40 years) to pass one week in an ESSKA accredited teaching Centre.

Conditions and application form on www.esska.org.

Deadline for application: 01.03.2012

Educational Program generously sponsored by: Alwin Jäger Stiftung

Knee Arthroplasty Fellowship 2012

This Travelling Fellowship tour wishes to address surgeons who want to meet with the best European surgeons in the fields of Sports Traumatology, Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy. Candidates can be young doctors beginning their speciality, or more experienced doctors, who want to specialise in the fields covered by this tour. Candidates should be very clear in their mind about the speciality in which they want to advance.

Conditions and application form on www.esska.org.

Deadline for application: 01.08.2012

Educational Program generously sponsored by: Tornier

ESSKA European Arthroscopy Fellowship

ESSKA is excited to be part of this common initiative between the European National Societies, AEA / SPAT, AGA, SIGASCOT and SFA! 5 Fellows will be chosen (1 per society) to travel 3 weeks to the best centers in Europe. You will visit following countries: Germany, Austria, Spain, France, Italy and Portugal. One fellow will be chosen by the ESSKA among European applications (except France, Italy, Germany, Portugal and Spain as those applications should be addressed to the participating national society).

Conditions and application form on www.esska.org.

Deadline for application: 20.05.2012

Educational Program generously sponsored by: Arthrex

Abstract Portal

The deadline for submission was October 10, 2011. Notification about the results of the abstract review process will be sent out to the e-mail address of the submitter by the end of January 2012.

Congress Portal

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