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ICRS/Vericel – Lars Peterson Clinical Travelling Fellowship 2019

North America, USA, Canada, 2019

Objectives: The objectives of the programme are to provide an opportunity for young orthopaedic surgeons, residents, fellows or clinical scientists of international exchange in a stimulating environment and to gain exposure to basic science and clinical applications in studies involving articular cartilage injury, repair, and regeneration. Selected as potential leaders in the field of cartilage regeneration and joint preservation, fellows will participate in scientific symposia with host physicians, view search facilities and surgical procedures and participate in social and cultural events with the hosting cartilage repair community. The Fellowship Programme includes attending the ICRS 2019 World Congress Vancouver.


Candidates are ICRS Members in good standing
Orthopaedic Surgery, Senior- or Chief Residents, Fellows or young clinical Scientists below age of 40 and with dedicated interest in Cartilage Regeneration and Joint Preservation
Candidates must not have been benefited previously from the same programme
Candidates must speak English fluently (entire programme hold in English)

Vacancies: 3 successful candidates will be awarded
Tour Dates: September 25 – October 08 (tentative)
Application Deadline: June 15, 2019 (applications after the deadline will not be considered)

Application needs to be submitted in one-single-PDF-file and must include:
-Letter of motivation with career goals
-Brief CV (not more than 2 pages), incl. information on date of birth, current and past affiliation, degrees, awards, and research interests
-List of publications of last 3 years with titles and journal references
-Letter from head of department supporting your application
-Copy of passport and specialist certification

Please send your application in one single PDF file to the attention of the Emanuel Papacostas, Chair of the ICRS Fellowship, Scholarship, & Research Grant Committee  by Email to valentina.zigrino@cartilage.org not later than June 15.

Application will be received: until June 15, 2019