Research Grants

Open Call for the 2024 Research Grants! These USD 10,000 grants funded by the SICOT Research Academy provide seed and start-up funding for promising research projects in any area of trauma and orthopaedics.

Hiranandani Orthopaedic Medical Education Fellowship (open)

Hiranandani Orthopaedic Medical Education (HOME) is a department that is dedicated to the field of clinical research in Orthopaedics. HOME is working on a number of projects related to clinical research in adult hip and knee surgery. HOME conducted its first workshop on scientific publication (WOSP) in December 2009, in collaboration with the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (British Volume). A number of scientific meetings have also been planned for the future. Research Fellowships, in adult hip and knee surgery, are offered by HOME. 

Deadline for applications: 19 April 2024

SAANVI Orthopaedics/SICOT Fellowship (open)

Every year, SICOT offers one surgeon a one year fellowship to SAANVI Orthopaedics located in Mumbai (India) in Hip & Knee replacement.

SAANVI Orthopaedics Mumbai, India is an Orthopaedic unit that is dedicated to the field of clinical research in Orthopaedics. SAANVI is working on several projects related to clinical research in adult hip and knee surgery. A number of scientific meetings have also been planned for the future.

Deadline for applications: 19 April 2024

Erfan Niyayesh Hospital/SICOT Fellowship (open)

Every year, SICOT will offer four surgeons a six-month fellowship to the Erfan Niyayesh Hospital (Tehran, Iran) in Hip and Knee Arthroplasty. The fellows will be able to scrub.

The Erfan group hospitals consist of two private hospitals (Erfan and Erfan Niayesh hospitals) and clinics and do over 1500 orthopaedic procedures yearly which includes full range of Orthopaedic procedures including joint replacement, upper limb, foot and ankle surgery, many complex total hip replacement, revision total hip and knee, DDH Crowe type 3-4 total hip replacement. 

Deadline for applications: 19 April 2024

CTEA/SICOT Fellowship (open)

Every year, SICOT will offer one surgeon a one-year fellowship to the CTEA (Parana, South Brazil). The fellow will do surgeries and scrub in public and private hospitals and so he/she will see high technologies and will be exposed to several Orthopaedics Subspecialties. The fellowship will mainly provide degenerative and sports knee training.

Deadline for applications: 19 April 2024

Casablanca University/SICOT Fellowship (open)

Every year, SICOT offers two surgeons a six-month fellowship to the Orthopaedic and Traumatology University Hospital, P32, in Casablanca (Morocco). The accommodation will be provided for by Casablanca Orthopaedic and Traumatology University Department. One return economy airfare between the fellow’s home country and Casablanca (Morocco) will be covered by SICOT up to EUR 1,000 (economy ticket only).

Deadline for applications19 April 2024

Alexandria/SICOT Fellowship (open)

Every year, SICOT will offer two surgeons a six-month fellowship to Hadra Orthopaedic and Traumatology University Hospital, in Alexandria (Egypt). The Spine unit is an AOSpine-recognized unit for short-term fellowships. The purpose of the fellowship is to receive training in different specialized departments. The candidate will choose between one or two departments. These include arthroplasty, arthroscopic surgery, spinal surgery, paediatric surgery, microsurgery, hand surgery, and orthopaedic oncology. The training programme will start in January and July of each year.

Deadline for applications: 19 April 2024

IODA Charter

The International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance (IODA) is a collaboration established by orthopaedic surgeons in leadership, advocating for the inclusion of women and minorities who are under-represented in orthopaedic surgery. IODA, a not-for-profit organization incorporated in the US with ~1,500 international members and >10,000 social media followers.