Traveling Fellowship Committee

Mission

Develop a strategy, and implement and coordinate ISAKOS Traveling Fellowships.

Composition

Chair, Deputy Chair, up to 15 members, staff liaison.

Julian A. Feller, FRACS, FAOrthA
Chair, 2017-2023
AUSTRALIA

John A. Bergfeld, MD
Deputy Chair, 2017-2023
UNITED STATES

Kevin P. Shea, MD
Deputy Chair, 2017-2023
UNITED STATES

Karl F. Almqvist, MD, PhD UNITED ARAB EMIRATES
Paulo H. M. Araujo, MD, PhD BRAZIL
Nicolaas C. Budhiparama, MD, PhD, FICS, Prof. INDONESIA
Brian M. Devitt, MD, PhD, FRCS, FRACS IRELAND
Tiago Lazzaretti Fernandes, MD, PhD, MSc, Post-Doctorate BRAZIL
Michail E. Hantes, MD, PhD, Prof. GREECE
Laurie A. Hiemstra, MD, PhD, FRCSC CANADA
Ki-Mo Jang, MD, PhD, Prof. KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
Francois M. Kelberine, MD FRANCE
Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD UNITED STATES
Rodrigo Maestu, MD ARGENTINA
Takehiko Matsushita, MD, PhD JAPAN
Atsuo Nakamae, MD, PhD JAPAN
Rainer Siebold, Prof. Dr. med. GERMANY

Charges

The following charges are the 2021 - 2023 committee term.

  • Awards & Fellowships
    • Coordinate mentoring and travel fellowship of Young Investigators Part II winners, in collaboration with Scientific Committee, which selects the winners for the Young Investigators Scholarship and Research Mentoring Program.
    • Explore the possibility of establishing second tier traveling fellowship opportunities for shorter visitation.
    • Identify resources to support Global Traveling Fellowship, taking into account challenges and opportunities of each region (e.g. travel agency resources, vaccination requirements, medical center requirements, etc.).
    • In collaboration with Godfather, plan Global Traveling Fellowship two-week itinerary, including Centers to be visited and attendance at ISAKOS Congress. Assist with development of draft itinerary budget for approval.
    • Oversee the ISAKOS Traveling Fellowship programs, including application requirements and application review/scoring, contact with Fellows, and post-fellowship reporting.
    • With input from President and Board of Directors, nominate volunteers to serve as Global Traveling Fellowship Godfather. If possible, Godfather should reside in same region as the upcoming ISAKOS Congress.
  • Publications
    • Identify opportunities for Global Traveling Fellows to contribute to ISAKOS through newsletter articles, JISAKOS articles, podcasts, publications, webinars, and committee involvement.

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