ISAKOS Fellowships and Scholarships
Sponsored by the Patellofemoral Foundation, Inc.
The Patellofemoral Traveling Fellowship was established in 2005 by the Patellofemoral Foundation and ISAKOS to promote better understanding and communication around the world regarding Patellofemoral pain. The Patellofemoral Traveling Fellowship is available on a competitive basis to an orthopaedic surgeon interested in the study and advancement of understanding of the Patellofemoral joint.
The Upper Extremity Traveling Fellowship was developed by the ISAKOS Upper Extremity Committee to promote better understanding and communication regarding injuries or conditions involving the structures of the Upper Extremity. This Traveling Fellowship is available on a competitive basis to an orthopaedic surgeon interested in the study and advancement of understanding of the Upper Extremity.
Dr. Masaki Watanabe developed the first device for minimally invasive
surgery. In honor of Dr. Watanabe's ideas and accomplishments, the Masaki
Watanabe Arthroscopy Traveling Fellowship Award is a new traveling fellowship
sponsored by the Arthroscopy Committee of ISAKOS that will provide funding
for two young arthroscopic surgeons to learn more about the current practice
of arthroscopic surgery from well-respected experts in the field. The
knowledge learned by the traveling fellows can then be taken back to their
respective countries to improve patient care and advance the local teaching
of arthroscopic surgery.
ISAKOS is pleased to offer the opportunity for three international sports
medicine fellows to attend the International Sports Medicine Fellows Conference.
This annual course is held every January in Carlsbad, California. This
scholarship is intended to promote better understanding and communication
regarding injuries or conditions as related to sports medicine.
ISAKOS is pleased to offer a Teaching Center Scholarship as part of the ISAKOS
Global Connection Campaign! The ISAKOS Teaching Center Scholarship is designed
to give ISAKOS Members an opportunity to visit an ISAKOS Teaching Center to
expand their education in the specialties of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic
Sports Medicine. This scholarship is intended for young surgeons to have the
opportunity to visit centers outside of their geographical area to expand their education.
The ISAKOS Young Investigator's Scholarship and Research Mentoring Program
was developed by the ISAKOS Scientific Committee as a mentor-mentee program
for young investigators with specific focus on developing countries. The
Young Investigator Program seeks to stimulate research and education in developing
countries, foster international collaboration, and promote academic excellence
in arthroscopy, knee surgery and orthopaedic sports medicine.