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ISAKOS Fellowships and Scholarships

The Patellofemoral Traveling Fellowship

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

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.

The Masaki Watanabe Arthroscopy Traveling Fellowship

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.

International Sports Medicine Fellows Conference Scholarship

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.

Teaching Center Scholarship

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.

ISAKOS Young Investigator's Scholarship & Research Mentoring Program

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.