Arthritis Australia/Zimmer Orthopaedic Fellowship Program
In keeping with its mission of promoting medical education, Arthritis Australia has initiated the Arthritis Australia/Zimmer Orthopaedic Fellowship Program. The Program, supported by Zimmer Pty Ltd, will promote best practice treatment for arthritis sufferers.
Fellowships with the following criteria will be awarded and are ranked in order of preference:
ANZ fellow in ANZ position
ANZ fellow in overseas position
Overseas fellow in ANZ position
Note: The program is not open to overseas institutions unless supporting an Australian/NZ fellow.
Fellowships are available in the following areas and are ranked in order of preference:
Note: The fellowship program must contain at least 50% arthroplasty in the specified activity to be eligible. Confirmation of this requirement must be made at time of application by the supervisor.
Major Joint Arthroplasty Lower Extremity
Major Joint Arthroplasty Upper Extremity
Degenerative and deforming conditions of the spine
Note: Soft tissue surgery, arthroscopy and conditions of the foot and hand will NOT be supported.
For a list of fellowship recipients in 2010 & 2011 click here
⇒ For a list of fellowship recipients in 2011 & 2012 click here
⇒ For a list of fellowship recipients in 2012 & 2013 click here
⇒ For a list of fellowship recipients in 2013 & 2014 click here
August 2014 funding
Applications are now closed for the February round of funding of the Arthritis Australia/Zimmer Orthopaedic Fellowship Program. The next round of funding will be August 2014. Completed applications must be submitted by close of business (5.00pm AEST) Sunday 31 August 2014.
ONLY APPLICATIONS WITH ALL ACCOMPANYING DOCUMENTS THAT MEET THE CRITERIA WILL BE CONSIDERED.
Note: Due to the popularity of this program, only one fellowship application can be submitted per institution per funding year.
For Australian Institutions, AOA accreditation MUST be approved before applying for funding.
Eligibility and criteria for applications are reviewed and updated regularly. Applications should be submitted well in advance of commencement of fellowship. This round of funding is for fellowships commencing July 2014 or later. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted.
The review process may take up to three weeks following the applications closing date. Supervisors and fellows will receive notification of the outcome of their application by email, followed by a letter to the Supervisor.
For the complete list of eligibility and criteria click here
⇒ To download institution application form click here
⇒ To download fellow application form click here
Reviewed and updated April 2014