Orthopaedic fellowships

Arthritis Australia/Zimmer Biomet Orthopaedic Fellowship Program

In keeping with its mission of promoting medical education, Arthritis Australia has initiated the Arthritis Australia/Zimmer Biomet Orthopaedic Fellowship Program. The Program, supported by Zimmer Biomet Pty Ltd, will promote best practice treatment for arthritis sufferers.

Note: This fellowship program is only open to ANZ fellows in overseas positions. It is not open to overseas institutions unless supporting an Australian/NZ fellow. For local ANZ Institutions seeking information on fellowship support please contact Zimmer Biomet ANZ directly on meded.anz@zimmerbiomet.com.

Fellowships are available in the following areas and are ranked in order of preference:

  1. Major Joint Arthroplasty Hip and /or Knee
  2. Joint Arthroplasty Extremities (incl. Shoulder, Elbow, Hand & Wrist, Foot & Ankle)
  3. Degenerative and deforming conditions of the spine
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.

Completed applications must be submitted by 31 May 2018

Applicants are responsible for ensuring that their applications are complete and accurate with all accompanying documentation. Applications that do not meet the criteria will not be considered. Refer below for process and key documents.

Note: Due to the popularity of this program, only one fellowship application can be submitted per institution per funding year.

Eligibility and criteria for applications are reviewed and updated regularly. Applications should be submitted well in advance of commencement of fellowship. This funding round is for fellowships commencing July 2018 or later.

Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted

In order to expedite the process, the following must be included with your application:

  1. Two written references from independent referees for fellow
  2. The fellow training program
  3. Written confirmation by the supervisor that the fellowship program contains at least 50% arthroplasty in the specified activity
  4. A completed institution application form
  5. A completed fellow application form
  6. CV’s for each supervisor as per the application form
  7. Fellow’s CV

Key Documents

Reviewing Process

The review process may take up to four 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.

Fellowship recipients

2016 Recipients

2017 Recipients

2018 recipients

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