International Consensus Meeting (ICM) Travelling Fellowship in Orthopedic Infections

1. Description of the Program

  • The International Consensus Meeting on Infection Fellowship provides the approved applicant with the unparalleled opportunity to explore their interests in management of musculoskeletal infections by conducting basic-science and/or clinical research with mentors Dr. Javad Parvizi and Dr. Thorsten Gehrke
  • This is a one-year ICM travelling fellowship
  • The one (1) year fellowship may be spent at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, USA, or at the Helios ENDO-Klinik in Hamburg, Germany
  • Candidates may also split the fellowship to spend six months in each institution
  • During the fellowship, the candidate is expected to engage in translational research and/or basic science research
  • Both institutions house massive databases and treat a large number of patients with orthopedic infections. A laboratory facility is also available for the conduct of basic science research, if desired. The objective of fellowship is to generate evidence and data for areas in need of research as identified by the ICM
  • A stipend and assistance with obtaining a visa, if needed, will be provided
  • The program will start in September 2021 at the applicants choice of institution (Helios ENDO-Klinik Hamburg in Hamburg, Germany or Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America)

2. Applicant Requirement

  • Proficient in English, written and spoken (English knowledge a minimum of B2)
  • must be 40-years of age or younger with interest in Orthopedic infections
  • having either an MD or a PhD degree is desirable
  • Ph.D. or M.D. students are accepted as well
  • Previous experience in the field of orthopedic infection – laboratory or clinical research is also desirable

3. Application Requirements

  • Completed Application Form: Click here
  • CV or Resume
  • Personal Statement (career goals, reason for interest in infection, etc.)
  • Two (2) Letters of Recommendation