Fellowship application process: English-speaking Africa
The AOA provides additional experience in AO techniques for orthopaedic surgeons, general surgeons, and ORP interested in operative and nonoperative fracture treatment. The purpose is to make fellows familiar with indications, planning, techniques, and pitfalls of osteosynthesis, as judged by AO experts. AOA Fellowships are not organized courses and the knowledge acquired will depend a lot on the initiative of the fellow.
The Fellowship covers accommodation, meals and travel costs (air fare needs approval by the Fellowship coordinator). Most clinics provide basic accommodation for one person only. AOA strongly recommends that family members do not join the fellow.
- 4 weeks for ORP
- 4 weeks up to 3 months for surgeons
Communication in another language:
Language may be a problem for a fellow. We strongly recommend a good knowledge of the working language of the host country or a good command of English.