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APKASS – SLARD  Traveling Fellowship

This inter-continental exchange programme is run in collaboration with the Latin American Society of Knee Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine (SLARD). It is a scientific and cultural exchange between orthopaedic sports medicine physicians in Latin America and Asia-Pacific. The programme provides the fellows a valuable opportunity to exchange scientific information, stimulate research and develop collaboration and lifelong friendships.

For each travelling fellowship, THREE fellows are selected to visit overseas sports medicine institutes and facilities for 3-4 weeks, and are accompanied by a reputed senior orthopaedic sports medicine specialist as the “Godfather”. During the tour, fellows will

1.) participate in scientific symposia with host surgeons and give presentations;

2.) view research facilities and surgical procedures;

3.) attend a national sport medicine meeting in the region they are visiting and

4.) participate in social and cultural activities with the local sports medicine community.

The fellowship covers travel, accommodation and minor expenses. We thank Smith & Nephew for their generous support to this program.

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Upcoming Schedule:

This fellowship program takes place every 3 years, we will probably send out groups of fellows to Latin America in 2018, 2021, 2024 and so on.

For the up coming tour, Click Here for
some tentative information for your reference.

How to Apply

Please read the application requirement and related information here.

Please contact the administrative office via info@apkass.org should you have any enquiries.

 

Participants of Recent Tours

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Asia-Pacific Participants
  
2018

God Father:
Dr. John Matheson, New Zealand


Travelling Fellow:
Dr. Saseendar Shanmugasundaram, India
Dr. Atul Mahajan, India
Dr. Hongyun Li, China

Itinerary:
São Paulo, Cali, Lima, Santiago, Buenos Aires
(XV International Congress of the Argentine Arthroscopy Association)

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2019

God Father:
Dr. Claudio Mingo Saluzzi, Argentina


Travelling Fellow:
Dr. Luis Antonio Goytia Alfaro, Bolivia
Dr. Hernán Lisandro Galán, Argentina
Dr. Diego Edwards, Chile

Itinerary:
Auckland, Brisbane, Sydney, Singapore, Bangkok, Shanghai, Chengdu

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Photos of Recent Tours

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