The HSS-China Orthopaedic Education Exchange provides a unique opportunity for Chinese orthopaedic surgeons and trainees to gain valuable knowledge and experience through professional education programs. Structured observation programs at Hospital for Special Surgery, participation in educational programs through live video conferencing along with attendance at annual symposia held in China are several offerings of the Exchange. Qualified applicants from medical centers throughout China are encouraged to apply to the Junior Faculty Observation Program or the Research Fellowship Program.
Step 1: All candidates must submit the online application with the following supporting documentation:
Step 2: Selected applicants will be interviewed prior to acceptance into the program.
Step 3: Upon complete review of the application, successful candidates will be extended an invitation into the program along with additional information for registration and health clearance.
The entire selection process takes approximately three months from date of submission. Program start dates for accepted candidates are based upon availability and may last from two weeks to two months depending on the service.
Please note that there is a $500 fee upon acceptance into the program.
Chinese orthopaedic surgeons interested in conducting research at HSS can apply for a one to two year research fellowship with HSS faculty in a specific service. All applicants are responsible for contacting HSS faculty to inquire about research collaboration. Once an HSS host is identified, submit a completed online application at least 6 months ahead of the preferred start date.
All alumni of both the Junior Faculty Observation Program and Research Fellowship Program will gain lasting membership within the HSS community. Opportunities for continued involvement include:
HSS faculty members participate in symposia held at the annual Chinese Orthopaedic Association (COA) meeting and the annual Chinese Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (CAOS) Meeting. If interested, please contact us for more information on arranging additional education conferences.
For further information, please contact Huijuan "Jane" Huang, Manager, Global Partnerships at firstname.lastname@example.org.