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HSS-China Orthopaedic Education Exchange

 

 

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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.

Junior Faculty Observation Program

Highlights of program include:

  • Observation with one of the following services:
    • Adult Reconstruction and Joint Replacement
    • Anesthesiology
    • Foot and Ankle
    • Rehabilitation
    • Spine
    • Sports Medicine
  • Observation in the operating room and outpatient clinic
  • Daily schedule based on observation preferences
  • Observation of morning rounds with HSS attending surgeons
  • Observation of patient flow and perioperative services
  • Attendance at weekly educational conferences
  • Access to the HSS medical library system

Applicant Criteria

  • High level of English proficiency
  • Demonstrated leadership potential
  • At least 10 years of medical training

Application Process

Step 1: All candidates must submit an online application with the following supporting documentation:

  • Medical School Diploma
  • CV
  • Two personal statements
  • Two recommendation letters on official letterhead with signatures
  • Digital Photo (passport size; 2"x2")

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 2 weeks to 2 months depending on the service.
Please note that there is a $500 fee upon acceptance into the program.

Research Fellowship Program

Chinese orthopaedic surgeons interested in conducting research at HSS can apply for a 1-2 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 completed online applications at least 6 months ahead of the preferred start date.


To Apply

If you meet the above criteria, please choose the application or the program you are interested in:


HSS-China Club

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:

  • Participation in HSS educational programs in New York
  • Invitation to HSS-China Club Events
  • Subscription to HSS Journal®
  • Access to HSS eAcademy® Platform

Annual Symposia

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 huangh@hss.edu.

Junior Faculty Observation Program

 


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