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HSS Stavros Niarchos Foundation Academic Visitor Program

The HSS Stavros Niarchos Foundation Academic Visitor Program is designed for orthopaedic surgeons from Greece to observe surgical and clinical care, be exposed to best practices in orthopaedic surgery and experience the culture of excellence at HSS.

Participants will observe patient care and complex surgeries in state-of-the-art operating rooms; they will also participate in Grand Rounds, professional education programs, a visiting professional lecture series, and journal clubs, as available.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicants must be either:

  • Greek orthopaedic residents in their fourth or fifth year
  • Greek orthopaedic surgeons who are one to two years post-residency

Application and Selection Process

All interested Greek surgeons must apply to attend the Academic Visitor Program. Please fill out the online Academic Visitor Program Application by Thursday, August 23, 2018.

Two participants are selected for the fall session (October 1-December 1, 2018), and two for the spring session (April 1-May 31, 2019).

HSS covers the cost of airfare and lodging for selected HSS Stavros Niarchos Foundation Academic Visitor Program participants. Visitors are responsible for procuring their own visa.

Please have all materials including English translations of documents submitted through the application by Thursday, August 23, 2018. You will receive a confirmation email after successful submission of your application, and decisions will be sent out by Wednesday, August 29, 2018.


For further information please contact Gavin Berger, Coordinator, Global Academic Partnerships, bergerg@hss.edu.

New York City and Greece

HSS Stavros Niarchos Foundation Orthopaedic Seminar Program

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