International Consensus Meeting (ICM) Traveling Fellowship in Orthopedic Infections
Description of Program
The International Consensus Meeting on Infection Fellowship provides the approved applicant
with the unparalleled opportunity to explore their interests in management of musculoskeletal
infections by conducting basic-science and/or clinical research with mentors Dr. Javad Parvizi
and Dr. Thorsten Gehrke.
We are seeking applications for the one-year ICM traveling fellowship. The candidates must have an interest in Orthopedic infections. Having either an MD or a PhD
degree is desirable. We will accept Ph.D. or M.D. students as well.
The one (1) year fellowship will be spent mainly at the Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, USA,
and will include a one week visit to Helios ENDO-Klinik in Hamburg, Germany. During the
fellowship, the candidate is expected to engage in translational research and/or basic science
research. Both institutions house massive databases and treat a large number of patients with
orthopedic infections. A laboratory facility is also available for the conduct of basic science
research, if desired. The objective of fellowship is to generate evidence and data for areas in need
of research as identified by the ICM.
A stipend and assistance with obtaining a visa, if needed, will be provided.
Proficient in English, written and spoken (English knowledge a minimum of B2)
Either an MD or PhD degree or eligible for either degree
Previous experience in the field of orthopedic infection – laboratory or clinical research is also desirable
- Completed Application Form *link*
- CV or Resume
- Personal Statement (career goals, reason for interest in infection, etc.)
- Two (2) Letters of Recommendation
All items should be complied into one PDF file and sent to ICM.Philadelphia@Gmail.com
The program will start in September 2023 in Rothman Institute in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United
States of America)
Application Deadline May 15, 2023