EFAS Travelling Fellowships

A 3 week surgical trip around Europe's foremost training sites.

As in previous years, EFAS will have two routes (a Western and n Eastern one) starting in the last week of November and ending at the Congress in Madrid, in December 2023.
The application period is already open, and it will end in June 2023.



Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (in Partnership with Mayo Clinic)
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Applicants are welcomed to join the orthopaedic department as travelling foot and ankle trauma fellows for 1-2 weeks. It will be a great opportunity to exchange knowledge, showcase our scope of practice and our management of complex injuries. The fellows will mainly be observing and will not be in involved in direct patient care.
The foot and ankle/ Limb reconstruction unit at SSMC orthopedic department is run by two experienced UK trained consultants. The unit is part of large orthopedic department which covers all aspects of Trauma & Orthopedic surgery in the largest Trauma Centre in the Gulf region.

BOFAS does not directly fund this visitation but successful applicants are invited to apply for the £500 BOFAS visitation fellowship.

Applications with a CV should be sent to Mr Moez Ballal

Further information can be found here


AOFAS Travelling Fellowship

The Travelling Fellowship Programme offers a special opportunity for AOFAS Active, Candidate, and International Members under age 49 to meet, observe, and exchange ideas with foot and ankle leaders.

The 2024 Traveling Fellows will attend AOFAS Annual Meeting 2024 in Vancouver, Canada, and visit the University of Colorado, University of California-Davis, and Stanford University. Travel will take place September 10-26, 2024.

Applications are due by 30 November. Details can be found here.


Overseas visitations

If you would like to host a senior fellow or young consultant from the United Kingdom in your unit (or a combination of units) for a short visitation, then please do contact the BOFAS Education Committee with further details.