Scoliosis Research Society (SRS)
An International Organization Dedicated to the Education, Research and Treatment of Spinal Deformity
Our Mission is to Foster Optimal Care for All Patients with Spinal Deformities
Global Outreach Program (GOP) Visiting Fellowship:
This fellowship awards an individual from a developing nation a three to four-week fellowship with a volunteer SRS Active member. The recipient will visit a single institution and be involved in observing clinical care and spinal deformity surgeries The successful candidate may help select the site. Recipients will be reimbursed up to $7,000 for travel and lodging.
Who Is Eligible:
The fellowship is open to candidates under 45 years old. Candidates must be practicing spinal surgeons with a minimum of two years of independent spine surgery experience from developing countries involved in the treatment of spinal deformities. Candidates DO NOT have to be SRS members, but are required to provide a recommendation letter from an SRS member.
The Scoliosis Research Society provides information on these web pages regarding research and links as a public service. The SRS believes that patients should contact their treating physician about the relevance of any information listed on the site prior to proceeding with any particular treatment. Just as no two individuals are exactly alike, no two patients with a spinal deformity are the same. Therefore, your spinal deformity surgeon will be the most important source of information about the management of your particular spinal problem.