March 2017

Awards & Scholarships Committee Update

Jeffrey S. Kanel, MD
Awards and Scholarships Committee Chair

The Awards and Scholarships Committee is pleased to announce the winners of the 2017 SRS Traveling Fellowship. This year, three North American SRS members will join Richard E. McCarthy, MD, the Senior Traveling Fellow, on a tour across Europe, visiting fellow SRS member institutions.

Please join us in congratulating the Fellows and wishing them well during their travels in May.

The 2017 SRS Traveling Fellows are:

  • Samuel K. Cho, MD (USA) – Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York
  • Han Jo Kim, MD (USA) – Hospital for Special Surgery, New York
  • Joshua A. Pahys, MD (USA) – Shriners Hospital for Children, Philadelphia

The Fellows will be visiting:

  • Barcelona, Spain (May 6-10) – Ferran Pellisé, MD, PhD with Francisco Javier S. Perez-Grueso, MD
  • Karlsbad, Germany (May 10-13) – Michael Ruf, MD
  • Moscow, Russia (May 13-17) – Sergey Kolesov, MD, PhD
  • Neustadt, Germany (May 17-20) – Henry F.H. Halm, MD
  • Lyon, France (May 20-23) – Pierre Roussouly, MD with Daniel Henri Chopin, MD
  • Istanbul, Turkey (May 23-27) – Azmi Hamzaoglu, MD and Ahmet Alanay, MD

Follow their travels using the hashtag #SRSTravelingFellows

The Awards Committee continues to solicit applications for the SRS-Medtronic Research Fellowship and Asia-Pacific Fellowship until April 15. The next SRS Traveling Fellowship application cycle opens August 1, 2017 and closes October 1, 2017. This year, SRS members outside of North America are encouraged to apply for the SRS Traveling Fellowship.

Chair: Jeffrey S. Kanel, MD Committee: Ian J. Harding, BA, FRCS (Orth); Kan Min, MD; Ram Mudiyam, MD, MBA; Russ P. Nockels, MD; Ferran Pellisé, MD, PhD; Patrick J. Cahill, MD; Muharrem Yazici, MD; Abdul Rakib Al-Mirah, MD; Dong-Gune Chang, MD, PhD; Hamid Hassanzadeh, MD; Ajay R. Kothari, MD; Ahmed Salem Mohamed, MD; Bangping Qian, MD; Reuben CC Soh, MBBS, MMedOrth, FRCS; Michael T. Hresko, MD; Frank La Marca, MD; Surya Prakash Rao Voleti, MS, DNB; Stefan Parent, MD, PhD; Matthew E. Cunningham, MD, PhD; Hak-Sun Kim, MD; Cristina Sacramento Dominguez, MD, PhD; Burt Yaszay, MD