We highly support and encourage international exchanges for students and for physicians at the University Hospital Zurich, Department of Traumatology and hosts numerous international fellows per year.
Als AO Trauma Fellowship Host Center pflegen wir einen regelmässig internationalen Austausch. In unserer Klinik besuchen drei bis vier von der AO Trauma Foundation und/oder der Martin Allgöwer AO Trauma Foundation unterstützte Fellows unsere Klinik
Every year SICOT will offer surgeons 4 to 8 week-fellowship up to 3 months to the Department of Traumatology, University Hospital of Zurich. Travel expenses will be reimbursed by SICOT. Preferred period for fellowship March and October.
Biomedical Education Program: Scholarship program promoting scientific excellence in biomedical sciences.
Zurich offers first-rate culture, shopping and dining experiences. You can easily reach the nearby picturesque Swiss alpine landscape by train or car. The University Hospital Zurich (USZ) is a 15-minute taxi ride away from Zurich Airport.
Located in the heart of Zurich, the University Hospital offers easy commuting options to all districts and nearby townships. Whether it is by car, tram, or bike, the infrastructure of Zurich is superb and allows visitors to navigate the city effortlessly. The hospital campus is directly connected to most research and technology facilities, while additional laboratories are located 30min on the outskirts of Zurich. Within its 44 departments and institutes, the hospital employs 7,800 personnel responsible for the care and treatment of patients, support and maintenance, and scientific advancement. More than 572,000 outpatient and 41,000 inpatient treatments were conducted in 2016.
The Department of Traumatology is led by Prof. Dr. med. Hans-Christoph Pape, and specializes in the acute care of trauma patients and applies an exceptionally high focus on research for new treatment options. The department of Traumatology treats close to 3000 inpatient cases. The team is composed of 14 leading trauma experts and 25 resident surgeons, who all focus on various specialized interests in the field of trauma surgery, ranging from polytrauma, upper and lower extremities, spinal and pelvic injuries, and sport injuries.
Accommodations are available offsite and booked privately by the visiting fellows. We are in contact with various short and long term providers and are happy to assist with housing arrangements. The fellowship coordinator will assist in finding suitable accommodation and overall organization of the fellowship.
Leitender Arzt / Stv. Klinikdirektor, Klinik für Traumatologie