Host: The host should be a well-established researcher who has demonstrated an outstanding and sustained commitment to training and collaboration. The host can be at any career stage beyond their PhD, MD, or DVM with a well-documented and sustained track-record of collaboration, with particular emphasis given to diversity and inclusion. The host must also have clearly demonstrated impactful research relevant to the applicant’s research project; this may be viewed in its broadest sense.
Applicant: The applicant must be an ORS and ORS Spine Section member in good standing. The applicant can be a graduate trainee, or at any career stage beyond their MD, PhD, DVM or equivalent with a promising (for trainee applicants) or sustained (for faculty applicants) track-record of research impact.
The research collaboration or proposed project must be in line with the research interests of the ORS Spine Section.
Submission package must include:
- A completed online application, providing evidence of outstanding collaboration and research training, with special emphasis on the host’s substantive and on-going contributions to diversity and inclusive excellence.
- The application should document a coherent and significant advancement to be made to the applicant research skills or project need.
- Recent CVs of the applicant and host in support of the application.
- Letter (2-page max) from the host / host institution endorsing the exchange/travel.
Deadline for submission is October 2, 2023.