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Traveling Fellow Application

Application for the 2024 Traveling Fellowship Tour

The tour is tentatively scheduled to begin April 18, 2024, and it will conclude at the ESSKA Congress on May 8 - 10, 2024, in Milan, Italy. Please follow the instructions below to apply for the Traveling Fellowship.


  • Applicant must be an orthopaedic surgeon currently practicing in the U.S. or Canada who is 45 years of age or younger at the time of the traveling fellowship tour. Applicant must also be board certified and an AOSSM member. Individuals currently in a sports medicine fellowship should not apply.
  • Complete the application form and include the following documents:
    • Provide two letters of recommendation. One sponsor should be an orthopaedic surgeon who was involved in your Sports Medicine Fellowship, and the other should be an orthopaedic surgeon who is familiar with your current practice.
    • Upload a recent photograph.
    • Upload a personal statement, not to exceed 500 words. The statement should highlight your contributions to sports medicine in your local community/institution as well as to AOSSM. You should also detail why you want to be a Traveling Fellow and what you hope to achieve from the Fellowship.
    • Upload your curriculum vitae

All applications and letters of recommendation must be completed and submitted online by November 1, 2023. Incomplete applications or those submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Traveling Fellowship Application

Institution Address

Did you serve in the military? 
Service History
Please list your professional activities since the completion of your residency or fellowship (faculty appointments, private practice, full or part time academic practice, etc.).
Activity NameLocationYear(s)
Please list your most recent AOSSM committees (up to six) of which you have been a member.
CommitteeRole/PositionBegin YearEnd Year
Please list your most recent AOSSM-sponsored meetings (up to six) where you served as faculty.
Please describe your contributions (faculty appointments, etc.) at your current institution
What type of practice do you engage in or aspire to? Please choose all that apply.
What are your surgical specialties? Please choose all that apply.
Please list the team coverage you have provided
Team/InstitutionSportCompetition LevelPosition with TeamYear(s)

If you have questions about an application you submitted or the status of the application, please contact Jeff Boyle at [email protected] or 847.292.4900
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