Fellowships play an important role in ensuring that fellows are trained in the latest medical procedures and technologies. DePuy Synthes Companies may provide fellowship grants to teaching institutions for support of post-residency training of fellows in an area of interest to the Company.

Teaching institutions or academic medical centers may apply for fellowships grants. In some cases, DePuy Synthes Companies may partner with a medical society or other appropriate organization to distribute the fellowship grants. Fellowship selection is at the exclusive discretion of the teaching institution or academic medical center.

Fellowships are not contingent upon the use, purchase, or recommendation of DePuy Synthes Companies products.

DePuy Synthes CMF

Email DePuy Synthes Companies to request information regarding fellowships in this area.

DePuy Synthes Trauma and Extremities, Joint Reconstruction, Spine & Mitek Sports Medicine

DePuy Synthes Companies outsources trauma, joint reconstruction, spine & Mitek Sports Medicine fellowship funding through third party foundations. These independent, non-profit organizations maintain a separate application process that can be accessed through their websites.

To receive more information regarding fellowship support or to apply for funding, please visit the organization’s website:


A foundation associated with the American Orthopaedic Association. Provides fellowship grants in the therapeutic areas of trauma, extremities, joint reconstruction, developing programs and spine.

COTA (Center for Orthopaedic Advancement)

A foundation associated with the Orthopaedic Trauma Association. Provides fellowship grants in the therapeutic area of trauma.

NREF (Neurosurgery Research and Education Foundation)

A foundation associated with the American Association of Neurological Surgeons. Provides neurosurgery fellowship grants in the therapeutic area of spine.

AANA (Arthroscopy Association of America)

An international professional society that provides sports medicine fellowship grants.

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