Junior ASEAN Travelling Fellowship


The Junior Travelling Fellowship started in 1982. One Fellow from each country travel together and spend one week in each country. They present their research papers and attend conferences and observe surgeries in the different hospitals they visit. The last weeks end in the country which host the Annual AOA Courses.


This Fellowship has been approved by Singapore Orthopaedic Association and the designated hospitals.


The terms of references are:


  • There will be 7 sponsored candidates per year, one from each of the ASEAN countries (Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, Singapore and Vietnam) with candidates in each hosting institution.
  • Candidates must be a general Orthopaedic Surgeon, below the age of 35 years and be supported by their respective NOA.
  • Successful applicatns will be sponsored for accommodation and administrative expenses.
  • The return airfare will be borne by the respective Orthopaedic Associations of the country of origin of the candidate.
  • Candidates are to apply through the Orthopaedic Association of their own country.
  • Fellows will submit a report to the ASEAN Orthopaedic Associatoin secretariat upon completion of the Fellowship.

SOA Junior ASEAN Travelling Fellowship Recipients were:


2016     Dr Mizan Marican (local Leg)
2015     Dr Kelvin Tan Guoping [ View Report ]
2014     Dr Wu Pang Hung & Dr Aravind Kumar [ View Report ]
2013     Dr Philip McGraw & Dr Gowreeson Thevendran
2012     Dr Chee Yu Han & Dr Muhammad Farhan
2011     Dr Poh Seng Yew [ View Report ]
2010     Dr Brian Tan, Dr Ramesh Subramaniam & Dr Lee Eu Jin
2009     Dr Hitendra Doshi
2008     Dr Ganesan Naidu
2007     Dr Gamaliel Tan & Dr Victor Seah
2006     Dr Lim Mui Hong
2004     Dr Wilson Wang
2003     Dr Razmi Rahmat
2002     Dr Lim Yeow Wai [ View Report ]
2001     Dr Yue Wai Mun
2000     Dr Denny Lie/Dr Chang Haw Chong
1999     Dr Leslie Leong