Senior ASEAN Travelling Fellowship
The Senior Travelling Fellowship started in 1986. A senior Orthopaedic Surgeon from each country travel together for a total period of two weeks. They give lectures and present research papers in the particular field of their subspecialty
This Fellowship has been approved by the 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 2 or 3 candidates in each hosting institution.
The candidiates will be granted an observer status with no operating privileges for a peroid of one week.
The Travelling Fellows 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 Association secretariat upon completion of the Fellowship.
SOA Senior ASEAN Travelling Fellowship Recipients were:
2017 Dr Lai Kah Weng and Dr Poon Kein Boon [view photo
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2016 A/Prof Naresh Kumar & Dr Poon Kein Boon
2015 Dr David Chua & A/Prof Yeo Seng Jin
2014 Dr David Chua (2nd Leg – Manila, Bangkok & Yangon)
2013 Dr Khong Kok Sun & Dr Kanwaljit Soin [view photo
2012 A/Prof Wilson Wang & A/Prof Paul Chang
2011 A/Prof Joseph Thambiah & A/Prof Naresh Kumar [ View Report
2010 A/Prof Inderjeet Singh & A/Prof Joseph Thambiah
2009 Dr Peter Lee & A/Prof inderjeet Singh
2008 Dr Howe Tet Sen & Dr Peter Lee
2007 Dr Howe Tet Sen & Dr Lai Choon Hin
2006 Prof Wong Hee Kit & Dr Lai Choon Hin
2005 Dr Wong Ho Poh & Dr Low Yin Peng
2004 Dr Lam Khee Sien
2003 Dr Lee Soon Tai
2002 Dr A K Mitra [ View Report ]
2001 Dr Wong Ho Poh
2000 Dr Tan Chong Tien