Gothenburg AIC 2010
SICOT Diploma Examination 2010Â
Congratulations to the following successful candidates:
- Amit Kumar Agarwal (India)
- Sattar Alshryda (United Kingdom)
- Kamal Bali (India)
- Aashish Chaudhry (India)
- Nirmal Raj Gopinathan (India)
- Ankit Goyal (India)
- Vishal Kumar (United Kingdom)
- Shalin Maheshwari (India)
- Nikolaos Manidakis (Greece)
- Aditya Krishna Mootha (India)
- Syed Imran Shah (United Kingdom)
- Syah Irwan Shamsul Bahari (Ireland)
- Mrinal Sharma (India)
- Ashish Singh (United Kingdom)
- Vinay Kumar Singh (United Kingdom)
- Amit Kumar Srivastava (India)
- Yangguan Wu (United States)
Sattar Alshryda and Syah Irwan Shamsul Bahari were granted the German SICOT Fellowship, which offers them the opportunity to visit well-known German orthopaedic centres for a period of four weeks. The fellowship is kindly provided by the German Section of SICOT.
The eighth SICOT Diploma Examination took place in Gothenburg, Sweden, on 31Â AugustÂ and consisted of a written part and an oral part.
The written part comprised of 100 multiple choice questions based on the Hyperguide and lasted two hours (09:00-11:00). The subjects questioned were in the following categories:
- General Orthopaedics
- Sports Medicine
- Basic Sciences
The oral part, also lasting two hours (13:00-15:00 or 15:30-17:30), was held on the same day. Each candidate was examined by two examiners in each of the four major subjects:
- Adult Orthopaedics and Pathology (30 minutes)
- Trauma (30 minutes)
- Paediatrics and Hand (30 minutes)
- Basic Sciences (30 minutes)
Please note that candidates must:
provide their CV;
provide a letter from their Head of Department specifying that they have had 4 years of medical practice since obtaining their medical degree and that they are actively engaged in a training programme;
be members of SICOT or in the process of applying for membership at the time of registration. For information about membership application, please click here.
A judging panel reviewed all applications and reserved the right to refuse any application. Only those candidates who were eligible were asked to pay the examination fee. The number of places available was limited to 24.Â Â
For more information about the SICOT Diploma Examination, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org.
For eligible applicants selected and notified in mid-April:
cancellations received from 15 May 2010 to 31 May 2010 will secure a refund of 70% of the total amount paid.
cancellations received from 1 June 2010 to 14 June 2010 will secure a refund of 50% of the total amount paid.
refunds will not be made under any circumstances for cancellations received on or after 15 June 2010.
For eligible applicants selected from the waiting list:
cancellations received from 15 June 2010 to 30 June 2010 will secure a refund of 70% of the total amount paid.
cancellations received after 1 July 2010 to 14 July 2010 will secure a refund of 50% of the total amount paid.
refunds will not be made under any circumstances for cancellations received on or after 15 July 2010.
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