The North American Traveling Fellowship (NATF) Tour is one of
the AOA's flagship tours. The NATF promotes significant clinical
and scientific exchange and fellowship. The tour is an intense
introduction to the diverse ways that leaders
address challenges facing orthopaedics today. The tour
runs approximately five weeks in the fall of odd-numbered years and
travels to regional orthopaedic centers in the US and Canada,
rotating the region to be visited.
2017 NATF Applicants must have completed:
- approved orthopaedic training (including residency and
fellowships) on or after June 30, 2011
- approved orthopaedic training on or after the June 30,
2010, if they subsequently entered into military service
- must be qualified to practice orthopaedic surgery in the United
States; must be a United States citizen OR a Permanent Resident
with a full time position at a hospital/institution in the United
2017 tour applicants must be able to take the tour
in the fall of 2017. Exact dates will be determined. Selected
candidates can work with the ABOS to comply with the Boards
collection of cases if it conflicts with tour dates.
2015 applications are closed.
The next NATF application will open in the Fall of 2016.
Questions? Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
|2015 NATF Fellows
Bashar Alolabi, MD, MSC,
Jonathan Dickens, MD
Xinning Li, MD
Addisu Mesfin, MD
Anna N. Miller, MD
|2015 NATF Hosts
The 2015 NATF Tour will travel
through the Midwestern United
States and Canada. If you are
interested in hosting
the 2015 NATF Traveling Fellows,
please contact email@example.com.