BSR_300pxEFORT 2017 | Basic Science and Research Online Course

This free-of-charge online course chaired by Prof. Enrique Gómez Barrena supports required basic and advanced knowledge, and skills for the orthopaedic community via 4 moduli covering:

  • Study design,
  • Biology,
  • Biomechanics and biomaterials and
  • Fundamentals of general orthopaedic science.

This course will allow residents and young specialists that require updated summarised concepts in orthopaedic basic science to prepare for exams (EBOT, national registration & other), but also  Orthopaedic surgeons that plan to enter research,  young specialists, residents or specialists planning to start or participate in projects, specialists screening new hypothesis to start new projects reviewing current state of the art and research opportunities. Successful attendance to the online course will be awarded with an EFORT certificate.

eotep_250x250pxLaunch of the European Orthopaedic & Traumatology Education Platform (EOTEP)

A framework for educational structure

EOTEP proposes a new approach in the field of the lifelong learning for Orthopaedic & Traumatology Surgeons practicing in Europe and beyond. The EOTEP is a framework for educational structure emanating from:

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The 18th EFORT Congress 2017 took place in Vienna, Austria, from 31 May to 02 June 2017. The main theme of the Congress was “Sports activities and orthopaedic practice”. The highlights of the Congress included, among many others, e-health applications in orthopaedic research, hip trauma and sport, less frequent shoulder sport injuries, treatment of chronic bone infection and functional outcomes after UKA and TKA.


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ear_submit_260x104High quality instructional review articles on all aspects of orthopaedics and traumatology.

Breaking news! EFORT Open Reviews is now being indexed in PubMed with full-text provided in PubMedCentral (PMC).

EFORT Open Reviews is the official journal of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT) and is published  in partnership with the British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery (BESBJS), it and the British Editorial Society of Bone & Joint Surgery (BESBJS) and provides high quality instructional review articles on all aspects of orthopaedics and traumatology.

Authors are encouraged to submit their instructional review papers for publication in EFORT Open Reviews. All papers are subject to rigorous peer review by our expert panel of reviewers – please check the Manuscript Guidelines carefully before submitting your paper via our ScholarOne Manuscripts site.

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EFORT OTE - Orthopaedic Today EuropeThe August 2017  issue of OTE  Orthopaedics Today Europe is now available!

OTE – Orthopaedic Today Europe is EFORT’s official newspaper that is now available in a new digital format since beginning of 2016, full HTML and with a mobile-optimized format that includes new monthly publications for our global readership.

Each issue provides the same editorial features and clinical news content you have come to expect for the last 18 years from Orthopaedics Today Europe. A cover story and commentary is still anchor each issue.



Date/Time Event Category
01 June 2017 - 31 December 2017 EFORT 2017 | Basic Science and Research Online Course

29 September 2017 - 30 September 2017 EFORT Expert meet Expert (ExMEx) Forum: Fragility Fractures: Evidence, controversies and failures
Porto, Portugal

30 May 2018 - 01 June 2018 19th EFORT Annual Congress Barcelona 2018
Barcelona, Spain

Visit the EFORT Event Directory.

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