AO Trauma Switzerland: Fellowships and Research


Expand your knowledge and skills and learn from international trauma experts all over the world.

Furthermore we offer every year a two-week fellowship together with our german-speaking neighbours (DACH) in Switzerland, Austria or Germany.


  • Previous DACH Fellowship winners


    • Gregoire Thürig, Fribourg — Prof. Karl-Heinz Frosch, UKE (Universitätsklinik Hamburg-Eppendorf) und BG Klinikum Hamburg
    • Caroline Heinen-Vees, Montreux — Prof. Stefan Rammelt, Universitätsklinikum Carl Gustav
      Carus Dresden

    2022: Read the winners' reports

    • Aline Suter, Winterthur — Prof. Franz Josef Seibert, LKH Universitätsklinikum Graz
    • Marco Burkhard, Chur — Prof. Karl-Heinz Frosch, UKE (Universitätsklinik Hamburg-Eppendorf) und BG Klinikum Hamburg 

    2023: Read the winners' reports

    • Method Kabelitz, Zürich — Prof. Ulrich Stöckle, Charité Berlin
    • Julian Zimmermann, Zürich — Prof. Wolfgang Böcker, Universitätsklinikum Grosshadern München


Add new understanding of musculoskeletal issues and improve patients lifes by basic and clinic research. We want to support and celebrate your work. 


  • Previous Science Award winners


    • Andrea Gross, Winterthur
      "The surgical management of highly unstable fragility fractures of the sacrum
      with spinopelvic dissociation: A case series and proposal of a surgical treatment


    • Kerstin Bütler, Chur
      “Clavicular hook plate versus dog‑bone technique for acute high‑grade
      acromioclavicular joint dislocation: a retrospective cohort study comparing clinical
      outcome scores, complications, and costs"

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