Severance International Fellowship (SIF) is open to foreign physicians, dentists, nurses, medical technicians, or hospital administrators who wish to experience clinical care, operative procedures, and participate in research activities at Severance Hospital(Sinchon) Seoul, Korea. This program builds on the hospital’s long legacy and mission to educate future clinical leaders in healthcare and ultimately reducing health inequalities in the global society.
Foot & Ankle Fellowship Program aims to share knowledge and experiences on various diseases of the foot and ankle with international orthopaedic surgeons. The program immerses fellows in all facets of orthopaedic care including trauma, sports injury, cartilage injury, osteoarthritis, deformity, and diabetic foot wound conditions. Fellows can also participate in basic medical research on cartialge, bone, and tendons to master the latest insigts. You are regarded as trainees with graduated responsibilities in a mentorship model, and independent practive is gradually advanced. You will have the opportunities to observe or practice in outpatient clinics, operating theater, and research laboratory. Each fellow is expected to participate and complete at least one research project, either a clinical or basic science research project based on their interests and goals for career.
All participants of our SIF program will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the training. The certificate will be issued by the President & CEO of Yonsei University Health System.
Severance Academy operates various SNS or online communities, where you can communicate freely with other international trainees who were in Severance before or will be training soon. You can get help from other physicians or medical staffs before you come to Korea and get some useful tips including their training experience, accommodations, good restaurants near the hospital etc. We will also update the newest news of Severance regularly at this homepage. Severance Academy will also host offline gatherings exclusive for international trainees, or invite you to official events hosted by Severance Hospital or governement institutions.