The Edinburgh International Trauma Symposium
19-21 August 2015

This well-established annual meeting updates senior orthopaedic surgeons in new trauma philosophies and techniques.

New for 2015

This year’s subject areas include fractures around the ankle, 4630
humerus, proximal femur and tibia; sessions on orthopaedic trials and research, and spinal injuries for the non-spinal surgeon.

The successful format of small group discussions, demonstrations and hands-on sessions will be maintained and delegates 4608_1will be able to discuss a range of related topics with a faculty of international and national experts.

The meeting will be particularly useful for consultants approaching revalidation in orthopaedic trauma.


Instructional Trauma Course
17-21 August 2015

This popular course provides education in orthopaedic trauma for surgeons in training, senior orthopaedic nurses and senior physiotherapists. It is also useful for experienced orthopaedic surgeons who wish to update their knowledge of orthopaedic trauma.

entranceThe level of the course is particularly useful for surgeons preparing for their orthopaedic fellowship examinations.

During the five day course all aspects of orthopaedic trauma will be covered by an experienced faculty of international and national experts. The format comprises lectures, small group discussions and hands-on labs.


Invited international faculty includes Prof Paul Tornetta Paul_Tornettafrom Boston and Prof Marc Swiontkowski from Minneapolis. Professor Cong-Feng Luo will be joining us from Shanghai and Dr Jan-Erik Gjertsen will be coming from Bergen.


New Venue
: In 2015, The Symposium and Instructional Course will return to the Sheraton Grand Hotel, Edinburgh, Scotland.

About Edinburgh

Edinburgh is Scotland’s capital city, a World Heritage Site and has a proud history of medical education and research. It is a vibrant city famous for its hospitals, International Festival and Fringe Festival.

Download brochure