Synthes Tuition/Travel Grant

Investigator: Robert C. Kersten, MD
Sponsor: Synthes USA

Location(s): United States


Synthes is a multinational medical device manufacturer based in Solothurn, Switzerland and West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States. It is the world's largest maker of implants to mend bone fractures, and also produces surgical power tools and advanced biomaterials.

The Synthes Resident Program provides education to support residents, fellows, and faculty of teaching hospitals throughout the world. The program was created based on interactions with program directors, attending surgeons, faculty, fellows, and residents at all levels. The goal of the program is to help train new surgeons with tools that enhance the learning experience in the pursuit of surgical excellence.