Research Grants

Open Call for the 2024 Research Grants! These USD 10,000 grants funded by the SICOT Research Academy provide seed and start-up funding for promising research projects in any area of trauma and orthopaedics.

IODA Charter

The International Orthopaedic Diversity Alliance (IODA) is a collaboration established by orthopaedic surgeons in leadership, advocating for the inclusion of women and minorities who are under-represented in orthopaedic surgery. IODA, a not-for-profit organization incorporated in the US with ~1,500 international members and >10,000 social media followers.

The dawn of a new era: diversity symposia at the SICOT Congress

​Temiloluwa Olufemi (Nigeria)
SICOT Associate Member
SICOT WiO Blog Lead

Diversity, equity and inclusion have caused a paradigm shift worldwide. Sadly, most organizations only pay lip service by ‘talking the talk’ without ‘walking the walk’. As the leading international orthopaedic organization, SICOT featured the inaugural diversity symposium at the 2022 SICOT Orthopaedic World Congress (OWC) in Kuala Lumpur with resounding feedback.