Norbert Gschwend Prize


This premier scientific award of the society, which is awarded every two years, was created to commemorate the memory of Norbert Gschwend - an outstanding Swiss shoulder surgeon who was one of the two Founder Members of SECEC/ESSSE with Didier Patte . It has a value of € 3000. The prize will be awarded for a body of European scientific research of outstanding merit pertaining to the elbow.

The work must be presented in English and must not have received a comparable prize. It should consist of a body of several original studies on the same or related topic. Single studies are not eligible. At least part of the work should not have been published before the submission deadline. The principal author should be under the age of 45.

Application Info

The next deadline for submission is June 15, 2022. Applications will be reviewed and selected by the Research and Development Committee. The decision will be publicly announced and the prize be awarded at the next SECEC congress. The laureate will be asked to present his/her work in a ten minute presentation during the Award ceremony.

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