Norbert Gschwend Prize


This premier scientific award of the society, which is awarded every two years, was created to honour the memory of Norbert Gschwend - an outstanding Swiss surgeon who was one of the two Founding Members of SECEC with Didier Patte.

The € 3 000 prize will be awarded for a body of European scientific research of outstanding merit pertaining to the ELBOW.

Applications will be reviewed and selected by the Research and Development Committee. The winner will be contacted in the summer and announced at the SECEC Congress in Munich (Sept 4th-6th). The laureate will be asked to present his/her work in a ten minute presentation during the Award Ceremony.

The mention "Norbert Gschwend Prize" may be added to the publication title.

Deadline: June 15th 2024

The work should:

  • be presented in English
  • consist of a body of several original studies on the same or related topic (single studies are not eligible)
  • not have received a comparable prize
  • not have been published before the submission deadline, at least for a part

The principal author should be a SECEC member and under the age of 45 at the time of application

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