Fellowships in Orthopedic Surgery

Ensuring continued access to advanced clinical and surgical orthopedic care

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Orthopedic surgery
Vital Initiative Description
In Numbers...
  • 50%
    Mortality rate of hip fractures at two years, worse than some cancers
  • 1 in 3
    Women over the age of 50 will experience osteoporotic fractures
  • 1 in 5
    Men over the age of 50 will experience osteoporotic fractures
  • 37,943
    Number of hospitalizations for knee replacement procedures in 2006-2007 in Canada
  • 24,253
    Number of hospitalizations for hip replacement procedures in 2006-2007 in Canada
  • 2030
    By the year 2030, the number of hip fractures is expected to quadruple
  • 101%
    Increase in hospitalizations for hip or knee replacement procedures in the past 10 years in Canada
In Brief...
Fundraising Goal: $2 million*

*(remaining fundraising goal)

Endowment Fund for Fellowships in Orthopedic Surgery (Recruitment of two Fellows annually)

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