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Head of Division: Professor Johan Walters

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Cape Town hosted the ABC Traveling Fellows from Canada and the USA for an instructional and interactive meeting in May 2010. Drs Mandaba, Hobbs, Mackerdhuj and Nortje were successful in attaining the FC Otho SA. Drs Hobbs and Nortje attained the MMed degree for their dissertations entitled “Physeal bar resection for partial physeal arrest” and “Single screw vs multiple pin fixation in the management of SUFE: respectively. The research emphasis remains predominantly on Clinical audit.

Dr Mandaba was awarded the Trauma fellowship and Hobbs undertook the UCT/Vincent Pallotti Arthroplasty fellowship for 2009. He is currently continuing his studies in France and Belgium for 2010.

Dr Steward Dix-Peek was awarded the ABC Traveling fellowship to the USA and Canada for 2010.

Dr Sean van Heerden resigned to take up a position in New Zealand.

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