Dear EHS Members,

Successful authors have now been contacted about their abstract submissions for our 15th Congress in Bern and early bird registration is open. We look forward to welcoming you to this charming Swiss canton, capital city and medieval gem (UNESCO World Cultural Heritage site) in October in just 135 days!

The scientific programme is inspired by burning issues, newest developments and standards of modern hip surgery and you can explore online all the faculty members and their topics – huge thanks to our President, Prof Klaus Siebenrock, the SciCom: Chairman Prof Luigi Zagra; Prof Theofilos Karachalios; Prof Klaus-Peter Günther; Prof Brigitte Jolles-Haeberli; Prof Johan Kärrholm; Ass Prof Plamen Kinov; Dr Oliver Marin-Pena; Prof Filippo Randelli; Prof A Mazhar Tokgözoğlu; Dr Walter van der Weegen and our congress partners Intercongress, for their dedication and hard work.

EHS is proud to announce four new Nat Reps:-

  • Dr Bertrand Boyer for France (Read more)
  • Assoc Prof Lazaros Poultsides for Greece (Read more)
  • Prof Maziar Mohaddes for Sweden (Read more)
  • Prof Bulent Atilla for Turkiye (Read more)

We look forward to your great contributions to EHS over the next four years of your term.

It was great to see so many EHS members in Vienna @ EFORT visit our booth throughout all three days of the congress and soon we will be welcoming new members we met there. See our report HERE.

Meanwhile, a very warm welcome goes to our new EHS Full Members: Dr Dmytro Iershov from Dnipro, Ukraine; Dr Yurii Lazarenko from Vinnytsia, Ukraine; Dr Gherardo Pagliazzi from Ponte Capriasca, Switzerland & Prof Olof Sköldenberg from Stockholm, Sweden.

Don’t forget to spread the word about our next webinar, which is also free for non-members to attend, so please invite colleagues who may be interested:-

EHS Webinar # 5
13th June 2023@19:30-20-30 CET
Revisions- Planification and Options
•  Stanislav Bondarenko: Preoperative investigation and assessment of bone loss in revision THA
•  Luigi Zagra: Painful Revision THA: Diagnosis and Treatment
•  Eleftherios Tsiridis: THA Revision: Impaction Grafting technique.
With Oliver Marin-Pena and Eduardo Garcia-Rey moderating

Summer events with EHS patronage include: Practical Course Orthopedics in Toulouse, France, (8-10th June 2023) and 6th FORTE Summer School, Athens Greece, (24-28 July 2023).

Best regards,

Assoc Prof Stanislav Bondarenko,
EHS Secretary General

Image at top: Alex Katz | Black Hat 2, 2010 | The Albertina Museum, Vienna. The Batliner Collection © Bildrecht, Vienna, 2017

Three facts you might not know about the home of our 15th Congress in Bern 12-13th October 2023:-

Albert Einstein lived in Bern from 1903 to 1905 and developed his Theory of Relativity here

Bern has a close relationship with bears & owes its name to the animal

Bern’s river Aare is the place (for the brave) to dive in for a traditional urban swim (brrrr!)