NOF Activities

NOF Congresses

The NOF members each organize the biennial NOF congress in turn. The NOF congress is a multi-day, international conference. The national associations organize the event, the NOF facilitates and supports the organization.

Acta Orthopaedica

The Acta Orthopaedica is a non-profit, open access journal owned by the Nordic Orthopaedic Federation and the official publication of this federation. All articles published since the start in 1930 are available online, full text and free of charge. They can be found via PubMed or at Taylor & Francis/Informa Health Care (search for Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica until 2004, thereafter Acta Orthopaedica). Send an e-mail to the editor.

NOF Instructional courses

Following the strategic plan of the NOF and especially in light of the goal of the federation to promote education in the field of orthopaedics and related topics, the NOF facilitates the organization of instructional courses by – or in collaboration with – the national associations of the member countries.

Twice a year (spring and autumn) a NOF instructional course can be supported. If the NOF adopts the instructional course, the NOF will support the PR and promotion of the course.

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NOF Congress grants for residents & young orthopaedic surgeons

To support education and scientific activities of residents and young orthopaedic surgeons, the NOF offers a grant for attending the NOF congress. This grant includes travel expenses (economy) and hotel expenses (economy) and may not exceed € 1,000 per person. On a first come, first served basis, a limited number of participants are accepted for this grant.

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