European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT)
After gaining certification as an orthopaedic specialist in 1995, Associate Professor Kjaersgaard-Andersen served at a range of hospitals throughout Denmark before becoming Head of Hip and Knee Replacement at Vejle Hospital in 2002 and Associate Professor in Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Southern Denmark. In addition to his extensive clinical experience, Assoc Prof Kjaersgaard-Andersen has assisted the Danish government in a range of positions, including as an expert advisor to the Danish Health Authorities, as Board Member in the Danish Medical Association for advising the Danish Health Institute on the organisation of medical specialties, and as Consultant Moderator for the Norwegian Government in relation to health task organisation within orthopaedic surgery in Norway. Assoc Prof Kjaersgaard-Andersen’s teaching experience includes serving as a clinical lecturer at the University of Southern Denmark since 2004, as auxiliary PhD supervisor for a number of students, and as the main tutor for a doctoral thesis. Assoc Prof Kjaersgaard-Andersen has been Editor-in-chief for Orthopaedics Today Europe since 2008, was President of the Danish Orthopaedic Society from 2008–2010 and President for the 12th EFORT Congress in Copenhagen in 2011, and is the President of the European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (EFORT).