Training and Education
You specialise in your patients, we specialise in you.


Stryker delivers high quality personalised education programs designed to advance surgical techniques.

Healthcare professionals can count on us to help contribute to their success and drive value through training focused on quality clinical and technical application.Whether it’s at a local, national or European level, we are proud to provide a specialised educational experience.

Your opinion counts. We collect feedback after every session and the advice you give helps to make our programs even better.




Our purpose

A meaningful experience

Make the most of your time. We strive to provide you with useful courses that optimise your learning. 


An effective experience

Stay in the know. Take what you learn here today, and apply it tomorrow. 


A personalised experience

We'll keep up. As you progress, so will our offerings. 


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Stryker’s Medical Education focuses on the training and education of healthcare professionals on the safe and effective use of our products. We provide personalised support at two types of educational events:

Stryker Educational Events:
Educational events which are organised and run by Stryker, where we are responsible for the faculty, agenda and delegates. 

Third Party Organised Educational Events:
Educational events where a third party (usually the course director or a university) is responsible for the faculty, agenda and delegates. Stryker can provide support in the form of medical education equipment and grants*

*subject to compliance approval and MedTech Europe guidelines.


Your need for tiered levels of training and education is met by our extensive Stryker course offering ranging from fundamental resident training to advanced surgical techniques.



Education and training for healthcare professionals in the first years of their specialisation. 

The opportunity to participate in local courses and events that showcase the safe and effective use of Stryker products. 



For healthcare professionals in their final years as a trainee and first five years in pratice. 

Advanced level educational opportunities that reflect their increased knowledge and experience.  



For senior level healthcare professionals.

The ability to enhance their knowledge with a view to positively impact the future of surgery. 



Surgical training lab
Cadaveric labs focused on procedure and product education.


Clinical workshops
Simulations and training with models or animal bones.


Speaker series
Didactic based education.


Live streaming educational events including surgery and symposiums.


Surgeon Observation 
In theater visitation program.




Amsterdam Skills Center

On 4th February 2019, the Amsterdam Skills Centre was opened in the Netherlands. Stryker is a proud partner together with the Amsterdam University Medical Center (AMC) and Vrije University (VU).

The Amsterdam Skills Centre provides a state of the art operating theater, with 12 operating tables providing training of complex procedures on preserved human tissue. A digital learning environment is supported in the 3700m2 building, which has conference rooms for up to 200 people.




Industry quality standards

Stryker is a member of MedTech Europe, which is the European Industry association representing the medical technology industries, from diagnosis to cure. 

As a member of MedTech Europe, Stryker is committed to comply with the Med Tech Europe Code of Ethical business Practices while partnering on educational opportunities. 

For further information, please visit the MedTech Europe website:     



Grant process

Stryker supports the European Associations EACMFS with educational grants regularly. Please consider applying to this society where applicable.

The Leibinger Award presented by Stryker is designed to support a period of targeted education and training away from the host programme of the successful two candidates. 

The award supports the successful EACMFS members to gain further experience in the fields of maxillofacial trauma, orthognathic surgery, Head & Neck oncology, or craniofacial reconstruction by visiting specialized centers. 

The award is comprised of two parts:

  • 5,000 scholarship per awardee to cover travel and accommodation at the host center. 
  • An additional amount up to 750 per awardee, to cover travel expenses so the recipient can deliver a verbal, post-visit presentation at the EACMFS Council dinner or another event agreed upon the representatives from Stryker and the EACMFS Executive Committee.

The award winners are decided by the Endowment Committee ratified by the Executive EACMFS Committee and reported to the Council. 

Interested parties should download and submit an application form, which can be found at the EACMFS website: 

Deadline 30th June in the year preceding the biannual EACMFS congress



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*subject to compliance approval and MedTech Europe guidelines.