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Grants and Awards

Grant Programs

Review Process
OREF supports independent, peer-reviewed musculoskeletal research and education seeking clinically relevant advancements that orthopaedic surgeons can apply in daily practice to improve outcomes and help patients enjoy more of life.

Research grant and award recipients are selected through OREF's independent, peer-review process, which is modeled on the process used by the National Institutes of Health.

Who can Apply?
OREF invites applications for funding for qualified, clinically relevant orthopaedic research and education projects.
For more information, please contact the Grants team at (847) 430-5109 or by email at

To learn more about specific grant opportunities, please select a category below.