please mark your calendar
OREF GRANT OPPORTUNITIES now posted at www.oref.org
INDIVIDUAL GRANTS — OREF invites applications for the AFSH/OREF Hand Surgeon-Scientist Grant: $75,000 per year for up to five years to replace clinical practice salary lost while pursuing research under one or more K08 or K23 awards from the National Institutes of Health. Applications are due to OREF December 1, 2010.
OREF/CCJR Clinical Practice Award recognizes scientific achievement and clinical relevance. $2,000 award plus presentation at Spring CCJR meeting in Las Vegas, May 22-25, 2011. Manuscripts due to OREF January 11, 2011.
INSTITUTIONAL GRANTS — Qualified institutions are invited to apply for up to $25,000 for 2011 CME programs focusing on hip and/or knee arthroplasty — submissions are due to OREF November 23.
AS SEEN IN AAOS NOW…
How OREF research is making a difference
GIVING BACK Full circle: Patient experience leads to a career in and a commitment to orthopaedics, OREF
HAND Promising results for gene therapies: OREF funding helps produce new model
YOUNG RESEARCHERS FLOOD OREF WITH FUNDING REQUESTS
The number of research grant applications OREF has received for Project Year
2011 represents a 34% increase over last year, with 353 proposals received. The
amount of funding requested, $16.2 million, is an 89% increase over requests
received for Project Year 2010.
trends hold, our peer review teams will highly rank roughly twice as many
proposals as we have funding to support.
EVERY GIFT MATTERS.
Please encourage your members to help OREF fund more clinically relevant
research and education. Generous giving by orthopaedic surgeons by December 31
will support more of the clinically relevant research that contributes to
quality of life for orthopaedists and their patients. Visit www.oref.org now to make a secure, online gift.