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$450k in new funding + $20k OREF Clinical Award

by OREF | May 22, 2020
OREF is pleased to announce the following grant and award opportunities. Please consult the listing for each opportunity for eligibility requirements and application instructions.

General Grant Funding
Grant applications are now available for career development, prospective clinical, pain management, mentored clinician scientist, and resident research. Grants from $5,000 to $225,000 are available to eligible applicants. For more information, please visit

OREF Clinical Research Award
The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) and the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) are soliciting manuscripts for the 2021 OREF Clinical Research Award. One $20,000 OREF award will be bestowed, provided manuscripts of requisite quality are submitted.

This award recognizes outstanding clinical research related directly to musculoskeletal disease or injury. Manuscripts should represent a large body of cohesive scientific work generally reflecting years of investigation. 

The winning paper is presented by the author at the Orthopaedic Research Society's annual meeting, and the award is presented to the recipient by an OREF representative at the Academy's annual meeting during the Kappa Delta Award presentations.

Manuscripts may be submitted by members (or candidate members) of the AAOS, ORS, Canadian Orthopaedic Association (COA), or Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society (CORS).

Please note that the application form also includes the option to apply for three Kappa Delta Awards. Applicants may apply for one or more of those awards as well as the OREF award. Please be sure to check the box for the OREF Clinical Research Award.

For more information, visit the AAOS website.
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