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OREF GRANTS FOR RESIDENTS

$30,000 available from OREF in resident research funding

Resident applicants are eligible for the following OREF grants. Applications are due February 21, 2020. Click the title of each grant for more information.

  • Resident Clinician Scientist Training Grant provides $20,000 in funding to prepare residents for a career with research as a major component.

  • OREF/JRGOS Resident Research Project Grant provides $5,000 in funding to resident investigators conducting research in the area of health disparities and diversity in the orthopaedic surgery field.

  • Resident Research Project Grant—RD2 provides $5,000 in funding to residents who are interested in research. These grants are offered several times throughout the year, but you may submit only one application per grant year. Please apply during the time frame that most closely aligns with your research rotation in the labs.

MAKE AN IMPACT ON RESIDENT RESEARCH BY DOUBLING YOUR GIFT TO OREF

Medacta Match

As an orthopaedic resident, it’s important for you to know that everything OREF does is thanks to our donors. As an independent, nonprofit foundation, OREF is 100% supported by contributions.  And 100% of the work we do supports research in all areas of orthopaedics—research that allows us to offer patients the best treatment.

As part of a 5-year pledge to help OREF improve orthopaedics through research, Medacta will continue to match resident donations dollar-for-dollar, so you can double the impact of your gift!. Consider making small monthly gifts to reach $100 (before Medacta’s match) by the end of 2019 and achieve Resident Order of Merit status. Resident Order of Merit donors receive recognition typically reserved for donations of $1,000 or more!