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Orthopaedic Partner News

Current News & Events From Our Partners

The information below has been provided by each organization. Please contact the organization directly with questions or comments. Updated October 19, 2021

AANA  |  AOFAS  |  ASES  |  CCJR  | COA 
  COS  |  CSRS  NASS  |  POSNA  |  SOMOS  


2022 AANA Advanced Lab Course Schedule Is Live!
AANA lab courses feature hands-on cadaver lab practice coupled with interactive lectures for the ultimate learning experience in arthroscopy. Explore newly added lab courses for 2022:

Save the Date! 2022 AANA Annual Meeting
Mark your calendars—you won’t want to miss the 2022 AANA Annual Meeting and 40th Anniversary celebration May 19-21, 2022 in San Francisco, California! Special events include a golf tournament, education on every joint and so much more. Registration opens November 29:

New AANA Online Education Activities Available
AANA has recently launched several new online education activities to help you stay at the forefront of arthroscopy. Be sure to check out NEW Virtual APEX Courses, the 2021 Annual Meeting Access Pass featuring joint-specific packs/instructional course lectures and the Comprehensive Arthroscopy Self-Examination (CASE) Program 2021 now available for purchase:

Registration Coming Soon! 2022 AANA/RJOS Specialty Day
AANA is excited to announce its first-time collaboration with the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society (RJOS) for 2022 Specialty Day March 26, 2022 in Chicago, Illinois. Topics will include controversies on knee, shoulder, hip and elbow surgery with an emphasis on diversity in orthopaedics. Learn more:



Apply now for 2022 AOFAS Research Grants

Since 1997, the AOFAS Research Grants Program has provided annual grant funding opportunities for AOFAS members to advance foot and ankle investigation. With funding from the Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation, the AOFAS awards grants in three categories:

  • Pilot Project Grants (up to $5,000) encourage new investigators, especially residents and fellows, to get involved in research. Project data is expected to lay a foundation to develop future grant applications.
  • Small Project Grants (up to $20,000) offer seed funding for promising research projects.
  • Established Project Grants (up to $50,000) support research for work that can help investigators obtain additional grants from national funding sources. Applications must be backed by preliminary work and data to demonstrate feasibility of projects and capabilities of the research team.
The 2022 grant application cycle is now open! Submit your proposal by December 1, 2021, at 12:00 pm CT. For more information visit



ASES 365 Mobile App
ASES is excited to announce the launch of our 365 mobile app! The app will provide you with another way to access ASES-related content and news quickly and easily directly from your phone. Some of the current features include:
  • Access all the content that is on the ASES website including the Members Only section in a mobile friendly format
  • Pay membership dues
  • View and track all upcoming ASES events
  • Chat with other ASES members
  • Easily view all our media content including the ASES Podcast, Fellows Core Curriculum Series and Virtual Journal Club
  • Access to the Neer Circle Consensus Tool on Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears
  • And much more
Download the app today from the Apple or Google Play Store.


CCJR® 2021
December 8-11, 2021
Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress, Orlando, FL

We welcome you back to CCJR®. Reaffirmed. Reimagined
Presented by The Hip Society and The Knee Society

CCJR 2021 will be presented as a live in-person event, with a robust virtual learning component.

CCJR® is a premier scientific forum for practicing adult reconstruction orthopaedic surgeons, residents and fellows, allied health professionals, and industry representatives.

Join us for 3 days of focused education and estimated 20 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ presented by faculty of 50+ globally recognized thought leaders in adult reconstruction.

View the flyer for a list of topics and formats
Register and learn more at



California Orthopaedic Association Resident Paper Contest Now Open
Join the competition for the following Resident Awards at COA’s in-person 2022 Annual Meeting, April 7-10, 2022 at the Hyatt Regency Resort in Indian Wells, CA.

Orthopaedic Institute for Children Resident Award - $2,000 cash award
($1,000 presented to the resident and $1,000 to their orthopaedic program.)
This award will be presented to an outstanding resident paper in basic orthopaedic research.
The 2021 winner was Matthew Siow, M.D. - UC San Diego

OREF Resident Award - $2,000 cash award
($1,000 presented to the resident and $1,000 to their orthopaedic program.)
This award will be presented to an outstanding resident paper in basic orthopaedic research.
The 2021 winner was Heather Roberts, M.D., UC San Francisco

J. Harold LaBriola, M.D. Resident Award - $2,000 cash award
($1,000 presented to the resident and $1,000 to their orthopaedic program.)
This award will be presented to an outstanding resident paper in orthopaedic research.
The 2021 winner was Matthew Cherches, M.D.—UC San Francisco

In addition to the cash awards, the winners will be invited to attend the Annual Meeting to present their winning paper and receive their award. COA will cover residents’ travel cost and one night stay hotel accommodations.

To be eligible for the awards, you MUST be a current resident in a California Orthopaedic program, the research must have been performed DURING your residency and you must be the PRIMARY AUTHOR. There is not a limit on the number of papers that a resident can submit and the paper can be published or un-published. You may mail, or email, your paper(s) to COA. Please submit an abstract and your full manuscript to be considered.

The deadline is December 31, 2021

E-Mail paper(s) to
Mail paper(s) to California Orthopaedic Association 1246 P Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

If you have any questions or need additional information: 916-454-9884 or
Click here to view the flyer.



109th Annual Meeting
Registration is open for Clinical Orthopaedic Society’s 109th Annual Meeting in Nashville, November 3-6. See you in the Music City this fall! Click here for details.


CSRS Annual Meeting and Instructional Course Registration Closes November 8!

Register today for the CSRS 49th Annual Meeting and 26th Instructional Course! Join us Nov. 29th and 30th for live-streamed symposium from the comfort of your home and then in-person in Atlanta, Georgia Dec. 1-4. Learn more: 


Apply Now! NASS 2022 Research Funding Letter of Proposal
Open to NASS Members
Deadline to Submit: 2/7/2022

NASS encourages spine care professionals to rise to the challenge of providing research to further develop the spine knowledge base and help providers and patients understand their conditions and care.

One funding source NASS Members may take advantage of is the NASS Research Funding Program. NASS membership is required for letter of proposal/invited grant application.

Visit the NASS website to learn more about this opportunity.


Are you registered for IPOS® 2021?

Registration and housing are open for the International Pediatric Orthopaedic Symposium, December 7–11, 2021, Orlando, FL. Join experts from around the world and immerse yourself in the experience with demonstrations, workshops, case discussions, and debates on leading-edge concepts in pediatric and adolescent orthopaedics. From fundamental fracture treatment to advanced surgical reconstruction, learn how to integrate best practices and new techniques into your care. For more information, visit


63rd Annual Meeting
December 14-17, 2021
Resort at Squaw Creek
Olympic Valley, CA
Register today!