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Grants and Awards

We’ve been a leader in orthopaedic research funding for more than 67 years. Our rigorous peer review process ensures we fund only the best science and prepares our grant recipients to successfully compete for NIH and other large-scale funding after their OREF grants. We maintain a broad topic focus, funding research across all subspecialties and strive to fund studies that addresses the health care priorities of all communities.
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Research Grants & Awards

Explore current and upcoming funding opportunities for residents, early and mid-career investigators.
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Researcher Profiles

Meet the investigators using their OREF grants to improve clinical practice and patient care.
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Resident Research Symposia

Regional and national symposia offer great opportunities for young investigators.
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Research Grant Search

Explore OREF-funded research back to the first grants awarded in 1955.
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Research Grants Committee

The OREF Research Grants Committee is responsible for overseeing all grant and award programs, including policy development, OREF's peer review process and grant recipient selection.
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