Resident Research Support

Funding for worthwhile clinical and translational trauma-oriented research projects to be performed by residents. 

Application is closed.

Prerequisites & eligibility

The principal investigator (PI) must be an orthopedic surgery resident training in an ACGME-accredited orthopedic program in the United States or at a Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada accredited program, or an osteopathic resident at an AOA-approved program.

The resident may develop his/her own project or work on a discrete component of an established investigator’s larger research endeavor. In any case, the project when completed must be submitted for publication and presentation as a stand-alone manuscript.

Applicants are limited to one submission per individual each academic year.  The applicant and PI must be current members of AO Trauma.

Funding & deliverables

Maximum funding per award is $10,000.

Periodic reporting is required, including submission of a final manuscript within six months of completion of the project. Proof of publication will consist of a copy of a journal-generated PDF.

How to apply

Online application is closed. A valid AO user ID is required to login and apply.

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