July 2003 AAOS Report

ABJS seeks applicants for annual awards

The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons (ABJS), in conjunction with Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research, is calling for applications to two major awards for clinically relevant laboratory or clinical research. The Annual Marshall R. Urist Young Investigator Award of $5,000 will go to an orthopaedic surgeon investigator under 40 years of age, or with less than seven years post-training (including fellowships) at the time of appointment. The Nicolas Andry Award of $15,000 is annually given to an experienced orthopaedic investigator. Winning papers for both awards must be presented at the ABJS annual meeting, June 16-20, 2004 in Nashville, Tenn. and will be submitted as manuscripts for publication in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research. Submit completed manuscripts electronically via the Corronline Web site by Nov. 1, 2003. Please address all inquiries to the Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons, Serena Hu, MD, committee chair, 6300 N. River Road, Suite 727, Rosemont, Ill. 60018-4226. Call Bonnie Jones at (847) 698-1636 with questions regarding the application process.

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