The “E” in OREF

By William P. Cooney III, MD

Education grants equip orthopaedic surgeons to excel

Orthopaedic research has resulted in advancements such as total joint arthroplasty, innovative procedures for correcting cartilage injuries, and better bone grafting. Had the research stopped at the lab, however, the practice of orthopaedics would have remained stagnant. That’s why, for more than 50 years, the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) has recognized the importance of funding both education and research activities.

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