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AOA’s Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors
Membership in the American Orthopaedic Association’s (AOA) Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors (CORD) currently includes 121 resident programs and one fellowship program. Communication and collaboration opportunities—including The CORD Report e-newsletter and the CORD Discussion Forum on Google—continue to increase. For more information on CORD, call (847) 318-7330.

2011 ASES Research Grant Award
Applications are now being accepted for the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) 2011 Research Grant Award. The $20,000 grant is for basic or clinical investigations and is open to orthopaedic departments only; proposals must be in NIH R01 format and no longer than 10 pages. The application deadline date is Sept. 9, 2010. Awardees will be notified by December 2010.

For more information and to obtain an application, visit and click on the Research Grant link, or e-mail

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