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2019 AOA–ABC Traveling Fellowship
The American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) is accepting applications for the 2019 American-British-Canadian (ABC) traveling fellowship. The application deadline is Jan. 31, 2018. For more information, visit the about/fellowships page at

AOFAS Fellowship Match
The American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) is accepting applications for the 2018 Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Fellowship Match for 2019–2020 positions. Applicants are encouraged to submit applications as soon as possible; programs began interviewing on Dec. 1. For more information, visit

AOFAS calls for abstracts
The AOFAS seeks abstracts for its 2018 annual meeting, July 11–14, in Boston. The application deadline is Jan. 9, 2018. To access the submission site, visit

AOFAS Resident Scholarship Program
The AOFAS Resident Scholarship Program, open to U.S. and Canadian PGY-1, PGY-2, and PGY-3 residents, enables orthopaedic residents to attend the 2018 AOFAS annual meeting. Scholarships include registration fees for all annual meeting activities, lodging, and a stipend for travel expenses. Applications are due March 1, 2018. For more information, visit

2018 ASES Research Grant Award
The application deadline for the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) 2018 Research Grant Award is Feb. 8, 2018. The $20,000 grant is for basic or clinical investigations. For more information and to obtain an application, email or visit and click on the Physician Education tab.

OTA seeks members
The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) is seeking applications for Candidate membership. For more information, visit

OTA seeks international journal submissions
OTA International is an international, open access, orthopaedic trauma journal. Its goal is to further knowledge, foster innovation, support research, and promote good clinical practice in the field of orthopaedic trauma within a global setting.

For submission information, visit

OTA grant application deadlines
The application deadline for Resident Grant applications for the June 1, 2018–May 31, 2019, grant cycle has been extended to Dec. 11, 2017. The application deadline for OTA International grant pre-proposals and OTA member full grant pre-proposals is Jan. 29, 2018.

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