AAOS Now

Published 2/1/2008

Study section candidates needed

The AAOS Research Development Committee has been asked to provide a list of potential candidates to serve on study sections at the various National Institutes of Health (NIH) that fund musculoskeletal research.

Adequate representation by active musculoskeletal clinicians and researchers is critical in study sections. Orthopaedic representation on these sections is the best way to ensure that the most qualified and relevant scientific research is brought to the forefront and that musculoskeletal issues are addressed. Participation in study sections provides significant insights into the NIH grant-writing and review processes, as well as valuable perspectives for individual research and help for orthopaedics overall.

If you are interested in serving, complete and forward the NIH short-form biosketch (available at http://grants.nih.gov/biosketch.doc) to Christy M.P. Gilmour at gilmour@aaos.org