The Clinician Scientist Development Program (CSDP) is sponsored by the AAOS, the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation, and the Orthopaedic Research Society. The program is open to PGY2–PGY 5 residents, fellowship participants, and junior faculty through year 3 who have the potential and desire to become orthopaedic clinician scientists.
Up to 15 participants are selected to participate in the 1.5-day CSDP training workshop is scheduled for Oct. 17–19, in Rosemont, Ill. Participants will receive an orientation to the research environment including research history, funding sources, and orthopaedic research organizations. They will also have the opportunity to meet and interact with research professors and establish a mentor relationship with selected faculty.