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Published 5/1/2014

Wanted: Research Manuscripts

Kappa Delta, Clinical Research award submissions sought

The AAOS is soliciting manuscripts for the 2015 Kappa Delta Awards and the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) Clinical Research Award. Up to two $20,000 Kappa Delta awards (Elizabeth Winston Lanier Award and Ann Doner Vaughan Award), one $20,000 Kappa Delta Young Investigator award, and one $20,000 OREF award will be bestowed, provided manuscripts of requisite quality are submitted.

Manuscripts should represent a large body of cohesive scientific work generally reflecting years of investigation. If the submission reflects a single project, it should be of high significance and impact. Manuscripts must be submitted by members (or candidate members) of the AAOS, Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS), Canadian Orthopaedic Association, or Canadian Orthopaedic Research Society.

Submissions for the 2015 Kappa Delta and OREF Clinical Research Awards will be accepted in electronic format only. Please email a PDF of your entire submission to kappadelta@aaos.org no later than 11:59 p.m. CDT on July 1, 2014. Late submissions will not be considered.

The 2015 Kappa Delta and OREF Clinical Research Award winners will receive their awards at the 2015 AAOS Annual Meeting, to be held in Las Vegas, March 24–28, 2015. Award winners will present their papers during the 2015 ORS Annual Meeting, also held in Las Vegas, immediately following the AAOS Annual Meeting, March 28–31, 2015.

For additional information, visit www.aaos.org/kappadelta