Published 11/1/2018

Society News

AOFAS 2019 research grants

Applications are now being accepted for the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) 2019 research grants. The AOFAS awards one-year research grants (July 1 to June 30) in three categories: pilot project grants up to $5,000, small project research grants up to $20,000, and established project research grants up to $60,000. The application deadline is Dec. 3. To review the policies and obtain an application, visit aofas.org/researchgrants, or email research@aofas.org.

AOFAS Women’s Leadership Matching Challenge

The AOFAS Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Foundation Women’s Leadership Matching Challenge has set a goal to raise $50,000 for women’s leadership programs by Dec. 31. If the goal is reached, Thomas H. Lee, MD, will match it with a personal gift of $50,000. For more information or to make a contribution, visit aofas.org/foundation, or email foundation@aofas.org.

ABJS seeking nominations for Nicolas Andry Award

The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons (ABJS) is seeking nominations for the 2019 Nicolas Andry Award. Eligible nominees include experienced orthopaedic investigators or surgeons who are responsible for a body of musculoskeletal research that has significantly contributed to orthopaedic knowledge. The winner will receive $10,000 and is required to present his or her work at the 2019 ABJS Annual Meeting, July 17–21, in Newport, R.I. Nominations must be submitted electronically to abjs@abjs.org by Jan. 15, 2019. For more information and to view nominating criteria, visit www.abjs.org/abjs—-corr–nicolas-andry-award.