AAOS/ORS Research Programming Committee


  1. Align all activities to support execution and achievement of the mission, vision, goals, strategic objectives and metrics of the Strategic Plan and conduct all business in accordance with the Core Values as adopted by the Board of Directors.
  2. Encourage interactions and foster relationships between clinicians and basic scientists during the Annual Meetings of the AAOS and ORS.
  3. Coordinate the presentations and recognition for recipients of AAOS, OREF and ORS research awards.
  4. Collaborate with the BOS on fostering and coordinating educational programming that focuses on basic science, translational and clinical research throughout the BOS organizations on Specialty Day.


NOTE: Committee members must attend the Annual Meeting during their tenure and serve as critical evaluators in the Academy's educational sessions during the meeting. Support for travel of the committee members at their Annual Meetings is as specified in the travel policies of the AAOS and ORS.

Reporting Relationship

Reports to the Central Program Committee (7828)

Reports to the ORS Board of Directors

Liaison Relationships

AAOS Research Development Committee

AAOS Annual Meeting Committee

BOS Research Committee

BOS Education Committee

ORS Annual Meeting Committee

ORS Program Committee

ORS Awards & Recognition Committee


Members are required to be AAOS and/or ORS Members

Two (2) Co-Chairs - AAOS Central Program Committee Chair / ORS Liaison to the AAOS Annual Meeting Committee

Eight (8) Members

AAOS Upcoming Central Program Committee Chair

BOS Education Committee Chair

BOS Research Committee Chair

AAOS Research Development Committee Chair

AAOS Central Instructional Courses Committee Chair

ORS Program Committee Chair

ORS Upcoming Program Committee Chair

ORS Liaison to AAOS Research Development Committee

Term of Office

As specified in the policies of the Committee Appointment Program (AAOS) and the ORS.

Staff Liaison (title)

Manager, Research Development (AAOS);

Education Manager (ORS)

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