Research Awards

Awards will be selected from approved abstracts that were submitted to the Annual Meeting.  Candidates will be contacted by the Research Committee informing them that their abstract is being considered for one of the awards listed below.  At that time, candidates will also be asked to submit a paper, no more than three pages, for further consideration.

Abstract submissions for the Annual Meeting are typically accepted from June through September.

Awards and honorariums are:

JW Ewing Resident/Fellow Award - Clinical

  • $1,000 honorarium
  • Award Certificate
  • Presentation of paper at AANA's Annual Meeting
  • Submission of the paper for consideration for publication in Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery

Resident/Fellow Essay Award - Basic Science

  • $1,000 honorarium
  • Award certificate
  • Presentation of paper at AANA's Annual Meeting
  • Submission of the paper for consideration for publication in Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery

Richard O'Connor Award

  • $2,000 honorarium
  • Award certificate
  • Presentation of paper at AANA's Annual Meeting
  • Submission of the paper for consideration for publication in Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery

Resident/Fellow Scholarship

  • Expense paid trip to AANA Fall Course or AANA's Master's Experience Course at the Orthopedic Learning Center in Rosemont, IL
  • Presentation of paper at AANA's Annual Meeting
  • Submission of the paper for consideration for publication in Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery