AANA invests in the future of arthroscopy by supporting a wide variety of fellowship and research opportunities:

  • We advance current fellows with Resident/Fellow Membership and our renowned Foundations in Arthroscopy and Annual Fellows and Chief Residents courses.
  • We will be funding $200,000 in research grants for the upcoming 2022-2023 grant cycle.
  • We offer numerous research awards related to arthroscopy.
  • We help gather meaningful research in orthopaedics and minimally invasive surgery with peer-reviewed AANA Surveys.


Traveling Fellowship

Each year, four Traveling Fellows are selected to visit premier practices and interact with pioneers of arthroscopy.


Health Policy Fellowship

A two-year appointment to prepare the fellow for a leadership role in AANA's advocacy efforts.


Orthopaedic Arthroscopy/Sports Medicine Fellowship Grant

AANA with the support of DePuy Synthes Companies offers grants to ACGME Arthroscopy/Sports Medicine Fellowship programs.


Fellow Resources

Professional resources and anecdotes from experienced surgeons geared towards helping Fellows and early careerists start a flourishing career in orthopaedic surgery.


Research Awards
AANA offers several awards to recognize outstanding abstracts submitted to the Annual Meeting.

Research Grants
AANA proudly funds basic science research in the field of arthroscopic surgery.

Past Award & Grant Recipients


AANA Surveys
Help your fellow colleagues gather meaningful input to advance research in orthopaedics and minimally invasive surgery by filling out a survey.

AANA Survey Request Portal
Submit your surveys for the orthopaedic community to take part in. AANA Research Committee members will peer review all surveys submitted to AANA for publication.

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