Research is an important part of the Strategic Plan and mission statement. AANA is focused on the advancement of arthroscopy and minimally invasive surgery by supporting a wide variety of research opportunities, such as:
  • Funding $200,000 in research grants for the upcoming 2022-2023 grant cycle.
  • Numerous research awards related to arthroscopy and minimally invasive surgery.
  • Gathering meaningful research in orthopaedics and minimally invasive surgery with peer-reviewed AANA Surveys.



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.



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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