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Recognizing Contributions to the Sports Medicine Profession

Every year, AOSSM recognizes individuals who have made significant contributions to orthopaedic sports medicine and the Society. Award recipients will be announced at the upcoming Annual Meeting. In the meantime, the following awards are open for nominations/applications.

Thomas A. Brady Award

The Thomas A. Brady Award recognizes the service and dedication of those individuals who have made a mark on their local community. Since 1999, the award has been given to an orthopaedic surgeon who has been dedicated to excellence in sports medicine on a local level with local athletes. The deadline for nomination is April 3, 2023.

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Playmaker Grant Applications Open

This research grant opportunity aims to advance exploratory projects by providing start-up funding, seed-money, bridge/gap funding, or supplemental funding for an ambitious investigative team. Criteria and metrics utilized in the proposed study must be determined by best scientific evidence and designed to improve the understanding of an emerging or novel technology in orthopaedic sports medicine. Studies involving human subjects will receive priority.

Applications accepted to the Playmaker Grant Lab will be invited to present their Research Strategy to a task force from the AOSSM Research Committee at the AOSSM Annual Meeting. Apply by June 1, 2023 to be considered!

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Stay Tuned!

As we get closer to the Annual Meeting, we will be including more information on other Society awards and research opportunities.