News Updates

OREF Prevention of Musculoskeletal Youth Sports Injuries Grant
December 18, 2015
The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) is offering $100,000 to $150,000 ($50,000 per year) in funding for new investigators conducting clinical and/or social research on the prevention of musculoskeletal youth sports injuries. The period of the grant is 2 to 3 years, with the study commencing August 1, 2016. For more details about this grant visit Application deadline is February 16, 2016.
Julie B. Samora, MD, PhD Selected for USBJI Young Investigators Workshop Scholarship
October 27, 2015
The USBJI Young Investigators Young Investigators Grant Mentoring and Career Development Program will take place over November 13-15, 2015 in Toronto, Canada.  This workshop offers young investigators an opportunity to work with experienced basic and clinical investigators to assist them in securing funding.
Young Investigators Urged to Apply for USBJI Grant Mentoring Program
June 16, 2015

The United States Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) and Bone and Joint Canada are dedicated to increasing research of musculoskeletal diseases.  The USBJI has developed a grant mentoring program to provide early-career investigators an opportunity to work with experienced researchers in our field to assist them in securing funding and other survival skills required for pursuing an academic career.

Call for Innovation in Education Grant Proposals
June 10, 2015

In honor of the 25th AFSH Anniversary Campaign, the Hand Foundation is proud to sponsor a $10,000 Innovation in Education Grant.  This award is intended to help seed-fund new educational initiatives that will benefit ASSH members and/or surgical residents and fellows. 

Complus Manus Committee Update
March 12, 2015
The Order of Complus Manus was formed in 2009.  This committee is charged with helping younger members recognize the value of supporting the Hand Foundation and encouraging sustained support through their professional career.  The Complus Manus donation level specifically recognizes young Active Members (less than three years) and Candidate Member donors and is designed to support a three-year pledge.  
2015 New Investigator Workshop Nominees Announced
February 12, 2015
The ASSH Research Division is happy to announce it will sponsor Amy M. Moore, MD and Daniel Osei, MD, MSc to attend the ORS/OREF/AAOS New Investigator Workshop over May 15-16, 2015.  
Grant Writing Resources
February 12, 2015

Preparing a grant or interested in learning more about the grant submission process? Check out these new resources including a PSF Grant Writing Learning Module (video series), a grand rounds lecture on how to compete and win funding, and a JHS article on how to write a successful grant.

Touching Hands Project: Therapist Volunteers Needed
February 7, 2015

The Touching Hands Project (THP) needs hand therapist volunteers to participate in upcoming surgical missions to Bolivia and Haiti.  Travel support for the surgical trips will be covered by THP.

2015 Osterman Award Winner Named
December 19, 2014
The ASSH and AFSH are pleased to announce that Jesse Jupiter, MD has been selected as the first Osterman Award Winner. 
AFSH Presidential Update
November 10, 2014

AFSH Presidential Update - John M. Bednar, MD, President, American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand.  Fall update and progress report on the Foundation's programs related to Research, Education, and Outreach as well as an update to the AFSH 25th Anniversary Campaign.


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