North Pacific Orthopaedic Society

22nd Annual NPOS Frank B. Smith Research Award Competition

Deadline: April 1, 2019

The North Pacific Orthopaedic Society is pleased to announce its 22nd Annual Frank B. Smith Research Awards competition. This competition encourages and rewards orthopedic residents’ and fellows’ efforts in submitting scientific work for recognition by colleagues and our organization.

The winners will be presented to physicians, currently or recently in orthopedic residency or fellowship training in our geographic region, in recognition of outstanding original research in orthopedics. Selected scientific papers will be presented at the 94th NPOS Annual Meeting from May 16-18, 2019 at The Nines Hotel, in beautiful downtown Portland, Oregon.

Selected recipients are awarded a $1,000 cash honorarium, an engraved award plaque, and complimentary registration for the physician and spouse/guest to attend all professional and social functions of the NPOS Annual Meeting. There will be a minimum of two awards presented at the meeting, with additional awards possible depending upon the selection committee’s assessment of the quality of abstracts received.

Deadline for the receipt of abstracts is April 1, 2019. Applicants will be notified of the selection committee’s decision by April 15, 2019.

Further information is available by contacting Dr. Walter A. Smith, FBS Scholarship Awards Chairman by phone at 503.780.8007 or via email at [email protected]