Resident Research Project Grant—RD2

Funding Agency:
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation
  • Provides funding to residents who are interested in research.
  • Covers research expenses, but not salary or travel.
  • Work should clearly be achievable by the resident as a free-standing project even when it is a part of a larger work.
  • Both laboratory and clinical projects (e.g. outcome studies) are suitable, but in either case clinical relevance must be explicitly and clearly described.
  • The resident will learn to write a competitive research proposal and will develop a relationship with a mentor who has research experience and mentored others.

Deadline: Feb. 21, 2020

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Domestic non-profit, public and private institutions of higher education, such as hospitals, medical schools, universities and colleges.
  • The applicant (PI) must be an orthopaedic surgery resident in an ACGME-Accredited orthopaedic program in the United States.



Amount Description

$150,000 ($50,000 per year for up to three years)

Funding Type



Medical Fellow/Resident


Medical - Clinical Science

External Deadline

February 21, 2020