Experienced orthopaedic investigators, including surgeons doing clinically relevant basic or patient-oriented research.
The submission should review a body of musculoskeletal research that has significantly contributed to orthopaedic knowledge, and has been conducted and published over an extended period of time. The work may be ongoing.
Bodies of work that in substance have received previous awards are NOT eligible.
Only one manuscript per primary author may be submitted. Submission for the ABJS/CORR® Nicolas Andry Award precludes simultaneous submission for the Marshall R. Urist Young Investigator Award.
The winning paper must be presented at the next annual meeting of The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons®, April 5-9, 2017, in Austin, Texas.
The winning manuscript will be automatically considered as a submission to Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research®. Comments of the peer reviewers and Editor-in-Chief will need to be addressed prior to publication.
The registration fee for the Association’s Annual Meeting will be waived for the author and one accompanying person. Travel and hotel expenses will be paid by the ABJS.
Criteria for Selection
The Awards Committee will consider the following in making their decision: 1) the scope of the body of work; 2) the current relevance of the studies as a whole; 3) the impact of the work; 4) the clarity and coherence of the presentation.
All submissions must be submitted electronically via the CORR® Editorial Manager website (http://www.editorialmanager.com/corr) between June 1–September 15, 2016. All submissions must contain a structured Abstract (fewer than 250 words), an Introduction (fewer than 500 words), a Discussion, and any appropriate intervening sections; the word count must be less than 5000 words. Please use the CORR® guidelines for authors at www.clinorthop.org under the "Tools for Authors" tab. If you have problems submitting, please contact the CORR® office at 215-392-0270. Submissions will not be accepted after September 15, 2016.
Full disclosure of any financial support received for the work and/or full disclosure of any financial conflicts of interest related to the work are required.
Establishment of authorship must be based on published CORR® policy.
All institutional affiliations of authors or acknowledged individuals must be specified.
To complete your submission, please e-mail a precise statement of the primary author’s role in the submitted work and a current curriculum vitae to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The deadline for submission is September 15, 2016.
Please address all inquiries to:
The Association of Bone and Joint Surgeons Nicolas Andry Award Nicola Fabbri, M.D., Committee Chair 300 S. Northwest Highway, Suite 203 Park Ridge, IL 60068