Georgia Orthopaedic Society (GOS)

Thomas E. Whitesides, M.D., Resident Research Competition


The Georgia Orthopaedic Society hosts a Residents’ competition of papers at the GOS Annual Meeting each year.

We offer first, second and third place paper awards. All three papers will receive a monetary prize.

Important guidelines for paper submission and qualification are listed below:

  • The primary author must be a resident.
  • A resident may only submit one paper. Additional abstract submissions will not be accepted.
  • The resident must be a member of the GOS in order to submit an abstract. There is no cost to join. Click here for the online application. It takes two minutes to complete.
  • All three award recipients will be expected to present their papers at the GOS annual meeting. Posters are NOT included in the competition. In the event of an emergency, only a co-author who is of resident or attending status current GOS member can present in their place.
  • ADDITIONAL DOCUMENTATION REQUIRED:  FOR CME purposes, it is mandatory that the AAOS Financial Disclosure Form is completed.  




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