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2021 GOS Resident Research Competition Abstract Submission

  • 05/14/2021


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2021 GOS Resident Research Competition Abstract Submission

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

The Georgia Orthopaedic Society is pleased to announce that it is hosting a Residents’ competition of papers at the GOS Annual Meeting, which will be held October 7th-10th, 2021, at the Cloister on Sea Island, Georgia.

We will be offering first, second and third place paper awards. All three papers will receive a monetary prize. The prize awards will be as follows: 1st place--$1500; 2nd place--$1000; and 3rd place--$500.

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.  You can complete or update your current disclosure on the AAOS website:

    You do not need to be a member of AAOS to create a disclosure form.  If you have any questions, please contact Liz Neary at

The deadline for the resident research paper submission has been extended to May 14th, 2021.

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