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21st Annual NPOS Frank B. Smith Research Award Competition

We are currently accepting abstract submissions for our prestigious annual research award. 

This competition encourages and rewards orthopedic residents’ and fellows’ efforts in submitting scientific work for recognition by colleagues and our organization.  Selected recipients are awarded a cash honorarium, engraved award plaque, and complimentary registration for the physician and spouse at the 2018 NPOS Annual Meeting.

CLICK HERE for more information and to access a submission form

The NPOS has a long history of providing exceptional meetings to orthopaedic surgeons in the Pacific Northwest.
Our programs are highly-regarded for the sharing of scientific knowledge and camaraderie, all located in fantastic venues.

Our annual meetings are hosted in desirable locations and feature the "best of the best" orthopaedic surgeon presenters from around the country.
The meetings foster unique opportunities to participate in open discussion, encourage mutual respect, and develop lasting friendships with professional peers.
We promote orthopedic knowledge, educate each other and connect orthopedics across the Pacific.
We invite you to join us at our 2018 NPOS Annual Meeting!


NPOS represents the premier orthopaedic surgeons in the Pacific NW.

We provide high-quality education, networking opportunities, mentoring, and developmental programs for the orthopaedic community.

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