The North Pacific Orthopaedic Society is pleased to announceour 21st Annual Frank B. Smith Research Awards competition.  The NPOS encourages and rewards orthopedic residents’ and fellows’ efforts in submitting scientific work for recognition by our organization. 

The selected awards will be presented to physicians, currently or recently in orthopedic residency or fellowship training in our geographic region, in recognition of outstanding original research in orthopedics.  Selected scientific papers will be presented at the 93rd NPOS Annual Meeting from May 17-19, 2018 at the beautiful Sunriver Resort in Sunriver, Oregon.

Award recipients are provided a $1,000 cash honorarium, engraved award plaque, and registration fees for the physician and spouse or guest to attend all professional and social functions of the 2018 NPOS Annual Meeting. 

There will be a minimum of two awards presented, with additional awards possible depending upon the selection committee’s assessment of the quality of abstracts received.

Deadline for the receipt of abstracts is April 1, 2018.  Applicants will be notified of the selection committee’s decision by April 15, 2018.

Further information is available by contacting Dr. Walter A. Smith, FBS Scholarship Awards Chairman by phone at 503.780.8007 or via email at [email protected] 

Click here to submit your abstract ONLINE.

Click here to download a PRINTABLE submission form.