Call for Abstracts from Residents and Fellows

    ICJR is offering residents and fellows in the US a unique opportunity to showcase their research at the 7th Annual ICJR South Hip & Knee Course, taking place June 27-29 in Key Largo, Florida, by submitting abstracts on hip or knee replacement for presentation during the meeting.

    The deadline for submitting abstracts has been extended to Monday, April 15. Abstracts should be submitted to abstracts@icjr.net.

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    Six awards will be given – 3 in hip replacement and 3 in knee replacement – for:

    • The Game-Changer Award, given to the abstract most likely to influence practice
    • The Best Question Award, given to the abstract that attempts to answer the most important/innovative question
    • The Design Award, given to the abstract with the most sound/best study design

    Authors of abstracts that are not selected for an award may be offered the opportunity for poster presentation at the discretion of the selection committee.

    The lead resident or fellow author of the winning abstracts will receive a grant of up to $1500 for travel expenses, an invitation to attend the faculty dinner, and the opportunity to present the paper during the meeting. The winning abstracts will also be featured on ICJR’s website, ICJR.net, and will be promoted to the orthopaedic community.

    Only 1 submission per person will be accepted, and only residents and fellows practicing in the US are eligible.

    Submissions should focus on topics in hip and knee replacement. Abstract should be 250 words or less and include the following:  

    • Title
    • Author names
    • Introduction
    • Methods
    • Results
    • Conclusions

     Authors will be notified of the selection committee’s decision by May 1.