Hosted by the ORS Media Relations and Communications Committee, the goal of the ORS Video Outreach Competition is to encourage orthopaedic researchers to educate the public and media about significant musculoskeletal research topics in very innovative, accessible, understandable and fun ways. The theme of this year’s competition is Explain Orthopaedic Research to the General Public.

Need some inspiration? Check out last year’s winning entries or this advice on how to create your own video entry!

First Place:
Submitted by Iain Murray

Second Place:
Orthopaedic Biomechanics for STEM Outreach
by John Drazan

Third Place:
The Role of Finite Element Analysis
Submitted by Rajan Patel

Make a video—not to exceed three minutes or 2 GB in length—that incorporates this year’s theme

Translate complex science using creative methods and easy-to-understand concepts

Please do not include cadaveric or animal testing without the approval of the ORS Media Relations and Communications Committee

Record the video in a format that is YouTube compatible, e.g. MP4

Have institutional approval for the research presented

Complete the Video Contest Form and upload your video

Videos promoting products/services or having any commercial bias are not eligible and will not be considered

If you have questions, please feel free to contact Amber Blake ([email protected]).

Entries for the Video Outreach Competition must include at least one author who is an ORS member at the time of the ORS 2017 Annual Meeting in order to be eligible to receive an award.

ORS members will vote to determine the first, second and third place winners (limited to one vote per member).
Awards will be presented to the winning individual or team at the ORS 2017 Annual Meeting. The winning videos will be shown when the awards are presented. Winners will also receive honorariums. Award winners are required to attend the ORS 2017 Annual Meeting.

First Place: $1,500.00 honorarium plus First Place trophy

Second Place: $1,000.00 honorarium plus Second Place trophy

Third Place: $500.00 honorarium plus Third Place trophy