The Awards and Recognition Committee (ARC) will review awards and select awardees; foster cross discipline collaborations and communications; support other activities and projects as designated by the ORS Board of Directors.
The Publications Advisory Board shall oversee the operations of the Journal of Orthopaedic Research (JOR) and JOR Spine, assists the co-editors in matters related to editorial policies, and advises the Orthopaedic Research Society Board of Directors concerning the operations of the JOR and JOR Spine.
The mission of the Career Development Committee is to develop programming and networking opportunities for members of the Orthopaedic Research Society across the spectrum of career stages in academia and industry.
The Industry Alliance Committee (IAC) will function as a forum for the exchange of information of mutual interest and benefit to the Orthopaedic Research Society membership, its Board of Directors, and the orthopaedic industry.
The ORS Innovation Committee serves as a hub for orthopaedic clinical translation and the commercialization process of early-stage ideas to provide a home for innovation within the field of orthopaedics.
The objectives of the ORS Innovation Committee include:
Provide a forum for the committee of researchers, industry members, clinicians, entrepreneurs, investors, consultants early career investigators who are experienced or interested in commercialization
Develop educational and networking opportunities that will provide knowledge and perspective around the various aspects of design, commercialization, and translation
Access to industry connections
Create an ecosystem where ORS can provide resources and expertise to support innovation within the field of orthopaedics
To cultivate a diverse, inclusive, and engaged ORS community by increasing access and opportunities. Ensure the incorporation of strategic objectives relating to DEI are incorporated into the society governance structure, initiatives, and programs.
ORS Ambassadors are dynamic leaders who represent the ORS in their state, region or country. They facilitate networking, professional development and collaboration in an effort to strengthen the ORS and musculoskeletal science on a local/regional level as a subcommittee of the Membership Committee.
The WLF will mentor, foster, encourage and inspire women in orthopaedic research at all stages of their career, and advise and support women on career and leadership opportunities in orthopaedic-related organizations.
The Scientific Communications Committee promotes the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) as the pre-eminent leader of musculoskeletal research across the globe. It seeks to advance basic, translational and clinical orthopaedic research within and outside of the ORS.
To advance meniscus research and related sciences so as to improve care through basic, translational and clinical research. This group serves to highlight the significant interest on the meniscus by providing meeting and online venues for presentation and discussion of the latest research on the meniscus.
The ORS is the most important research platform to bring together experts from various disciplines to foster the multidisciplinary interaction which is required to improve the quality of the implants, ensure that new implants are adequately tested at the pre-clinical stage, that implants are introduced carefully to the orthopaedic market and that the clinical outcome is appropriately registered.
To promote education, collaboration, development, refinement, and critical evaluation of preclinical models of orthopedic disease and injury and to provide resources accessible to ORS members conducting animal studies.
Uma Sankar, PhD, Section Chair
Aimee Colbath, DVM, MS, DACVS, Section Chair Elect
D. Joshua Cohen, MD, Section Past Chair
The mission of the Section is to create and expand a forum for orthopaedic clinical researchers to exchange ideas, and to collaborate on and catalyze new concepts in orthopaedic clinical research methodology and appraisal.
Michelle Ghert, MD, FRCSC, Section Chair
Jaimo Ahn, MD, PhD, Section Research & Education Chair
Joel Gagnier, ND, MSc, PhD, Section Chair Elect
Edward J. Harvey, MD MSc FRCSC, Section Member-at-Large
Cale Jacobs, PhD, Section Membership Chair
Nicolas Piuzzi, MD, Section Secretary
David Wasserstein, MD, MSC, MPH, FRCSC, Section Treasurer
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