AO Clinical Investigation and Documentation
The mission of AO Clinical Investigation and Documentation (AOCID) is to be the leading research organization providing evidence-based knowledge through independently conducted clinical studies, education, and methodological services, in order to facilitate clinical decision making in the field of trauma or musculoskeletal disorders.
Clinical Research Offerings
- Idea phase
- Planning phase
- Evaluation and analysis
- Literature services
- Teaching and training
- Medical writing and reviewing
- Advisory and consultancy services
CID Advisory Committee
The AO Clinical Investigation and Documentation Advisory Committee is a body comprised of experts from different surgical specialties. Together they set the clinical research directions for AOCID and provide expert advice.
As of December 2015, the committee is comprised of the following members:
- Stephen Kates, Chairperson CID Advisory Committee
- Frank Kandziora
- Andreas Platz
In addition, the Director of AOCID, the CEO of the AO Foundation and the COO and CFO of the AO Foundation serve as ex-officio members.
The CID Advisory Committee meets two to three times a year to review progress and to set strategic goals.