CMF Young Investigator Research Development Award

Funding in support of research projects for AO CMF NA-supported CMF fellows entering their first year of post-fellowship practice.

Application is currently closed.

Prerequisites & eligibility

The principal investigator (PI) must be an orthopedic trauma fellow training in an AO CMF NA sponsored orthopedic trauma fellowship program in the United States or Canada. The fellow may develop his/her own project or work on a discrete component of an established investigator’s larger research endeavor.

Applicants are limited to one submission per individual each fellowship year. The applicant and PI must be current members of AO CMF.

Funding & deliverables

Maximum funding per award is $30,000.  Three recipients will be awarded per year. Funding is distributed in installments starting with the current fellowship year and into the first year of practice.

How to apply

Applicants must submit the following to


  • Curriculum vitae
  • Personal Statement in support of research project
  • Letter of support from Program Director or Former Residency Program Director.


Application is currently closed.

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