Orthopaedic educational grants
to fellowship and residency programs -
with independence and transparency.
Apply now for a Residency/general education grant
The application period for the 2015-2016 academic year is open through Friday, March 6, 2015, 5pm CST. Grants, up to $5,000, help provide for an orthopaedic residency program's basic needs including:
Educational courses including online courses, self-assessment courses, and other learning aids
Journal club support (not to conflict with JBJS program)
Development of novel curricula and/or educational resources
Don't delay - start the process now
Register in the OMeGA Residency GLM (Grant Lifecycle Manager) if your program has not previously registered or accessed OMeGA's residency online grant management system. There are two different login sites determined by the grant type - Residency (general education and core competency innovation) and Fellowship. Be sure to use the correct login site and bookmark for future use.
If attempting to access the Grant Lifecycle Manager and you're unable to use the link above, copy and paste this into your browser:
Pay the application fee
E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.
2015-2016 Residency/general education grant schedule
Application period opens:
Monday, January 12, 2015
Application period closes:
Friday, March 6, 2015, 5pm CST
Programs notified of grant decisions:
Tuesday, April 10, 2015
Public announcement of grant recipients: Friday, May 22, 2015
2014-2015 Residency/general education grant recipients
OMeGA awarded grants to 53.06% of programs requesting funds. Click on the link below to see a list of grant recipients. Grants up to $5,000 are awarded to help support programs' basic needs.Note: Grants will not be offered to programs with outstanding quarterly reports from previously awarded OMeGA grants. In addition, payment schedules for all grant cycles will be interrupted for programs with outstanding quarterly/final reports. All reports, financial reconciliations and/or receipts must be submitted in a timely manner to be eligible to receive another grant and for the payment schedule to remain uninterrupted.
2014-2015 Residency/core competency innovation grant recipients
This application period was 4 months earlier than in past years in response to applicant programs that have requested earlier grant notification. The new schedule allows programs the full academic year to complete projects.
Grants were awarded to 31.8% of programs requesting funds. These grants, up to $20,000, are meant to improve the six ACGME core competencies as they apply to orthopaedic surgery graduate medical education. Congratulations!
View Residency/core competency innovation posters
Core competency innovation grant recipients displayed posters at the 2014 AOA/COA Combined Meeting in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, June 18-21, 2014. 2013-2014 Core competency innovation posters are now posted.
Join our e-mail list
Click here if you would like to receive e-mail notifications of future OMeGA grant application periods. Provide your name, title, e-mail address, and institution name. Notifications will be sent for all grant cycles unless "fellowship only" or "residency only" is specified.
Link to access your account
Access your OMeGA residency GLM (Grant Lifecycle Manager) account.
E-mail email@example.com with any additional questions.
Our new address is:
9400 W. Higgins Road
Rosemont, IL 60018-4975
Additional thanks to Zimmer, founding supporter, for advance commitment of 2015-2016 academic year support