OMeGA Medical Grants Association fellowship grants support clinical fellowship programs in all nine orthopaedic subspecialty categories. Grants may be used for fellow salary and benefits only. Programs must email OMeGA to request preapproval of exceptional items if salary and benefit support is not possible.

2017-2018 Spine fellowship grant recipients

Grants were awarded to 16 Spine fellowship programs:

  • Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Emory University, Atlanta, GA
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
  • Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston, TX
  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • McGill University, Montreal, QC
  • New York University, New York, NY
  • Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  • Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
  • Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD *
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
  • University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • Washington University, St. Louis, MO

* Developing Program

Click here to view the entire list of 2017-2018 fellowship grant recipients.

2018-2019 fellowship grant cycle schedule

Application period opens:  Monday, September 25, 2017

Application period closes:  Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 5pm CST

Review period:  December 2017-February 2018

Grant notifications: April 2018

Public announcement: June 2018

Funds distributed:  August 2018

Click on the fellowship page for more information.

Spine data at a glance

Grant recipient programs submit reports providing trending data. Aggregate data is shared only when there is a minimum of five recipients in a subspecialty in an academic year.

  • OMeGA grants supported 16 Spine fellows in 2017-2018
  • Grants were awarded to 53.33% of programs that applied
  • OMeGA-supported fellows reported 45 Spine clinical research projects in the first six months of the 2017-2018 academic year

Figure 1: Average number of Spine procedures performed per quarter for years of tracked data.

"We appreciate your support of our programs." OMeGA grant recipient program

Thank you to our 2017-2018 Spine fellowship donors

Funding for OMeGA grants is made possible through the generous support of orthopaedic GME from the following donors.

  * **

Zimmer Biomet, founding supporter

* Top 2017-2018 Spine donor

** Top 2018-2019 Spine donor

Thank you to our subspecialty society affiliates

Together, OMeGA and the orthopaedic subspecialty societies support quality graduate medical education and excellence in patient care.

US partners:

American Spinal Injury Association

Cervical Spine Research Society

Lumbar Spine Research Society

North American Spine Society.

Scoliosis Research Society

Canadian partner:

Canadian Spine Society

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OMeGA Fellowship GLM (Grant Lifecycle Manager)

Email info@omegamedicalgrants.org with any questions.


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