Spine

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.

2018-2019 Spine fellowship grant recipients

Grants were awarded to 17 Spine fellowship programs:

  • Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Geisinger Orthopaedic Institute, Danville, PA *
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
  • Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, NY
  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC
  • New York University, New York, NY
  • Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
  • Stanford University, Redwood City, CA
  • Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • University of Colorado Denver, Denver, CO
  • University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD
  • University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
  • Washington University, St. Louis, MO

* Developing Program

Click here to view the entire list of 2018-2019 fellowship grant recipients.


Apply now for a 2019-2020 fellowship grant

Application period opens: Monday, September 24, 2018

Application period closes: Tuesday, December 4, 2018, 5pm CST

Review period: December 2018-February 2019

Grant notifications: April 2019

Public announcement: June 2019

Funds distributed: August 2019

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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.

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Thank you to our 2018-2019 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





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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