2020-2021 Spine fellowship grant recipients

Grants were awarded to 13 Spine fellowship programs:

  • Brigham & Women’s Hospital, Boston, MA
  • Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, New York, NY
  • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
  • NYU School of Medicine, New York, NY
  • Ohio State University, Columbus, OH *
  • Rothman Institute, Philadelphia, PA
  • Stanford University, Redwood City, CA
  • Swedish Medical Center Foundation, Seattle, WA
  • Union Memorial Hospital, Baltimore, MD
  • University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
  • University of Maryland Medical System Foundation, Baltimore, MD
  • Washington University, St. Louis, MO

* Developing Program

Click here to view the entire list of 2020-2021 fellowship grant recipients.

2021-2022 fellowship grant cycle schedule

Application period opens: Tuesday, September 8, 2020

Application period closes: Tuesday, November 17, 2020, 5pm CST

Review period: November 2020-February 2021

Grant notifications: April 2021

Public announcement: June 2021

Funds distributed: August 2021

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 14 Spine fellows in 2019-2020
  • Grants were awarded to 63.64% of programs that applied
  • OMeGA-supported fellows reported 44 Spine clinical research projects in the first six months of the 2019-2020 academic year

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

Figure 2: Top Spine procedures performed by CPT codes during the 2019-2020 first and second quarters.

"OMeGA support has been invaluable to our program successes this year. We look forward to sustaining this grant support to continue the instruction in traditional instrumentation, new technologies including minimally invasive approaches and investigational studies involving new devices and clinical trials." OMeGA grant recipient program

Thank you to our 2020-2021 Spine fellowship donors

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






Thank you to our subspecialty society affiliates

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

American Spinal Injury Association

Cervical Spine Research Society

Lumbar Spine Research Society

North American Spine Society.

Scoliosis Research Society

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