SPECIAL FOCUS: Sports Medicine RotationMaximizing research opportunities as a trainee in orthopaedicsRoth, Travis S. MD, MS; Osbahr, Daryl C. MDAuthor Information Division of Sports Medicine, Orlando Health Orthopaedic Institute, Orlando, FL Financial Disclosure: The authors report no conflicts of interest. Correspondence to Daryl C. Osbahr, MD, Chief of Sports Medicine, Orlando Health Orthopaedic Institute, 1222 S. Orange Avenue, 5th Floor, Orlando, FL 32806 Tel: +321-843-4781; fax: +321-843-2172; e-mail: [email protected]. Current Orthopaedic Practice: January/February 2019 - Volume 30 - Issue 1 - p 2-3 doi: 10.1097/BCO.0000000000000708 Buy Metrics Abstract Maximizing research opportunities as a trainee requires genuine scientific curiosity and a strong organizational plan of research execution. Residents or fellows must start early, seek mentorship, and work together to follow through and publish their studies. The purpose of this article is to provide a framework for successful orthopedic research productivity during training, while accounting for the already demanding lifestyle of orthopaedic residents. Copyright © 2019 Wolters Kluwer Health, Inc. All rights reserved.