‚ÄčJBJS JOPA Writing Awards

The JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physician Assistants (JBJS JOPA), published by The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS), is a peer-reviewed publication that covers all orthopaedic subspecialties for PAs and NPs. As one of the most highly respected journals in the field of orthopaedics, JBJS is committed to supporting the educational and research needs of health-care practitioners everywhere. To continue this tradition, JBJS JOPA is offering:

Two $1000 awards for the best review or case study articles by certified, practicing PAs or NPs.

Two $500 awards for the best review or case study articles by authors who are PA students at the time of article submission. Students are strongly encouraged to partner with their supervising orthopaedic PA, MD, or DO in writing their article for submission.


WHAT WE ARE LOOKING FOR

Academic reviews of literature on broad orthopaedic topics AND concise overviews of single clinical conditions, diagnostic/therapeutic/surgical procedures, or any other topic related to orthopaedics.


DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION

December 31, 2018.


MINIMUM LENGTH

1,200 words (excluding references and figure legends), with a bullet-pointed 100-word abstract.


HOW TO ENTER

Submit your article via the JBJS JOPA Editorial Manager submission site. Corresponding authors will be asked whether they wish their articles to be considered for the awards. Make sure to adhere to the requirements for review and case study articles as outlined in the Instructions for Authors.

Questions regarding the contest and submission process can be sent to jopaeditorial@jbjs.org.