Awards Criteria

Distinguished Contributions to Orthopaedics Award


  1. Achieved pre-eminence or noted as an authority in:
    • clinical practice
    • educating other orthopaedists
    • orthopaedic research 
  2. Other meritorious service to the profession of orthopaedics
  3. Contributions that have changed or influenced the art and science of orthopaedics
  4. Lifetime contributions to the field of orthopaedics
  5. Contributions to the international scope of orthopaedics
  6. Contributions that extend beyond bench research