Requirements for PIs
– Candidates must be 40 years old or younger.
  • Candidates between 30 and 40 years of age must be AO Trauma members;
  • Candidates under 30 years of age and undergoing medical residency (proof required) do not need to be active members of AO Trauma;
– All candidates must be clinicians and fluent in English.


Requirements for the studies
– Must be original clinical research, unpublished or previously presented (or published within the last 6 months at the time of application).
– Must be submitted in English.
– Must not exceed 4,000 words (excluding title, figures, graphics, tables and references).
– Must not include author's name and/or affiliation.
– Must be submitted as a PDF file.


Selection process and Awards:
– 10 papers will be pre-selected to be presented in an online meeting to the evaluation committee.
– Among these 10 papers, the 6 best studies will be selected, and their presenters will travel to Bogota to attend the face-to-face event of AO Trauma Latin America Research Challenge, with travel and accommodation expenses covered by AO.
– The 3 best papers will be awarded with Gold, Silver and Bronze medal during the face-to-face event, and the Gold Medal will have the opportunity to present the study at the AO Latin America Research Challenge cross-division event, representing Trauma clinical division.

Deadlines
– DEC 1, 2023 - Open for submission.
– APR 10, 2024 - Deadline for submission.
– MAY 15, 2024 - Pre-selection and online presentation of the top 10 studies.
– MAY 31, 2024 - Final selection of top 6 studies.
– SEP 18, 2024 - Presentation and final selection in Bogota.

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* 1. Presenter's full name

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* 2. Presenter's email

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* 4. Presenter's affiliation

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* 5. Presenter's date of birth

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* 6. AO Trauma Member?

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* 7. If you are not a member of AO Trauma, please upload the proof of enrollment in medical residency

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* 8. Title of the paper

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* 9. Authors

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* 10. Disclosure of interest

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* 11. Upload you paper here.

Before, be sure that:
  • It includes keywords;
  • It includes all figures (include relevant captions);
  • It includes all tables (including titles, description, footnotes);
  • All figure and table citations in the text match the files provided.

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