The Hip Society Is Seeking One-Year Research Grant Proposals

The Hip Society’s Research Committee (Michael A. Mont, MD, Chair) is seeking applications for research grants.  Members only may submit.

These will be one-year projects that may be renewed, annually, subject to review and approval, for up to three (3) years total.

Projects may be stand-alone or may be proof of concept trials for larger studies which might require additional funding.

Process Outline:

  1. Submit a 1-page abstract (blinded and unblinded) – by August 15 (deadline extended).
  2. Top abstracts will be invited to submit a more extensive grant proposal  by September 1.
  3. The format of the full proposal will be up to ten (10) pages maximum, to include an abstract, which includes purpose/hypothesis, specific methods, potential power analysis, and clinical relevance, as well as  budgetary needs with justification.
  4. Grants will be for 1-year proposals at $10,000 - $ 25,000.
  5. In some cases, recipients may be eligible for multi-year projects. Additional funding of grants that go beyond 1 year will subject to Committee/Board approvals.  Multi-center proposals for likelihood of high impact work will receive favorable consideration.
  6. Winning proposals will be announced at the 2022 Summer Meeting, September 29-October 1, 2022, in Santa Monica, CA.
  7. Funding will be dispersed at 50% upon approval of grant, and 50% after filing a 1-year progress report.


The Hip Society Research Committee: 

Michael A. Mont, MD - Chair                         
Lynne C. Jones, PhD
Young-Min Kwon, MD, PhD
William M. Mihalko, MD, PhD
Richard Iorio, MD - Past Chair

The 2021 Hip Society Research Grant

The Hip Society’s Research Committee is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2021 Hip Society Research Grant:

The Impact of HLA Genotype on Bacterial Infection Rates and Successful Eradication
in Total Hip Replacement Surgery

Don S. Garbuz, MD