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AANA Resident Scholarship

  • Avinesh Agarwalla, M.D.
  • Sachin Allahabadi
  • Richard Lee Amendola, M.D.
  • Ryan Hunter Barnes, M.D.
  • Jenny Blanda, M.D.
  • Stephanie Ann Boden
  • Kyle Boden
  • Michael Stephen Bogard, M.D.
  • Eric Cotter, M.D.
  • Gibran Alejandro Delsol
  • Alex DiBartola, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Joseph Featherall
  • Ryan Freshman
  • Wade Gobbell
  • Brett Goodloe, M.D.
  • Zylyftar Gorica
  • Andrew Scott Gudeman
  • David Hagan, M.D.
  • Jeffrey Hassebrock
  • Eric Heidemann
  • Jonatan Hernandez-Leon
  • Sean Hogan
  • Ajay Kanakamedala, M.D.
  • Jillian Karpyshyn
  • Lafi Saba Khalil, M.D.
  • Matthew J. Kraeutler, M.D.
  • Van Schaumburg Krueger, M.D.
  • Nicholas J. Lemme, M.D.
  • Nabil Mehta, M.D.
  • Fabien Meta, M.D.
  • Alireza Nazemi, M.D., M.S.
  • Reza Ojaghi
  • Nicholas P. Perry, M.D.
  • Robert Matthews Putko, M.D.
  • Richard Puzzitiello, MD
  • Omar Rahman, M.D., M.B.A.
  • Brent Sanderson, D.O.
  • Alexandra Scoles, D.O.
  • Alan G. Shamrock, M.D.
  • Erik Slette
  • Favian Su
  • Erin Swan
  • Patrick F. Szukics, D.O.
  • Kevin C. Wang, M.D.
  • Nathan White, M.D.
  • Kathryn C. Yeager, M.D.


The AANA Education Foundation will award 50 scholarships for Orthopaedic Residents to attend the 2023 AANA Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, May 4-6, 2023. PGY3, PGY4 or PGY5 Orthopaedic Residents residing in the United States, Canada or Mexico during the 2022-2023 academic year and who have an interest in minimally invasive or arthroscopic surgery are encouraged to apply.

This is an exclusive opportunity to attend the AANA Annual Meeting; learn more about the latest arthroscopic and minimally invasive techniques and trends; and network with leading educators and surgeons. The scholarship includes:

  • Registration to the 2023 AANA Annual Meeting and Resident/Fellow Education Track
  • Up to $550 travel reimbursement.

Please note: Members can apply for multiple scholarships throughout the year, but will only be awarded one scholarship per calendar year.

Eligibility Criteria

Applicant must:

  • Be an AANA member in good standing. AANA Resident Membership is free! See details and apply.
  • Be an Orthopaedic Resident in their third, fourth or fifth year of training (excluding time spent in research)
  • Be enrolled in a training program located in the U.S., Canada or Mexico
  • Demonstrate enthusiasm for and have a sincere interest in arthroscopic and minimally invasive surgery.
  • Be in good academic standing
  • Obtain recommendation from his/her orthopaedic training program director

Application Details

  • Application form and supporting material must be received by February 1, 2023. Incomplete application(s) received after this date will not be considered.
  • Application must include the completed online form, a CV, personal statement (not exceeding 500 words) and letter of recommendation from your training program director. The personal statement should describe your interest in arthroscopic surgery, what you hope to learn from the experience and how you will share what you learn.

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