Call For Papers 

The National Association of Orthopaedic Technologists is now accepting submissions for the 2018 Paper of the Year Competition, sponsored by BSN Medical. Do you have a special technique, area of expertise, or research you’d like to share with your colleagues? Share your knowledge by submitting a paper, article, or case study for publication, and you could win an all-expense-paid trip (up to $1,500) to St. Louis to attend the 2018 NAOT Symposium! The following awards will be presented to the authors of the papers/articles selected by the Editorial Review Board:

First Place: All expenses paid (up to $1,500) for one author to attend NAOT’s 36th Annual Clinical Symposium in St. Louis, Missouri to present their paper at the symposium, plus a $500 cash award. In addition, a matted and framed copy of the winning article will be presented to the author. 

Second Place: $200 cash award

Third Place: $100 cash award

All winning articles will be published in the Orthotech Professional newsletter. The article chosen for first-place will appear in the June/July 2018 issue. Second and third-place winners will be published in later 2018/2019 issues. The deadline for entries is Friday, June 1, 2018. Only papers received on or prior to the deadline are eligible for the competition. No exceptions will be made. Only NAOT members (including student members) are eligible for the Paper of the Year Competition. 

Please submit your papers to naot@affinity-strategies.com