Announcing the Recipients of the 2018 Community Innovation Awards

Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation

We are pleased to announce the recipients of the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation’s 2018 Community Innovation Awards:

Dr. James McInnes (Victoria, BC) for his research proposal entitled: “Smoking Cessation prior to Elective Surgery: Quality Improvement in a Centralized Intake Clinic Model – Assessment to Implementation”

Dr. Scott Wiens (Grande Prairie, AB) for his research proposal entitled: “Using patient reported outcomes and mobility monitoring to optimize hospital care for patients undergoing knee arthroplasty”

All applications are reviewed and ranked by the Foundation’s Research Review Panel.

On behalf of the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation’s Board of Directors, Research Committee and Staff, congratulations to the recipients and thanks to all who took the time to apply.

Click here for further details about the COF’s research program.

The COF’s research program is largely supported through the Powering Pain Free Movement campaign. Special thanks to our funding partners