Drs. Emil Schemitsch and George Athwal receive CORL grant and J.Edouard Samson Award

Congratulations to Dr. Emil Schemitsch on receiving the Canadian Orthopaedic Research Legacy Grant and to Dr. George Athwal on being this year's recipient of the J. Édouard Samson Award.

Dr. Emil Schemitsch, Professor and Chair/Chief, Department of Surgery, will receive $20,000 from the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation toward his project, "DECIPHER: Determinants of Clinically Important Outcomes following Proximal Humerus Fractures in the Elder Population: A National Cohort" which was selected from among 20 applications. 

 The J. Édouard Samson Award is the premier award for orthopaedic research in Canada. Dr. George Athwal is being honoured by the Canadian Orthopaedic Foundation in recognition of his outstanding research contributions. He will present his research at the 2017 Canadian Orthopaedic Association's Annual General Meeting. The award consists of a medal, a $5,000 educational grant and a $10,000 personal research grant.