ISAKOS Best Paper - Elbow, Wrist and Hand
History of the Award
Gary Poehling is an innovator, teacher
and leader in the field of Arthroscopy, specializing in the elbow, wrist and
hand. Dr. Poehling is a former President of ISAKOS and serves as Editor in Chief
Emeritus for Arthroscopy: The Journal of Arthroscopic and Related Surgery.
Beginning at the 2017 ISAKOS Congress in Shanghai, China, a monetary prize in
honor of Gary Poehling is to be awarded to the best Elbow, Wrist and Hand paper
read during the scientific program of the ISAKOS Congress.
Purpose of the Award
The Gary Poehling Award was established with the intention of stimulating and rewarding abstracts and presentations in the subject of the Elbow, Wrist and Hand.
To be considered for the Gary Poehling Award, applicants must first submit an
abstract related to Elbow, Wrist and Hand for the ISAKOS Congress, followed by
the online award application. Applicants are required to provide their
curriculum vitae, and agree to provide a manuscript following the
Journal of ISAKOS criteria
if selected as a finalist.
Abstracts and award applications must be submitted before March 10, 2021.
All abstracts submitted for the Gary Poehling Award will be reviewed by members of
the ISAKOS Elbow, Wrist and Hand committee. Four finalists will be chosen based
upon the quality of the abstract. The four finalists will be invited to present
at the ISAKOS Congress and must submit a manuscript following the
Journal of ISAKOS criteria by the deadline given.
The finalists’ presentations at the ISAKOS Congress will be judged using a 40
point scoring system based on the quality of the manuscript (10 points), the
concept originality and importance (10 points), experimental design and
execution (10 points) and clarity of the presentation (10 points).
Registration to the ISAKOS Congress will be waived for the four finalists. The first
and second place winners will be announced at the ISAKOS Congress, and presented
with a framed certificate and an honorarium. The first place presentation will
receive US $2,000 with the second place presentation receiving US $1,500. Cash
awards will be payable to the university or hospital of the wining physician.
Both first and second place
manuscripts will be submitted for possible publication in Journal of ISAKOS.
Note: Individuals are only permitted to receive one award per Congress, per abstract. ISAKOS award recipients, if not already an ISAKOS Member, are required to become an ISAKOS Member
prior to receiving their award. One year of Membership dues will waived.