American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons Foundation

ASES Foundation

Candidate Research Grant

In an effort to provide research assistance to Candidate members, the ASES will offer an annual grant of $10,000 to most deserving applicant. This grant was started thanks to the generosity of 4 donors. Dr. Felix Savoie, Dr. Anthony Romeo, Dr. Matthew Ramsey and Dr. William Levine.

Instructions and Guidelines as well as the Grant Application are posted below.

Instructions and Guidelines
Grant Application (Word)
Grant Application (PDF)

The submission deadline for 2023 grant applications will be in February 22nd, 2023.
Completed applications can be emailed to ASES at

Grants will be reviewed by the ASES Research Committee.  Applicants will be notified by Mid-May 2023.

The period of the grant will be from July 1, 2023 through June 30, 2024.

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Christopher Joyce, MD
The effect of glenoid inclination on implant loosening in anatomic shoulder arthroplasty: a biomechanical analysis

Brian Grogan, MD
Susceptibility of Cutibacterium Acnes to Blue Light Therapy

Melissa Wright, MD
Limited Health Literacy in Patients with Rotator Cuff Tears: Risk Factors and Outcome Effects

Joseph N. Liu, MD
Prediction of Admission Costs Following Total Shoulder Arthroplasty Utilizing Machine Learning

ASESF Mission

Promoting research & education for care of the Shoulder & Elbow

  • Addressing critical research needs and furthering the study of shoulder and elbow injuries and repair
  • Supporting the entry of young physicians into the field of musculoskeletal health
  • Promoting and funding strategic educational initiatives in shoulder and elbow with the ultimate goal of delivering enhanced value-based care through better patient outcomes and lower costs
  • Educating the clinical and academic community, and the public, about care, surgical treatment options and prevention of injuries to shoulder and elbow
Support Critical Research and Specialized Education
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