Awards & Orations
Bombay Orthopaedic Society wishes to encourage academic book writing by India based Orthopaedic Surgeons who need not be members of the society. To this end, the society desires to present an award of Rs. 20,000/- (Twenty Thousand Only) to Indian Orthopaedic Surgeons, who have submitted a book on certain aspects of orthopaedics after 2015.
The details of first edition of such a book may be brought to Hon. Secretary’s notice by any Orthopaedic Surgeon or by the publisher of the book.
The nominations should be made on the personal or company letterhead giving reasons for such recommendations. A photocopy of the copyright page that shows the history of the Publication like name and address of the publisher, ISBN, etc. of the book should be attached, e.g. Radin E L, Rose R M, Blaha J D, Litsky A S 1992 Practical biomechanics for the orthopaedic surgeon, Churchill Livingstone, New York
The BOS executive committee will peruse all such recommendations and choose an author to whom the award will be bestowed upon. The BOS reserves its rights not to give any prize or split it in two or more shares, as it may feel proper. No correspondence will be entertained about this decision. Three copies of the book should be submitted to the Secretariat. The books will not be returned after its scrutiny for award.
Last date: August 31, 2017
BOS BEST TREATISE AWARD
An award of Rs. 10,000/- (Indian Rupees Ten Thousand) for a Life Member of the BOS who has done Extensive Original Research and prepared a Treatise on a Project related to Orthopaedics, that contributes significantly, through its conclusions, to the practice of Orthopaedics today. Three copies of the treatise including legends, pictures and references should be submitted. The BOS Executive Council reserve its right to give, split or withhold this award based on the applications received. The copies have to be received by August 31, 2017 and may not be returned after scrutiny for the award.
Recognition of publications
Bombay Orthopaedic Society desires to inspire and encourage its members to publish in peer reviewed journals, write chapters in edited multiple author books and also contribute to peer reviewed academic pool in publishing in other media than print like electronic journals, video magazines, websites, CD ROMs and films. To this effect, the society wants to ceremonially recognize such a fact by presenting a certificate of merit to the first author in WIROC every year. The members of the society are encouraged to inform the Hon Secretary the details of such publications since January 2015. The information should be received by October 31, 2016 in the following format:
Perren SM: Evolution of the internal fixation of long bone fractures: The scientific basis of biological internal fixation. Choosing a new balance between stability and biology. J Bone Joint Surg Br 2002;84:1093-1110.
Perren S M, Allgower M, Brunner H, et al 1991 The concept of biological plating using the limited contact–dynamic compression plate (LC-DCP). Injury 22: 1–41
Hipp J A, Cheal E J, Hayes W C 1992 Biomechanics of fractures. In: Browner B (ed). Biomechanics of fractures in skeletal trauma — fracture, dislocation and ligamentous injury. WB Saunders, Philadelphia, pp 95–125
The society’s decisions will be final and no communication will be entertained.