Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine Awards

The OJSM awards were established in 2016 to honor the best original research and clinical papers published in the journal during the previous calendar year. All published papers are eligible for this award. The winners receive a plaque and a waived article processing charge for the future published paper of their choice. The awards are named for William A. Grana, MD, and Douglas W. Brown, MD, AOSSM Past Presidents. 

 

Past Award Winners

2020

William A. Grana Award for Best Original Research
Bridge-Enhanced Anterior Cruciate Ligament Repair: Two-Year Results of a First-in-Human Study
Martha M. Murray, MD, Leslie A. Kalish, ScD, Braden C. Fleming, PhD, BEAR Trial Team, Benedikt L. Proffen, MD, Kirsten Ecklund, MD, Dennis E. Kramer, MD, Yi-Meng Yen, MD, PhD, and Lyle J. Micheli, MD

Douglas W. Brown Award for Best Review Paper
How Much Do Psychological Factors Affect Lack of Return to Play After Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction? A Systematic Review
Benedict U. Nwachukwu, MD, MBA, Joshua Adjei, MD, Ryan C. Rauck, MD, Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD, Kelechi R. Okoroha, MD, Nikhil N. Verma, MD, Answorth A. Allen, MD, and Riley J. Williams III, MD

2019

William A. Grana Award for Best Original Research
Quadriceps Strength Deficits After a Femoral Nerve Block Versus Adductor Canal Block for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Prospective, Single-Blinded, Randomized Trial
Robert P. Runner, MD, Stephanie A. Boden, MD, William S. Godfrey, MD, Ajay Premkumar, MD, Heather Samady, MD, Michael B. Gottschalk, MD, and John W. Xerogeanes, MD

Douglas W. Brown Award for Best Review Paper
Fixed- Versus Adjustable-Loop Femoral Cortical Suspension Devices for Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis of Biomechanical Studies
Darby A. Houck, BA, Matthew J. Kraeutler, MD, Eric C. McCarty, MD, and Jonathan T. Bravman, MD

2018

William A. Grana Award for Best Original Research
Lateral Meniscus Posterior Root and Meniscofemoral Ligaments as Stabilizing Structures in the ACL-Deficient Knee: A Biomechanical Study
Jonathan M. Frank, MD, Gilbert Moatshe, MD, Alex W. Brady, MS, Grant J. Dornan, MS, Ashley Coggins, BS, Kyle J. Muckenhirn, BS, Erik L. Slette, BA, Jacob D. Mikula, BS, and Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD

Douglas W. Brown Award for Best Review Paper
The Role of Lateral Extra-articular Tenodesis in Primary Anterior Cruciate Ligament Reconstruction: A Systematic Review With Meta-analysis and Best-Evidence Synthesis
Brian M. Devitt, MD, FRCS, FRACS, Stuart W. Bell, FRCS, Clare L. Adern, PhD, Taylor Hartwig, BExSc, Tabitha J. Porter, BAppSc, Julian A. Feller, FRACS, and Kate E. Webster, PhD

2017

William A. Grana Award for Best Original Research
Functional Outcomes After Double-Row Versus Single-Row Rotator Cuff Repair: A Prospective Randomized Trial
Stephen J. Nicholas, MD, Steven J. Lee, MD, Michael J. Mullaney, DPT, Timothy F. Tyler, MSPT, ATC, Takumi Fukunaga, DPT, ATC, CSCS, Christopher D. Johnson, MPT, and Malachy P. McHugh, PhD

Douglas W. Brown Award for Best Review Paper
A Systematic Summary of Systematic Reviews on the Topic of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament 
Michael J. Anderson, MD, William M. Browning III, DO, MS, Christopher E. Urband, MD, Melissa A. Kluczynski, MS, and Leslie J. Bisson MD

2016

William A. Grana Award for Best Original Research
Site-Specific Targeting of Platelet-Rich Plasma via Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles
Tara Talaie, BS, Stephen J.P. Pratt, BS, Camilo Vanegas, BS, Su Xu, PhD, R. Frank Henn III, MD, Paul Yarowsky, PhD, and Richard M. Lovering, PhD, PT 

Douglas W. Brown Award for Best Review Paper
Is Operative Treatment of Achilles Tendon Ruptures Superior to Nonoperative Treatment? A Systematic Review of Overlapping Meta-analyses
Brandon J. Erickson, MD, Randy Mascarenhas, MD, FRCSC, Bryan M. Saltzman, MD, David Walton, MD, Simon Lee, MD, Brian J. Cole, MD, and Bernard R. Bach Jr, MD