Current Volunteer Opportunities

Deadline to apply is Monday, January 7, 2019

All ORS members in good standing, are eligible to apply, including those living outside of the United States. If selected to serve on a committee or in any other volunteer role, you will be expected to participate in regularly scheduled conference calls, and to be an active contributing member of the committee or group. All ORS members are encouraged to uphold the ORS Aspirational Ethics. Please visit to complete this agreement.

Please note for most forms you will be required to login as an existing user before completing the application to get involved.

Advocacy Committee  - Currently seeking 2 members to serve from 2019-2021.

The ORS Advocacy Committee works to promote the importance of musculoskeletal research, thoughtful legislative and regulatory policies and increased, sustainable funding for musculoskeletal research to advance societal health. The ideal candidate will be someone that would like to advocate for increased opportunities for orthopaedic research at academic, industry, and regulatory levels. Increased opportunities include funding of research, funding of training programs, and streamlining regulations.

Ambassadors (2019-2021)

  • California
  • Southwest/Southeast
  • Canada

ORS Ambassadors are dynamic leaders who represent the ORS in their state, region or country. They facilitate networking, professional development and collaboration in an effort to strengthen the ORS and musculoskeletal science on a global level.

Awards & Recognition CommitteeCurrently seeking 2 members to serve from 2019-2021.

The Awards and Recognition Committee (ARC) will review awards and select awardees; foster cross discipline collaborations and communications; support other activities and projects as designated by the ORS Board of Directors.

Global Engagement Committee  - Currently seeking 2 members to serve from 2019-2021.

The purpose of the Global Engagement Committee is to nurture and promote the global engagement and collaboration efforts of the ORS.

Industry Engagement CommitteeCurrently seeking 2 members to serve from 2019-2021 (must be affiliated with industry or private sector).

The Industry Engagement Committee (IEC) will function as a forum to engage industry membership and promote the exchange of information of mutual interest and benefit amongst the Orthopaedic Research Society membership, its Board of Directors, and the orthopaedic industry.

ORS Insider - Currently seeking volunteers to serve at each Institution or Organization.

ORS Insiders are volunteers who will provide essential information to colleagues and increase awareness of ORS activities and initiatives that will ultimately benefit our community and everyone in the field of musculoskeletal research.

Be part of #ORSNation.  ORS Insiders should not currently hold any other volunteer positions within the ORS.  Apply today!  Click here to apply:

Membership Committee - Currently seeking 3 members to serve from 2019-2021.

The Membership Committee is to recruit new members, to retain current members, to initiate and facilitate communication between ORS and members, and to develop membership benefits.

New Investigator Mentoring Committee - Currently seeking 3 members to serve.

To encourage and foster the development of the new musculoskeletal investigators.

Women’s Leadership Forum - Currently seeking 3 members (2 preferred to be clinicians) to serve.

The WLF will mentor, foster, encourage and inspire women at the start and throughout their careers in orthopaedic research, and will assist women in obtaining leadership roles in orthopaedic-related organizations.


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