QSVI Grant


The goal of this grant is to encourage members in developing and implementing quality and patient safety programming at their own institutions and/or among their colleagues. All POSNA members are eligible to apply for the POSNA grant. Projects will be scored based on impact and feasibility.

The 2022 QSVI grant applications are now closed.

Proposal Central instructions: 
  • Go to https://proposalcentral.com (Apply Now above)
  • Log in using the Application Log in
  • At the top, click on the tab “Grant Opportunities”
  • Then on the left, click the button “Filter by Grant Maker”
  • Find and click on Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Then you will see a list of grant types, click on the POSNA QSVI Grant

Important Dates:
  • March 25, 2022 - Deadline for submission
  • May 2022 - Winners will be announced at the 2022 POSNA Annual Meeting
  • The period of the grant will be June 1, 2022, through May 31, 2023

Applicant Criteria

  • Applicants must be POSNA member in good standing.
  • Proposed projects should be limited to quality and patient safety initiatives and related advocacy, such as performance measures, patient safety checklists, appropriate use criteria, clinical practice guidelines, and any derivatives.
  • The suggested project must fit within an area of importance to the membership of POSNA
  • If awarded financial support, the applicant must provide written progress reports, biannually, and a final report upon conclusion of the project.
* Please review the Score-Criteria.pdf

Complete Applications Include:
  1. Abstract: succinctly describe every major aspect of the grant: what, why, and how (Performance measure, Patient Safety, CPG, AUC, etc.).
  2. Specific Aims: What are you doing?
  3. Background and Significance: Why are you doing this?
  4. Preliminary Studies and Results: What you have already done and how did you do it?
  5. Research Design and Methods: How you plan to do the research, why you are doing it this way, when and where you are doing it, how you will analyze the data?
  6. Budget Justification: personnel, equipment, software, travel costs, etc.