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.

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

Applications Open January 30, 2023
Deadline: March 6, 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.