NASS Insider

December 01, 2020

The Spine Journal: Call for Outstanding Papers

NASS and The Spine Journal present the annual Outstanding Paper Awards 2021 to recognize excellence in unpublished spine care research.

Awards are available in four categories:

Basic Science
Medical/Interventional Science
Surgical Science
Value in Spine Care

Winning manuscripts receive a $10,000 award and will be published in The Spine Journal. Winning authors are asked to present their papers and will be honored during the NASS Annual Meeting in Boston, MA, September 29 – October 2, 2021.

All entries are reviewed for publication in The Spine Journal and must not be submitted to another journal while under consideration at TSJ.

Deadline for OPA submissions: January 25, 2021.

The competition is open to all authors; NASS membership is not a requirement. Manuscripts may be submitted now through January 25, 2021 at: