Sarah was champion in the pediatric orthopaedic advanced practice field. She advocated for professional development, emphasizing the importance of building your basic pediatric orthopaedic knowledge while utilizing primary care fundamentals as a foundation for your daily practice.
In honor of Sarah, POPS will award two scholarships per year to assist with registration and travel fees associated with POPS Conference (1 recipient) and IPOS (1 recipient). This scholarship has been graciously funded by Gillette Children's Hospital Division of Orthopaedic Surgery.
Interested applicants will be notified via email when applications are open. The recipients will be formally recognized at the POPS conference.
THIS IS AN EXCELLENT OPPORTUNITY FOR EDUCATIONAL GROWTH AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT! WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU!
Sarah Gutknecht Continuing Education Scholarship Qualifications To be eligible for the scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:
1. Be a registered POPS member for at least 1 year prior to the annual meeting. This includes being current on annual dues.
2. Member has not received a POPS scholarship in the past 3 years. (review updates)
4. Complete an application form for the Sarah Gutknecht Continuing Education Scholarship.
5. In the year following the scholarship award, scholarship recipient(s) are required to become involved in POPS through committee participation, poster or speaker presentation at the following year’s annual conference