CoHSTAR-AOPT Implementation Science Workshop

CoHSTAR and AOPT are offering an Implementation Science Workshop on April 17th, the day after CoHSTAR’s 2020 Implementation Science Institute.

Accepted Workshop participants will:

  • Receive complimentary registration to CoHSTAR’s 2020 Implementation Science Institute (April 15-16)
  • Attend the Implementation Science Workshop free-of-charge (April 17th morning)
  • Work with mentors to review, discuss and critique implementation science research ideas
  • Continue to work with mentors throughout the year via webinar discussions to support development of your implementation science research project

NOTE: These activities are supported by AOPT and are limited to AOPT members.


Please submit the following documents:

  1. NIH Biosketch (3 page maximum)
  2. Confirm membership of the Academy of Orthopaedic Physical Therapy
  3. Statement of health services, and specifically in implementation science, knowledge translation research interests (1/2 – 1 page)
  4. Proposed project for Implementation Science (1 page):

The proposed project must be based on a currently published AOPT Clinical Practice Guideline.  It is not expected that the proposed project encompasses all recommendations in a given CPG, but rather a component(s) of a CPG.

Please provide a draft of the proposed project, providing details of: project description, supporting evidence, proposed setting/sites, involved stakeholders (clinical staff, managers, administrators, etc.), draft specific aims, methodology, and potential impact.

Applications will be reviewed by the CoHSTAR Executive Committee and AOPT representatives.

NOTE: 5 applications will be selected for a travel award stipend. 

Submit your application by email:

Please email application to Mary Slavin:
Email Subject: LASTNAME, 2020 IS Workshop

Application Deadline: EXTENDED – NEW DEADLINE February 29, 2020

Notification of Acceptance: March 9, 2020