Research proposals from the following applicants for the Foundation for Arthroplasty Research and Education (FARE) Grant Award have been selected as finalists:

Matthew S. Austin, MD, Rothman Institute
The Impact of Preoperative Opioid Cessation on Post-Operative Opioid Consumption in Total Knee Arthroplasty: A Prospective Cross-Over Study

Stefano A. Bini, MD, University of California at San Francisco
Impact of Perioperative Tranexamic Acid on the risk of thrombotic events in patients with cardiovascular disease

Jacob M. Drew, MD, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medical School
Alpha Smooth Muscle Actin Assay Predicts Arthrofibrosis After Total Knee Arthroplasty

William G. Hamilton, MD, Anderson Orthopaedic Research Institute
Using Pharmacogenetics to Structure Individual Pain Management Protocols for Joint Replacement Patients

William J. Long, MD, New York University Langone Health
Vancomycin Powder and Dilute Povidone Iodine Lavage for Infection Prophylaxis in High Risk Total Joint Arthroplasty: A Randomized Prospective Trial

The FARE Grant recipient will be announced at the 2019 AAHKS Spring Meeting and presented with the grant. The submission period for the fall FARE Grant Award is now open.