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Open Access Publications from the University of California

Submission Guidelines

Who Can Submit

This archive is for materials from faculty, students and staff associated with the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco. Nonmembers of the department may utilize the archive if authorized. For additional information, please contact Rich Schneider at The department office is located at 500 Parnassus Ave., Milberry Union West, 3rd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94143.

How to Submit a Paper

  1. Make sure your paper is in an acceptable format. We can accept papers in Microsoft Word, Rich Text Format (RTF), or Adobe Acrobat (PDF).
  2. Your paper should include an abstract. Please add an abstract if the paper does not already have one. Please also select keywords to help users locate your paper through a search.
  3. Submit the paper by using the Submit a Paper link in the left-hand sidebar
  4. If you have any questions, contact Rich Schneider at

How to Revise Your Paper

If you publish this paper or a revised version elsewhere, for example in a journal, please let Rich Schneider ( know. We will be able to inform repository users about the new version.

If you would like to post a revised version of your paper on the site, please contact Rich Schneider (