Frequently Asked Questions

What does BADER mean?

Douglas BaderThe BADER acronym stands for Bridging Advanced Developments for Exceptional Rehabilitation and was inspired by the story of Sir Douglas Bader. To learn more about Sir Bader, click here.

How is the BADER Consortium funded?


The BADER Consortium is funded by the Congressionally Directed Medical Research Program (CDMRP) through the Peer Reviewed Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Program (PRORP). Click here to learn more about CDMRP.

If I have general questions about the BADER Consortium, who do I contact?
For general questions about the Consortium please email:
How do I become a BADER Affiliate?

To become a BADER Affiliate, you must be nominated by another BADER Affiliate. The list of current BADER Affiliates can be found here. This page will provide guidance on the application to become a member.