OTA Video Library


The OTA is continuing efforts to build a comprehensive trauma video library and we need your help! Please consider submitting your video for inclusion at the 2018 OTA Annual Meeting Video Showcare and the OTA Online Video Library. Video authors retain copyright, and license the video for educational use only.

All members of the OTA, and other interested individuals, are invited to submit video. Award winners are chosen each year from all submissions received.  

Videos selected for the 2018 OTA Annual Meeting Video Showcase will also be considered for publication in a Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma (JOT) Video Supplement (with the written abstract being treated as a “peer-reviewed” publication, while authors retain copyright of the video).

Submission Format and Instructions

STEP 1: Send a link of the completed video to the OTA office at gangler@ota.org. Dropbox and Google Drive are suggestions of file sharing services. 

STEP 2:   All submitters must complete the following form: Submission Form.

Full requirements are outlined here.


Suggested Content

  • Surgical and non-surgical technique video with final edited length between 5 and 15 minutes.
  • Reviewers will be looking for video of new and evolving techniques, and for those procedures in which anatomic considerations play key components in the procedure’s success.
  • Key elements to be included are:
    • Case history
    • Review of pertinent imaging and physical findings
    • Technique indications
    • Patient and fluoroscopic positioning
    • Anatomy of the approach
    • Reduction technique
    • Outcome


Submission Deadlines

May 31, 2018 – If accepted, video will be shown at the 2018 meeting

After May 31, 2018 – If accepted, video will be shown at the 2019 meeting.

Authors will be notified by the OTA Video Library Review Committee one month after submittal deadline if there video was accepted. Authors may be required to make changes/improvements as recommended by the committee.


Annual Meeting Video Award

Videos submitted by the April 30th deadline will be eligible for the 2018 OTA Annual Meeting Viewer’s Choice Award. Videos submitted after the April 30th deadline date will be eligible for the 2019 OTA Annual Meeting Viewer’s Choice Award. 


Please contact the OTA office at ota@ota.org or 847-698-1631 with any questions. 


View the videos from the  2016 OTA Annual Meeting Video Theater