Empower the orthopaedic trauma community to provide the highest quality patient care through education, research, and advocacy.
Global excellence in the care of orthopaedic trauma patients.
Education: Provide the orthopaedic trauma community and patients with high-quality, globally accessible content and
education that meets their evolving needs.
Research: Advance the care of orthopaedic trauma patients by identifying, initiating, supporting, and disseminating
innovative and collaborative research.
Advocacy: Advocate for high-quality trauma patient care by providing evidence and insights to inform and influence
health systems and public policy.
Global Partnership: Serve as the leading resource for partners to deliver the highest possible quality of musculoskeletal
trauma care worldwide.
People: Empower orthopaedic colleagues to thrive in their careers and lives through mentorship, professional support,
and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion.
The OTA is adaptable, forward thinking and fiscally responsible and is composed of a diverse world-wide membership who provide care and improve the knowledge base for the treatment of injured patients. OTA members provide worldwide leadership through education, research and patient advocacy.
The OTA promotes and values diversity and inclusion at all levels with the goal of creating an environment where every member has the opportunity to excel in leadership, education, and culturally-competent orthopaedic trauma care.