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2020/2021 OTA Committee Vacancies

OTA Committee Member Application

The following OTA Committees have open positions beginning October 2020.
OTA Members are invited to apply for committee positions by December 6, 2019

  • Classification (Chair position open)
  • Education (Resident position open)
  • Fellowship (Member and Fellow positions open)
  • Finance and Audit (Member position open)
  • Fellowship Match Compliance (Member position open)
  • Health Policy (Chair and Member positions open)
  • International (Member position open)
  • Military (Member position open)
  • Program Committee (Annual Meeting)  (Member position open)
  • Public Relations (Member position open)
  • Publications Committee (Member positions open)
  • Research (Member positions open)
  • Video Library (Member position open)

 Terms & Time Commitment

  • Committee terms are 3-years (with an option for a second 3-year appointment).
  • Time commitments vary by committee, but in general all committees include 2 in-person meetings (at the OTA and AAOS Annual Meetings), plus several conference calls. 
  • The Annual Meeting Program Committee and Research Committee require 1 additional meeting in Rosemont, IL.

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Division of Committees by Council

  • Education Council (Includes: Disaster, Basic Science, Annual Program, Fellowship, Education)
  • Research Council (Includes: Research, Classification & Outcomes, EBQVS, Fund Development)
  • Membership Services Council (Includes: Membership, Health Policy, International Practice Mgmt., Military, Public Relations)
  • Governance Council (Includes: Bylaws, Governance, Past Presidents, Liaisons, Publications)

JOT and OTAI Reviewers

Reviewers are needed to continue to improve the quality of the journals of the OTA. If you are interested in serving as a reviewer, please email

Resident Course Faculty

OTA welcomes volunteers to teach fundamental principles of fracture care including: articular, diaphyseal, foot and ankle, geriatrics, pediatrics, and polytrauma/pelvis/acetabulum. The OTA Resident courses are taught in small group modules and include mini-lectures, extensive case-based discussions, video demonstrations of techniques, and hands-on skill labs.  Complete this form to volunteer!

Volunteers needed to help grow the OTA Video Library!
The OTA video library has been growing and many people around the world access this library daily.  There is still a need for videos on many topics (  Recording and editing is pretty straight forward, and there is even a video on how to make a video.  Selected high quality videos will be presented at the OTA, and published in JOT with an indexed reference for your CV. 

Deadline: May 31, 2020

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