OTA AFA (American Fracture Assoc.) Community Surgeon Achievement Award


Congratulations to OTA Member, Peter Althausen, MD, Reno Orthopaedic Clinic, recipient of the 2018 Community Surgeon Achievement Award!

Attend the OTA AFA Award Presentation on Thursday, October 18th; at 1:00 PM.
during the OTA Annual Meeting Award Ceremony at the General Session; in the Osceola ABCD ballroom, Kissimmee, Florida.

Co-founded by the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) and American Fracture Association (AFA); the OTA is pleased to announce the acceptance of nominations for the 2019 Community Surgeon Achievement Award (CSAA). 

Deadline: March 15, 2019

Submit Your Application Here

Award Eligibility

The recipient of this prestigious award must meet the following eligibility requirements:

  • Demonstrated outstanding community orthopaedic contributions.
  • Dedicated his/her professional life to excellence in research and education at all community levels.
  • Personal qualities of integrity, compassion and leadership in orthopaedic trauma.

In addition, it is requested the award recipient agree to the following:

  • Serve on the selection committee for the following year’s CSAA Award.
  • Attend the OTA Annual Meeting to accept the CSAA Award
  • Must be an OTA member in good standing.

Award Recognition

  • The award recipient shall be recognized at the OTA Annual Meeting, in OTA publications and/or in press release.
  • The honoree will receive complimentary registration to the OTA Annual Meeting, and travel and hotel reimbursement (maximum reimbursement of $2,000).
  • The honoree will receive a plaque to commemorate the award. 


  • Applications accepted October 17 – March 15, 2019
  • Award winner shall be selected prior to June 15, 2019

Award presented at the September 25-28, 2019 OTA Annual Meeting in Denver, Colorado