OTA AFA Community Surgeon Achievement Award

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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. 

Timeline

  • 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