Roy Sanders OTA Traveling Fellowship


This once in a lifetime opportunity, offered exclusively to OTA members, is an immersive leadership experience offering early to mid-career orthopaedic trauma surgeons advanced experience, networking and professional development.  

  • Short-term goals include broadening understanding and improved networking for the fellows with deeper connection via a senior mentor.  Knowledge distribution by discussion with various centers about fixation strategies and local trauma care and how it varies across the country.
  • Medium-term goals include educational highlight at the OTA Annual Meeting with podium presentation by fellows for general audience, as well as improving volunteerism for OTA with committee appointment for OTA traveling fellows guaranteed after completion of fellowship. 
  • Long-term goals include fostering leadership and professional development within the OTA and within the orthopaedic trauma community.

Travel will take place in mid-April to mid-May 2024 from south to north in the Central region of the US and Canada.

The following OTA members have been selected to participate in the 2024 Traveling Fellowship:

  • Arun Aneja, MD, PhD
  • Steven Cherney, MD
  • Drew Sanders, MD
Photographs of Drs. Arun Aneja, Steven Cherney, and Drew Sanders.


Traveling Fellows 2022