Center for Orthopaedic Trauma Advancement - COTA

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GRANT APPLICATION NOW OPEN

Programs have the option to submit the online application or the PDF Application. If the PDF application is selected, the application, along with supporting documents must be emailed to oconnell@ota.org.

Online application:
The COTA online application is a two-step process, fill out the link below and a URL link to the application will be sent to your email address immediately.  Please check SPAM if you do not receive the link immediately.

COTA Application - Form 1

COTA 2023 Informational Flyer 

Criteria and Instructions for Programs

CPT Code Summary Report Template - Required for COTA Grant Application Submission 

For questions about the COTA Grant, contact Rachel O'Connell at oconnell@ota.org

Programs will be notified of results in late April 2023.

COTA is grateful for the financial support for the 2022 - 2023 awards

 

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COTA 2022 - 2023 Fellowship Program Awards:

  • Allegheny Health Network, Edward Westrick, MD, Director
  • Carolinas Medical Center, Madhav Karunakar, MD, Director
  • Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, Milton T. Little, MD, Director
  • Duke University, Rachel Reilly, MD, Director
  • Emory Orthopaedic Trauma at Grady Memorial Hospital, Thomas Moore Jr., MD, Director 
  • Georgia Orthopaedic Trauma Institute, Daniel Chan, MD, Director
  • Harvard, Combined Mass General and Brigham and Women’s Hospitals, Michael Weaver, MD, Director
  • Hospital for Special Surgery, William Ricci, MD, Director
  • Indiana University Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship, Ramon Natoli, MD, Director
  • Jersey City Medical Center, Frank Liporace, MD, Director
  • Los Angeles County / USC Medical Center, Jackson Lee, MD, Director
  • Orlando Regional Medical Center, George Haidukewych, MD, Director
  • OrthoIndy, Timothy G. Weber, MD, Director
  • Prisma Health System, Greenville, John 'JD' Adams, MD, Director
  • Reno Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship, Timothy Bray, MD, Director
  • Rutgers, NJMS Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship, Mark Adams, MD, Director
  • Saint Louis University Orthopaedic Traumatology Fellowship, J. Tracy Watson, MD, Director
  • Sonoran Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship, Gilbert Ortega, MD, Director
  • Stanford University, Michael Bellino, MD, Director
  • Tampa General Hospital, Roy Sanders, MD, Director 
  • The Hughston Foundation, John Floyd, MD, Director 
  • University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center, Robert Wetzel, MD, Director
  • University of Alabama at Birmingham, Clay Spitler, MD, Director 
  • University of California, Davis, Sacramento, Mark Lee, MD, Director
  • University of California, San Diego, Alexandra Schwartz, MD, Director 
  • University of California, San Francisco, Theodore Miclau III, MD, Director
  • University of Cincinnati, H. Claude Sagi, MD, Director
  • University of Florida, Gainesville, Jennifer Hagen, MD, Director 
  • University of Kentucky, Raymond Wright, MD, Director 
  • University of Maryland, R. Adam Cowley Shock Trauma Center, Robert O'Toole, MD, Director
  • University of Minnesota, Regions Hospital, Peter Cole, MD, Director
  • University of Mississippi Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship, Matthew Graves, MD, Director
  • University of Missouri, Brett Crist, MD, Director
  • University of Oklahoma/ St. John Health System Foundation, Mark Calder, MD, Director
  • University of Texas Health Science Center, Houston, Timothy Achor, MD, Director
  • University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Boris Zelle, MD, Director
  • University of Washington, Harborview Medical Center, David Barei, MD, Director
  • Vanderbilt University, William Obremskey, MD, Director 
  • Wake Forest University School of Medicine Trauma Fellowship, Eben Carroll, MD, Director 
  • Washington University  Orthopaedic Trauma Fellowship, Christopher McAndrew, MD, Director   
  • Wellspan York Trauma Fellowship, Thomas DiPasquale, DO, FACS, Director
  • Yale University Trauma Fellowship, Brad Yoo, MD, Director

About the COTA Grants Program

The Center Orthopaedic Trauma Advancement (COTA) was chartered in 2009 to serve as a non-conflicted intermediary to distribute support for fellowships and postgraduate education from unrestricted grants donated by industry. COTA has secured funding to provide support for orthopaedic trauma fellowships in the United States. Funding will be determined on the basis of the quality of the fellowship program and is expected to be a competitive process.

The COTA board has established a committee to review applications and distribute grants. Grants will range between $2,000 and $75,000 and will be awarded annually based upon the program application in the first year and the program application as well as the report of the graduating fellow in subsequent years.

Since its inception in 2009 through March 2022, COTA has awarded more than $12,000,000 in fellowship funding to trauma fellowship programs, those being both full and partially funded programs. COTA decisions regarding the number of orthopaedic trauma fellowship grants will be determined by commitments received from industry during the selection meeting in March of each year.

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