Join OTA

The OTA is an international organization of orthopaedic surgeons and medical professionals dedicated to the care and treatment of patients with injuries to the musculoskeletal system, especially fractures and dislocations.

The mission of the OTA is to empower the orthopaedic trauma community to provide the highest quality patient care through education, research, and advocacy.

OTA Members are:

  • Experienced in and dedicated to the highest standards of patient care
  • Invited to teach and present papers at educational conferences, workshops and courses where cutting-edge technology and techniques are discussed and reviewed
  • Experienced in care of fracture-related problems, such as non-union, deformity, arthritis and infection
  • An integral part of an association that distributes member and resident member grants for research projects designed to improve care of patients
  • A global networking community

The OTA promotes and values diversity and inclusion at all levels with the goal of creating an environment where every member has the opportunity to excel in leadership, education, and culturally-competent orthopaedic trauma care.


    Current Members

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    OTA Members Benefits

    There are many benefits to being a member of The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA).


    One of the many OTA member benefits is JOT Online access.  Mailed subscriptions are
    included with the Active, Clinical and Research memberships.

    Join OTA

    The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) encourages applications for membership from qualified orthopaedic surgeons who share its goals of advancing research and education in the treatment and prevention of injuries to the musculoskeletal system.

    Membership FAQ

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