International OTA


The OTA is pleased to announce the inaugural IOTA founding members. The IOTA charter was signed October 11, 2017 in Vancouver, BC, Canada at the 33rd OTA Annual Meeting.
Group picture of IOTA members at annual reception



IOTA was established to fulfill the following goals: 

  • Promote international orthopaedic and musculoskeletal trauma care, including patient care, education, and research. 
  • Allocate venues for and monitor progress of a triennial International Orthopaedic Trauma Association Annual (IOTA) Meeting. 
  • Organize a face-to-face meeting at each triennial meeting and each Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) Annual Meeting. 
  • Provide a means for Member organizations to enhance international collaboration in research, education, teaching, and program development. 
  • Support the development of Orthopaedic Trauma organizations globally.

IOTA Triennial Meeting Information

  • 2nd Triennial Meeting
    2023 (date to be determined)
    Location: Mexico
    Host: FEMECOT (Federacion Mexicana de Colegios de Ortopedia y Traumatologia)

IOTA Membership

Membership is open to any organization that is the principal body representing orthopaedic trauma in its country or region. Please contact the OTA at for additional information regarding membership.

Additional details are also available in the IOTA Charter.


IOTA Newsletter
First Edition

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