Join OTA


Membership Application Open

Why Join the OTA?

  1. Increase your Level of Expertise
  2. Stay Up to Date With New Treatment Trends & Controversies
  3. Strengthen your Practice Management
  4. Invest in your Career
  5. Increase Leadership and Professional Development
  6. Unite with Colleagues to Form a Strong Voice on Advocacy Issues
  7. Broaden your Professional Network
  8. Give Back to the Orthopaedic Trauma Community
  9. Participate and Shape Research Studies

Who Should Join?

  • Orthopaedic Trauma Surgeons:
  • Academic, Community & Clinical
  • Residents, Fellows, Young Practitioners,
  • Mid thru Senior Level Surgeons
  • International Surgeons
  • Military Surgeons
  • General Orthopedic Surgeons in Community Practice Who Care for Trauma Victims
  • Physician Assistants (PA’s) & Nurse Practitioners (NP’s)
  • PhD’s and Research Professionals
  • Allied Health Professionals

Accepted applicants membership will begin July 1st or January 1st following the deadline.

Membership Application Requirements:

  • Current curriculum vitae (word.doc or pdf)
  • A recent photograph (jpeg/jpg or gif.)
  • Sponsor form (either one or two forms dependent on category applying for)
  • Application fee of $50.00 (USD) by Visa, MasterCard or AMEX 
    Current members applying for a new category, active duty military (military waver required), candidate members and guest nation members are exempt of fee.

Please review the below list of membership categories and requirements to assist you in applying for the appropriate category:

ACTIVE & RESEARCH MEMBER LISTING - qualify for Nomination Committee and Open BOD Positions 

Sponsors need to be:
Active, Research, International Active or one's Residency/or Fellowship Director

How many sponsors needed?
One sponsor: Allied Health, Advanced Practice Professional, Candidate and International applicants
Two sponsors: Active, Associate, Clinical and Research Applicants
No sponsors needed for Associate or Clinical current members transitioning to Active membership.

Forms for Membership Upload:

    Membership Sponsor Form (PDF)
    Membership Sponsor Form (Word)
    Military Dues Waiver

Additional Resources:

ACTIVE & RESEARCH MEMBER LISTING - qualify for Nomination Committee and Open BOD Positions 

Eligible Sponsors: Active, Research & International Member Listing

Pub Med - check publications