Join OTA


A special 2 month application open to only applicants from IOTA countries and the Guest Nation of Argentina:
Opens: December 1, 2018
Deadline: February 1, 2019
If accepted; membership begins March 1, 2019

The next OTA membership application for all other applicants:
Opens: February 1, 2019
Deadline: May 1, 2019
If accepted; membership will begin July 1, 2019.

Guest Nation and IOTA Application

Application reviews will be conducted in February. For those accepted; membership will begin in March of 2019.  

OTA Membership Offer for IOTA Society Members

  • This offer is extended to all active members of IOTA Member Societies who meet OTA membership criteria (the offer applies to new members only)
  • Special discounted dues offer:  1 year 50% discounted for 1st-time applicants (the $50 application fee will also be waived)
  • Application Deadline: February 1, 2019 (covers membership from March 1,  2019 – December 2019)

Eligible Sponsors: Active, Research & International Member Listing

  OTA Membership for Guest Nation 

  • All Guest Nation applicants from Argentina receive complimentary one-year membership dues. Applies to 1st time applicants only.           .

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.

Eligible Sponsors: Active, Research & International Member Listing

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 

Pub Med - check publications