The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
The over 38,000-member American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is a not-for-profit organization headquartered in Rosemont, Illinois, that provides education programs for orthopaedic surgeons, allied health professionals and the public. The Academy's mission is to serve the profession, champion the interests of patients and advance the highest-quality musculoskeletal health.
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The Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS)
The Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS) is dedicated to the advancement of orthopaedic research and to the translation of basic and clinical research to clinical practice. The ORS carries out this mission primarily by disseminating knowledge and by promoting the development of basic and clinical scientists. The ORS also advocates for increased resources for research, and increases public awareness of the impact of orthopaedic research.
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The Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA)
Founded 25 years ago, the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) continues to promote excellence in the care for the injured patient through provision of scientific forums, support of musculoskeletal research, education for orthopaedic surgeons, and public injury prevention initiatives. The OTA is adaptable, forward thinking, fiscally responsible, and is composed of a diverse global membership who provide care and improve the knowledge base for the treatment of injured patients. OTA members provide worldwide leadership through education, research and patient advocacy.
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The Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS)
The Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons (SOMOS) serves as the specialty society leading the development of education, research and patient care in wartime, disaster, and austere environment orthopaedics. Founded over 50 years ago, SOMOS continues to serve, support and educate military orthopaedic surgeons, as well as civilian physicians, and to provide a forum for the exchange of medical information.
Visit www.somos.org for more information.