The residents from the Texas’ 13 residency programs represent the future of orthopaedics in Texas. TOA dedicates numerous resources to ensure that residents are prepared to meet the public policy, business, and clinical challenges that they will face when they begin their orthopaedic practices.
Five orthopaedic residents make up TOA’s Residency Council:
In addition to developing TOA’s resident agenda, the residents also travel with TOA to Washington, DC every summer to advocate on behalf of patients and orthopaedic surgeons.
Each year, over 40 orthopaedic residents participate in TOA’s annual conference.
Residents participate in the Resident Quiz Bowl, present papers, and learn more about the clinical and business advances in orthopaedics. Click here to learn more.
TOA visits the residency programs to discuss the latest public policy and industry challenges that orthopaedic surgeons are facing.
In addition, TOA educates residents through TOA’s e-mail newsletters regarding public policy and industry changes in the Texas market.
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Photos below from the 17th Annual Quiz Bowl during the 2019 TOA/TOF Annual Conference.
Every year, Texas’ residency programs compete against each other in TOA’s Resident Quiz Bowl. Click here to learn more.
Orthopaedic surgeons can support TOA’s resident efforts by contributing to the Texas Orthopaedic Foundation (TOF). The tax-deductible donation funds resident travel to TOA’s Annual Conference and other resident programs.