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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons provides education and practice management services for orthopedic surgeons and allied health professionals. The Academy also serves as an advocate for improved patient care and informs the public about the science of orthopedics.

American Medical Association

As the national professional organization for all physicians, the American Medical Association (AMA) serves as the steward of medicine and leader of the medical profession. The AMA's envisioned future is to be an essential part of the professional life of every physician and an essential force for progress in improving the nation's health. Only the AMA has the national voice, the reputation and the stature to be a strong advocate for physicians and their patients.

American Society for Surgery of the Hand

The mission of the ASSH is to advance the science and practice of hand and upper extremity surgery through education, research and advocacy on behalf of patients and practitioners.

Arthroscopy Association of North America

The goal of the Association is to promote, encourage, support and foster through continuing medical education functions, the development and dissemination of knowledge in the discipline of arthroscopic surgery.

Eastern Orthopaedic Association

The purpose of EOA is to promote, encourage, foster, and advance the art of science and orthopedic surgery, and to establish a forum for free discussion and teaching of orthopedic methods and principles among the members.

The Hip Society

Dedicated to the advancement of knowledge relating to the hip joint

International Society for Fracture Repair

The International Society for Fracture Repair (I.S.F.R.) is embodied in an organization of individuals from around the world who are dedicated to the advancement and interchange of science of fracture repair and its application to improvement of patient care.

Massachusetts Medical Society

The MMS is an organization of physicians, medical students, residents and fellows dedicated to advancing medical knowledge, to developing and maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards of medical practice and health care, and to promoting medical institutions formed on liberal principles for the health, benefit and welfare of the citizens of Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association

The Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association (MOA) is a non-profit, volunteer organization, dedicated to improving orthopedic care in Massachusetts. The MOA seeks to identify and resolve issues that affect delivery of orthopaedic care.

North American Spine Society

NASS is a multidisciplinary medical organization that advances quality spine care through education, research and advocacy.

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation

The Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF) is an independent organization that raises funds to support research and education on diseases and injuries of bones, joints, nerves and muscles. OREF-funded research enhances clinical care, leading to improved health, increased activity and a better quality of life for patients.

Orthopaedic Trauma Association

The mission of the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) is to promote excellence in care for the injured patient, through provision of scientific forums and support of musculoskeletal research and education of Orthopedic Surgeons and the public.

Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America

The Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America (POSNA) has as its mission the development and implementation of the highest quality education of pediatric orthopedists thereby assuring the best possible care of musculoskeletal pediatric patients. POSNA will endeavor to become the focal point and authoritative source on such care through appropriate alliances with other related organizations and through research that will lead to evidence based patient care.

Scoliosis Research Society

The Scoliosis Research Society is a professional organization, made up of physicians and allied health personnel. The primary focus is on providing continuing medical education for health care professionals and on funding/supporting research in spinal deformities.