The Ontario Orthopaedic Association is a not-for-profit organization formed in 1978. The Association represents orthopaedic surgeons practicing in Ontario. The Ontario Orthopaedic Association hosts an Annual General Meeting each November and is dedicated to maintaining high standards of Orthopaedic care in the province of Ontario.
The Ontario Orthopaedic Association is not a referral agency. The Canada Health Act requires that any referrals to an orthopaedic surgeon must be made by a family physician. The Ontario Orthopaedic Association does not disclose private information about its members.
To provide excellent orthopaedic care in Ontario
To better understand the function and disorders of the musculoskeletal system and to continually critically evaluate our current treatment and endeavour to improve upon it
To support and act as advocates to disabled individuals
To encourage whatever improves musculoskeletal health and discourage that which is deleterious
STANDARD OF CARE
To maintain appropriate standards of care through education and peer review
To encourage and support scholarship, academic freedom, and academic achievement in orthopaedic surgery and to continue to educate ourselves, our students, other health care workers and the public
To monitor and maintain adequate orthopaedic service for the citizens of Ontario
To represent Ontario orthopaedic surgeons in maintaining adequate working conditions, reasonable compensation for their labours and a reasonable quality of life
Board of Directors
If you have a question for the Board or have an interest in joining, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.