The Academy of Orthopedics and Traumatology (AOT)
The Academy aims to develop everything related to clinical research, basic research and disseminate any scientific information. It initiates, manages and promotes research, awards training grants and organizes all national and international events in connection with its object. The Academy is associated with the assessment and validation of all scientific action.
The Academy is governed by a Board of Directors comprising at most thirty active members elected for two years by the General Assembly. Members may be reappointed. The president of the Academy is elected for a one year non-renewable term. The Secretary General and the Treasurer are elected for a term of three years, also non-renewable. The Board of Directors shall elect a Bureau composed of a President, two Vice-Presidents, a Secretary and a Treasurer.
To join the association as an active member, it is necessary to submit an application, to be sponsored by two members of the Academy and to commit to pay the annual fee fixed by the General Assembly.
Membership is open only to medical doctors of any nationality who can justify of Medical, Surgical and expertise in orthopedic and trauma surgery, or qualification in orthopedic surgery and trauma, infant surgery qualification and an almost exclusive exercise in orthopedic and trauma surgery for over five years.
Besides the professional qualifications mentioned in the previous article, candidates must, over the past five years, have presented at least a communication to SOFCOT Congress or published in Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology Journal and/or a OTSR article in which their names appear in the top three authors is that of the last author.
Surgeons from health departments of armies who can claim jurisdiction in orthopedic and trauma surgery, must have two sponsors from the health department of armies that concern almost exclusively a practice of orthopedic and trauma surgery.
The Office of the Academy sovereignly rules on the requests and submits them to the vote of the General Assembly.
March 27, 2017 (midnight)
June 15, 2017
until 1 July
until September 15, included
After October 30, included