The Australian Orthopaedic Association is professional organization for orthopaedic surgery in Australia. AOA is a non-profit organisation provides high-quality specialist education, training and continuing professional development for Australian orthopaedic surgeons. It is keen to assuring the extreme possible standard of orthopaedic care. It is the primary authority in the providing of orthopaedic information to the public. It is supporting scientific research and orthopaedic charitable initiatives in Australia and overseas. AOA has 1600 members, subsist of most orthopaedic professionals and trainees in Australian hospitals.
The Australian Orthopaedic Association's corporate structure is one of a public company. AOA is directed by a Board of Directors elected by Fellows of the Association. The Board of Directors assign a Chief Executive Officer to implement the strategy and manage the operations of the organisation.
The Board of Directors roles are scenario formulation and policy making. The Board’s key compliance roles are to provide liability and monitor and supervise the organization. The compliance and performance roles are approved by the Board and are worked through, and with, the Chief Executive Officer.
AOA is a national organisation has six state/territory branches. The Association is headquartered in Sydney and has 15 full-time staff.
A large number of AOA members provide input in voluntary positions on committees or working groups. Many of its members also belong to various subspecialty groups.Read More»