Residents & TOA

Dozens of Texas orthopaedic residents participate in TOA’s activities each year. The events include TOA’s annual visit to Washington, DC, TOA’s Resident Quiz Bowl, paper presentations and much more.

Building the Future of Orthopaedics in Texas

TOA provides a number of opportunities for residents to learn more about their future in orthopaedics.

Advocacy: Washington, DC

TOA will take over a half dozen residents to Washington, DC, in September 2022.

Resident Quiz Bowl

Click here to learn more about the 20th Annual Quiz Bowl on April 23.

Resident Paper Presentations

Click here to learn more about the presentations on April 22 and 23.

TOA’s Resident Opportunities

TOA’s Resident Board Member

Jordan Handcox, MD serves as TOA’s resident board member.

TOA Leadership Council

Several residents serve on TOA’s Leadership Council, which determines TOA’s policy stances.

Washington: Advocacy Visits

TOA takes a half dozen residents to Capitol Hill each fall to advocate.

Visits to Residency Programs

TOA leaders visit several residency programs each year to discuss TOA and future careers.

20th Annual Resident Quiz Bowl

TOA’s 20th Annual Resident Quiz Bowl will be held on April 23 in Austin.

Resident Paper Presentations

Residents will present papers at TOA’s conference on April 22 and 23 in Austin.

Residency Series for MS-4s

Each fall, TOA hosts a series of Zooms for MS-4s to learn more about Texas residency programs.

Key Dates for Residents

April 22-23, 2022: TOA’s Annual Conference

TOA provides a free hotel room to each resident at TOA’s Annual Conference.

While some residents will present papers or participate in the 20th Annual Resident Quiz Bowl, many residents will simply attend to network and to learn more about orthopaedics in Texas.

February 20, 2022: Annual Conference Deadlines

February 20, 2022, is the deadline to submit paper presentation abstracts for TOA’s 2022 Annual Conference.

March 15, 2022, is the deadline to submit Quiz Bowl teams for the April 23 event.

September 2022

TOA will lead a team of orthopaedic surgeons and residents to Washington, DC, to meet with lawmakers on Capitol Hill in September 2022.

The meeting is part of AAOS’s NOLC event.