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.
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.
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.
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.