AOA is an organization that values the competency of its leaders in all facets: personal, professional, civic, and academic. The AOA is committed to meeting the responsibilities of leadership through unselfish and responsible motivation.
AOA embraces professionalism at every level in the organization; members, volunteers and association management. AOA aspires to enhance dignity and professionalism in orthopaedics and daily life.
AOA is a Community of Leaders comprised of individuals committed to each other and the specialty through intellectual exchange--sharing, collaborating and creating.
AOA seeks to transcend subspecialties and to unify orthopaedic leaders as the specialty evolves.