2016 Annual Meeting, Oct. 7-9

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Start planning now to attend the NCOA 2016 Annual Meeting. Orthopaedic surgeons and PAs, retired members, residents and fellows-in-training will gather at the historic Pinehurst Resort, October 7-9, 2016, for a weekend of medical education, networking and collegiality.


Orthopaedic Advocacy Opportunities in Raleigh, May 18 & May 25

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Sign up now to participate in a 2016 Orthopaedic White Coat Wednesday! Orthopaedists from across the state will gather in Raleigh on two Wednesdays in May - May 18 and 25 – to advocate for Certificate of Need reform and other important policy issues impacting orthopaedic practice and patient care. The schedule runs from 7:30 am to 1:00 pm (lunch is provided). Following a legislative briefing at the NC Medical Society, participants will meet with legislators and attend legislative committee hearings at the NC General Assembly. We’ll have you on the road home by 1:00pm (earlier, if necessary).

Complete this online sign up-form to participate on the May 18 and/or the May 25 Orthopaedic White Coat Wednesday. Not available either date? You can also use this form to indicate the date that works best for your schedule.


NCOA Membership

NCOA is the voice of our specialty in North Carolina. Through education, communications, advocacy and professional relations, the NCOA promotes excellence in patient care and represents the interests of North Carolina's orthopaedic surgeons.


NCOA Joins "A Nation in Motion"

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' national campaign, A Nation in Motion, shares the stories of more than 600 patients whose lives have been saved or restored through access to high-quality orthopaedic care. These inspiring stories illustrate the conditions, injuries and traumas that millions of patients have braved head on – and the excellent care that got them back to work and to their active, full lives. The patients featured on the website have shared their stories in one simple phrase, “Because of my orthopaedic care, I can...” It isn’t too late to submit your patients’ stories on the site. Learn more at http://anationinmotion.org/.


About Us

The North Carolina Orthopaedic Association (NCOA) is a statewide membership organization dedicated to serving the profession, representing patients’ interests and advancing musculoskeletal health. Through advocacy, education and public relations, the NCOA is committed to representing the best interests of orthopaedic surgeons and their patients.



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