Welcome to the Mid-America Orthopaedic Association web site!

Mid-America is the regional orthopedic society for orthopedic surgeons in the following 20 states:

Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.

Our Region

The Benefits of Membership

  1. Invitation to submit abstracts for consideration on the MAOA Annual Meeting scientific program. The MAOA Annual Meeting is considered to be one of the top regional association meetings in the country. Each year submissions and attendance at the annual meeting have increased.
  2. Attend MAOA Annual Meeting at member rate. The Annual Meeting provides outstanding presentations by highly-respected national and international faculty.
  3. Network with meeting presenters.
  4. Attend pre-meeting one-day course.
  5. Leadership opportunities.
  6. Receive bi-annual newsletter.
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Educational Programs

MAOA offers a variety of educational grants. These include:

  • Multipurpose Resident Grants for PGY 2-6
  • Traveling Fellowship
  • Physician in Training Awards for 4 top-rated papers at Annual Meeting
  • Poster Awards for top 2 posters at Annual Meeting
  • Education Grants for Senior Residents to attend Annual Meeting
  • Education Grants for New in Practice Orthopedists to attend Annual Meeting

See the Educational Programs tab above for additional information regarding these opportunities.