The Mid-America Orthopaedic Association was formed in 1982 as a regional orthopedic association.

Mid-America Orthopaedic Association will be the premier regional orthopedic association in the United States, providing high-quality education, support and networking opportunities for orthopedic surgeons, physician trainees, students and other professionals interested in musculoskeletal care.

Mid-America Orthopaedic Association serves its members through an outstanding annual meeting educational program, traveling fellowships and research grants for young surgeons, access to leading orthopedic journals, career services, professional networking and communication throughout the year.