Orthopaedic surgeons and subspecialty leaders*, speak to your subspecialty society President or Executive if you are interested in being considered for this opportunity.
To become a Mentor, you need to be:
- A member in good standing of the COA and your respective subspecialty society with more than three years of work experience
- Attending the COA|CORS|CORA Annual Meeting
- Available during a designated day during the Annual Meeting for the entire day to host a resident throughout the subspecialty day academic and networking events
Benefits of Being a Mentor:
- Sense of satisfaction from being a role model for the next generation of orthopaedic surgeons
- Opportunity to introduce residents to your subspecialty and career interests
- Develop leadership skills
Responsibilities of a Mentor:
- Complete the brief online intake form
- Commit to promoting growth and development of residents
- Be open to sharing advice and personal experiences
- Offer networking connections
- Keep in touch with the COA with any concerns or suggestions
*Limited spots available pending mentee subspecialty interests. 1 mentor per mentee. Any additional spots available will be allocated on a first come first served basis.