Consortium of Orthopaedic Academic Traumatologists
Who we are
Consortium of Orthopaedic Academic Traumatologists (COACT) promotes global health efforts in musculoskeletal trauma care through the sharing of best practices, research opportunities, mentorship and resources. COACT has over 30 member institutions, representing leading Orthopaedic Departments at major Universities throughout North America. COACT fosters the development of collaborative networks through regular communication, face-to-face meetings and an online interactive database.
To support the collaboration of academic global health and orthopaedic efforts through mentorship, sharing of best practices, research opportunities, and resources.
Our team consists of over eighty faculty, fellows, residents and student members from academic orthoapedic institutions across North America.
Our projects support the collaboration of academic global health and orthopaedic efforts through mentorship, sharing of best practices, and research opportunities. Learn more about our current projects below.
Application for the 2021-2022 UCSF IGOT Morgan and Madison McClellan International Research Fellowship is due by February 1st, 2021. All 3rd and 4th year Medical Students interested in global orthopaedics may apply here: https://redcap.ucsf.edu/surveys/?s=YKPCJKJ9LK.
Tuesday, August 31st – Saturday, September 4th, 2021
San Diego, CA
Wednesday, September 29th – Saturday, October 2nd, 2021
15th Annual International San Francisco Orthopaedic Trauma Course
San Francisco, CA
Wednesday, October 20th – Saturday, October 23rd, 2021
Ft. Worth, TX
"COACT offers the opportunity for orthopedic residents to support academic partnerships around the world for improved access to orthopedic trauma care.
Through COACT, residents can support equality of care in a way that is ethical, sustainable, and rewarding".