Saudi Orthopaedic Association SOA
Saudi Orthopedic Association SOA
The Saudi Orthopaedic Association has been approved on 3rd Rabi Al Thani 1426 (11th May 2005). This association is under the umbrella of King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
Our membership is open to any orthopaedic surgeons in the Kingdom or in-training orthopaedic Residents, in addition to honorary membership for those interested from field related to our speciality. We aim at improving the orthopaedic service given at different levels of patient’s care. We hope to achieve this by reaching to our members, non-member orthopaedic surgeons and other governmental or civil organizations and try to find solutions to problems of trauma and orthopaedic in the Kingdom. We are also aiming at upgrading orthopaedic knowledge and skills of orthopaedic surgeons whether they are in cities or towns through courses, symposia and workshops.
The administrative body of the associations consists of:
The General Assembly which meets once a year (but can have emergency meeting at any time).
The Board of Directors, elected by general assembly. It meets at least four times a year.
A President, Vice-President, Board trustee and financial trustee.
The Administration of branches.
In addition to that, the association has three committees.
The Scientific committee
The Information and Media committee
The Legal committee
We hope we can achieve our goals through the active participation of our members.
Dr. Hazem Al Khawashki, FRCSEd
Chairman, Department of Orthopaedics
President, Saudi Orthopaedic Association
2009 SOA SSN
Saudi Orthopaedic Association International Meeting,
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia,
Jan 10-14 2009
Saudi Orthopaedic Association ,
3rd International Meeting,
Dammam, Saudi Arabia
Jan 18 - 22 2010
Saudi Orthopaedic Association,
5th International Meeting,
Jan 14 - 17 2012