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For the third interview of our OTCF women series, we spoke with Lee Ann Finno. She hopes that more female orthopedic surgeons will want to become part of the orthopedic trauma community. This would be a great asset to the specialty. 

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It has now been one year since the OTC Foundation intensed its activity on the social networks. In this rather short time, we have managed to reach 1260 fans on Facebook only and more than 1700 over all channels.

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In the domain of osteosynthesis and trauma surgery, and also in the OTC Foundation, women are rather underrepresented. For this reason, we decided to show who the women behind OTC are and what they do for the foundation. Dr. Christina Arnaoutoglou is our second interview partner.

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For a few years now, the OTC Foundation collaborates with SECOT, the major orthopedic society in the Latin world. This year, the two organizations are taking their cooperation to a next level.

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In the OTC Foundation, just as in the whole domain of trauma surgery, women are rather underrepresented. For this reason, we decided to show who the women behind OTC are and what they do for the foundation. The first woman we interviewed is Margot Hamm from OTC France and AIOD Strasbourg.

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He is not only one of the most renowned trauma surgeon worldwide, but also one of the OTC Foundation's founding fathers. Last year, Volker Bühren wore his white coat for the very last time. We asked him what this felt like and talked to him about his involvement with the OTCF.

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Jan 2019

2019 has started

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At the end of 2018 we looked at the highlights that occurred in the OTC Foundation during the course of the last year. However, a new year has already started and the OTCF is not standing still. There are many more highlights to come.

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December is the time to look back on the year. Also the OTC Foundation wants to review on the year and point out the highlights that happened for the Foundation and its chapters.

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As many other chapters, OTC Strasbourg organizes a course each year. It is not only directed toward surgeons, but focuses mainly on training nurses, residents and op-staff.

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The participants of the annual hot topic research workshop, which took place in Toronto in November, identified the topics for the 2019 research grant proposals.

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Nov 2018

Interview with David Lowenberg – OTCF President

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David Lowenberg is the current president of the OTC Foundation. He is a Clinical Prosessor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Stanford University School of Medicine, where he has served in the past as Chief of the Division of Orhtopaedic Trauma. We talked to him about his involvement with the OTCF and his opinion on the future of surgery techniques and osteosynthesis education.

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Oct 2018

Report on the new Online Voting

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The OTC chapter AIOD Germany has implemented a new tool for course evaluations. At the last General Assembly in Amsterdam (June 2018) the internet-based and easy-to-use system has been introduced. AIOD draws a positive conclusion so far.

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Oct 2018

Report on the Trauma Course in Nice

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OTC France held its Annual Course in Traumatology in Nice from 5th to 7th October. In addition to the chairmen Prof. Jean-Marc Féron and Dr. Gilbert Taglang, many qualified speakers from France, Germany and Switzerland were present. The course counted 200 participants.

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Sep 2018

Video on the Trauma Course in Thun

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Last week, the 23rd trauma course by AIOD-OTC Switzerland took place in Thun. About 40 participants and many qualified faculty members were a part.

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Aug 2018

Interview with Yvan Arlettaz – OTC Switzerland

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Dr. Yvan Arlettaz has been a founding member of OTC Switzerland in 2002 and is its current president. In prospect of the annual OTC Switzerland trauma course in Thun, we wanted to know what his goals for OTC Switzerland are and where he thinks the trauma education is headed.

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Aug 2018

Interview with Markus Ochs – Stryker Europe

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Markus Ochs is the Vice President and General Manager of the division "Trauma and Extremities" at Stryker Europe. Stryker has been the OTC Foundation's main partner ever since its formation. We interviewed Markus Ochs on the partnership that is now in its 11th year.

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Jun 2018

New Honorary Award Holder

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Since the General Assembly in Amsterdam, the OTC Foundation has a new Honorary Award holder. The Honorary Award is regularly given to an OTC member for an outstanding commitment or achievement. This year's award went to Germany.

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May 2018

Interview with Micha Holla – Education Taskforce

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To stimulate and enhance training activities in the OTC chapters, the OTCF Executive Board has set up a special Task Force Education. We interviewed one of its members, Micha Holla from OTC Netherlands.

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May 2018

Video on the Trauma Course in Alpbach

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Watch the video on the OTC trauma course, organized by AIOD Germany, which took place in Alpbach (Austria) this May. 80 young surgeons and more than 40 experienced faculties from Germany, Austria and Switzerland exchanged their knowledge.

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Yoshinobu Watanabe is the current president of the OTC Foundation. We talked to him about his involvement with the OTCF, his goals during his presidential year and his prediction for the orthopedic surgery's future.

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May 2018

Report on the Trauma Course in Alpbach

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In May, the Austrian town Alpbach became venue of the annual trauma course organized by the OTC chapter AIOD Germany. The course targets young surgeons from Germany, Austria and Switzerland and teaches them trauma surgery techniques in theory as well as in practice.

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