The Canadian Orthopaedic Residents’ Association (CORA) Annual Meeting will be held on Thursday, June 15, at the Westin Ottawa, chaired by Drs. Lisa Lovse and Bogdan Matache from the University of Ottawa. We encourage all Canadian orthopaedic residents to register for this exciting event. Click here for a recap of the highly-attended 2016 CORA Annual Meeting in Quebec City.

CORA Meeting Program (tentative times)

08:00-09:00 – Registration & Breakfast

09:00-11:45 – Residents’ Paper Session (includes coffee break with poster viewing)

11:45-12:50 – Lunch (and poster viewing)

13:00-15:00 – Symposium: Navigating a Career in Orthopaedics: Different Perspectives on a Common Journey

Darren Drosdowech, Don Johnson, Kevin Smit

20:30 – CORA Social Event at Blue Cactus Bar and Grill (tickets available with meeting registration)

CORA Call for Abstracts

The 2017 CORA call for abstracts is now closed. Please visit the CORA website for updates.

How to Register for the CORA Meeting

The CORA meeting is FREE for COA Associate members to attend, however pre-registration is required BEFORE APRIL 28.

  1. You can register for the CORA meeting through the online COA meeting registration system by visiting
  2. When registering for your sessions, select the CORA Annual Meeting on the ‘Registration Program Sessions’ Page
  3. Select the CORA Social Event from the ‘Registration Extras’ page. Tickets are $10 each.

If you are a Canadian resident and would like to become a COA Associate member, please click here to download and submit a membership application form.

Stay in Touch

Visit for regular meeting updates. You can also follow the COA on Twitter at @CdnOrthoAssoc – keep your eye out for important resident deadlines.

We look forward to seeing you at #COAOttawa2017

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