AO Trauma operates globally, fostering self-directed regional research and educational activities. AO Trauma’s boards and commissions are responsible for implementing AO Trauma’s strategy.

AO Trauma organization 


Boards and commissions

Boards and commissions

Meet the elected officials on the boards and commissions for education, research, and community development.

AO regions

Regions and countries

Learn how AO Trauma is improving patient care around the globe.

AO Trauma International Board

The AO Trauma International Board (AO TIB) is the coordination body for all activities of this clinical division of the AO and is responsible for implementing the vision of AO Trauma. 

See the board members

The AO Trauma International Board (AO TIB) is the highest governing body of AO Trauma.

The AO TIB works closely with the regional trauma-related AO Trauma organizations to establish a cohesive global vision and strategy. It supports coordination between the different regional organizations and the central AO functions and services.

The AO TIB reports to the AO Foundation Board (AOFB).



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