Orthopaedic Advocacy Week
The theme for this year’s OrthoPAC Day of Giving is “Get Invested.” To encourage additional support, and thank members who already made a commitment, OrthoPAC is offering two exciting benefits as part of Orthopaedic Advocacy Week.
Winner's Choice Sweepstakes
The Winner’s Choice Sweepstakes comprises three categories: $5,000 contributors, $1,000 contributors, and $100 for active fellows and $25 for residents. All members who contribute to OrthoPAC between January 1 and August 7 will be automatically entered to win an exciting prize.
The OrthoPAC is also offering a PAC Match Benefit so that new contributors can double the impact of their donations. By joining the PAC and supporting the profession, members can also give back to the community. OrthoPAC will match any donation with a contribution to a 501c3 charity of choice. Up to $100,000 has been allocated for the match program.
Charities Already Given To...
- American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics Foundation Inc.
- ASES Foundation
- American Foundation for Surgery of the Hand
- Disabled American Veterans
- World Wildlife Fund
- National Multiple Sclerosis Society
- The Resurgens Charitable Foundation
- Pediatric Orthopedic Project, Inc.
- Nth Dimensions Educational Solutions
- American Red Cross
- Japanese American National Museum
- Action for Education Inc.
- Atlanta Community Food Bank
- Caritas Ukraine
- Doctors Without Borders
- Pancreatic Cancer Action Network
- St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
- The Nature Conservancy
- Folds of Honor
- Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
About the Orthopaedic PAC
Many aspects of orthopaedic practice are affected by decisions made in Washington, D.C. The Orthopaedic PAC's (OrthoPAC's) main priority is to give surgeons a voice in these discussions and ensure that PAC contributions are effectively disbursed to advocate for the orthopaedic profession. Here are four fast facts about the OrthoPAC...
- It is the only political action committee dedicated solely to representing orthopaedic surgeons in the nation’s capitol.
- It is nonpartisan and makes political contributions to Democrats, Republicans, Independents, and other party groups who share and support our views.
- It elects and reelects candidates to federal office who understand issues of importance to the care of musculoskeletal patients as well as the maintenance and betterment of the orthopaedic profession.
- It is governed by the PAC Executive Committee which reports to the AAOS Advocacy Council.