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Student-Resident Mission
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Mission, Goals, and Objectives

The Student-Resident Committee will encourage new members to focus on the continuous goals of the Academy, as well as contribute their individual talents, and strengthen the Student-Resident Committee as a whole. This will include strengthening The Academy by promoting and retaining student, resident, and society membership while increasing opportunities for student involvement within The Academy. The S-R Committee will look to direct students and residents to the resources that The Academy can offer while promoting professionalism and fostering the advancement of the profession.

  • To recognize and promote solutions to meet the needs of the student and resident members of The Academy.
  • To address the concerns of students and residents throughout the country within an evolving health care system.
  • To establish what it means to be part of a professional organization.
  • To raise awareness of The Academy offerings and benefits, and encouraging membership and involvement of residents starting their career.
  • To establish a continuing and mutually beneficial relationship with junior members and retain them as long-term active members of The Academy.
  • To establish mutually beneficial professional relationships with organizations that directly impacts the junior members, such as NCOPE and The American Board of Certification.
  • To serve as a center of information and advisement for students & residents.
  • To encourage student and resident participation in existing programs offered by The Academy.
  • To raise awareness and encourage involvement of legislative and advocacy issues at the state and national level.


American Academy of Orthotists and Prosthetists
7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 760
Bethesda, MD 20814

(202) 380-3663