The SAOA encourages member input and participation, there are opportunities available in the following areas and we want to encourage members that are passionate about their professional community and invested in making connections to take initiative to join any of the below committees.

If you are interested in joining any of the below SAOA committees as a volunteer member, please contact Leana Fourie at


  • African Co-operation and Development
  • Bone & Joint Journal
  • Bulletin
  • CMSA & Educational Standards
  • Coding
  • Communication (Including E-Bulletin and Website)
  • Constitution/Rules
  • SAOA Combined Registry
  • Fellowships
  • Financial Committee
  • Legal/ Medical Malpractice
  • Membership
  • Outreach    (South Africa)
  • Peer Mentoring
  • Private Health (including Hospital Groups)
  • Public Health
  • RAF
  • Registrar Affairs
  • Research, Grants & Awards
  • SAMA
  • SAOJ
  • Subspecialty Groups
  • Trade