Foundation Mission and Vision

The Washington State Orthopaedic Foundation (WSOF) was created in 2013. The WSOF is one operating component of WSOA, and the Board of Directors of the Washington State Orthopaedic Association comprises the membership of the WSOF.  The Board of Directors of the WSOF is elected by its members at the annual meeting.

Vision Statement of the Washington State Orthopaedic Foundation (WSOF)

To make Washington the best place to practice and to receive orthopaedic care.

Mission Statement

To promote the advancement of musculoskeletal science and treatment of disease.  We are also interested in the efficiency and quality of care.

The WSOF was created:

To collect donations, tax free, to distribute for education and research that would benefit the patient with musculoskeletal problems in Washington State.   We think that this effort will result in new efforts to promote patient safety and evidenced based care.
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WSOF Bylaws

Tax ID #: 46-4757167


2018 Washington State Orthopaedic Foundation Research Awards

Dear Residents and Fellows,

You are cordially invited to participate in the 2018 Washington State Orthopaedic Foundation Research Awards.

Abstracts/Papers may be based on either a research project or clinical vignette and should be relevant to the field of Orthopaedics.

Submit your WSOF Research Awards abstract/paper

The deadline is July 31, 2018. Tips for writing a winning abstract can be found here.

This year’s Washington State Orthopaedic Association meeting will be held September 22, 2018 at the Courtyard by Marriott, Tacoma.

Residents and Fellows with the top five (5) rated abstracts will be invited to present a 10 minute oral presentation on Saturday, Sept. 22 during the annual meeting. Awards will be presented at the dinner on Saturday evening. All Residents/Fellows are encouraged to attend the meeting and dinner at no cost.

For more information call Kim Conn, Association Executive of the WSOA, at 206-956-3652 or email