Mission Statement & Bylaws


A world where orthotic and prosthetic care transforms lives.


A trusted partner, advocating for and serving the orthotic and prosthetic community by:

  • Fostering relationships with decision makers to ensure equitable access.
  • Providing education that promotes professional excellence.
  • Supporting research that informs innovative care.
  • Advancing equality to strengthen the orthotic and prosthetic profession and improve the lives of patients.

Strategic Priorities

  • Communicating the importance of orthotic and prosthetic care.
  • Increasing patient access to clinically appropriate, evidence-based care.
  • Helping members succeed in the changing healthcare environment.
  • Identifying and influence trends and learning that may impact orthotics and prosthetics.
  • Enhancing AOPA value, engagement, and community.
  • Driving collaboration by creating strategic relationships.

Bylaws (as of 02/2022)