The purpose of this Association shall be to promote, encourage, foster, and advance the art of science and orthopaedic surgery and matters related thereto, and to establish a forum for free discussion and teach­ing of orthopaedic methods and principles among the members.

Geographical Region

The geographic area of the Eastern Orthopaedic Association shall include the Commonwealths, States, and Territories of Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Puerto Rico, and the United States Virgin Islands.