OTC South Pacific

OTC South Pacific is a non-profit organisation committed to the education of orthopaedic registrars & junior consultants. The focus is on trauma education for registrars, and the purpose is:-

To advance the science and art of musculoskeletal treatment in the South Pacific through the conduct, sponsorship and support of research, education and training.

OTC courses complement the SET training program from junior through to senior registrars and newly qualified consultants. Specifically, OTC South Pacific concentrates on delivering high quality interactive courses involving anatomical specimens and a low student to instructor ratio of 4:1 or less. These courses offer delegates valuable hands-on practical experience in surgical approaches.



Unfortunately, due to the spread and ongoing threat of coronavirus, OTC has had to take the decision to postpone the upcoming Foot & Ankle Course for the safety of all attendees. All registrations and accommodation booked through OTC have been cancelled and fully refunded. We will endeavour to organise this course later in the year. Thank-you for your understanding and patience.


It is with great pleasure that the Committee announce the winner of the Annual OTC Trauma Paper Prize at AORA is Raj Narulla. Raj Narulla won his prize for the paper: Comparision of four antegrade femoral nails for risk of injury to the superficial femoral artery based on computed tomography angiography modelling. Congratulations to Raj who was awarded a special plaque, and will also receive a certificate and a free registration to an OTC South Pacific Advanced Fracture Management Course next year!