About RI Orthopedic Society

Mission Statement

Through connection, community and continuing medical education activities, we aim to improve the quality of life for not only medical practitioners in Rhode Island, but also for the patients we serve.

Our Work

The Rhode Island Orthopedic Society is an organization both representing and uniting Rhode Island’s community of orthopedic surgeons. Our society advances awareness and support for the practice of orthopedic medicine through our valued relationships with the state legislature.

History of RIOS

Original By-Laws and Rules

In 1960, several Rhode Island physicians organized and incorporated the Rhode Island Orthopedic Society.