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Meet your educational objectives and enjoy sessions in your preferred learning style. A wide variety of educational formats enable you to create a unique educational experience that is right for you.

2020 Annual Meeting Education Opportunities

NEW! Orthopaedic Influencer

Get up close and personal and learn what it takes to become an influencer as residents interview those that have the power to positively cause change through knowledge, position, and authority in orthopaedics. 

NEW! Engagement Theater

Experience this new theater feature daily engaging presentations on a variety of topics ranging from advocacy and research updates to mentoring.  

Ask an Expert

Present Your patient case challenges and receive expert diagnosis and recommendations.

Career Development Courses

Advance or refine your career with curriculum including: Leadership, Teaching and Communication, Research and Education, Mentoring and Marketing.

Case Presentation Courses

Engage in table discussions of complex cases with peers and experts, review case data, and hear the final solution.

Flash Five

Collect critical takeaways on hot topics during five-minute presentations. 

Innovation Theater

Watch live demonstrations of innovative products, services, and solutions showcased by medical and technology professionals.

Instructional Courses

Tried-and-true techniques in orthopaedics. Experts present lectures and discuss cases. Interactive course.

Orthopaedic Video Theater

Surgical videos and multimedia programs online. A self-directed interactive experience.

Paper Presentations

Explore new and exciting research and advances in orthopaedics.

Poster Tours

Attend guided presentations of the top-rated posters. Recognized experts create a memorable experience by highlighting pearls and answering your questions.


Learn from visual presentations about the latest medical, clinical, and scientific research.

Practice Management Course for Residents & Fellows-in-Training

Review essential elements of practice management and strengthen the foundation in preparation for practice.


Take the driver's seat as you watch surgeons debate topics and techniques; then YOU determin who wins the debate.

Specialty Day

Earn additional CME and connext with professionals who share your specialty interest. Exchange experiences and ideas while learning about the latest developments to ensure superior patient care with special programming presented by organizations that are members of the Board of Specialty Societies (BOS). 

Speed Mentoring

Navigate the transition from residency to practicing physician with ease. This interactive session provides the opportunity to have your questions answered by the pros, as you engage with orthopaedic icons and young practicing surgeons on a multitude of topics beyond textbooks and the operating room.


Inspire your thinking as a panel of surgeons shares leading-edge research shaping changes in practice. 

Technical Skills Courses

Focus on positioning, approach and step-by-step technical tips through edited videos; includes live discussion on the pearls.


Attend presentations of the latest technology and applications beneficial to surgeons and staff teams.  Presentations take place Wednesday through Friday in the Exhibit Hall.

The Way I See It...

Listen to the faculty's candid opinions on contemporary, top-of-mind issues.