Lifelong orthopaedic learning is at the core
of the Academy’s mission.
That’s why AAOS is committed to helping every member grow, succeed and thrive in the orthopaedic surgery profession. AAOS provides its members with the knowledge, education, clinical tools, and professional support that allow you to meet the challenges of your chosen specialty interest and build mastery throughout your career.
Examination Center & ResStudy
Test and refine your knowledge with our self-assessment resources, including special interest exams and the ResStudy program.
Explore interactive education options, such as surgical video and exam prep, and earn CME as you sharpen your knowledge.
Courses & Webinars
Experience world-class faculty and the highest quality, peer-reviewed programs -- live and recorded -- to meet your learning needs.
Get ready for a successful clinical practice with AAOS tools to prepare for ABOS certification, credentialing, and practice management.
Our Annual Meeting is the largest orthopaedic educational experience in the world. Join us in Orlando in 2020.
Journals & News
Our trusted journals, news magazine, and newsletters keep you current on the orthopaedic advances and topics you need.
Additional Education Resources
In addition to our resources for orthopaedic surgeons, the AAOS offers a wide selection of clinical and assessment tools to help meet the educational needs of all health professionals involved in musculoskeletal care -- from courses and webinars to print and digital publications, and videos.
OrthoInfo.org is the Academy's patient education website. Direct your patients here for hundreds of articles on diseases, conditions and treatments, as well as injury prevention information.
The AAOS also provides opportunities for orthopaedic specialty, regional and state societies and other orthopaedic education providers to engage in a joint providership of its educational activities.