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.
We provide the online AAOS Learning Portfolio to help you manage Maintenance of Certification. It shows you how many CME credits you need and when you need them. You can check your CME earnings and add new CME activities to your transcript by logging into the Learning Portfolio.
Our Annual Meeting is the largest orthopaedic educational experience in the world. Join us in Orlando in 2020.
Examination Center & ResStudy
Test and refine your knowledge with our self-assessment resources, including special interest exams and the ResStudy program.
Maintenance of Certification
The Academy is committed to helping you fulfill MOC requirements by providing many resources, including the Learning Portfolio.
Courses & Webinars
Experience world-class faculty and the highest quality, peer-reviewed programs -- live and recorded -- to meet your learning needs.
Orthopaedic Video Theater (OVT)
OVT gives you access to more than 800 peer-reviewed surgical technique videos. Global experts, user-submitted videos, and more.
Get ready for a successful clinical practice with AAOS tools to prepare for ABOS certification, credentialing, and practice management.
Find high-quality titles in general orthopaedics and specialty interests to help you prepare for clinical rounds, ABOS certification, and more.
AAOS offers a variety of activities for you to earn CME credit -- from exams to courses to online learning.
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.