Government Relations

The AAOS Office of Government Relations promotes and represents the viewpoint of the orthopaedic community before federal and state legislative, regulatory, and executive agencies. Based in Washington, DC, but also including staff from the AAOS headquarters in Rosemont, Illinois, the Office of Government Relations identifies, analyzes, and directs all health policy activities and initiatives of the AAOS.

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The Political Action Committee of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons or "The Orthopaedic PAC" is the only national political action committee in Washington, DC, representing orthopaedic surgeons before Congress. We're your voice, your strength, and your access in the Nation's Capitol.  Click here for more information on the PAC.

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