Find AAOS Education Solutions under the Sails

By: Bronwyn Jones Barrera, MBA

Interested in learning about AAOS education offerings, from apps to eBooks? Want to know more about membership benefits and how the Academy can help you navigate Maintenance of Certification (MOC)? Make sure you stop by the AAOS Resource Center, located in the Sails Pavilion on the upper level of the San Diego Convention Center. There, Academy staff are “on deck” from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Tuesday through Friday; and 7:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. on Saturday. Extended hours offer you the flexibility to stop in at your convenience. Try out new resources and tools to help enhance your clinical skills, challenge your problem-solving abilities, and keep yourself and your practice on course all year long.

Browse and save 10 percent
Scan new clinical publications, including the new Orthopaedic Knowledge Update (OKU) 12, three new OKU specialty volumes, three new additions to the Advanced Reconstruction series, self-assessment exams, coding solutions, subscriptions, and more. Save 10 percent on orders placed exclusively at the Resource Center.

Sample the Orthopaedic Video Theater for free via the AAOS Access app and test drive the new AAOS online learning concept with interactive modules, free content, and even video-based continuing medical education (CME). Your feedback will help shape the future of Academy online learning.

Mobile apps for iOS and Android
Consult with AAOS staff for a richer meeting experience. Get assistance navigating the My Academy meeting app, downloading your content via the AAOS Access app, and exploring programs that put more meeting information, peer-reviewed videos, and AAOS eBooks at your fingertips than ever before.

Courses all year long
Browse hands-on skills, review and destination course offerings that provide opportunities for engaging, year-round learning. Staff members from the Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) Education & Conference Center are on hand to offer insight into the onsite course experience and the OLC’s state-of-the-art skills lab.

Your membership at work
Tap into AAOS initiatives and services that positively affect your practice and your profession. AAOS staff at the Resource Center can answer questions about member benefits and AAOS Member Advantage Programs. Manage your participation in the MOC process, find patient education resources, and ensure delivery of your AAOS periodicals, including AAOS Now and the expanding Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons family of publications.

ICL handouts
Handouts for Instructional Course Lectures (ICLs) are available in the My Academy meeting app. The full set of handouts on flash drive for all ICLs can be purchased at the Resource Center. Single handout purchases are emailed to you as PDFs, exclusively during the meeting.                             

Bronwyn Jones Barrera, MBA, is a manager in the AAOS marketing department.