The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) has developed the COVID-19 Member Resource Center to support professionals in the musculoskeletal community who are facing the unprecedented impact of COVID-19. Content has been developed or curated by AAOS and other credible sources to provide timely information related to clinical guidance, practice management, changes in policy and regulation, as well as ongoing AAOS advocacy efforts.
As the COVID-19 landscape is rapidly changing, this Resource Center is updated regularly. If you have other relevant information you want to bring to our attention, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
COVID-19 Surgical Volume Impact
In this survey, AAOS explored the impact of COVID-19 and will use results to support members as they return to elective surgery as safely as possible. See survey results in this at-a-glance infographic.
Guidance for Elective Surgery
Find recommendations on elective surgery from the AAOS, the American College of Surgeons, and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
AAOS is committed to advocating on your behalf to help shape COVID-19 response policy for much-needed relief and flexibility.
Find educational resources developed to support healthcare professionals' needs throughout the course of the COVID-19 pandemic.
News & Features
Find AAOS Now articles on a wide range of COVID-19 topics including clinical, advocacy, research, practice management, and more.
JAAOS Unplugged Podcast: COVID-19 Special Edition
In this episode, host Cory Smith, MD, interviews guest editors William N. Levine, MD, FAAOS, and Peter Rose, MD, FAAOS about the June 1 COVID-19 special edition of JAAOS. Dr. Smith also interviews James R. Ficke, MD, FAAOS, FACS, and Adam S. Levin, MD, FAAOS about their article “Departmental Experience and Lessons Learned With Accelerated Introduction of Telemedicine During the COVID-19 Crisis.”
Voice of the Orthopaedic Surgeon
AAOS conducted a multi-pronged research study to better understand how COVID-19 has impacted orthopaedic surgeons. This data will help the Academy meet the current and future needs of its members.