The AAOS Office of Government Relations promotes and advocates the viewpoint of the orthopaedic community before federal and state legislative, regulatory, and executive agencies. Based in Washington, D.C., with additional staff in the Academy's headquarters in Rosemont, Illinois, the Office of Government Relations identifies, analyzes, and directs all health policy activities and initiatives to position the AAOS as the trusted leaders in advancing musculoskeletal health.
Advocacy Action Center
Grassroots advocacy is a powerful tool for strengthening the voice of the orthopaedic community on critical health policy issues.
"The Orthopaedic PAC" is the only national political action committee representing orthopaedic surgeons before Congress.
FInd current news with Advocacy Now, a bi-weekly publication, as well as the Bone Beat podcast, and Orthopaedic PAC Report.
Learn more about successes in advancing physician priorities with the federal and state policymakers.
There are many ways AAOS members can become involved in shaping the political landscape for the betterment of our patients.