Shoulder and Elbow

Journals & News


December 2017 
Diagnostic Injections About the Shoulder
Edward McFarland, MD; Johnathan Bernard, MD, MPH; Eric Dein, MD; Alex Johnson, MD

November 2017
The Diagnostic Utility of Synovial Fluid Markers in Periprosthetic Joint Infection: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Anas Saleh, MD; Deepak Ramanathan, MD; Marcelo Bogliolo P. Siqueira, MD; et al


October 2017 
In Search of Long-term TSA Success

Courses & Webinars

AAOS/ASES Anatomic and Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: State-of-the-Art

November 2 - 3, 2018
OLC Education & Conference Center, Rosemont, IL

Joseph A. Abboud, MD, and
J. Michael Wiater, MD


Learn how to determine the proper indications for anatomic and reverse TSA, tips and tricks for surgical exposure, and how to avoid complications.

Orthopaedic Video Theater

Subscribe to Orthopaedic Video Theater for unlimited access to nearly 600 orthopaedic surgical videos. 

  • Peer-reviewed
  • High-quality
  • Non-biased

OVT is available on the AAOS Access App which features quick searches, download capability, and streamlined access to the video collections.


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2017 Shoulder and Elbow Self-Assessment Examination

Lynn A. Crosby, MD

Deepen your knowledge of shoulder and elbow with the NEW 2017 Self-Assessment Examination. Up to 10 CME credits/100 multiple-choice questions


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Evidence-based Medicine

AAOS provides easy access to up-to-date treatment guidelines and appropriate use criteria.

Management of Rotator Cuff Problems
Glenohumeral Joint Osteoarthritis

Learn more about evidence-based medicine at OrthoGuidelines Access guidelines anywhere, anytime using our free mobile app  

Print Books and eBooks

Advanced Reconstruction: Shoulder 2 Arthroscopy, Arthroplasty, and Fracture Management

Jeffrey S. Abrams, MD, Robert H. Bell, MD, and John M. Tokish, MD

Expert insight and practical guidance help you master the latest techniques, including minimally invasive techniques for instability, rotator cuff pathology, and arthritis.   


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Annual Meeting 2018

March 6 – 10, 2018
Morial Convention Center, New Orleans, Louisiana

Registration is Now Open

Plan your Education and Register Today!

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For Your Patients

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Volunteer Opportunities

Explore the many  volunteer opportunities  available at AAOS. 

Members who volunteer their time and energy to education programs at AAOS and other orthopaedic organizations can be recognized through the  Education Achievement Awards Program.