Journals & News


October 2017 
Distal Humerus Fractures in the Elderly Population
Thomas F. Varecka, MD; Chad Myeroff, MD


September 2017 
Pelvic Fractures: Definitive Treatment and Expected Outcomes
H. Claude Sagi, MD; Matthew Jimenez, MD, FACS


October 2017 
Understanding Patient Perceptions Regarding Unused Opioid Medication

Courses & Webinars

AAOS/OTA Orthopaedic Trauma Update in Tactics and Techniques

December 1-2, 2017
OLC Education & Conference Center 
Rosemont, IL

Bradley R. Merk, MD,
and Laura J. Prokuski, MD


Expand your skill set and build your confidence in the management of familiar to complex fractures!

Video Gallery

Surgical Management of Greater Tuberosity Fractures

Daniel C. Acevedo, MD and
Joseph A. Abboud, MD 

Orthopaedic Knowledge Online Journal, February 2015

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Musculoskeletal Trauma Self-Assessment Examination 2015

Phillip R. Wolinsky, MD

Apply clinical decision-making and imaging interpretation skills in the treatment of musculoskeletal trauma patients. Up to 10 CME credits/101 multiple-choice questions.

self assessment

See all self-assessment exams

Evidence-based Medicine

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

Distal Radius Fractures
Hip Fractures in the Elderly

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

Print Books and eBooks

Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Trauma 5

William M. Ricci, MD, and
Robert F. Ostrum, MD

Objective, evidence-based coverage of all aspects of orthopaedic trauma care helps you decide the best approach for every situation.

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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

OrthoInfo -- the Academy's patient education website -- is one of the few peer reviewed orthopaedic resources for patients on the internet.

Recently updated articles in Trauma include: 

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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.