AAOS/OTA Daily Dilemmas in Trauma: Your Topics, Expert Solutions

Paul Tornetta III, MD, and J. Tracy Watson, MD
Course Directors

Engage in critical thinking and expand your trauma acumen with the operative and nonoperative trauma updates you need to stay current when you take call.

Improve your practice performance and round out your trauma skill set through engaging debates, surgical video and case reviews, fixation strategies and rotating small group discussions with faculty.

Expert faculty share current knowledge and personal insights on fracture management, infection, bone grafts, compartment syndrome and more. Tap into your faculty’s trauma expertise and insights with your personally challenging cases for practical solutions and decision-making.

“The best trauma course I have ever attended! The format, the ease of access to faculty, and the size of the course made it superb.” – 2018 Course Attendee

You impact this course! Early registrants guide a portion of this course by voting in advance on preferred topics to complete the program, creating a unique experience around the most popular selections.

You pick the topics. They bring the expertise.

Cast Your Vote!

After you register, visit aaos.org/3248/vote to select your preferred course topics. The most popular selections will be included in the course program. Voting closes March 8, 2019.

Course Directors

Paul Tornetta III, MD
Boston University School of Medicine

J. Tracy Watson, MD
Banner University Medical Center

Registration Fees

Attendee Credentials
Registration Fee
International Nonmember
Other Physician
AAOS or OTA Member
Candidate Member
Associate Member
International Member
Post-Residency Fellow Nonmember
PA Nonmember
Allied Health
U.S. Military*
AAOS or OTA Resident Member
Post-Residency Fellow Member
PA Member
AAOS or OTA Emeritus Member

*For AAOS/OTA members in active U.S. military duty only

OTA Members: Please call AAOS Customer Service at 800-626-6726 to receive member rates.


At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
  • Review the appropriate care and treatment options for common yet often complex fractures and injury patterns
  • Apply different algorithms for the evaluation of common traumatic injuries based on diagnostic modalities and treatment options, with an emphasis on current concepts of surgical management
  • Identify indications and surgical approaches for anatomic specific fractures
  • Discuss contemporary fracture fixation strategies
  • Manage post-operative care for the patient with traumatic injuries

Special Highlights:

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Orthopaedic Surgeons, Residents, Nurses and PAs looking to improve critical thinking and gain up-to-date knowledge and valuable skills to improve both patient trauma care and practice performance.

AAOS designates this live activity for a 13.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACCME Accreditation

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Exhibits Information

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Angela Buckley, MPA
AAOS Corporate Engagement Specialist
Phone: 847-384-4335
E-mail: Buckley@aaos.org
Jason Raymond
AAOS Exhibits Communications Specialist
Phone: 847-384-4174
E-mail: jraymond@aaos.org
Refund Policy

Cancellation requests must be submitted in writing to Customer Service at: customerservice@aaos.org or mail to AAOS, 9400 W Higgins Rd, Rosemont, IL 60018.

Course cancellations are subject to the following refund policy. Webinars and Webcast registration fees are non-refundable (you will be notified if a replay is available to watch at a later date convenient for you).

Days Prior to Course Start Date Refund
30+ Days Registration fee less $150 cancellation fee
29 to 15 days 50% refund
14 days or less No refund
Course Cancellation

The Academy reserves the right to cancel a course thirty (30) days prior to the course start date. Any person who has registered for the course will be notified by email at the address noted in the AAOS member database. A telephone call will also be made to each registrant for whom a number is available. Persons whose registration is received after a course is cancelled will be notified by telephone and email. Registration fees will be refunded in full. However, other costs incurred by the registrant, such as airline or hotel penalties are the responsibility of the registrant.

For additional information or to register, call AAOS Customer Service Department at 1 (800) 626-6726 (US & Canada) or 1-847-823-7186 for outside US & Canada Monday - Friday 8AM - 5PM CT or email: customerservice@aaos.org.

The Academy would like to thank the Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) for the many contributions made by its members in the production of this program. The Academy and orthopaedic specialty societies work together to provide orthopaedic surgeons with the highest quality educational programs and publications. This cooperative spirit among colleague organizations is an important resource and valuable asset for the orthopaedic community.