AAOS Orthopaedic Board Preparation and Review Course

April 23 - 27, 2019
Holiday Inn Chicago-Mart Plaza
Chicago, Illinois

Commit these 4.5 days to intensive and focused review sessions designed specifically to help you pass the most important exam of your career – the first time.

Faculty draw on material based on common test questions to guide you through the vast amount of content for each specialty area. This focused approach includes dedicated time for high-yield review sessions to re-cap the most important testable facts and concepts.

This unique blended learning program is the premier course with exclusive pre- and post-event resources with online access to study the content and build confidence conveniently and at your own pace.

Start preparing as soon as you register! Valuable study materials are immediately available to course registrants and will be accessible through July 31, 2019! Take your preparation beyond the lectures with high-yield videos and webinars and thousands of self-assessment questions. After registering, visit “Materials and Syllabus” in the below menu to access your exclusive content portal.

    Here’s what to expect at the 2019 AAOS Board Prep Course!

    Course Directors

    A. Jay Khanna, MD
    Johns Hopkins

    Francis H. Shen, MD
    University of Virginia

    Registration Fees

    Attendee Credentials Registration Rates
    Orthopaedic Resident
    Post Residency Fellow
    Allied Health
    Active U.S. Military
    AAOS Member
    Candidate Member
    Associate Member
    International Member
    International Nonmember
    Other Physician
    Non-MD Practitioner
    AAOS Emeritus Member

    At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
    • Apply the differential diagnosis, treatment, prognosis of tibial lesions, hand lesions, sacral lesions, characteristic lesions, and soft tissue lesions to the young and adult patient
    • Recognize the most important features of bone, cartilage, nerve, muscle and tendon/ligament, normal anatomy and physiology, and abnormal conditions
    • Identify various essential traumatic and non-traumatic orthopaedic conditions and their non-operative and operative treatment
    • Apply the important diagnostic and treatment concepts in adult hip and knee reconstructions
    • Recognize the essential features of pediatric genetic, congenital, dysplastic, and traumatic conditions
    • Identify the important features of traumatic and non-traumatic foot and ankle conditions
    • Apply the testable systemic factors and emergency conditions in trauma care
    • Identify the essential traumatic and non-traumatic spine and hand conditions
    • Recognize the essential concepts in upper and lower extremity sports medicine

    Available now! Log in to the exclusive companion website as soon as you register to access:

    • The new OrthoWizard platform, with access to over 2,700 self-assessment questions
    • 9 recorded webinars on study topics across orthopaedics
    • Online high-yield videos: 9 sessions on key study points for each orthopaedic specialty area
    • Download the PDF syllabus 1 week prior to the course

    Enjoy extended access through July 31, 2019.

    Save the date for the June 13, 2019 webinar, AAOS Basic Science: High-Yield Facts and What You Need to Know for the Part 1 ABOS Exam – included with your course registration!

    If you are taking Part 1 of the Board Exam in 2019, this course should be part of your study plan. Fourth year residents can also gain insights for your final year of residency.

    Those preparing for a recertification exam can enjoy a broad review of all specialty areas.

    AMA Credit Designation
    AAOS designates this live activity for 48.0 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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    AAOS Corporate Engagement Specialist
    Phone: 847-384-4335
    E-mail: buckley@aaos.org
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    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: mailto: 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: mailto: customerservice@aaos.org