AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review: General Orthopaedic

Registration Now Open!

Prepare for MOC success
Build your confidence and review the content you need to pass your MOC exam, the first time, at this supercharged 2-day course. Your faculty are set to deliver evidence-based, content-packed lectures structured around the testable material you need to know. Prepare to pass and “check-up” on your current knowledge and recent advances in every area of orthopaedics, with post-course online study supplements and recordings included.

Take advantage of face-time with speakers to ask follow-up questions and get clarification on challenging topics.

Continue the challenge until the exam
  • Course recording – Watch the entire course again, or pick and choose lectures to review as needed until the exam in the fall
  • Course Syllabus – faculty-provided content and handouts
  • 1700+ online self-assessment with discussion, preferred response, and recommended readings – available through September 15

Here's what to expect at the AAOS MOC Preparation and Review Course!

Course Directors

Dr. Lieberman
Isador H. Lieberman, MD, MBA, FRCSC
Texas Back Institue
Plano, TX

Dr. Aboulafia
Albert J. Aboulafia, MD 
Weinberg Cancer Institute at MedStar Franklin Square Medical Center
Georgetown University
Baltimore, MD

Registration Fees

Attendee Credentials Early-Bird Fees
Register before December 1, 2018
Standard Fees
Register on or after December 1, 2018
AAOS Member
Candidate Member
Associate Member
International Member
International Nonmember
Other Physician
Post-Residency Fellow Nonmember
PA Nonmember
Allied Health
U.S. Military*
Resident Member
PA Member
AAOS Emeritus Member

*U.S. Military members in active duty.


At the conclusion of this course, learners should be able to:
  • Interpret current clinical, laboratory, and diagnostic imaging studies for oncology, upper and lower extremity, spine, pediatrics, and trauma conditions
  • Interpret current clinical, laboratory, and diagnostic imaging studies oncology, upper and lower extremity, spine, pediatrics, and trauma conditions
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the fundamental knowledge base required for Maintenance of Certification
  • Differentiate between current operative and non-operative treatment strategies
  • Apply evidence-based orthopaedic literature to your practice concerning a wide array of musculoskeletal conditions
  • Recognize the spectrum of surgical management of musculoskeletal conditions and the indications and contraindications for each
  • Determine knowledge gaps and develop a study plan to prepare for the Maintenance of Certification general examination
  • Identify testable topics and describe the Maintenance of Certification general examination format

Enjoy post-course online supplements to continue your self-study and review until exam day!

  • Course Recording to watch the entire course again
  • Course Syllabus featuring faculty-provided content and handouts
  • 1700+ online self-assessment questions including discussion, preferred response, and recommended readings

Practicing orthopaedic surgeons attend this intensive review to secure the knowledge and confidence of the testable material needed to prepare for the MOC recertification exam. Orthopaedic practitioners get an in-depth review of the fundamentals and advances in orthopaedic surgery. Physician assistants will gain a broad overview of current treatment and general aspects of orthopaedic patient care.

AMA Credit Designation
AAOS designates this live activity for 18.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credits commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

ACCME Accreditation

Exhibits information coming soon!

For information on additional Corporate Sponsorship Opportunities click here.

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

Manage your MOC process

Course syllabus will be provided in a secured electronic (PDF) and print format as part of your registration fee. Registrants will be notified of details on downloading the file(s) approximately one (1) week in advance of the course to the email address on file. The print format will be provided upon check-in at the course registration desk onsite.

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: custserv@aaos.org.