Hand and Wrist


2016 Hand and Wrist Self-Assessment Examination

John Bednar, MD 

Developed in partnership with the American Society for Surgery of the Hand. Up to 10 CME Credits/100 multiple-choice questions.


See all self-assessment examinations

Annual Meeting News

Broaden your knowledge and strengthen your skills during focused sessions.

The Hand and Wrist track identifies the most relevant sessions for your expertise and learning path.

Orthopaedic Video Theater

View the vast and growing collection of expert, quality surgical videos at video.aaos.org - now FREE as a benefit of AAOS membership!

The newly expanded OVT now includes dynamic videos from more diverse perspectives, adding increased variety to your learning.


Surgical Techniques

Trigger Finger Release

Explore hundreds of Surgical Procedures and Techniques Learning Modules - available FREE to AAOS members - at the online learning platform at learn.aaos.org!


Wrist Sprains

Offer your patients peer-reviewed, non-biased, easy-to-understand information on this musculoskeletal topic and hundreds more on the NEW OrthoInfo website - now with an improved mobile experience!

Evidence-Based Medicine

Appropriate Use Criteria on Distal Radius Fractures

An "appropriate" procedure is one for which the expected health benefits exceed the expected health risks by a wide margin. 

Journals & News

October 2018
Electrical Injuries of the Hand and Upper Extremity
Lee, Donald H., MD; Desai, Mihir J., MD; Gauger, Erich M., MD

September 2018
AAOS AUC Guide Residents' Decision-making in the Acute Treatment of Distal Radius Fractures

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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.