Shoulder and Elbow


2017 Shoulder and Elbow Self-Assessment Examination

Lynn A. Crosby, MD

Deepen your knowledge of shoulder and elbow with the NEW 2017 Self-Assessment Examination. Up to 10 CME credits/100 multiple-choice questions


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Courses & Webinars

AAOS/ASES Anatomic and Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: State-of-the-Art

November 2 - 3, 2018
OLC Education & Conference Center, Rosemont, IL

Joseph A. Abboud, MD, and
J. Michael Wiater, MD


Learn tips, pearls, technical tricks, and how to avoid pitfalls and complications when performing reverse TSA from the leading experts in the U.S.

Orthopaedic Video Theater

Intramedullary Humeral Cement Extraction for Revision Shoulder Arthroplasty

View this OVT video and nearly 700 surgical videos on the new online learning platform and via the AAOS Access App, including 116 NEW 2018 titles. Now 200+ videos include CME! For information visit

Webinars OnDemand

Elbow Instability: A Case Based Approach to Mastering Elbow Stability

60-minute recorded event - Free to AAOS members!

Surgical Techniques

Use of Arthroscopic Portals in Shoulder Surgery: Technique and Strategy

Explore this and more than 100 Surgical Procedures and Techniques Learning Modules - available FREE to AAOS members - at the online learning platform at!


Rotator Cuff Tears

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

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

Management of Rotator Cuff Problems

Learn more about evidence-based medicine at OrthoGuidelines

Access guidelines anywhere, anytime using our free mobile app

Journals & News

August 2018
Comprehensive Review of the Elbow Physical Examination 

Smith, Matthew V., MD, MSc; Lamplot, Joseph D., MD; Wright, Rick W., MD; Brophy, Robert H., MD


July 2018 
Debate: Are Ultrasounds Necessary for Routine Knee and Shoulder Injections in the Office?

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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.