Shoulder and Elbow


NEW 2019 Shoulder and Elbow Self-Assessment Examination

Konrad I. Gruson, MD

Deepen your knowledge of shoulder and elbow with the NEW 2019 Self-Assessment Examination. Up to 10 CME credits/100 multiple-choice questions


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Courses & Webinars

AAOS Reverse Total Shoulder and Latarjet/Open Instability Procedures

May 3-4, 2019 
Rosemont, IL

Improve your decision-making abilities and hone your hands-on skills for reverse total shoulder and latarjet/open instability procedures. 


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Annual Meeting News

Broaden your knowledge and strengthen your skills during focused sessions.

The Shoulder and Elbow 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 - 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

Arthroscopic Subacromial Decompression and Distal Clavicle Resection

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

Webinars OnDemand

Latarjet: How, When and Why

60-minute recorded event - Free to AAOS members!


Frozen Shoulder 

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

AUC for Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears: Optimizing Management

This AUC adresses operative and non-operative mangement of symptomatic full-thickness rotator cuff tears using evidence from AAOS CPG along with clinician expertise.

Learn more about evidence-based medicine at OrthoGuidelines available online or via the free mobile app.

Journals & News

December 2018
Comparative Utilization of Reverse and Anatomic Total ShoulderArthroplasty
Chalmers, Peter N., MD; Salazar, Dane H., MD; Romeo, Anthony A., MD; Keener, Jay D., MD; Yamaguchi, Ken, MD, MBA; Chamberlain, Aaron M., MD


November 2018
Letter to the Editor: Sleep Quality in Patients With Rotator Cuff Disease
Gorski, Jerrold, MD

Thank you for joining us at the 2018 Annual Meeting
See why members come back year after year in the attendee experience video captured live in New Orleans.

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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.