Journals & News


November 2017
Pedicled Rotational Medial and Lateral Gastrocnemius Flaps: Surgical Technique
Zeke Walton, MD; Milton Armstrong, MD, FACS; Sophia Traven, MD; Lee Leddy, MD

October 2017 
Distal Humerus Fractures in the Elderly Population
Thomas F. Varecka, MD; Chad Myeroff, MD


November 2017 
EWI XII Highlights Joint Learning

Courses & Webinars

AAOS/OTA Daily Dilemmas in Trauma: Your Topics, Expert Solutions

April 19 - 21, 2018
Baltimore, MD

Paul Tornetta III, MD, and
J. Tracy Watson, MD
Course Directors


This unique course, designed specifically by you for you, delivers the trauma updates and the operative and nonoperative fracture treatment knowledge you need when you take call.

Video Gallery

Surgical Management of Greater Tuberosity Fractures

Daniel C. Acevedo, MD and
Joseph A. Abboud, MD 

Orthopaedic Knowledge Online Journal, February 2015

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2018 Musculoskeletal Trauma Self-Assessment Examination

Phillip R. Wolinsky, MD

Identify areas in musculoskeletal trauma unfamiliar to you and better understand underlying principles and techniques.

Up to 10 CME credits; 100 multiple-choice questions.


See all self-assessment exams

Evidence-based Medicine

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

Distal Radius Fractures
Hip Fractures in the Elderly

Learn more about evidence-based medicine at OrthoGuidelines Access guidelines anywhere, anytime using our free mobile app    

Print Books and eBooks

Orthopaedic Knowledge Update: Trauma 5

William M. Ricci, MD, and
Robert F. Ostrum, MD

Objective, evidence-based coverage of all aspects of orthopaedic trauma care helps you decide the best approach for every situation.

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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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For Your Patients

OrthoInfo -- the Academy's patient education website -- is one of the few peer reviewed orthopaedic resources for patients on the internet.

Recently updated articles in Trauma include: 

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    orthoinfo pages


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.