Volunteer Opportunities

Committee Appointment Program

View all AAOS Council/Cabinet and Committee openings and apply for positions of interest.

Media Spokespersons

If you would like to be considered for Academy media interview requests or partner with  AAOS Public Relations on various public safety and information campaigns, sign-up for our spokesperson database.

Resident Assembly

A resident advisory body  to the AAOS on issues of importance to orthopaedic residents.  

Ortho-pinion Columns

Share your expertise & unique perspective by authoring a bone & joint health blog on ANationInMotion.org.

Disaster Preparedness & Response

A comprehensive disaster preparedness plan to enable an effective and efficient volunteer response when a disaster strikes and the orthopaedic community is called upon to help.

Medical Student Mentoring Program

Find out more about  mentoring a medical student.  


The heart of any association is its membership and the volunteers who give their time for the betterment of their profession. The AAOS is no different, and we're pleased that every year over two thousand of our members donate their time and skills in various capacities ranging from formal committee work to building playgrounds for underprivileged children in the host cities of our Annual Meetings. Explore the many volunteer opportunities available at the AAOS.