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Published 4/1/2015

Share Your Knowledge at the 2016 Annual Meeting

Contribute to advancing the principles of orthopaedic science, research, and clinical practice by participating in the AAOS 2016 Annual Meeting.

The Academy’s Central Program Committee is issuing a call for abstracts on a wide variety of orthopaedic-related topics. AAOS members, residents, and other orthopaedic professionals are invited to submit abstracts for the next AAOS Annual Meeting, being held in Orlando, Fla., March 1–5, 2016. Nowhere else will your discoveries reach such a wide-ranging orthopaedic audience.

Research and clinical findings may take the form of a paper or poster presentation, a scientific exhibit, or a video in the Orthopaedic Video Theater. Abstracts are now being accepted in the following classifications:

  • Adult Reconstruction Hip
  • Adult Reconstruction Knee
  • Foot and Ankle
  • Hand and Wrist
  • Pediatrics
  • Practice Management/Rehabilitation
  • Shoulder and Elbow
  • Spine
  • Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy
  • Trauma
  • Tumor/Metabolic Bone Disease

Deadlines and disclosure
“The future of orthopaedic science and practice is taking shape right now, in your own research and clinical breakthroughs,” said James R. Fricke, MD, chair of the 2016 Central Program Committee. “Share your discoveries and new concepts at our most important meeting of minds and orthopaedic knowledge, the AAOS 2016 Annual Meeting.”

The deadline for submitting your abstract for a paper or poster presentation or a scientific exhibit is June 2, 2015; the deadline for abstracts for the Orthopaedic Video Theater is July 15, 2015.

Submit abstracts online at www.aaos.org/abstracts; full-page abstracts, as well as supplemental materials such as radiographs or images may be submitted.

All presenters and coauthors must disclose financial relationships in the AAOS Orthopaedic Disclosure Program (www.aaos.org/disclosure). The disclosure must be entered or updated as of April 1, 2015. Abstracts will not be graded unless all disclosures are complete.

For more information, visit www.aaos.org/abstracts