Community Groups, available via the AAOS Membership App, allow AAOS members to connect with one another, engage in conversations, and safely discuss patient cases.


Published 3/8/2024

Grow Your Career and Your Network with AAOS Membership App

The free AAOS Membership App provides members a quick and easy way to access their membership benefits. Quickly find learning tools and member resources to keep you at the top of your orthopaedic game, even on the go. Stay up to date with the latest orthopaedic news with access to AAOS publications and media like the Journal of the AAOS®, AAOS Now, the Bone Beat Podcast Channel, and more. Use this one-stop shop to manage your membership by updating your profile and paying your dues to ensure a seamless membership experience.

Boost your network
Available exclusively through the AAOS Membership App, connect with your colleagues via the member-to-member messaging feature. Use the AAOS Member Directory to connect with more than 38,000 orthopaedic specialists from across the globe.

Group chats are also available via the app. You can create a group with three or more AAOS members and securely consult with colleagues, give and receive advice on patient care, share tips and tricks, and grow your professional network.

Connect and collaborate with peers
Use Community Groups to connect with members across practice specialties, demographics, career stages, and more. Pilot groups include:

  • Ortho Runners
  • Ortho Travelers
  • Reconstructive Hip and Knee
  • Residents
  • Sports
  • Women in Ortho

If there is not an existing group for you, reach out to your membership team and recommend a new one. With Community Groups, you can safely discuss patient cases, engage in conversations with your peers, and discover new content. Community Groups are available exclusively on the AAOS Membership App.

Resident resources
Resident members of the Academy will find a customized version of the app. The resident resources are tailored to help you prepare for your American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Examinations and Orthopaedic In-Training Examination®, plan your professional growth, and access resources that will help you progress through training.

Residents can use the AAOS Membership App to swiftly access:

  • AAOS Resident Orthopaedic Core Knowledge program
  • ResStudy
  • AAOS Resident Assembly website

Download the app today
Learn more and download the app today by visiting The AAOS Membership App is available on the Google Play Store and the Apple App Store. On-site app support will be available in the AAOS Membership Booth, located in South, Esplanade Lobby.