AAOS Now encourages editorial submissions from orthopaedic surgeons and orthopaedic- and practice-related product and service providers that qualify as subject matter experts. Interested authors should review the following documents 

2024 Editorial deadlines: 

  • January issue – Oct. 23, 2023 
  • February issue – Nov. 10, 2023 
  • March/April issue – Jan. 8, 2024
  • May issue – Feb. 12, 2024
  • June issue – March 11, 2024
  • July issue – April 8, 2024
  • August/September issue – June 14, 2024
  • October issue – July 15, 2024
  • November issue – Aug. 12, 2024
  • December issue – Sept. 6, 2024

AAOS Now encourages interested authors to contact staff prior to writing in order to review suggestions and provide feedback. Submit submissions and/or questions using the Contact the Editor Form 

Letters to the Editor 

AAOS Now regularly publishes letters from readers. Submissions should be less than 500 words and include the reader’s name and the article’s headline and publication date. Submit letters using the Contact the Editor Form.

Society News  

When space permits, AAOS Now regularly publishes news from other orthopaedic state and subspecialty societies and healthcare nonprofits, government agencies, for-profit industry members (nonproduct/nonservice related), etc. Submissions should be between 100 to 250 words and submitted using the Contact the Editor Form. 

Products & Services  

When space permits, AAOS Now regularly publishes announcements from orthopaedic service, device, and product providers and manufacturers. All devices and products must be recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in order to be published in AAOS NowSubmissions should be less than 100 words and submitted using the Contact the Editor Form

Meetings, Courses, and Webinars

AAOS Now publishes a meetings and courses calendar in each issue. Submissions should include the event’s name, date, and website. Submit details using the Contact the Editor Form.