2023 Year in Review: Education

Education Highlights

ROCK Expands to Better Help Residents 

ROCK has expanded its capabilities and created ongoing user webinars to make it easier for Program Directors to create custom schedules for their residents and add content from outside sources. With these enhancements, residents can study smarter and build competency with confidence to successfully pass critical exams and navigate residency.  

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AAOS Is Using Innovation to Build Education that Meets Members’ Needs 

The Learning Innovation Lab team was formed and comprised of members of the Education Council, subject matter experts, and AAOS staff. The goal of the group was to use innovation as a driver to build education that meets member’s needs and to develop innovative educational products and experiences that are intuitive, desirable, and impactful. 

You can get involved by sharing an idea or signing up to be a Reviewer 


OrthoDome® Channel Launches on Orthopaedic Video Theater 

The OrthoDome® AAOS Annual Meeting experience offers an immersive and comfortable video theater room showcasing orthopaedic surgical techniques and devices in 4K resolution video. OrthoDome® is powered by Orthopaedic Video Theater (OVT) and chaired by Ronald A. Navarro, MD, FAAOS and Lisa K. Cannada, MD, FAAOS. And now you can watch OrthoDome® videos on OVT at your leisure! 

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Five New Books Published 

With your help, AAOS published five books in 2023 to thoroughly prepare you for clinical rounds, ABOS certification, and more: 

  • Orthobiologics: Scientific and Clinical Solutions for Orthopaedic Surgeons 
  • Instructional Course Lectures: Volume 72 
  • Orthopaedic Rotations Survival Guide 
  • Orthopaedic Knowledge Update®: 14 
  • Atlas of Amputations and Limb Deficiencies 

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Live and Virtual Courses Engage with All 

Members came together and attended 20+ live and virtual courses hosted by AAOS. The courses foscused on collaboration and innovation with sessions covering didactic, skills, and practice management sessions. Those who were not able to attend were able to experience the in-person skills courses on social media with the Instagram takeovers. Select courses are also available to  

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