Academy Hall

Resource Center 2018
From membership, education and career services to quality, research and advocacy, the solutions, actions and resources included with your membership are gathered in one place. AAOS staff are on hand to help you navigate everything the meeting has to offer.

Academy Hall Hours
Tuesday: 7:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday - Friday: 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: Closed


Learn at your own pace with these self-directed learning opportunities.

AAOS Online Learning Platform:
Explore interactive learning tools and activities that test your knowledge and hone your skills through microlearning lessons, self-assessment, videos, on demand modules and more.

CME Courses:
Browse upcoming didactic, review and hands-on skills courses and meetings from the Academy and around the world.

Orthopaedic Video Theater:
View the vast and growing collection of expert, quality surgical videos at — now FREE as a benefit of AAOS membership!

The newly expanded OVT now includes dynamic orthopaedic videos from more diverse perspectives, including globally renowned experts, leading institutions, industry, and user-submitted videos—adding increased variety to your learning.

Walk through more than 1,000 posters of the latest medical, clinical, and scientific research. View at your convenience in two sessions.
Session #1 Tuesday – Wednesday
Session #2 Thursday – Friday

Self-Assessment Examinations:
Explore self-assessment examinations in a broad range of topics relevant to your practice and patient care. Meet your MOC requirements and goals.

AAOS Annual Meeting On Demand

The learning doesn’t have to end at the meeting— AAOS Annual Meeting On Demand is an online library with key sessions from this year’s meeting that you can watch anytime, anywhere. Claim your special attendee discount in Academy Hall.

AAOS Welcomes Chile as 2020 Guest Nation

Look for special events and activities including a co-branded symposium, featured poster tours, a Guest Nation booth highlighting Chilean orthopaedics and more!


Learn more about the Office of Government Relations’ work to support your specialty on legislative and regulatory issues confronting musculoskeletal care, and how you can get involved with advocacy efforts.

American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS)

Understand your Board Certification options, determine your Maintenance of Certification progress, clarify your requirements and how to fulfill them. Learn about the new ABOS Web-Based Longitudinal Assessment and participate in a hands-on demonstration.

Board of Councilors

Your elected Councilors influence the direction of education, health policy, bylaws, research and more on behalf of the orthopaedic profession. Learn what the BOC can do for you and find out who represents you in your state!

Career Center

Take advantage of career services that provide you with CV review, tips for a successful job search, tools to prepare for an interview, and resources to negotiate physician employment contracts. 

Customize your meeting with the My Academy app

View, search, and schedule your favorite educational sessions, must-see industry exhibits, special events, and personal engagements to make the best use of your time. Need assistance? Visit the mobile app support desk located in the Resource Center.


Your AAOS membership offers many benefits – are you using them all? Membership specialists will help you realize the full value of your benefits. Learn how AAOS can help you throughout your career to achieve lifelong success. Find new ways to get connected and involved; update your contact information. And, tell us what you think.

Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF)

Explore current grant opportunities, see how research impacts patient care, and learn how you can make more research possible.

Practice Management

  • OrthoInfo Help patients and their families be better informed with OrthoInfo. The website features more than 400 easy-to-understand articles and videos on common orthopaedic problems, surgical and nonsurgical treatments, injury prevention, and healthy living--and all content can be easily viewed on a phone or tablet.
  • Coding & Reimbursement Improve reimbursement in the ICD-10 environment with AAOS coding resources, programs, and apps. Consult with AAOS coding experts on site!
  • Member Advantage Program – Student Loan Refinancing Save thousands by refinancing! AAOS members receive an exclusive rate discount with approved refinancing from the Academy’s program partner, SoFi.

  • Publications

    Explore AAOS books, publications, JAAOS, JAAOS Research and JAAOS Global Research & Reviews now available through the Academy’s publishing partner Wolters Kluwer.

    Registries & Quality

    The AAOS family of registries has expanded beyond the American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR) and now includes shoulder and elbow. Stop by for a demonstration of RegistryInsights™ and our patient-reported outcomes platform.