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Experience the Best Moments of the AAOS 2024 Annual Meeting

Dive into the most captivating moments and insights from this prestigious gathering of orthopaedic professionals. The AAOS 2024 Annual Meeting, held February 12–16 in San Francisco, presented groundbreaking research, innovative sessions, and key insights from leading experts in orthopaedics.

We invite you to watch our video to revisit the immersive attendee experience at the AAOS Annual Meeting.

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Educational Excellence Designed for Orthopaedics

Attendees explored cutting edge research presentations and breakthrough studies from more than 2,000 faculty members. These leading experts in the field shared the latest advancements in surgical techniques, technology, and patient care through a variety of formats that spanned each orthopaedic subspecialty area.

Education Program Features:

  • OrthoDome®, an immersive, state-of-the-art surgical video education experience that showcased orthopaedic surgical techniques and devices in 4K resolution.
  • Explore Orthopaedic Video Theater (OVT), including this year’s Award Winners and 164 new titles for 2024.
  • A Spanish-Language Track paired U.S. speakers with international speakers to provide improved communication for participants.
  • A comprehensive range of opioid-prescribing education, complying with new DEA educational requirements.
  • Over 1,620 Paper, Poster, and ePoster presentations that spotlighted the latest research in the field.

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Explore Cutting-Edge Innovations

Attendees experienced the forefront of orthopaedic innovation at the Exhibit Hall, where over 600 leading companies displayed the latest technologies. Spanning an impressive 190,000+ square feet, this dynamic space was a hub of discovery and advancement.

Exhibit Program Features:

  • Hands-on educational sessions that offered attendees transformative insights to elevate their practice and enhance patient care.
  • Networking opportunities, like the well-attended Happy Hour in the Hall, which fostered connections and collaboration among meeting participants.
  • Live product demonstrations that gave attendees the opportunity to touch and feel the latest equipment in orthopaedic care.

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Fostering Powerful Collaboration

Attendees valued the opportunity to connect with colleagues from diverse backgrounds and specialties worldwide.

Highlighted Networking Opportunities:

  • AAOS-hosted events, like the New Member Luncheon, Resident Bowl and Speed Mentoring for Residents forged meaningful interactions and professional development.
  • The inaugural OrthoPitch event, an exciting technology pitch competition for novel and innovative orthopaedic products, provided an opportunity for companies to demonstrate new products and solutions to a group of industry expert judges.
  • The new Learning and Practice Store served as a gathering place for attendees to learn about the multitude of resources from the Academy and engage with their peers, including daily creative sessions at the Learning Innovation Lab.

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Celebrating Leadership Excellence

AAOS 2024 continued a long tradition of honoring the outstanding contributions of orthopaedic leaders who advance the field of orthopaedics.

Recognition Moments:

  • Your Academy 2024 featured esteemed members of the AAOS Presidential Line and Dr. Sanjay Gupta, Emmy®-award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN and host of the CNN podcast Chasing Life.
  • AAOS proudly welcomed Chile as the Guest Nation to further international collaboration.
  • Engagement Theater sessions featured diverse topics ranging from advocacy and research updates to diversity, equity, and inclusion, in an engaging lecture-based format.

Thank You to Our Meeting Participants



The invaluable contributions of volunteer leaders, faculty, exhibitors, sponsors, and attendees made the AAOS 2024 Annual Meeting an enormous success. We extend our heartfelt gratitude to everyone who played a part in making this event happen.

Looking Ahead to AAOS 2025 Annual Meeting in San Diego

Don’t miss this essential gathering of orthopaedic professionals! Please mark your calendars for the AAOS 2025 Annual Meeting.

Monday, March 10, to Friday, March 14, 2025
San Diego Convention Center
San Diego, California



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