Resident Programs

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Essential Coding and Reimbursement for Starting Practice #290

Wednesday, March 25, 8:00 – 10:00 a.m.
Begin your practice with knowledge and power! Margaret Maley BSN, MS, will address the basic elements of CPT, ICD-10-CM and diagnosis coding.

Practice Management for Residents and Fellows-in-Training #291

Wednesday, March 25, 12:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Review essential elements of practice management and learn the foundation to prepare for practice.

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Resident Assembly Open Forum

Wednesday, March 25, 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.
Present and discuss advisory opinions proposed by residents to affect change in the AAOS that will be voted on at the Resident Assembly the following day.  

Resident-to-Resident Mentoring Program

Wednesday, March 25, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
One-of-a-kind event that fosters mentoring skills of fellow resident trainees while junior residents experience an environment of mentoring and guidance to successfully navigate the fellowship application process! Receive insight about fellowship trails and job interviews from the applicant standpoint while building friendships and collaborative working relationships that foster your career. Click here to register and get matched for the Resident-to-Resident Mentoring Program.

Speed Mentoring for Residents #390

Thursday, March 26, 8:00 - 9:30 a.m.
Navigate the transition from residency to practicing physician with ease. This interactive session provides the opportunity to have your questions answered by thepros, as you engage with orthopaedic icons and young practicing surgeons on a multitude of topics beyond textbooks and the operating room.  

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Forum for Young Orthopaedic Surgeons with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Thursday, March 26, 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Meet with Executive Medical Director of the ABOS, David F. Martin, MD, during this unique forum and learn critical information about Board requirements and procedures. 

Resident Assembly Business Meeting

Thursday, March 26, 1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Get involved! The Resident Assembly provides you with lifelong learning, leadership, and the opportunity to impact the AAOS organization as well as your professional advancement.

The Resident Bowl

Thursday, March 26, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m.
Step up your game at the fifth annual AAOS Resident Bowl. Residents are invited to compete on teams in a game-style setting, answering orthopaedic and non-orthopaedic trivia for grand and runner-up prizes.

For more information visit All are welcome to be in the audience and cheer for their colleagues. 

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Resident Education Forum

Friday, March 27, 10:00 - 11:00 AM
The Resident Delegate Training Forum and the Resident Education Forum (REF) are teaming up this year to accomplish a number of leadership and educational objectives. On behalf of the AAOS, residents across the country serving within the Resident Assembly will identify best and unique practices for Resident Delegates to advocate for their fellow residents while expanding upon the 3 pillars of the Resident Assembly (Diversity, Scholarship, & Recruitment). Resident Delegates please RSVP here.