Resident Programs

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Nowhere else can you engage with expert faculty, experience excellence in
innovation, and participate in tailored learning activities developed exclusively for you.

Refer to the Program Planner and Annual Meeting Mobile App for the most current date and time information as well as to see room information for each session. Filter the schedule by Event Type and select Resident Programs.

Orthopaedic Influencer Series

Monday, Feb. 12, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Tuesday, Feb. 13, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Thursday, Feb. 15, 8:00 – 9:00 AM

Get up close and personal and learn what it takes to become an Influencer as Residents interview those that have the power to positively cause change through knowledge, position, and authority in orthopaedics.

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Essential Coding and Reimbursement for Starting Practice

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 8:00 - 9:30 AM
Begin your practice with knowledge and power! Faculty will address the basic
elements of CPT, ICD-10-CM and diagnosis coding.

Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Program

Tuesday, Feb. 13, 10:00 - 11:00 AM
Receive insights for fellowship trails and job interviews from the applicant standpoint while building friendships and collaborative working relationships that foster your career. Refreshments will be served. RSVP and get matched!

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Practice Management for Residents and Fellows-in-

Tuesday, Feb.13, 12:30 - 4:30 PM
Review essential elements of practice management and learn the foundation to prepare for practice.

Speed Mentoring for Residents

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 8:00 - 9:30 AM
Navigate the transition from residency to practicing physician with ease. This interactive session provides the opportunity to have your questions answered by the pros, 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 (ABOS)

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Meet with ABOS Associate Executive Director Michael Bednar, MD, FAAOS, during this unique forum and learn critical information about Board requirements and procedures. Walk-in’s welcome.

Resident Assembly Business Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 1:30 - 3:00 PM
The Resident Assembly provides you with lifelong learning, leadership, and the opportunity to impact the AAOS organization as well as your professional advancement. Receive the latest updates on Resident Assembly activities and join the discussion on how to improve the resident experience. All residents are invited to attend.

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Resident Bowl

Wednesday, Feb. 14, 3:30-5:00 PM
Step up your game at the sixth 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. (CME credit not available for this session). Sign up today! All Annual Meeting attendees are welcome to be in the audience.

Resident Education Forum

Thursday, Feb. 15, 10:00 - 11:30 AM
Residents, Resident Delegates, and Program Directors join us to accomplish a number of leadership and educational objectives, with the ultimate goal of sharing findings within the orthopaedic community to improve Resident leadership, involvement, and education. Refreshments and snacks available. RSVP here!

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