Lifelong orthopaedic learning is at the core
of the Academy’s mission.

That’s why AAOS is committed to helping every member grow, succeed and thrive in the orthopaedic surgery profession. AAOS provides its members with the knowledge, education, clinical tools, and professional support that allow you to meet the challenges of your chosen specialty interest and build mastery throughout your career.

Additional Education Resources

In addition to our resources for orthopaedic surgeons, the AAOS offers a wide selection of clinical and assessment tools to help meet the educational needs of all health professionals involved in musculoskeletal care -- from courses and webinars to print and digital publications, and videos. is the Academy's patient education website. Direct your patients here for hundreds of articles on diseases, conditions and treatments, as well as injury prevention information.

The AAOS also provides opportunities for orthopaedic specialty, regional and state societies and other orthopaedic education providers to engage in a joint providership of its educational activities.