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.

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Online CME

Explore more than 100 online education and CME activities that you can complete anywhere at your own pace. Includes CME opportunities in all specialties available through JAAOS, webinars, and lectures. Credits automatically post to your AAOS Learning Portfolio profile.


Test your knowledge, identify areas for focused study, and earn CME. AAOS offers 10 special interest self-assessment exams in Scored and Recorded, and Self-Recorded formats. We also offer the Orthopaedic-in-Training Examination (OITE) and OKU 12 Self-Assessment Examination.

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Publications and eBooks

From traditional print books to eBooks and mobile apps, find the most highly regarded resources for the in-depth knowledge you need in every area of orthopaedic surgery, including all subspecialties.

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Courses and Webinars

Select from a wide range of live educational AAOS events, conferences and webinars. Access more than 50 AAOS educational offerings held at locations across the country, at the OLC Education and Conference Center, and right in your own home.