AAOS Commercial Support Policy

Additional AAOS Commercial Support Policies

In addition to adherence to the ACCME Standards for Commercial Support, the AAOS Committee on Outside Interests developed the following policy regarding commercial support:

Effective 12/2009, the AAOS and the societies jointly sponsored for CME by the AAOS shall discontinue providing commercially-logoed, non-educational “reminder” items at AAOS Annual Meetings.

These items include but are not limited to:

  • Proceedings CD-ROM
  • Lanyards
  • Registration Bags
  • Tote Bags
  • Pens
  • USB drives
  • Portable chargers

Revised 5.1.2017