AAOS Orthopaedic Board Preparation and Review Course

NEW! Virtual Long-Distance Learning

Online Course - Still Available for Purchase!

If you are preparing for the Part I Exam in July, this online learning package is still available! Access the study resources and recorded lectures immediately upon registration. Select the button above to purchase.


A redesigned, reimagined exam preparation experience designed specifically to help you pass the most important exam of your career – the first time

The health, safety and well-being of the AAOS global community is our highest priority, and we maintain our commitment to bringing world-class education to the orthopaedic community. In response to recent CDC guidelines related to COVID-19, AAOS is delivering this course as a virtual long-distance learning experience.

This redesigned virtual course features pre- and post-course study resources packaged with recorded and live-streamed lectures. Engage at your convenience and continue your review until exam day.

Course faculty will guide you through the vast amount of content they prepared for each specialty area, drawing on common test questions and topics. Content will be delivered in three phases:

  1. Upon registration: Access the pre-course study resources, including high-yield lecture videos and recorded webinars.

  2. As of April 7: Watch NEW 2020 recorded lectures.
    Note, the content is being published as soon as we receive it. Be sure to check the platform for daily updates.

  3. April 14–18: Live-stream faculty lectures with expanded high-yield content in real-time, with live Q&A interaction. Click here for the schedule

  4. Once registered, please see the attendee resources tab for login details.

NEW: Your registration includes access to the entire course recording to re-watch the lectures anytime, anywhere through July 31.

This innovative blended review program offers you exclusive pre- and post-event resources to study and prepare at your own pace.

If you are taking Part I of the board exam this July, make this virtual course part of your plan for success!

“A very effective portion of the course was learning test-taking strategies and how to avoid eliminating the correct answer. I've been applying it and am already seeing benefits from those techniques."   - 2019 Course Attendee

Access the pre-course study resources website as soon as you register!

Content will be available through July 31.

  • 10 recorded webinars on study topics across orthopaedics
  • Online high-yield videos: 8 sessions on key study points for each orthopaedic specialty area
  • Download the PDF syllabus 1 week prior to the course
  • Course recording available 1 week after the course

Get more test questions!

If your residency program subscribes to AAOS ResStudy, you already have access to a fantastic question bank for self-testing. Log in today!

For individual access to a self-test question bank, take advantage of this special offer for a short-term subscription to 2700+ AAOS self-assessment questions on OrthoWizard! Special rate of $130 for course attendees only. Accessible Feb. 1 – July 31, 2020. 

Check in before the test!

Your registration includes a free live webinar on June 11: AAOS Board Preparation and Review Refresher – Pathology
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Course Directors

A. Jay Khanna, MD
Johns Hopkins

Francis H. Shen, MD
University of Virginia

An article featuring Course Director A. Jay Khanna, MDHow to Prepare for the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery Exam
Published in AAOS Now, November 2017

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