AAOS Board Maintenance of Certification Preparation and Review

July 2020, Virtual Course

Course #2003058

The ongoing spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) has been a serious concern for us all, and its implications are substantially affecting live in-person events. The health, safety and well-being of the AAOS global community is our highest priority.

The Academy is committed to bringing world-class education to the orthopaedic community and will be offering this course as a virtual, long-distance learning experience. 

Registration Notice: Online registration is open through 12:00 pm CST on Thursday, July 9th. After that time, please call AAOS Customer Service to register for this course at 800-626-6726.


Redesigned for virtual, long-distance learning!

Prepare for MOC Success from your home or office, when it fits your busy schedule. 

Build your confidence and review the content you need to pass your MOC exam at this enhanced virtual course. Your faculty are set to deliver evidence-based, content-packed lectures structured around the testable material you need to know. Prepare to pass and “check-up” on your current knowledge and recent advances in every area of orthopaedics.

Taking place more than two months before the exam window closes, you can establish your preparation baseline, identify areas for further improvement, and sharpen your study plan. 

“This was one of the best CME courses that I’ve attended – it was direct, no nonsense and very valuable."   

- Course Attendee

Access pre- and post-course study resources packaged with recorded and live-streamed lectures to engage at your convenience and continue through October 31, 2020.

Content is delivered in three phases:

  • July 1: Access pre-course content including:
    • Pre-recorded lectures -  watch the pre-recorded lectures and submit questions in advance for faculty to address during the live-streamed lectures
    • MOC Mock Exam – 62-question multiple-choice exam with discussion and recommend readings
    • Access 2700+ AAOS self-assessment questions on OrthoWizard –Complimentary access from July 1– August 17, 2020*
  • July 10: Live-stream additional faculty lectures with expanded high-yield content in real-time, with live Q&A interaction

  • July 24: Access post-course study resources including:
    • Course Recordings – Watch the entire course again, or pick and choose lectures to review as needed through October 31, 2020
    • High-Yield Lectures from July 10 - the lectures will be recorded and made available by July 24, 2020

*Extend your OrthoWizard access! Take advantage of this special offer for a short-term subscription to OrthoWizard! Special rate of $130 for course attendees only. Accessible August 18, 2020 – February 18, 2021.

Course Directors

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Albert J. Aboulafia, MD, FAAOS
Georgetown University 
Baltimore, MD

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David P. Gurd, MD, FAAOS
Cleveland Clinic
Cleavland, OH

An invitation from your Course Co-Director, Dr. Gurd:


AAOS Member, Candidate Member, Associate Member, International Member

Orthopaedic Resident, Post-Residency in Fellowship, Military 

PA Member

AAOS Emeritus Member


Nonmember, International Nonmember, Other Physician, Non-MD Practitioner, Non-Physician

Nurse, Allied Health, Nonmember PA

You can register online through 12:00 pm, CST on Thursday, July 9th. After that time, please call customer service to register for this course at 800-626-6726.