AAOS/ASES Anatomic and Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty: State of the Art

October 29-30, 2021 , Rosemont, IL

Course #2103344

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Note: A recording of the event will be available in 10-14 days at learn.aaos.org.


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Your safety is our priority.

With all necessary safety measures in place, including required proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test result taken within 72 hours of arrival, and the OLC Education & Conference Center’s GBAC STAR™ Facility Accreditation, we are committed to creating a safe and healthy environment for all attendees, exhibitors, and team members.

Note: AAOS updates health and safety requirements on a regular basis. Compliance for all requirements is mandatory regardless of when the requirements are implemented.

Learn more about what AAOS is doing to protect your health, safety, and peace of mind. 

Expand your approaches and modernize your
techniques to improve patient outcomes

Work alongside leading shoulder surgeons navigating the latest indications and strategies for total shoulder arthroplasty. From evaluation and planning through surgical application and post-operative management, advance your skills and discover technical pearls to optimize success.

Dynamic session formats keep you engaged over two content-packed days, featuring faculty surgical demonstrations, case debates, and rapid-fire panel discussions. Earn 20.25 CME credits! View the program schedule for session details.

Reinforce your learning with extensive time in the cadaver lab practicing:

  • Surgical Exposure
  • Deltopectoral Approach
  • SSC Peel vs. Tenotomy vs. Osteotomy Humeral Prep, Glenoid Prep
  • Primary Anatomic TSA
  • Primary Reverse TSA
  • Reverse TSA for Fracture
  • Tuberosity Reconstruction

Enjoy sharing case challenges and networking with peers and faculty, returning to practice refreshed with new insights and options.

“The course showed me in a broader and deeper way how to approach the shoulder injuries of my patients, to deepen the indications, improve handling and manage possible complications."   - Previous Course Attendee

Can’t make it to Rosemont? Attend Virtually!
New: TSA Virtual Mini Series

Grab a virtual front-row seat at the sessions happening in real-time at the course! This new 2-part miniseries features digestible blocks of content streamed live from the course, conveniently designed in two-hour segments.

This is a fantastic opportunity to access a convenient refresher on the latest updates in TSA, in a way that fits your busy schedule. 

Explore your course attendance options, including programming and CME details.

Registration rates below

Course Directors

Joseph A. Abboud, MD, FAAOS
Rothman Orthopaedic Institute
Philadelphia, PA

J. Michael Wiater, MD, FAAOS
Beaumont Health
Royal Oak, MI

Course Faculty

Shannon R. Carpenter, MD
Xavier A. Duralde, MD, FAAOS
Bassem T. Elhassan, MD, FAAOS
Grant E. Garrigues, MD, FAAOS
Andrew Jawa, MD, FAAOS
Jay D. Keener, MD, FAAOS
Jonathan Chad Levy, MD, FAAOS
Stephanie J. Muh, MD, FAAOS
Anand M. Murthi, MD, FAAOS
Gregory P. Nicholson, MD, FAAOS

Bradford O. Parsons, MD, FAAOS
Catherine M. Rapp, MD, MBA, FAAOS
Howard D. Routman, DO, FAAOS
Vani J. Sabesan, MD, FAAOS
Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, MD, FAAOS
Lewis L. Shi, MD, FAAOS
Robert Zaray Tashjian, MD, FAAOS
Brett P. Wiater, MD, FAAOS
Gerald R. Williams Jr, MD, FAAOS

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Registration Fees


AAOS Member, Candidate Member, Associate Member,
International Member, Emeritus Member

  • In-person: $2,299
  • Virtual Mini Series: $119
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

Resident, Post-Residency in Fellowship, U.S. Military 

  • In-person: $1,699
  • Virtual Mini Series: $59
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

PA Member

  • In-person: $899
  • Virtual Mini Series: $59
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package


Nonmember Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • In-person: $2,799
  • Virtual Mini Series: $179
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

Nonmember PA

  • In-person: $1,099
  • Virtual Mini Series: $79
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

Add the Course Recording for Only $199!

Supplement your notes, hear it all again for improved retention, and earn 8 additonal CME! This self-directed web-based program lets you engage at your convenience across your devices.

Select the "Course Plus OnDemand Access" option during registration. Product will be available 4 - 6 weeks following the course.

The Academy would like to thank the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons for the many contributions made by its members in the presentation of this program. The Academy and orthopaedic specialty societies work together to provide orthopaedic surgeons with the highest quality educational programs and publications. This cooperative spirit among colleague organizations is an important resource and valuable asset for the orthopaedic community.