AAOS/OTA Orthopaedic Trauma Update in Tactics and Techniques

December 3 - 4, 2021, Rosemont, IL

Course #2103357

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. 

Prepare to face fractures of all complexities

This popular hands-on skills course delivers the latest treatment strategies and techniques for managing fractures across the anatomical areas. A dynamic faculty of renowned trauma specialists help you modernize your treatment methods to build confidence in selecting the best option for your injured patients.

An effective blend of lectures, live surgical demonstrations, and case reviews refresh your knowledge before moving to the lab to practice open and minimally invasive surgical approaches. Procedures incorporate relevant anatomy, implant position, and clamp position for fracture fixation. View the program schedule for details. 

“Both decision-making principles and tactics on how to triage my trauma patients were improved by attending this course!”  - Previous Course Attendee

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

Updated 12/2: Registration for the Virtual Mini Series is now closed.

  • If you are already registered, you can login with your AAOS ID and Password using this link.
  • If you are experiencing any technical difficulties, please email cmecourses@aaos.org.
  • A recording of this webinar will be available in 10-14 days at learn.aaos.org.
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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 short segments:

  • Friday, December 3: 10:20am – 11:45am CT
  • Saturday, December 4: 11:00am – 12:40pm CT

This is a fantastic opportunity to access a convenient refresher on the latest updates in orthpaedic trauma, in a way that fits your busy schedule. Plus, you'll earn 3.25 CME credits. View the Virtual Mini Series schedule for details.

Registration rates below

Course Directors

Anna N. Miller, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO

Frank A. Liporace, MD, FAAOS
RWJBarnabas Health
New Jersey City, NJ

Course Faculty

Cory A. Collinge, MD
David Goodspeed, MD, FAAOS
Daniel S. Horwitz, MD, FAAOS
Kyle J. Jeray, MD, FAAOS
Clifford B. Jones, MD, FAAOS, FACS
James C. Krieg, MD, FAAOS
Gerald J. Lang, MD, FAAOS
Toni M. McLaurin, MD, FAAOS
Bradley R. Merk, MD, FAAOS

Hassan R. Mir, MD, MBA, FAAOS, FACS
Brian Mullis, MD, FAAOS
Brent L. Norris, MD, FAAOS
George Ochenjele, MD
Robert F. Ostrum, MD, FAAOS
Laura J. Prokuski, MD, FAAOS
John A. Scolaro, MD, FAAOS
Paul Tornetta III, MD, FAAOS
Walter W. Virkus, MD, FAAOS
J. Tracy Watson, MD, FAAOS

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 Orthopaedic Trauma Association (OTA) 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.