AAOS/OTA Orthopaedic Trauma Update in Tactics and Techniques

December 1-2, 2023 | Rosemont, IL

Course #2303040

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 course schedule for session details!

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

Spend the majority of the course in the lab practicing various techniques within:

  • Knee and Ankle Spanning External Fixation
  • Anterior and Anteriolateral Approaches to Femoral Neck
  • Distal Femur Medial and Lateral Approaches
  • Tibial Plateau Fracture Approaches
  • Leg Fasciotomies Techniques
  • Pilon/Ankle Approaches
  • Talus (Dual) and Calcaneus Approaches
  • Proximal Humerus Fracture Approaches
  • Humerus Shaft Approaches
  • Elbow Approaches
  • Forearm Approaches and Fasciotomies
  • Wrist Approaches

Course Directors

Daniel S. Horwitz, MD, FAAOS
Geisinger Medical Center
Danville, PA

Gerald J. Lang, MD, FAAOS
University of Wisconsin
Madison, WI

Course Faculty

David Goodspeed, MD, FAAOS
Kyle J. Jeray, MD, FAAOS
Clifford B. Jones, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Frank A. Liporace, MD, FAAOS
Anna N. Miller, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Brian H. Mullis, MD, FAAOS, FACS, FAOrthA

Brent L. Norris, MD, FAAOS
George Ochenjele, MD, FAAOS
Laura J. Prokuski, MD, FAAOS
Emily A. Wagstrom, MD, FAAOS
J. Tracy Watson, MD, FAAOS

View faculty details

Learn more from Course Director Gerald J. Lang, MD, FAAOS

Registration Fees

Save $200 when you register by October 2, 2023!


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

  • In-person: $2,399
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

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

  • In-person: $1,799
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

PA Member

  • In-person: $999
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package


Nonmember Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • In-person: $2,899
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

Nonmember PA

  • In-person: $1,199
  • 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.