AAOS/OTA Daily Dilemmas in Trauma

Virtual Course - April 1, 2023

Course #2303061

In case you missed the course, the recording is now available for purchase!

Available for purchase now through May 1, access the recorded course and earn CME. Watch all recorded content including lectures, case discussions with final outcomes and faculty panels. Hear the cases, treatment options and outcomes with controversies and opinions. Earn 14.5 CME credits!

Attended the course? Access all recorded content at learn.aaos.org under 'My Activities’ and claim your 17 CME credits.

Expand your trauma acumen with the operative and nonoperative approaches that keep you current when you take call. 

This always-popular event is your can't-miss virtual course! Renowned faculty present the best evidence combined with their technical pearls on the management of common fractures and traumatic injuries. 

This single-day, case-based course is structured to maximize your learning with a combination of pre-recorded lectures to watch at your convenience along with live, high-interaction, small-group case breakouts and debrief sessions.

View the course schedule for details

Access current knowledge and insights on upper and lower extremity fracture fixation topics, as well as complication management, outcomes, and more!

"After 45 years of trauma one call, these presentations were of cases I have never precisely seen, and the pearls of treating them were awesome.”

- Course Attendee

The Virtual Experience

Watch pre-recorded lectures in advance, then tune in on April 1 for live panels and small-group virtual breakouts led by expert faculty.

  • Beginning March 3, access nearly 50 pre-recorded lectures to watch at your convenience.
    • Topics cover challenging areas of general, upper extremity, pelvis to femur, knee, tibia, and foot and ankle trauma.
  • During live sessions on April 1, participants separate into small-group virtual breakout rooms to review and discuss cases with faculty

With interactive Q&A and case debrief sessions, this course cultivates an interactive learning environment so you can return to practice with insights, expertise, pearls, and solutions. 

All lectures will be recorded and available through June 1. 
Note: small group case discussions will not be recorded.

Participation Required!

This coursed is designed to be a highly interactive experience. Your active participation is critical to the success of this course, and we request that you come prepared to interact with your peers and faculty in engaging small-group discussions and Q&A. The more you participate, the more insight you and your fellow attendees will gain!

“Excellent course! The small-group sessions were awesome – a great opportunity to ask questions and gain tips and tricks. The availability to watch the lectures on our own time afterwards is a great benefit as well.”

- Course Attendee

Course Directors

Paul Tornetta III, MD, FAAOS
Boston University Medical Center
Boston, MA

J. Tracy Watson, MD, FAAOS
Saint Louis University School of Medicine
St. Louis, MO

Course Faculty

Emily S. Benson, MD, FAAOS
Yelena Bogdan, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Cory Collinge, MD, FAAOS
Robert Paul Dunbar, Jr., MD, FAAOS
Daniel S. Horwitz, MD, FAAOS
Clifford B. Jones, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Michael S. Kain, MD, FAAOS
Stephen Kottmeier, MD, FAAOS
Jacqueline J. Krumrey, MD, FAAOS
Erik Kubiak, MD, FAAOS
Ross K. Leighton, MD
Carol Lin, MD, FAAOS, MA
Frank A. Liporace, MD, FAAOS
Paul E. Matuszewski, MD, FAAOS
Samir Mehta, MD, FAAOS

Anna N. Miller, MD, FAAOS, FACS
Saam Morshed, MD, FAAOS
Mai P. Nguyen, MD, FAAOS
Robert V. O'Toole, MD, FAAOS
Scott P. Ryan, MD, FAAOS
William M. Ricci, MD, FAAOS  
Alexandra Kay Schwartz, MD, FAAOS           
Judith Siegel, MD, FAAOS
Gillian Soles, MD, FAAOS
David C. Teague, MD, FAAOS
Nirmal C. Tejwani, MD, FAAOS
Heather A. Vallier, MD, FAAOS
Timothy White, MD, FRCS
Philip R. Wolinsky, MD, FAAOS

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An interview with your Course Directors: "Course Leaders Talk Trauma", published in AAOS Now, March 2020. Read it!

Registration Fees


AAOS or OTA Member, Candidate Member, Associate Member,
International Member, Emeritus Member

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

PA Member


Nonmember Orthopaedic Surgeon

Nonmember PA and Allied Health Specialty

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.