AAOS Surgical Skills in Total Hip and Total Knee Arthroplasty

October 25-27, 2024 | Rosemont, IL

Course #2403342

Early-Bird Savings

Save $200 When You Register by August 26!


Elevate your surgical skills and expand your approaches for THA and TKA

This comprehensive hands-on course delivers contemporary strategies for preoperative planning, surgical execution, and post-operative management for primary and revision total hip and total knee arthroplasty. Spend most of the course in the cadaver lab honing your surgical skills and practicing current techniques for a variety of procedures with direct guidance from faculty.

Through engaging lectures, video demonstrations, panels, and case discussions, improve your decision-making for surgical approach, implant selection and postoperative challenges. Plus, there’s dedicated time to network with peers and faculty from institutions nationwide, in a small and intimate course setting.

Course schedule coming soon...


Learn it. Watch it. Practice it.

Learn how treatment methods for have evolved, from core concepts and patient optimization to controversies and hands-on techniques.

  1. Learn techniques through pre-released videos, live lectures and case reviews
  2. Watch surgical demonstrations
  3. Practice new surgical skills in the state-of-the art cadaver lab

“This course improved my confidence for approaching problems – both from reinforcing that I’m doing the right thing, to expanding my knowledge and surgical skills for addressing these clinical problems."  - Course Attendee

Innovation and Networking Happy Hour

Friday evening at the OLC Education & Conference Center (course location!)

Join your fellow attendees and course faculty for a night of networking, food and drink! Included with your registration, the events offer a forum to:

  • Network with peers from across the country in a casual setting
  • Gain hands-on experience with the latest technology in total knee arthroplasty
  • Share your innovative ideas with AAOS representatives and learn about your membership

Course Directors 


Nicholas J. Giori, MD, PhD, FAAOS
Stanford University
Stanford, CA


Kimberly K. Tucker, MD, FAAOS
University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

Course Faculty 

Michael P. Ast, MD, FAAOS
Jaime L. Bellamy, DO, FAAOS
Joshua Bingham, MD, FAAOS
Adam Edelstein, MD, FAAOS
Molly A. Hartzler, MD
Jessica Hooper, MD, FAAOS

Ugonna N. Ihekweazu, MD, FAAOS
Karl M. Koenig, MD, MS, FAAOS
Elizabeth Lieberman, MD, FAAOS
Jordan L. Smith, MD, FAAOS
T. David Tarity, MD, FAAOS

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Registration Fees

Rates will increase by $200 after August 26, 2024!


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

  • In-person: $2,349
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

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

  • In-person: $1,849
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

PA Member

  • In-person: $1,049
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package


Nonmember Orthopaedic Surgeon

  • In-person: $2,949
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

Nonmember PA

  • In-person: $1,249
  • Add $199 for Course OnDemand Gold Registration Package

Experience the state-of-the-art OLC Education & Conference Center

Experience the state-of-the-art OLC Education & Conference Center.

Take a virtual tour here!

The OLC provides a world-class clinical setting for physicians, surgeons and medical professionals from around the world to develop new skills and advance surgical skills. The spacious bio-skills lab is designed for hands-on teaching and offers the most expansive learning environment of its kind anywhere, including:

  • Twenty-four fully equipped workstations
  • A large-format high-definition display with 80” LED displays and 30’ wide screens
  • A separate demonstration area equipped with three HD broadcast cameras, with one on a jimmy jib to enable overhead shots
  • A staging/cleaning room for instrumentation and equipment
  • A decontamination room for instrumentation and equipment cleansing
  • Dynamic display monitors throughout the facility show event schedules, airline flight information, and other pertinent meeting content
  • On-site locker rooms for participants to change and secure personal belongings
  • Ample pre-function space for networking breaks and receptions

Add the Course Recording for Only $199!

Supplement your notes, hear it all again for improved retention, and earn 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 60 days following the course.

Note: Course attendees will have access to the live course content for 60 days.