AAOS Part II Board Exam Preparation and Review Course

Program Details

Course Highlights 

Review TWO of your cases!

Present your cases to receive unfiltered feedback and advice, uncover common mistakes, and formulate ways to bridge gaps in your defense. 

Time is guaranteed to review or present two patient cases. Select the cases that challenge you most and ask the experts! Think critically and build your strategies by observing your peers in their mock sessions for additional guidance, approaches, and questioning and examination styles.

After registering, you will be sent a survey to submit your initial room assignment preference. Additionally, please refer to the mock video under “Attendee Resources” for more details on preparing for this course.

Top Ten Controversial Topics for your Specialty

Pre-recorded specialty presentations on navigating indications, updates, and advances with recent literature and practice controversies will be available to all attendees.

Add a One-on-One Consultation Session!

For an additional fee, register for one 30-minute personalized session with a faculty member to ask additional questions beyond your presentation session to further improve your strategy and defense. These private sessions will be held after the course adjourns and are available in the following specialties:

  • Foot and Ankle 
  • Hand and Wrist 
  • Hip and Knee - Sold Out!
  • Pediatrics 
  • Shoulder 
  • Spine 
  • Sports - Sold Out!
  • Trauma 

Registration is limited and sells out early. Fee: $199

Your specific consultation time will be assigned and emailed to you prior to the course.

The ABOS Part II Oral Examination: 13 Tips for Success

Published in AAOS Now, November 2022

Hear from single and dual fellowship-trained orthopaedic surgeons working at separate academic settings, who put together a list of 13 pointers for the Part II Oral Examination to help other trainees successfully prepare for the exam. Read it now!

Who should attend?

Orthopaedic surgeons preparing for Part II of the Board Examination. For those not ready to take Part II in 2024, use this course to help guide your collection and preparation year.

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