Resources for Residents and Programs


AAOS Fundamentals of Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy for Orthopaedic Residents
October 25-27, 2019
Rosemont, IL

Residents! Expand your skills in knee and shoulder arthroscopy. Register early - this course fills fast!


Prepare for Certification

AAOS Basic Science: High-Yield Facts and What You Need to Know for the Part 1 ABOS Exam
June 13, 2019 - 7:15-8:45pm CT

Learn valuable test-taking strategies for your final weeks of prep! This event breaks down the vast amount of Basic Science content to help you focus on the concepts you are likely to see on Part 1 of the Board Examination. 


New in 2019! Podcasts JAAOS Unplugged

Join Andy Jensen, MD, for free, monthly 30-minute summary reviews of selected articles from the latest issue of the JAAOS plus a deeper dive interview with the article's authors.


Listen to the latest episode

Orthopaedic Video Theater

View the vast and growing collection of expert, quality surgical videos at - now FREE as a benefit of AAOS membership!

The newly expanded OVT now includes dynamic videos from more diverse perspectives, adding increased variety to your learning.


Launch Your Career

AAOS offers residents multiple Career Development resources and pathways, including information on postgraduate fellowships and a comprehensive Career Center.

Join the AAOS Resident Assembly

The Resident Assembly provides you with lifelong learning, leadership, and the opportunity to impact the AAOS organization.

Equip your residents for the rigors of training, performance measures, and certification with these cost-effective educational programs, plus free curriculum planning resources.

Available for Institutional Access 

         Musculoskeletal Oncology Review: Clinical, Radiographic, and Pathologic Overview and Treatment Principles
Developed in partnership with the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS), this independent study course presents essential content on musculoskeletal tumors and diseases required for successful preparation for the ABOS Part 1 examination or the OITE. Five modules cover 20 topics per module via recorded lectures, surgical videos, interactive learning, and clinical cases. $1,800/program/year

Residents can assess their knowledge with ResStudy – now offering more content, better features and customization – including 3,700+ questions from special interest exams, OKU11 and OKU12 SAEs, and OITE 2012-2017. Now on the online learning platform at Call AAOS Customer Service at 1-800-626-6726 for residency program subscription information.

Curriculum Planning and Instructional Skills

Business, Policy, and Practice Management in Orthopaedics
This Lecture Series offers a "curriculum-in-a-box" solution for programs that do not have a business principles series in place or are looking to augment an existing one. 

Resident Ethics Series
This six-part discussion series provides orthopaedic surgery residency programs with medical ethics and professionalism material to use in training programs. 

Resident Advocacy


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Residents play an important role in strengthening the Orthopaedic PAC and promoting issues that will improve care for our patients. Here's how you can get involved. Sign up to receive Advocacy Now updates.

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