Shoulder and Elbow


NEW 2019 Shoulder and Elbow Self-Assessment Examination

Konrad I. Gruson, MD

Deepen your knowledge of shoulder and elbow with the NEW 2019 Self-Assessment Examination. Up to 10 CME credits/100 multiple-choice questions


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Courses & Webinars

AAOS Fundamentals of Knee and Shoulder Arthroscopy for Orthopaedic Residents

October 25-27, 2019
Rosemont, IL

Exclusively for Residents!
Each pair of residents will have their own knee and shoulder cadaver specimens, as well as access to a knee simulator, to practice arthroscopy skills.

Course fills fast - Register early!



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Courses & Webinars

AAOS Outpatient and Rapid Recovery in Total Joint Replacement

October 18, 2019
Rosemont, IL
plus option to watch remotely

This blended program combines live events with online resources to help you implement a rapid recovery program in your institution to optimize patient recovery and improve efficiency.


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Orthopaedic Video Theater

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

And now, discover more ways to submit videos and get published faster!


Surgical Techniques

Anatomy of the Shoulder, Arm, and Elbow

Explore this and more than 100 Surgical Procedures and Techniques Learning Modules - available FREE to AAOS members - at the online learning platform at!

Featured Product

Surgical Insights: Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty Complete Collection

This 5-module course covers the crucial issues, best practices, and evidence-based research related to this important treatment for shoulder pain and dysfunction.


Elbow (Olecranon) Bursitis

Offer your patients peer-reviewed, non-biased, easy-to-understand information on this musculoskeletal topic and hundreds more on the NEW OrthoInfo website - now with an improved mobile experience!

Evidence-based Medicine

New AAOS CPG: Management of Rotator Cuff Injuries

Originally published in 2010, this 2019 CPG update addresses the management of rotator cuff tears in adults.

Learn more about evidence-based medicine at OrthoGuidelines available online or via the free mobile app.

Journals & News

April 2019
Shoulder Arthroplasty for a Fracture Is Not the Same as Shoulder Arthroplasty for Osteoarthritis: Implications for a Bundled Payment Model
Malik, Azeem Tariq, MBBS; Bishop, Julie Y., MD; Neviaser, Andrew S., MD; Beals, Corey T., MD; Jain, Nikhil, MD; Khan, Safdar N., MD

April 2019
Do Sex-based Differences in Shoulder Instability Exist?
Tierney A. Shannon, MD; David J. Tennent, MD; William N. Levine, MD; and Anthony E. Johnson, MD

Thank you for joining us at the 2019 Annual Meeting
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Volunteer Opportunities

Explore the many  volunteer opportunities  available at AAOS. 

Members who volunteer their time and energy to education programs at AAOS and other orthopaedic organizations can be recognized through the  Education Achievement Awards Program.