AAOS Resident Rumble

What is the Resident Rumble?

The AAOS Resident Rumble is an exciting no-holds-barred virtual trivia competition that pits residency programs from across the country against one another. The games are a combination of orthopaedic-based trivia, pop culture trivia, and fun competitions.  

What Do The Winners Receive?

Bragging rights to start! The champion will receive recognition as a Resident Rumble winner, a coveted Resident Rumble trophy, and a $150 gift card for each player. Second place team members will receive a $50 gift card.

But that's not all! Winners will also receive an AAOS 2025 Annual Meeting prize bundle:

  • An invitation to compete in the in-person Resident Bowl at the AAOS 2025 Annual Meeting in San Diego on March 10 - 14
  • FREE AAOS 2025 registration for the 4 winning team members
  • 50% discount off AAOS hotel rates for 4 nights

Your 2024 Resident Rumble Champion - Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Congratulations to our 2024 winners Cedars-Sinai Medical Center! You can help cheer them on at the next big orthopaedic trivia event at the 2025 Resident Bowl in San Diego, March 10 - 14.

Cedars-Sinai Medical Center wins the 2024 Resident Rumble

Thank You to Our Participating Teams!

We invite you to view the final 2024 Resident Rumble bracket and stay tuned for more details for the 2025 Resident Rumble.

Past Resident Rumble Champions

  • 2023
    • Game 1: William Beaumont Army Medical Center
    • Game 2: Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
    • Game 3: Corewell Health/Michigan State University
    • Game 4: Oklahoma State University
  • 2022 - UT Houston
  • 2021 - UT Houston
  • 2020 - UT Houston

Email ResidentNews@aaos.org for more information.

Image Use. By attending and participating in the Resident Rumble, attendees and participants grant AAOS (and its employees and agents) permission to capture, retain, and utilize the attendees’ and participants’ image, likeness, voice, and actions, whether captured live and streamed in real time or recorded and in any format. Any such images or likeness captured during the Resident Rumble may be used by AAOS for display, exhibition, publication, or reproduction in any medium or context for any purpose, including, but not limited to, AAOS’ promotional or commercial purposes and on AAOS’ Orthopaedic Video Theater (OVT), without further notice, authorization, or compensation. Attendees and participants hereby release AAOS from any and all claims related to AAOS’ use of such images or "likeness.”