Resident Assembly Committees

The Resident Assembly has six subject committees: Career Development, DEI, Education, Health Policy, Innovation,and Research.  All committees meet in person on Friday morning, during the Annual Meeting, and throughout the year by conference call or webinar. For more information on how to get involved with the AAOS Resident Assembly, please sign-up below.

Career Development Committee

Provide information on starting a career in orthopaedics, including:

  • Fellowship opportunities and
  • Employment
  • Develop, refine, and present practice management actions to the executive

Education Committee

  • Review AAOS created educational resources and provide educational opportunities for
  • Provide a forum for collaborative discussion of educational issues among and between residents and the AAOS.
  • Educate residents about critical education
  • Promote ideas and develop projects that advance orthopaedic
  • Develop, refine, and present education actions to the Resident Assembly Executive Committee

Health Policy Committee

  • Address issues affecting the field of orthopaedic surgery and orthopaedic residency
  • Develop, refine, and present health policy actions to the executive
  • Collaborate with AAOS to promote resident engagement in political issues locally and
  • Educate residents on the Orthopaedic Political Action Committee (PAC) and current political issues impacting orthopaedics.

Innovation Committee

  • Empower AAOS to engage with residents and fellows in training in pursuit of new technologies and to create educational opportunities.

Research Committee

  • Promote research opportunities available to residents, including:
    • Awards,
    • Grants, and
    • Sub-specialty research
  • Promote the value of orthopaedic research among the orthopaedic resident
  • Develop, refine, and present research actions to the executive committee