Save the date for the 2024 AOA Annual Leadership Meetings

Save the date for the AOA’s premier event in St. Louis, June 18-22, 2024

2024 AOA Annual Leadership Meetings will take place in St. Louis

AOA | USC APEX Leadership Conference: Achieving Peak Performance

AOA’s signature blend of leadership development, with direct relevance to orthopaedics and issues confronting medicine, allows individuals at any stage of their career to expand their knowledge and leadership skills.

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Symposia and Important Sessions

AOA thought-leaders present on critical issues in orthopaedics.

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Virtual Own the Bone Symposium

Explore bone health topics and participate in discussions with experts.

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2023 Virtual Leadership Insitute

The 2023 AOA Leadership Institute has moved to a virtual format and will be held Tuesday, November 14, 7:00pm-8:30pm CT. This 90-minute webinar program entitled, “Building Trust-Based Relationships,” will focus on AOA Leadership Principle (LP) of Include. For this virtual program offering, A. Rashard Dacus, MD, FAOA, will serve as the AOA Speaker/Co-Facilitator and be joined by Philipp Ebert, content developer and Co-Facilitator.

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JBJS Critical Issues

In the new AOA Critical Issues in Education Channel of JBJS Open Access, the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) and The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, Inc., partner to bring readers content focused on major issues in the education of orthopaedic medical students, residents, fellows, and faculty.

2023 AOA Annual Leadership Meeting E-Posters

AOA posters address a range of critical issues, clinical categories, and education topics. CORD Conference posters feature resident/fellow education and training-focused topics. View this spectacular array of scientific content.

Through the alumni and experiences of the ABC fellowship we have learned the true meaning of the tour, namely leadership, inspiration and collaboration. –2015 ABC Traveling Fellow

Scott D. Boden Emerging Leaders Forum

The Scott D. Boden Emerging Leaders Forum is the key meeting of the Emerging Leaders Program and offers members of the Emerging Leaders Program one-and-a-half days of leadership-focused sessions.

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Residents Leadership Forum

C. McCollister Evarts Resident Leadership Forum participants interact with peers from across the US and Canada, gaining new perspectives and making vital connections with one another and AOA’s leaders.

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CORD Conference

The AOA’s Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors provides a forum for academic orthopaedic leaders to exchange ideas, discuss solutions and find ways to effectively teach residents in orthopaedic programs.

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Traveling Fellowship

The AOA’s Traveling Fellowships recognizes young leaders for their early contributions to orthopaedics, identifying and promoting their leadership skills to the broader orthopaedic community.

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The AOA’s APEX Leadership Certificate Program provides premium education for the orthopaedic leaders to sharpen tools, deepen skills, and achieve pinnacle performance.

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The AOA gives free access to previously recorded webinars. Webinars consist of Own the Bone Education, CORD Education, and Emerging Leaders Program Education.

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