The American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) develops leaders, strategies, and resources to promote advances in musculoskeletal care. The AOA offers resources and education for orthopaedic surgeons from residency through retirement.

Explore AOA’s resources and education designed specifically for residents and students.

Contact us via e-mail or call (847) 318-7330.

For student applicants and letter authors
The eSLOR allows for a standard display of the credentials of the letter writer, the degree of involvement between the applicant and the letter writer, and an ability to select answers to questions that are mapped to the 6 ACGME core competencies.
Electronic Standardized Letter of Recommendation (eSLOR)
Participating Programs
Nearly all CORD member programs participated in the interview offer day on November 23, 2020.
Universal Interview Offer Day
Catalog of CORD member programs
Find relevant details about CORD member residency programs and 2020-2021 application cycle details.
2020 ACGME-Accredited Orthopaedic Residency Interviews & Virtual Experiences