About the American Orthopaedic Association

The AOA equips orthopaedic surgeons with knowledge and skills necessary to lead effectively in the ever-changing landscape of the health care environment. Through its diverse constituency of orthopaedic leaders, the AOA focuses on leadership, academic, and critical issues associated with the specialty.

About AOA

AOA Executive Committee

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AOA’s History

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Critical Issues

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Past Presidents

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AOA Awards and Award Winners

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Our Mission: Engaging the orthopaedic community to develop leaders, strategies and resources to guide the future of musculoskeletal care.

AOA: A Community of Leaders

AOA is a Community of Leaders comprised of individuals committed to each other and the specialty through intellectual exchange–sharing, collaborating and creating. AOA seeks to transcend subspecialties and to unify orthopaedic leaders as the specialty evolves.

AOA Policies
AOA Policies

View the AOA’s policies on Surveys, Membership, and more.

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AOA Bylaws
AOA Bylaws

View the AOA bylaws.

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Statements of Support
Statements of Support

View the repository of the AOA’s Statements.

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