2020 Annual Leadership Meetings: Update on COVID-19

As of April 3, 2020 

As of April 3, 2020, the AOA Annual Leadership Meetings are currently scheduled to take place on June 9-13, 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland. 

We will continue to actively monitor the COVID-19 situation and all recommendations made by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommendations, World Health Organization (WHO), and the Maryland Department of Health.  

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General COVID-19 Resources 

Information Sharing

AMA Discussion Group: Telemedicine Amid COVID19- Running until Saturday, April 11 

Pandemic Response Resources 

AMA Code of Medical Ethics: Guidance in a Pandemic

COVID-19 Resources

AMA COVID-19 resource center for physicians 
CDC Information for Healthcare Professionals  
FDA Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Resources 
Coronavirus COVID-19 Global Cases by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering (CSSE) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) 

Ethics/Scarce Resources

New England Journal of Medicine: "Fair Allocation of Scarce Medical Resources in the time of COVID-19" 

Press Releases

April 3, 2020 -- "AMA Urges All Governors to Adopt Stay-at-Home Orders to Fight COVID-19 Spread"

"In response to the global COVID-19 pandemic and evidence that shows that physical distancing is the only effective mechanism to stop the spread of the virus, the American Medical Association (AMA) today sent a letter to the National Governors Association (NGA) urging all states to issue statewide stay-at-home orders." Read more.

GME Resources

The Educational and Clinical Impacts of COVID-19 on Orthopaedic Training Programs

This session was presented during the 2020 Virtual Spring CORD Conference on March 27, 2020, and includes vital information for all residents, fellows, program directors, and educators. Included are:
  1. A pdf copy of the COVID-19 slides
  2. PowerPoint slide deck that includes the session video. This slide deck is designed to be used by faculty in various settings:
  3. To use the slide deck, download, save to your computer, and run the Ppt slide show. On the 4th slide, when you click on the Play arrow on the video player, the video will increase to full-screen.

2020 Spring CORD Conference: Challenges in Accreditation

For anyone who did not register for the Conference, a .pdf copy of the slides and access to the webinar recording are available for purchase on the AOA Store.

Educational Courses Offered by Subspecialty Societies