Register Today for the 2023 AOA Annual Leadership Meetings

Join us for the AOA’s premier event in Salt Lake City, June 12-17, 2023

2023 AOA Annual Leadership Meetings

AOA | USC APEX Leadership Certificate Program

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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Own the Bone Symposium

Explore bone health topics with experts in a four-part series.

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Event List

Live Streaming

Click here to access the Livestream of the Annual Meeting
Click here to access the Livestream of the CORD Conference

Top Content


The AOA’s new podcast features AOA members and affiliates conducting interviews surrounding topics critical to orthopaedic leaders. Subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, and Google Podcasts.

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.

2022 AOA Annual Leadership Meeting E-Posters
2021 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.

2023 AOA Annual Leadership Meetings

Look ahead to 2023: The 2023 AOA Annual Leadership Meetings will be June 13-17. Cutting edge symposia focused on leading the specialty allowed for significant exchange between members, young leaders, and industry partners.

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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

Emerging Leaders Forum

The 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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