Get involved! The AOA has multiple programs and events for Residents and Fellows to get involved.

The AOA’s RLF attendees learn leadership concepts, gain new perspectives, and share best practices. Participants from across the US and Canada make vital connections with peers and with AOA’s established leaders.
C. McCollister Evarts Resident Leadership Forum
The AOA’s Emerging Leaders Program delivers essential skills for leadership development. Any orthopaedic leader may become an AOA Emerging Leader between their PGY5 and 10th year in clinical practice. Apply today!
Apply to be an Emerging Leader
The Emerging Leaders Forum is the key meeting of the Emerging Leaders Program, providing in-depth and meaningful leadership-focused sessions. The new 5-year curriculum aligns with the AOA Leadership Principles (Include, Envision, Balance, Orchestrate, Grow).
Emerging Leaders Forum