The Transition to Practice Lecture Series is a set of prepared presentation tools, designed to aid orthopaedic residency program and fellowship directors in preparing their senior residents and fellows for the next stage of their careers.

Developed by AOA’s Fellowship Education Coalition, each module provides tools for program and fellowship directors to facilitate a conference with faculty, fellows, and senior residents of 45- to 60-minutes in length.

Transition to Practice Series Topic Areas

  1. Choosing a Practice
  2. Negotiating a Contract
  3. Coding and Billing
  4. Leadership Development

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What Each Module Contains

  • PowerPoint presentation
  • PDF copy of the presentation for distribution
  • Curated hyperlinks to suggested educational resources and tools
  • Accompanying white paper

About the AOA Fellowship Education Coalition (FEC)

This project was spearheaded by work groups from the Fellowship Education Coalition (FEC), and consisted of fellows, fellowship directors, and faculty from all subspecialties. The following organizations and programs comprise the FEC:

  • The American Orthopaedic Association’s Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors
  • AAHKS
  • AANA
  • AAOS
  • ABOS
  • ACGME
  • AOFAS
  • AOSSM
  • ASES
  • ASSH
  • NASS
  • OTA
  • POSNA