Shoulder and Elbow


2019 Shoulder and Elbow Self-Assessment Examination

Konrad I. Gruson, MD

Deepen your knowledge of shoulder and elbow with the NEW 2019 Self-Assessment Examination. Up to 10 CME credits/100 multiple-choice questions


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Courses & Webinars

AAOS/ASES Massive Rotator Cuff Tears: Techniques to Master for the Next Decade

May 1-2, 2020
Rosemont, IL

Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, MD, PhD, and Thomas R. Duquin, MD, Course Directors

Practice the latest techniques and treatment options for managing massive rotator cuff tears including arthroscopic repair, patch reconstructions, tendon transfers, and arthroplasty. Save $200 when you register by
March 2!


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Featured Product

Courses OnDemand: New! Reverse Total Shoulder and Latarjet/Open Instability

Take a front-row virtual seat at this AAOS recorded surgical skills course. Watch and listen to lectures, presentation slides, surgical demonstrations and earn CME!

Orthopaedic Video Theater.

Use of a Functional Antibiotic Spacer for Infected Reverse Shoulder Arthroplasty

OVT is a FREE benefit of AAOS membership. Log in today!


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Surgical Techniques

Recurrent Elbow Instability

Explore hundreds of Surgical Procedures and Techniques Learning Modules - available FREE to AAOS members - at the online learning platform at!  

2020 Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting News

Broaden your knowledge and strengthen your skills during focused sessions. The Musculoskeletal Oncology track identifies the most relevant sessions for your expertise and learning path.


Shoulder Arthroscopy

Offer your patients peer-reviewed, non-biased, easy-to-understand information on this musculoskeletal topic and hundreds more on the NEW OrthoInfo website - now with an improved mobile experience!

Evidence-based Medicine

Management of Rotator Cuff Injuries: Evidence-Based Clinical Practice Guideline Slide Deck

The AAOS develops slide decks based on CPGs to be used in grand rounds, conference, or meeting presentations. These slides are free for all to use and users can modify the presentation length by removing or combining slides in order to fit the presenter's needs.

Learn more about evidence-based medicine at OrthoGuidelines available online or via the free mobile app.

Journals & News

October 2019
Management of Rotator Cuff Injuries
Weber, Stephen MD; Chahal, Jaskarndip MD, MSc, MBA

October 2019
AOSSM Presenter Delves Into Sex and Shoulder Instability

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See why members come back year after year in the attendee experience video captured live in Las Vegas.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Explore the many  volunteer opportunities  available at AAOS. 

Members who volunteer their time and energy to education programs at AAOS and other orthopaedic organizations can be recognized through the  Education Achievement Awards Program.