Resident Assembly

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Join the RA Executive Committee

Consider joining the RA Executive Committee as a Member at Large, Committee Chair, Chair or Vice Chair. Requirements for these positions are within the application. 

2020 RA Chair

2020 RA Vice Chair Application

2020 RA Committee Chair Form

2020 MAL Application 

Resident Assembly Committees

The Resident Assembly has five subject committees: Education, Health Policy, Career Development, Research, and Technology/Innovation.  There is also a Global Health Workgroup.  All committees meet during the Annual Meeting.

Resident Assembly Committees


The 2017-2018 International Orthopaedic Trainee Survey

Every country has different norms and standards for providing orthopaedic resident education.  The RA surveyed orthopaedic trainees from across the globe to examine regional trends in orthopaedic education and identify particularly effective orthopaedic education practices worldwide.

International Trainee Survey Results


Sunshine Act: Have you been reported in error?

The Physician Payments Sunshine Act is a 2010 United States healthcare law to increase transparency of financial relationships between health care providers and pharmaceutical manufacturers and industry vendors.  The Resident Assembly Career Development Committee has developed a presentation to assist residents in determining if they have been reported and how to dispute erroneously reported data.

Resident Resources

AAOS offers additional education and benefits available to resident members