The 2020 Virtual AOA Annual Leadership Meetings 

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, the AOA conducted its 2020 Annual Leadership Meetings as a virtual event.

Upcoming Events

The C. McCollister Evarts Resident Leadership Forum will occur in August 28-29, and the 2020 Virtual Emerging Leaders Forum in September.

Registration is open here.  

Completed Events: Recordings Available

The AOA Annual Leadership Meeting started on June 10 with the Opening Ceremony featuring Bruce Gillingham, MD, FAOA, Surgeon General of the US Navy as the Howard Steele Lecturer and features five critical issue symposia, which ran through July 21, 2020.

The four-part 2020 Virtual Own the Bone Symposium runs from June 12 through July 15, while  The 2020 Virtual Summer CORD Conference occurred on June 12-13.  Please view the full schedule here

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AOA News

2021 NATF Applications Open

Posted on 7/23/2020
The American Orthopaedic Association is now accepting applications for the 2021 North American Traveling Fellowship.

Nominate Now

Posted on 7/6/2020
Nominate a qualified candidate for the Class of 2021 now! Deadline: September 7, 2020.

AOA's 133rd Dr. Parsons: Gives Presidential Address

Posted on 6/26/2020
View Dr. Parsons' Address: The AOA: A Comprehensive House with Compassionate Leaders

Call for Submissions for 2021 Now Open

Posted on 8/6/2020
The AOA is now accepting submissions for symposium and poster abstracts for the 2021 AOA Annual Leadership Meeting, Summer CORD Conference, and Own the Bone Fragility Fracture Symposium. The deadline is Friday, August 7.

AOA Statement on Recent Events

Posted on 6/17/2020
Letter from 2019-2020 Presidential Line to AOA Membership published on June 15, 2020 regarding recent national events.

New Episode! Dr. Van Heest on AOA Podcast

Posted on 5/8/2020
Dr. Van Heest shares insights on the AOA's CORD Program, and its collaboration with ABOS to standardize knowledge testing during residency.

AOA Regional Leadership Meetings

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