April 08, 2019

Reduce your risk of lawn mower-related injuries

Lawn mower injuries can be traumatic. Orthopaedic surgeons offer safety tips to reduce your risk of injury. Read more 

April 08, 2019

Read the full 2018 Annual Report

The Academy released the 2018 Annual Report, the first in more than 25 years. Read the Annual Report. 

March 10, 2019

2019 Annual Meeting Media Program now available!

The world’s largest meeting of orthopaedic surgeons, researchers, and allied health professionals will meet March 12–16 at the Venetian/Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada.



March 08, 2019

AAOS Orthopaedic PAC Wins National Award Following Record-Breaking Year

Washington, DCThe Political Action Committee of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (the Orthopaedic PAC) was recently named the 2019 Outstanding Association PAC by the Public Affairs Council.  

February 06, 2019

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons announces its Musculoskeletal Tumor (MsT) Registry Pilot

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)—in collaboration with the Musculoskeletal Tumor Society (MSTS)—announced the launch of a Musculoskeletal Tumor (MsT) Registry feasibility pilot to begin capturing data on orthopaedic oncology, bone tumor procedures in a structured and scalable way.  

January 22, 2019

Trampoline parks may cause more severe trauma than at home trampoline use

ROSEMONT, Ill. (January 22, 2019)—According to new research published in the January 1, 2019 issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, trampoline parks and jump parks have been linked to a higher percentage of total fractures among pediatric and adult patients, including lower extremity fractures, fractures in adults, open fractures and surgical fractures when compared with home trampolines. 

January 17, 2019

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons approves clinical practice guideline for management of acute compartment syndrome

ROSEMONT, Ill. (January 17, 2019)—The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) released a new Clinical Practice Guideline (CPG) to help physicians develop their own evidence-based approach to diagnosing and treating adult patients with traumatic injuries at risk for acute compartment syndrome (ACS). 

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