AAOC -- American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons provides education programs for orthopaedic surgeons, allied health professionals and the public. The Academy's continuing medical education programs include courses nationwide on musculoskeltal problems and treatments, publications on a variety of subjects, self-study programs on computers, self-assessment instruments, and videotapes. The Academy's annual scientific meeting is the largest of its kind in the world.

The Academy serves approximately 20,000 members internationally and is an advocate for improved patient care. The AAOS helps increase the public's awareness of musculoskeletal conditions through patient education brochures, booklets, posters, newsletters and videotapes.

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