Our services and resources

Find out more about our services and resources on the following pages:

AO Surgery Reference

AO Surgery Reference is an online repository of surgical knowledge. It describes the complete surgical management process from diagnosis to aftercare for all fractures of a given anatomical region.

This unique online reference tool designed for everyday clinical life was introduced in 2006. It was launched with six anatomical modules which are continually being added to, making AO Surgery Reference a dynamic reference tool.

The AO's publishing and faculty support media team produces a wide range of books, e-books, and education-related publications that highlight the pioneering work of the AO community.

AO Approved Solutions

Offering detailed descriptions of AO Approved Solutions, including videos and clinical cases.

AO ITC Innovations magazine

AO Technical Commission Meet the Experts


Enjoy intuitive access to dependable knowledge when you need it. myAO is your pathway to personalized knowledge, critical insights from clinical experts, and verified videos on demand.

Engage with leading experts in your field. Find out what they've published recently, see articles they share, and deepen your insight into areas that interest you.

Your personalized digital gateway to expertise, education, and innovation—whatever your field.

AO Global Data

Data is shaping our lives. AO Global Data will fashion data into a tool of unparalleled potency in promoting excellence in patient care and outcomes worldwide. The AO's evidence-based data will become an authenticated source for patients, doctors, researchers, communities, and policy makers to make informed decisions.

Join the world’s most comprehensive musculoskeletal registry today.

AO Sports

 With more than 60 years of shaping the future of medical education and a worldwide network of expert trauma and reconstructive surgeons, the AO—with its latest initiiative, AO Sports—is responding to the significant global need for unbiased education in sports medicine.

Online learning


Webinars and livestreamed events are a central part of the AO's educational offerings

AO videos and visual media

Multimedia teaching and learning materials, live webcasts and event coverage


The AO's e-learning offerings complement our educational programs, and can also be used as a standalone educational activity


Leveraging the wealth of expertise available within the AO—through the commitment to best practices and excellence in research and education.


Whatever your specialist area, the AO's resources offer you valuable support in enhancing your abilities, learning new skills, and responding to changing clinical needs.

ARI activity reports

Get the latest on AO research innovation from the AO Research Institute Davos (ARI).

Experts Symposia

Where outstanding minds come together in a robust process to improve available treatments.


Our study is a consensus process to improve research efficiency in Degenerative Cervical Myelopathy (DCM)

The future of medical education—today

Join us in Davos from December 4 to 16 for the AO's flagship educational event, offering courses in trauma, spine, CMF, veterinary, recon, and sports surgery.
Build your AO Davos Courses 2022 experience!