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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

 FRAMD

FRAMD is a comprehensive, open-access, online database. It sources peer-reviewed scientific publications that use research animal models to study fracture trauma and disease. This dedicated resource enhances users’ ability to select clinically relevant, reproducible, and humane animal models of fracture injury and disease that pertain to their research focus and—importantly—will reduce the unnecessary use of research animals.

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 MIlestones

AO Milestones will certify surgeons’ proficiency in key areas of trauma surgery. The competency-based training and assessment programs cover the need for just-in-time learning by providing residents and residency program directors a tailored digital curriculum offering adaptive learning modules, skills training, and robust assessments.

AO Milestones is part of the future of AO education. The first program is set for October 2022 launch to residents in North America, with the global launch to follow.

myAO

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 PEER

The AO Program for Education and Excellence in Research (AO PEER) is a knowledge platform especially designed for health care professionals who want to learn and improve their clinical research skills. AO PEER also offers courses taught by distinguished AO faculty with years of experience in research and scientific publishing.

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 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

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

E-learning

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

AO PEER

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

Resources

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.

AO Spine RECODE DCM

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!