AO Spine North America fellows portal

Your one-stop resource for everything related to AO Spine NA fellowships 

AO Spine North America is committed to helping to develop the next generation of spine surgeon-leaders by supporting academically rigorous, technically sophisticated fellowships with a track record of producing excellent surgeons. We are pleased to be able to facilitate the next phase in your professional development.


Each year, the AO SNA fellowship committee organizes a series of lectures developed just for AO SNA fellows. All registration links and session information will be provided here. Webinars run from 8:00 - 9:00 PM Eastern Time.

Spine Fellows kickoff webinar

September 13 2022

Spine Fellows webinar

October 11 2022

Spine Fellows webinar

November 8 2022

In-person events

AO Spine NA Fellows Cadaver Course 2022

September 29 – October 1 2022

Las Vegas, Nevada

Registration not yet available

AO Spine NA Fellows Forum 2023

March 29 – April 1 2023

Banff, Alberta, Canada

Registration not yet available

AO Spine NA 2022 Course Calendar

View a full list of upcoming AO Spine NA educational events

Other relevant dates

Course/Event Date Links
AO SNA at NASS Meeting Oct 12 - 15 2022
Fellows Forum Abstract submission deadline Jan 31 2023 Submit

Funding awards and opportunities

Young Investigator Research Grant Award

Funding for surgeons early in their career interested in performing high-quality, clinically-relevant spinal or spinal cord research.

AO Spine research (international)

Explore research opportunities available to global AO Spine community

AO Spine Global Spine Diploma Exam

Take the formal assessment of competencies required to manage patients with spinal disorders

Your AO NA contacts

Jonathan O’Neal

Coordinator, Spine Fellowships

Allison Babb

Coordinator, Spine Research

Josh Block

Manager, Professional Services

Dorene Winters

Spine Education Manager

AO Spine NA fellowship committee

[Multipromo below]

Eric Klineberg, MD, MS, FAAOS

University of California-Davis

Samuel K. Cho

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai

Jeffrey Paul Mullin, MD, MBA

University of New York at Buffalo

Matthew Colman, MD

Rush University Medical Center

William Ryan Spiker, MD

University of Utah Medical Center

Daniel Gelb, MD

University of Maryland

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