AO Trauma NA Trauma and Fracture Care Preceptorship

Preceptorship providing a practicing North American certified orthopedic surgeon with training to improve or refine their skills in fracture care at an approved AO Center or with an AO NA member


Both applicant and preceptor must be AO Trauma members.


The preceptorship provides round-trip economy airfare for the individual as well as living expenses while participating in the preceptorship. Total reimbursable expenses shall not exceed $5,000.

Upon completion of the preceptorship, the participant should submit original receipts for travel and living expenses to AO North America for reimbursement. When submitting receipts, please indicate how the reimbursement check should be endorsed.

How to apply

Applicant will contact the preceptor and design a program based on needs, providing the following:

  • Detailed outline of needs and objectives
  • Completed application form
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Expected dates of preceptorship

The application should then be approved by the preceptor and submitted to AO North America for final approval.

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