AO North America supports research opportunities for Spine and Trauma surgeons at all levels to promote clinical inquiry, innovation, contributions to evidence, and better care for patients.

AO NA research at a glance: statistics from 2017 - 2020

Research initiatives

AO Spine
North America

Learn about our research grants, clinical studies, and focus issue publications

AO Trauma
North America

Explore our resident, fellow, and junior faculty research awards

Explore AO Foundation research opportunities for AO CMF and AO VET North America members.


Improve the skills needed to conduct clinical research with the AO Program for Education and Excellence in Research

Participate in AO North America Research