AO CMF Faculty

Learn, share and grow with us through continuous education

We foster and develop a global pool of world-class clinical teachers

The AO Foundation is renowned for its dedication to continuing professional development , offering surgeons around the world high quality courses, delivered by exceptional faculty.

Through the AO faculty development programs experienced interested surgeons and clinical experts can develop their skills and become AO faculty members, serving as teachers and educational experts for AO's clinical educational events.

Video: Why not all surgeons are great educators with Iain McVicar, former Chair of the AO CMF Global Education Task Force (December 2019)

How to become AO CMF faculty?

In order to become an AO CMF Faculty you must follow the official faculty application process presented below:

  • Start by checking that you meet all the requirements
  • Submit your faculty application
  • Become a faculty candidate
  • Complete the teaching assignments and get feedback

If all requirements are met and you have completed the teaching assignments with good results, the regional board will grant you the faculty status and invite you to a Faculty Education Program (FEP) to further develop your skills as an educator.

Faculty Pathway Brochure (PDF) 

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Faculty development programs

Depending on your level of experience and interest, one of the following faculty development programs may provide an excellent opportunity. Please note that all faculty development programs below are by invitation only.

Faculty Education Program

Learn all you need to succeed at teaching one AO CMF educational events

Chairperson Education Program

Learn all you need to succeed at leading and managing AO educational events

Leader Education Program

Learn important skills in order to lead teams effectively and manage educational projects

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