Our community

The AO has established specialty areas for trauma, spine, craniomaxillofacial, veterinary and reconstructive surgery. The AO clinical divisions and clinical unit continually redefine the state of the art in their fields, maintaining activities in research, development, clinical investigation, innovation, and education.

Leadership in surgery

How do you become a successful leader in the field of surgery? Watch this interactive panel discussion with AO surgeon leaders Robert McGuire, Jeff Wang, Teija Lund, and Sabine Girod describing how they got where they are today.

AO Davos Courses: The future of medical education—today

The AO's flagship educational event offers courses in trauma, spine, CMF, veterinary, and recon surgery every December in Davos.

Be the first to receive updates about the AO Davos Courses 2022.

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Global community

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Educational events per year

58,000

Educational event participants

9,000

Educational event faculty

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Memberships

To join our community, click on the links below to sign up for a membership and start enjoying the benefits!

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.

Preclinical Services

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)

AO Davos Courses

The future of medical education—today

The AO's flagship educational event offers courses in trauma, spine, CMF, veterinary, and recon surgery every December in Davos.

Be the first to receive updates about the AO Davos Courses 2022. 

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Hans-Christoph Pape
“Advances in the surgical treatment of trauma have generated the need for more sophisticated RIA instrumentation. The new generation RIA device will allow surgeons to continue to improve outcomes in complex cases where patients require reaming and bone grafting.”


Hans-Christoph Pape, AO Technical Commission member

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