AO residents' portal

The AO residents' portal is the first stop for those looking for an overview of the AO Foundation's resources for residents. The AO Foundation offers a multitude of content for your career.

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AO Surgery Reference

AO Surgery Reference is a resource for the management of fractures, based on current clinical principles, practices and available evidence.


myAO is a digital platform for networking and case sharing. Connect with the people who matter the most to you, professionally.

AO/OTA Fracture and Dislocation Classification

AO/OTA Fracture and Dislocation Classification is a concise, clinically relevant tool for users. Available as an app, but also in poster format.

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AO PEER is a knowledge platform designed for health care professionals who want to learn and improve their clinical research skills.


AO Trauma START is targeted to meet the needs of residents with self-directed learning and assessment. Modules address clinical scenarios residents face throughout their residencies.

AO Milestones

AO Milestones addresses the significant need for validated competency assessments in surgical training for both residents and practicing surgeons.

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AO Videos and Webinars

Browse AO videos for hands-on instructional videos, and much more.

"Top faculty show you how it's done"


AO publishes AO Principles of Fracture Management. Make sure you get the copy relevant for you. Books by clinical division:

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Most clinical divisions offer a discount for residents.

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