You might be interested in
Courses and events
Browse through all AO Trauma courses and events worldwide.
Check out the revised compendium and support resources for adults and pediatrics.
In a world where learning is increasingly happening on-the go, AO Trauma's competency-based training and assessment programs will certify orthopaedic residents and practicing surgeons in key areas of surgery.
AO Milestones will support residency program directors, residents and practicing surgeons by providing tailored digital curricula offering adaptive learning modules, skills training courses, as well as assessments.
AO In-Hospital, designed exclusively for AO Trauma faculty, is the stress-free way to organize high-quality, regular, in-hospital training events for junior orthopedic trauma surgeons, residents, and general trauma surgeons.
Meeting the recurring obligation of providing in-hospital training and education for your surgical staff can be challenging, given your busy schedule.
AO Surgery Reference
Explore the award-winning online repository for surgical knowledge, describing the complete management process from diagnosis to aftercare for fractures in a given anatomical region.
Innovative education concepts
AO Trauma has 60 years’ experience with consistent application of progressive adult learning concepts. We are constantly striving to improve our educational offerings. Competency-based curricula, ongoing evaluation, best-in-class faculty development, and hospital-based offerings are some elements ensuring that our education is focused on addressing relevant patient problems.
What we offer
Faculty development is key in developing and delivering high quality education.
Competency-based curricula ensure highest quality content is delivered consistently across the globe.
AO Trauma offers several event formats, varying from courses to hospital-based education.
AO Trauma books and e-books provide in-depth knowledge and expertise.
Discover the award-winning educational tool for orthopedic trauma residents.
AO Trauma education in numbers
Educational events per year
Event participants per year
Average course rating of 4.8 out of 5
Welcome from Wa’el Taha
“AO Trauma carefully designs its education programs to match surgeons’ and practitioners’ current experience and clinical needs, delivering crucial knowledge, skills and perspectives in the most optimal way for you.”
Wa’el Taha, Past Chairperson AO Trauma Education Commission