FacultyFocus AO Trauma

Mark Reilly

Dear colleagues,

Welcome to the third 2023 edition of FacultyFocus, featuring a wide array of educational content curated with you—our AO Trauma faculty—in mind.

In this edition, we bring you an update on the AO Trauma Lower Extremity Curriculum, which will make its AO Davos Courses debut in the AO Trauma Masters Course—Current Concepts—Lower Extremity I (Femur to Patella) and the Masters Course—Current Concepts—Lower Extremity II (Patella to Pilon).

Furthermore, in this FacultyFocus, we detail the newest AO In-Hospital module, “Management of fracture-related infection,” and how this module is effortless for you as AO Faculty to bring high-value, extremely interactive, in-hospital staff training to your hospitals’ doorsteps. We also bring you news about the new intraoperative imaging compendium in the award-winning AO Surgery Reference, as well as news about new AO Approved Solutions.

Additionally, in this FacultyFocus, you won’t want to miss the news from across the AO, including:

  • Positive Faculty Education Program (FEP) feedback from operating room personnel (ORP)
  • The ongoing transformation of the AO Education Institute (AO EI), now live in its new setup
  • Transparent and inclusive recruitment practices driven by AO Access
  • New education research output from collaborations between the clinical specialties and the AO Education Institute
  • AO Access recommendations for inclusive language—and why inclusive language matters
  • 10 tips for instructional design

I hope you will enjoy reading this especially informative edition of FacultyFocus!

Best regards,

Mark Reilly

Chairperson, AO Trauma Education Commission