Member privileges

As a member of our unique network, you gain access to exclusive educational content customized to your needs.

Explore our networking, development opportunities, direct reference tools, and knowledge materials.

A unique sense of belonging

AO Trauma membership is your opportunity to take your personal and professional development to the next level.

As a member of our unique network, you will help shape the future of AO Trauma, learn from and share knowledge with expert colleagues from around the world, and gain access to exclusive educational content customized to your needs.

Belong to the leading global orthopedic trauma community with a unique culture of surgeon leadership, camaraderie, volunteerism and mutual respect.

Become AO Trauma Member and share your passion.

Connect and share

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Member directory

AO Trauma members have exclusive access to our global member directory that offers the ability to identify and locate colleagues.



myAO is AO's digital network. You can connect, securely exchange knowledge with peers, and access leading clinical and scientific expertise.

Professional development

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AO Trauma fellowship

Explore unique opportunities to learn from renowned faculty and experience the AO Trauma spirit in one of our fellowship centers.

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Access our collection of resources, reference documents, and learning opportunities for researchers.

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Career development

Starting with the basic principles course through the faculty development path to engagement in AO Foundation’s governance activities.

Direct references and educational resources

AO Videos

Browse through hundreds of online videos including course lectures, instructions for practical exercises, and best treatment options.

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Explore the growing collection of our stand-alone online modules.

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Access to both online journals and evidence-based summaries.

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3D Human Anatomy Software

Primal Pictures offers an interactive, medically accurate 3D model of human anatomy and biomechanics for reference and clinical use by trauma and orthopaedic specialists.

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Books and e-books

Benefit from special offers and free access to selected AO titles.

More educational resources

Discover further educational resources and material designed to develop your competencies.

What AO Trauma’s members say:

“The benefits are amazing. I improve my skills with recorded lectures to become a better surgeon.”

Fernando de la Huerta (MX)