New treatment concepts and methods are researched and compared thoroughly.
Dedication to research
Research training and education
Resources for surgeons who are interested in, or are already conducting research.
AO Trauma focuses on two main research areas: bone Infection and patient outcomes.
AO Trauma research offers funding opportunities for research that supports clinical issues.
The AO Program for Education and Excellence in Research (AO PEER) is a collection of resources, reference documents, and learning opportunities designed for health care professionals who want to learn or improve the skills they need to conduct clinical research.
AO research links
AO Research Institute Davos (ARI)
AO’s scientists provide high-end research in surgical procedures, devices, and substances.
As part of the AO Innovation Translation Center, the Clinical Evidence center conducts clinical research in accordance to the global standards (ISO 14155 and ICH GCP) with the support of in-house medical and scientific expertise.
Helping drive the development and acquisition of innovative approaches to patient care in trauma and musculoskeletal disorders
AO Global Data
Data is shaping our lives. AO Global Data will fashion data into a tool of unparalleled potency in promoting excellence in patient care and outcomes worldwide. The AO's evidence-based data will become an authenticated source for patients, doctors, researchers, communities, and policy makers to make informed decisions.
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AO Trauma research fellowships
Research fellowship opportunities for clinicians who want to advance their experience within a research setting.
AO Trauma research governance
AO Trauma Research is overseen by the AO Trauma Research Commission (AO TRC).