Past projects archive


Bio-ECM offers a safe treatment option for bone growth and bridging of bone defect

Flexible, 3D Printed Fracture Models

For improved and realistic surgeon education

Reducing amputations in children in Ghana

Training traditional bonesetters with pediatric fracture management knowledge

Early Rehabilitation During Disasters and Conflicts

Improving emergency care by providing key knowledge

Limb surgery in disasters and conflicts

Collaboration yields easy-to-read guide to managing limb injuries

AO Surgery Reference-Pediatric Trauma (AOSR-PT)

The world’s first comprehensive pediatric surgery reference is now available

Strengthening Preclinical Research

Getting funding to explore breakthrough surgical procedures, devices and substances that improve patient care can be difficult enough, and the challenge becomes even more daunting when the subject is improving research methodology.

AO Interact

Learn about the interactive peer review and discussion platform for surgeons

AO Mobility Toolkit

This new could system could become standard in large, multicenter research trials

AO Smart Socks

Innovating the rehabilitation of patients with pelvis and lower extremity fractures

Evaluation of Faculty Education Program

Fortifying education, a key pillar of the AO

Generic Asian Pelvic Bone Model

First evidence-based Asian pelvic bone model now in production

Pro-C: AO Trauma’s Proficiency Curriculum

Providing reliable metrics to assess trainees’ performance of practical tasks

Virtual Surgical Simulation Trainer

The most advanced tools to support surgical education

Generations Survey at the AO Foundation

A multilingual survey—covering three generations of AO Trauma members in AO Foundation’s five global regions—will examine how attitudes, work habits and behaviors could differ across the generations. The findings of this survey will serve as a cornerstone for shaping the organization’s strategy

AO Archive and History

The AO, founded in 1958, has a long and proud history, having changed the world for the better for millions of patients with the standardization of internal fracture fixation.

AO VET North America Marketing Initiative

AO VET North America (AOVETNA) is demonstrating its relevance to key veterinary orthopedic organizations in North America and showcasing itself as the region’s primary source of veterinary orthopedic continuing medical education and recertification.

Play Safe with Sisimpur

An AO Foundation employee had an idea that they brought to the AO Strategy Fund for funding: why not develop educational content to prevent traumatic injuries in children in low- and middle-income countries? This could be achieved using the vehicle of one of the world's foremost leaders in...