AO Davos Courses 2021: Flagship event prepares for return to on-site, face-to-face courses

November 28–December 10, 2021

As the world slowly starts to open up again, the AO is excitedly preparing to welcome back participants—on-site and face-to-face—for this year's AO Davos Courses. Our world-class faculty will gather once more in Davos, home to the AO, to deliver another slate of exceptional educational experiences to surgeons from around the world.

This year’s hybrid event combines the best in on-site training with additional online learning opportunities over a virtual weekend.

From November 28 to December 10, 28 innovative and engaging courses from AO Trauma, AO Spine, AO CMF, AO VET, and AO Recon will build on the AO's distinguished precedent leading the world in top-tier surgical education.

The course offerings are as follows:

Week 1: on-site, face-to-face

November 28—December 2

  • AO Trauma
    • Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management for Swiss Surgeons
  • AO Spine
    • Endoscopy*
    • Micro Decompression and Percutaneous Fixation*
    • Modern Technologies in Spinal Surgery*

    * Online asynchronous course from November 7-28, 2021

  • AO CMF
    • Masters Course—Mastering Orthognathic and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) Surgery
    • Masters Course—Treatment of CMF Trauma and Post Traumatic Deformities
  • AO VET
    • Masters Course—Small Animal Fracture Management
    • Masters Course—Large Animal Fracture Management
  • AO Recon
    • Course—Complex Total Hip and Knee Arthroplasty
    • Course—Principles of Shoulder Arthroplasty
    • Course—Comprehensive Periprosthetic Fracture Management of the Hip and Knee

Virtual weekend

December 3—5

  • Online courses
    • 1 x AO Trauma 3-day course
    • 2 x AO Trauma 1-day courses
    • 1 x AO Spine 3-day course*
    • 1 x AO CMF 3-day course

      * Online asynchronous course from November 7—28, 2021
  • Streaming sessions and pre recordings
    • Shard sessions
    • Meet the Expert sessions
    • Webinars
    • AO TV
    • Networking activities
    • Highlights from courses

Week 2: on-site, face-to-face

December 5—10

  • AO Trauma
    • Course—Advanced Principles of Fracture Management
    • Course—Basic Principles of Fracture Management
    • Course—Advanced Principles of Fracture Management for Swiss Surgeons
    • Masters Course—Current Concepts—Upper Extremity I and II
    • Masters Course—Current Concepts—Lower Extremity I and II
    • Course—Pelvic and Acetabular Fracture Management
    • Course—Managing Pediatric Musculoskeletal Injuries
    • Masters—Seminar (German speaking)
    • Masters Seminar—Tips from the Masters

Registration opens on July 5!

Add a reminder to your calendar to be the first to reserve a spot.