Register for AOA | USC APEX 2020 

AOA's partnership with the University of Southern California (USC) Marshall School of Business Executive Education continues in 2020 to deliver the APEX Leadership Certificate Program. Register and join the 40-person cohort in 2020.

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Support the AOA 

The AOA provides education, leadership skills, and essential tools to empower orthopaedic surgeons for success across all career stages. With a Campaign goal of $8 million by June 2021 each gift will help the AOA to provide a resilient foundation for adapting to continuous change. 100% of your contribution will be invested and directed to support the AOA program(s) of your choice.

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Help AOA Collect Diversity Data

The AOA has done much to lead the effort to address the need for greater diversity in the orthopaedic profession.  But now, we need your help. In order to set realistic diversity goals and measure exactly where we stand, the AOA needs more accurate information from members like you. Please login to the AOA website and update the "Gender" and "Ethnicity" sections of your profile. Click here for the step-by-step instructions

Residents and Program Directors: New eSLOR Form Available   

The AOA’s CORD/Academics Committee has made available a new, electronic standardized letter of recommendation (eSLOR). The newest iteration of the eSLOR is intended to provide residency programs a more concise perspective on a candidate than what is traditionally outlined in a letter.

To access the eSLOR, visit the AOA/CORD webpage.  

Upcoming Events and Deadlines:   

September 19: Own the Bone Orthopaedic Bone Health ECHO session
October 10:
AOA Regional Leadership Meeting - Durham, NC
October 21: Nominations open for 2020 Awards   
December 1: Deadline to Register for 2020 AOA | USC APEX Leadership Certificate Program
January 31: Nominations close for 
C. McCollister Evarts Resident Leadership Forum
January 31: Deadline to Apply for American-British-Canadian Traveling Fellowship

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