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Open to the faculty of academic orthopaedic programs within the field of Orthopaedic Surgery. Includes information about membership, committees, residency programs, meetings, and core curriculum.
http://www.a-o-s.org/
Membership information. Includes legislative action (federal and state) of interest to practitioners. Special features include an online bookstore, educational resources catalog and a patient education section. Libraries & Archives links to the Bulletin, meeting abstracts, policies, and more.
http://www.aaos.org/
Overall mission:to identify, develop, engage and recognize leadership to further the art and science of orthopaedics. Includes information on fellowships, meetings, and membership.
http://www.aoassn.org/
This organization includes orthopaedic surgeons who have special interest and training in the foot and ankle. Patient information includes an online member locator and educational materials on specialized topics. Professional information includes the societys meeting abstracts, links, and awards information.
http://www.aofas.org/
AOSSM is dedicated to educating health care professionals and the general public about sports medicine. The site provides information about the society's meetings, publications, media releases on sports medicine topics, and an Ask the Doctor feature. Patient education materials and information about professional educational materials are included.
http://www.sportsmed.org/
Information about its professional publications and meetings. Patient information pages on various hand diseases and conditions. Find-a-Hand-Surgeon Link has options for locations and physician name.
http://www.hand-surg.org/
Physician assistants who specialize in orthopaedic board-certified surgery. Information on certification, publications, membership, and meetings.
http://www.asopa.org/
Promotes continuing education for members and raises awareness of the orthopedic allied professionals. Includes newsletters and a forum.
http://www.asop.org/
Nonprofit organization dedicated to the advancement of patient care, in orthopaedic, craniomaxillofacial, spine and veterinary surgery. Links to continuing education opportunities, fellowship information, some educational material, and their newsletter. Some material is fee based.
http://www.aona.com/
Aims to encourage research and knowledge on arthroscopic surgery to improve upon the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculoseletal system. Information about the association, membership information, and members only area. Ordering information for their journal and patient education materials.
http://www.aana.org/
For those interested in clinical aspects of orthopedics and in training of leaders in the specialty. Includes information about meetings and events.
http://www.abjs.org/
International partnership of patient, pofessional, governmental, and nongovernmental organizations as well as companies and health care providers. Generally a informative site about the organization's goals, objectives, and projects.The News link includes announcements and links to full text articles, position papers, and messages. During 200-2010 it aims to raise awareness,empower patients, promote cost-effective treatment, and encourage research.
http://www.bonejointdecade.org/
The only US organization for orthopaedic practice managers and administrators. Provides networking and educational services.
http://www.bonessociety.org/
Includes information on meetings, professional development, fellowships, the association's publications, and membership information.
http://www.coa-aco.org/
A multidisciplinary organization that provides a forum for the exchange of ideas and promotes clinical and basic science research of the cervical spine. Includes information on membership and meetings (including papers/abstracts). Members only section.
http://www.csrs.org/
Mission is to create interest and further education in the area of clinical orthopaedic care. Links to membership, meetings, resources, and education/fellowships.
http://www.cosociety.org/
Dedicated to the advancement of knowledge relating to the hip joint. Links to events, educational offerings, and members area.
http://www.hipsoc.org/
Focuses on the etiologic role of orthopedic deformities as related to the various symptoms of head and neck pain and dysfunction. Information on membership and how to become a fellow or recieve a mastershipl.
http://www.tmj-iccmo.org/
International non-governmental organization including 118 member national societies. Supports national osteoporosis societies and increases understanding of osteoporosis. Includes organizational news, information on programs and special projects, and news on upcoming conferences.
http://www.osteofound.org/
Dedicated to the advancement and interchange of science of fracture repair and its application to improvement of patient care.
http://www.fractures.com/