Patient Education


American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
The Home page of the AAOS is your source for the latest legislative, educational, healthcare policy, and research information. The site includes the by-laws and position papers of the AAOS, and the latest federal and state laws enacted that pertain to the practice of orthopedics and medicine.

Arthroscopy Association of North America
The AANA Web site provides support services for members, including a member directory, description of the annual meeting, and other instructional courses that offer CME. Scholarships and fellowships available are listed. You can learn about the latest in arthroscopy research by searching lectures presented at previous AANA meetings.

American Osteopathic Association
The AOA is a member association representing more than 56,000 osteopathic physicians (D.O.s). The AOA serves as the primary certifying body for D.O.s, and is the accrediting agency for all osteopathic medical colleges and health care facilities.

American Medical Association
The American Medical Association helps doctors help patients by uniting physicians nationwide to work on the most important professional and public health issues.

American Orthopedic Society of Sports Medicine
The website of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM)is a world leader in sports medicine education, research, communication, and fellowship. Founded in 1972, AOSSM is a national organization of orthopaedic surgeons dedicated to sports medicine. Who are our members? They are physicians helping weekend warriors cope with the effects of aging . . . team doctors ensuring health and safety at all levels of sport . . . researchers working to help athletes prevent and manage injury. In short, sports medicine is more than their job – it is their passion.

Southern Orthopaedic Association
The Southern Medical Association enables physicians to practice the highest standards of medicine by fostering professional development and economic stability through education, services, collegiality, and leadership across multiple specialties.

International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopedic Sports Medicine
ISAKOS advances the worldwide exchange and dissemination of education, research and patient care in arthroscopy, knee surgery and orthopaedic sports medicine.

British Orthopaedic Association
The British Orthopaedic Association provides education and practice management services for orthopaedic surgeons and health professionals.