AAOS 2021

Annual Meeting of Orthopaedic Surgeons


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American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Annual Meeting is organized by American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) and would be held during Aug 31- 03 Sep, 2021 at San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California USA. The targeted audience for this medical event basically for Orthopaedic Surgeons.

AAOS 2021 will be in San Diego, California USA and the venue of the event is San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California USA.

AAOS 2021 is expected to host more than 25,000 attendees including Academy Fellows, AAOS members, international guests as well as allied medical professionals and exhibitors.

Attendees will have the opportunity to learn about the latest industry trends and medical advancements in educational sessions. Representatives from top equipment vendors will also be present at AAOS 2021.

AAOS 2021 is organized annually

Get ready for San Diego!

This expansive scientific programme will be held in the impressive San Diego Convention Center, located in 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, California, USA. This congress centre has also played host to the annual meeting on multiple occasions, and repeat visitors will be familiar with its bright, open spaces, generous meeting rooms and superb location. Hotel accommodations are now available at our website. For individual hotel booking best resource is our website. Hotels in close proximity to the venue are available to book directly at special rates. You just have to fill out the housing form, check for available options, and choose the hotel available and the one you like from the list, book directly by online secure payments. This will give delegates access to the best locations at favorable rates, and we strongly recommended booking your hotel through our website.

We look forward to welcoming you to San Diego!

VENUE : San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California USA

Address : 111 W Harbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92101, USA

Program Highlights

9:00 AM

Tuesday, Aug 31-03 Sep, 2021

    Your Academy 2021

    Hear from Your Academy Leadership

    Thursday, September 2, 9:30 AM


    Program Highlights:

    Presidential Guest Speaker - Roy Williams

    Thursday, September 2, 10:30 AM

    Roy Williams

    Former Championship-winning Coach, UNC Men’s Basketball

    Roy Williams retired on April 1, 2021, with the third-most wins by a Division I head coach and the sixth-highest winning percentage in college basketball history. Inducted into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in 2007, Williams was a college head coach for 33 seasons at two of the three winningest programs in the sport’s history. He won 418 games in 15 seasons at Kansas from 1988-2003 and 485 games in 18 seasons at UNC, his alma mater, from 2003-21. He is the second-winningest coach all-time at Carolina and is now third at KU. He is the only coach in college basketball history to win 400 games at two schools.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California USA

Exhibit Hall

8:00 AM

Tuesday, Aug 31-02 Sep, 2021

    Explore the Exhibit Hall

    The Exhibit Hall is your go-to destination to discover innovative solutions that enhance your practice and transform patient care.

    This is your best opportunity to: 

    See new products and technology from more than 600 companies simultaneously 

    Connect with industry experts from major orthopaedic and device manufacturers 

    Critically compare products and plan purchases for your hospital or practice

    Use the My AAOS 2021 Exhibits Planner tool to start creating your customized Exhibit Hall experience.

    You’ll have maximum flexibility to: 

    Explore the profiles of committed exhibiting companies 

    Create your account to flag your favorites and create your “must-see” list

    View the floorplan to navigate your approach 

    Search for solutions by specific product categories and specialty areas 

    Browse product gallery, white papers, videos, and more

    Connect with industry professionals before you arrive 

    Get ready to reconnect with latest evidence-based orthopaedic innovations.

    Explore the Exhibit Hall without missing education sessions. 

    Make the most of your time with more than seven hours of dedicated exhibit time. Plan to engage with leading orthopaedic product and service providers, connect with industry experts and colleagues. 

    Extend your education in the Exhibit Hall with daily interactive presentations! 

    Engage with experts and experience state-of-the-art education opportunities on a variety of hot topics during Ask an Expert, TechTalks, and Innovative Theater sessions.

8:00 AM - 6:00 PM

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California USA

Resident Programs

7:30 AM

Tuesday, Aug 24-03 Sep, 2021

    Resident Programs

    Nowhere else can you engage with expert faculty, experience excellence in innovation, and participate in tailored learning activities developed exclusively for you.

    Essential Coding and Reimbursement for Starting Practice

    Wednesday, September 1, 8:00 – 10:00 AM

    Begin your practice with knowledge and power! Sarah Wiskerchen will address the basic elements of CPT, ICD-10-CM and diagnosis coding.

    Orthopaedic Influencer Series

    Get up close and personal and learn what it takes to become an Influencer as Residents interview those that have the power to positively cause change through knowledge, position, and authority in orthopaedics.


    Matthew T. Provencher, MD, FAAOS

    Tuesday, August 31, 10:30 - 11:30 AM


    Amy L. Ladd, MD, FAAOS

    Wednesday, September 1, 1:30 - 2:30 PM


    Mark D. Miller, MD, FAAOS

    Friday, September 3, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

    Practice Management for Residents and Fellows-in-Training #291

    Wednesday, September 1, 12:30 – 5:00 PM

    Review essential elements of practice management and learn the foundation to prepare for practice.

    Sponsored by:

    Speed Mentoring for Residents #390

    Thursday, September 2, 8:00 - 9:30 AM

    Navigate the transition from residency to practicing physician with ease. This interactive session provides the opportunity to have your questions answered by the pros, as you engage with orthopedic icons and young practicing surgeons on a multitude of topics beyond textbooks and the operating room. 

    Forum for Young Orthopaedic Surgeons with the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

    Thursday, September 2, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM

    Meet with Executive Medical Director of the ABOS, David F. Martin, MD, during this unique forum and learn critical information about Board requirements and procedures.

    The Resident Bowl

    Thursday, September 2, 3:30 – 5:00 PM

    Step up your game at the sixth annual AAOS Resident Bowl. Residents are invited to compete on teams in a game-style setting, answering orthopaedic and non-orthopaedic trivia for grand and runner-up prizes.

    All are welcome to be in the audience and cheer for their colleagues.

7:30 AM - 7:00 PM

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California USA

Travel Information

9:00 AM

Tuesday, Aug 31-03 Sep, 2021

    Travel Information

    Meeting Dates: Tuesday, August 31 – Friday, September 3

    Exhibit Dates:    Wednesday, September 1 – Friday, September 3

    For the 2021 Annual Meeting, Specialty Society Sessions will be held Wednesday, September 1 – Friday, September 3.


    ADA Needs

    San Diego has ADA accessible guestrooms at every hotel. Please specify your needs when making your reservations.



    Visit  Corp Trav or call (800)318-3846 to make your reservation for the 2021 Annual Meeting in San Diego. A per reservation service fee of $15 (online) and $32 (telephone) is charged.



    The San Diego International Airport (Lindbergh Field) is located 4 miles (10 minutes) from downtown San Diego. Curfew restrictions prohibit late night and early morning takeoffs between the hours of 11:30 PM and 6:30 AM.

    Airport Shuttles are an economical way to get to your hotel from the airport with rate ranging $14-$20 one-way.



    Professional attire is appropriate at the meeting and to visit the exhibit hall. Some restaurants require coats and ties for gentleman, but most welcome casual attire. Check each restaurant’s policy when making reservations.


    Hotel Reservations

    We've secured discounted rates at a selection of San Diego hotels. We encourage you to book through us early for the best selection and price.


    Hotel Shuttles

    Shuttles run between the hotels and the San Diego Convention Center starting Tuesday, August 31, at 6:30 AM through Friday, September 3, at 5:30 PM.


    Rideshare Service

    Companies, like Uber and Lyft, also provide service from the airport to downtown for $10-$21, according to the location of your hotel.


    Taxi Service

    Taxis from the airport costs $17-$25 (one-way). Many companies provide taxicab service at San Diego International Airport. If you need a taxi, simply follow the signs leading to the Transportation Plazas. A Transportation Coordinator will place you with the first available taxi, unless you specify a particular taxicab company.



    The average temperature in the San Diego area at the end of August is 70 degrees Fahrenheit, with an average high of 77 and an average low of 67. Pack an umbrella for the possibility of rain showers.

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California USA


9:00 AM

Tuesday, Aug 31-03 Sep, 2021

    Engage in Education Excellence          

    Be challenged, as top-rated faculty present the latest evidence-based advancements and researchers push boundaries to reveal what’s possible to transform the way you care for your patients.

    PLUS you can earn a up to 28.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

    Use the Education Program Planner to start planning your customized experience 

    Browse new & hot topics by session title or topic area

    Search by session type to learn in your ideal setting 

    Sort by date and time to find the sessions that fit your agenda

    View opportunities by author/faculty  

    Dive into your specialty or explore new topics! 

    Refresh your approach and sharpen your surgical proficiency when you gain insights into alternative techniques for clinical practice – spanning all areas or orthopaedics. 

    Use the below pre-filtered quick links to browse titles by specialty, or view the Instructional Course Lectures schedule. You can also maximize your time by choosing a Specialty Track of pre-selected ICLs.

    Adult Reconstruction Hip, Adult Reconstruction Knee, Basic Research, Casting Workshop 1, Casting Workshop 2, Foot and Ankle, General, Hand and Wrist, Musculoskeletal Oncology, Pediatrics, Practice Management, Shoulder and Elbow, Spine, Sports Medicine, Trauma, Explore Additional Education Resources, Specialty Society Sessions

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, California USA



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