Residents are encouraged to submit their work to regional and national meetings with approval from the principle investigator. These are preapproved for travel/registration reimbursement to a capped amount.

The following list serves as a guideline of meetings that residents may submit to:

  • AAOS ‐ American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • AOA ‐ American Orthopaedic Association
  • AOFAS ‐ American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society
  • ASSH ‐ American Society for Surgery of the Hand
  • AAHS ‐ American Association for Hand Surgery
  • OTA ‐ Orthopaedic Trauma Association
  • SRS ‐ Scoliosis Research Society
  • LLRS ‐ Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society
  • MSIS ‐ Musculoskeletal Infection Society
  • ASES ‐ American Shoulder and Elbow Society
  • AANA ‐ Arthroscopy Association of North America
  • AOSSM ‐ American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • NASS ‐ North American Spine Society
  • AANS ‐ American Association of Neurological Surgeons
  • WOA ‐ Western Orthopaedic Association

RESIDENT CONFERENCES (do not require presenting of research)

Residents will be able to attend another conference during PGY‐3 to PGY‐4 time. This is in addition to the other pre‐approved conferences, which include; for all residents: (1) basic fracture course, (2) boards review course, (3) American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons annual meeting; and for select residents, (4) research presentations according to set policy, and (5) American Orthopaedic Association Resident Leadership Forum.

The list below represents the pre‐approved meetings you may choose from, with the idea of fostering interest in generalization or subspecialization. Choose one meeting, and attendance is to occur during the PGY‐3 or PGY‐4 level. Prior to course registration and attendance, submit a leave request and a budget to include fees, travel, lodging, and per diem expenses. The department will reimburse up to $1,200. Requests for meetings not listed here will be considered on a case‐by‐case basis.

  • American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
  • American Association for Hand Surgery
  • American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons
  • American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society  
  • American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
  • American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons  
  • American Society for Surgery of the Hand  
  • American Spinal Injury Association  
  • AO North America Trauma Advanced Course
  • Arthroscopy Association of North America  
  • Cervical Spine Research Society  
  • Current Concepts in Joint Replacement
  • Hip Society  
  • International Congress for Joint Reconstruction
  • Knee Society  
  • Limb Lengthening and Reconstruction Society
  • Musculoskeletal Tumor Society  
  • North American Spine Society  
  • Orthopaedic Rehabilitation Association
  • Orthopaedic Research Society  
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Association  
  • Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America
  • Scoliosis Research Society
  • Society of Military Orthopaedic Surgeons