AOSSM/AAOS Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Review Course 2020
Redesigned for on-demand, self-paced learning!

AOSSM is committed to providing stellar education to the orthopaedic sports medicine community to support your board certification needs.
And now our annual review course is more accessible than ever, with material available before the exam window opens to allow you to personalize your study plan.
Because it’s on-demand, you can focus your time however you choose and keep reviewing key areas up until the day you take the exam. Course materials will be available beginning July 13, 2020.

AOSSM/AAOS Member $495.00
Non-member Physician $695.00

    Course Chairs  


David C. Flanigan, MD

Bruce Miller, MD, MS

 Who should attend this course:

• General orthopaedic surgeons seeking an in-depth review of orthopaedic sports medicine

• Primary care sports medicine physicians and orthopaedic surgery fellows who need a comprehensive review

• Physician assistants, nurse practitioners and other healthcare professionals who work closely with surgeons and physicians to provide the best possible patient care

• ABOS diplomates preparing for the initial Sports Medicine Sub specialty Certification exam, the Sports Medicine recertification exam and the web-based longitudinal assessment
 Educational Objectives 

Upon completion of this course, participants should be able to:

• Implement an effective evaluation algorithm for musculoskeletal and medical sports medicine conditions

• Assess and apply surgical and nonsurgical treatment recommendations and rehabilitation protocols for the management of essential musculoskeletal and medical conditions germane to the practice of orthopaedic sports medicine

• Analyze and interpret research and imaging
 Included with the course:

1. Recordings on the following topics: (material has been previously recorded)

• Shoulder: Rotator Cuff/Muscles/LOM
• Shoulder: Scope/Instability/SLAP
• Shoulder: AC/SC/Nerves/Fractures
• Leg/Ankle – updated talk for 2020
• Hand/Wrist
• Imaging: Elbow/Wrist/Hand
• Spine
• Hip/Pelvis/Thigh
• Imaging: Spine/Hip
• Medical Issues: Head/Concussion/Dental/Eye/Abdominal/Injections
• Medical Issues: Infections/Dermatologic Conditions/Supplements and Stimulants
• Foot
• Sports Medicine Research
• Medical Issues: Cardiac/Pulmonary/Environmental Illness/Eating Disorders
• Elbow
• Test-taking Strategies
• Knee: Articular Cartilage/OA/OCD/Synovial Disease
• Knee: Patellofemoral/Meniscus
• Knee: Ligament
• Imaging: Knee

2. Access to the AOSSM 2020 Self-Assessment Exam to help identify areas for further study
3. Course handouts
4. Question & Answer with Faculty - August 3-7, 2020


Continuing Medical Education Credit 

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 19 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


In order to obtain AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ participants must complete the activity and evaluation. Please note that this is an online-only activity. Participants must complete the activity and evaluation online. No hard copy submissions will be accepted.


The material presented in this continuing medical education program is being made available by the AOSSM for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situation discussed, but rather it is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the faculty, which may be helpful to others who face similar situations. Neither the content (whether written or oral) of any course, seminar or other presentation in the program, nor the use of a specific product in conjunction therewith, nor the exhibition of any materials by any parties coincident with the program, should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented, the products used, or the materials exhibited by the AOSSM, or its Committees, Commissions, or Affiliates. The AOSSM makes no statements, representations or warranties (whether written or oral) regarding the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) status of any product used or referred to in conjunction with any course, seminar or other presentation being made available as part of this course. Faculty members shall have sole responsibility to inform attendees of the FDA status of each product that is used in conjunction with any course, seminar or presentation and whether such use of the product is in compliance with FDA regulations.