10 October 2020

AO starts sports medicine initiative with free webinars on shoulder arthroscopy

Sports medicine—the AO's new initiative

The surgical treatment of sports injuries and other soft-tissue conditions around the joints is closely related to classical orthopedic and trauma surgery, yet it requires profound specialization for a surgeon to achieve excellence in patient care.

The AO is responding to the significant global need for unbiased education in this field. Renowned shoulder experts get started with a series of free online events on topics related to the surgical management of shoulder injuries.

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Upcoming events

October 23, 2020 | 16:00–17:00 CEST (UTC+2)
AO Sports Webinar—Arthroscopic Management of Injuries to the Long Head of Biceps
Martin Jaeger (Germany), Amon Ferry (United States), Shiyi Chen (China)

November 13, 2020 | 16:00–17:00 CET (UTC+1)
AO Sports Webinar—Arthroscopic Management of Rotator Cuff Tears
Amon Ferry (United States), Shiyi Chen (China), Martin Jaeger (Germany)

December 17, 2020 | 16:00–17:00 CET (UTC+1)
AO Sports Webinar—Arthroscopic Management of Glenohumeral Instability
Shiyi Chen (China), Martin Jaeger (Germany), Amon Ferry (United States)

Future outlook

More areas of sports medicine will be explored in 2021, such as advanced-level knee surgery procedures and the basic principles of sports medicine including arthroscopy and open procedures.

Multiple webinars will include short lectures and focus discussions to provide access to instant knowledge and expert advice.

New curriculum-based courses are under development to meet the growing need for comprehensive, learning-outcome-oriented education.

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Your questions and comments are highly welcome: sports@aofoundation.org.

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