AAOS 2013 This Week

March 19th-3rd sees this year’s American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons congress taking place in Chicago Illinois.

According to the congress blurb, an estimated 32,000 members, guests, affiliated healthcare professionals, and exhibitors will crisscross Chicago’s sprawling McCormick Place convention center to take advantage of scores of educational resources, including 28 symposia, 825 papers, 580 posters, and 217 instructional courses presented by expert faculty. More than 85 scientific exhibits on extended studies or complex procedures—as well as the AAOS Resource Center, the Orthopaedic Video Theater, the Electronic Skills Pavilion, and the “Ask an Expert” sessions—will vie for your attention.

At the world’s largest orthopaedic marketplace, more than 600 technical exhibitors—including more than 200 first-time exhibitors—will display the latest in orthopaedic products and services.

More here.