AEHA 2021 Symposium

Watch webinar panellists Michelle Ananda-Rajah, Bill Bowtell, Catherine Bennett, Alison Choy Flannigan and Karl Rozenberg discuss 'The ethics of COVID-19 vaccination – from discovery to distribution'

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Are you the next AOA Dean of Education?

The AOA Board is calling for expressions of interest from medical educationalists to fill the currently vacant AOA dean of education role

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Webinar: Leading in a crisis

Join panellists NSW Chief Health Officer Kerry Chant, medical epidemiologist Tony Stewart, and AOA Vice-President Annette Holian, Wednesday 25 August

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Reversing the barriers

The recording of our webinar on removing barriers for women in orthopaedics is now available


AOA's 81st ASM – 7–11 November 2021

Register now and join our hybrid annual scientific meeting online or onsite.

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AOA events

Highlights of the orthopaedic calendar – see the Key Events page

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Dealing with knee osteoarthritis?

Find out what osteoarthritis really means and the different ways it can be managed

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Has your orthopaedic care been rescheduled?

Read about managing hip and knee arthritis during COVID-19 restrictions 

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81st ASM provisional outline available

The provisional outline is now available for our hybrid 81st AOA ASM, to be held 7–11 Nov 2021 at the Melbourne Convention Exhibition Centre.

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2021 Queen's Birthday Honours

We congratulate the AOA member Donald Howie for being recognised in this year's Queen's Birthday Honours. 

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2020 OWL workshop

Our Orthopaedic Women's Link (OWL) workshop on 27 Nov introduced female medical students and junior doctors to the orthopaedic specialty through hands-on skill stations.

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AEHA: Ethics in times of crisis

On 25 Nov, the Australian Ethical Health Alliance (AEHA) held a sector-wide symposium on 'Ethics in the healthcare sector and its importance during times of crisis'.

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Push for same day joint replacements needs a rethink

It is imperative that we place the interests of patients at the forefront of their care.

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Medibank prostheses numbers don't add up

Recent misleading media reports regarding prosthesis performance in relation to private health costs require correction and clarification.

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Diversity in orthopaedic surgery

AOA is determined to identify and resolve issues relating to the lack of diversity in orthopaedic surgery and has contributed to a study alongside peer associations to investigate common causes and share ideas. 

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Diversity in healthcare

Why we're still talking about it

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