AOC Connect Member Benefits
Your FREE AOC Connect membership entitles you to all these exclusive benefits designed advance the performance of your organization and fuel your professional growth.
AOC Connect Social Platform
Want to grow your professional network? Maintain ties to your training program mentors? Engage directly and immediately with your academic orthopaedic peers? THIS IS THE PLACE, with more than 5,000 active members (and growing every day).
The new way to connect with your academic orthopaedics peers
Join the exclusive AOC Connect Social Platform and get ready to be better connected in the academic orthopaedic community for networking, job search, sharing of best practices, and so much more:
- Communicate 1:1 across position types or 1:ALL within position type.
- Certain position types can communicate with other position types.
- Message, follow, connect with your professional peers.
- Build your network for professional development and career advancement.
It’s the busy, beating heart of AOC Connect — and it’s YOUR active, 24/7 professional development community!
From department chairs to first-year residents, we encourage membership for EVERY academic orthopaedic professional:
Orthopaedic Surgeon — Chief
Orthopaedic Surgeon — Chair
Orthopaedic Surgeon — Vice-Chair
Orthopaedic Surgeon — Faculty
Resident/Fellowship Program Coordinator
Chief Administrative Officers and Chief Administrative Officers Emeritus
Clinical Operations Manager
Clinical Operations Manager
General Admin Teams
Hospital Line Service Manager
Orthopaedic Research Faculty
More exclusive benefits for AOC Connect members:
Establish your free job seeker profile today at the #1 orthopedics job site. 1500+ job applications were submitted by surgeons in the first 6 months of launch, and more than 210 blue-chip employers currently post jobs. It’s the #1 way orthopaedic residents and fellows identify and apply for jobs.
Annual Business & Leadership Symposium
THE high-value, high-engagement, no-filler conference for surgical and administrative leaders and their teams. Rated “A” or “A-” for overall satisfaction by 96.15% of attendees.
Best Practice Presentations & National Surveys
Open-access presentations, compensation reports, and analysis from the top leaders in the academic space. Available no place else.
“Real Life” Curriculum for Residents & Fellows
Peer Mentorship & Special Interest Groups
Exclusive Webinars & User Groups
Learn from the best, become the BEST. AOC Connect is committed to the ongoing personal professional development of our members, and the optimization of academic orthopaedic departments. Monthly webinars. Executive Leadership Forums. Resident & Fellow Business/Career Forum. Best practice sharing, from academic department leadership to surgical sub-specialties.
Performance and assessment tools customized for orthopedic chairs, chiefs, and CAOs. Optimization programs for orthopaedic teams including cultural transformation, positioning physicians for success, and strategic planning.