EIN 36-2110592

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)

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The Academy is the preeminent provider of musculoskeletal education to orthopaedic surgeons and others in the world. Its continuing medical education activities include a world-renowned Annual Meeting, multiple CME courses held around the country and at the Orthopaedic Learning Center, and various medical and scientific publications and electronic media materials. The Association engages in health policy and advocacy activities on behalf of musculoskeletal patients and the profession of orthopaedic surgery.
Also known as...
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
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Program areas at AAOS

Annual meeting - presentation of lectures and symposia on Orthopaedic surgery and related topics, number of attendees is 13,987 in 2022.
Other program services - including public relations, board of councilors, advocacy, education programs, international activities, and research and scientific affairs.
Course education - courses provided to Orthopaedic professionals to keep them abreast of the latest advances in Orthopaedic surgery and care and to provide cme. 20 courses offered in 2022.

Grants made by AAOS

GranteeGrant descriptionAmount
International Consensus Meeting on InfectionGeneral Support$140,000
Indiana UniversityGeneral Support$70,000
Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation (OREF)General Support$50,000
...and 5 more grants made

Who funds American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons (AAOS)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)General Support$14,652,721
Johns Hopkins University (JHU)Sub-Award$145,204
Mayo ClinicSupport Charitable Programs$74,547
...and 7 more grants received

Personnel at AAOS

Lise Puckorius OlcOlc Chief Executive Officer$257,079
Thomas E ArendChief Executive Officer$908,051
Konstantinos T DamalasChief Operating Officer$509,466
Rachel BowersChief Financial Officer$215,799
Anthony PrioreChief Marketing and Communications Officer$253,079
...and 36 more key personnel

Financials for AAOS

RevenuesFYE 12/2022
Total grants, contributions, etc.$15,223,097
Program services$27,396,675
Investment income and dividends$2,268,281
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$5,735,481
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$-8,171,391
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$-3,273,532
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$39,178,611

Form 990s for AAOS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2022-122023-11-10990View PDF
2021-122022-11-09990View PDF
2020-122021-11-09990View PDF
2019-122021-03-31990View PDF
2018-122020-02-01990View PDF
...and 9 more Form 990s
Data update history
January 3, 2024
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2022
January 2, 2024
Updated personnel
Identified 8 new personnel
December 26, 2023
Received grants
Identified 8 new grant, including a grant for $14,652,721 from American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
December 25, 2023
Used new vendors
Identified 3 new vendors, including , , and
July 17, 2023
Posted financials
Added Form 990 for fiscal year 2021
Nonprofit Types
Professional associationsBusiness and community development organizationsDisease-focused nonprofitsHeadquarter / parent organizationsCharities
HealthScience and technologyMedical disciplinesCommunity improvementBusiness and industry
Political advocacyLobbyingReceives government fundingCommunity engagement / volunteeringTax deductible donations
General information
9400 W Higgins Rd 500
Rosemont, IL 60018
Metro area
Chicago-Naperville-Elgin, IL-IN-WI
Website URL
(847) 823-7186
Facebook page
Twitter profile
IRS details
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Form 990
Year formed
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
NTEE code, primary
G90: Medical Disciplines
NAICS code, primary
813920: Professional Associations
Parent/child status
Central organization
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