Welcome to The AAOS Resident Orthopaedic Core Knowledge Program

Welcome to ROCK!

The Resident Orthopaedic Core Knowledge (ROCK) online learning platform currently is available to all US residency programs. To get started, users can sign in with their AAOS login credentials.

Program directors and coordinators can use ROCK to easily assign content to their residents.

Residents can find critical content that aligns with the OITE & ABOS Part I Examination. Get started today on the path to a successful career as an orthopaedic surgeon.


Attention Program Directors

December 01, 2023

ROCK is free through June 2024 when your program subscribes to ResStudy (new/current subscriptions...

Faculty Access to ROCK

November 30, 2023

Make sure your faculty can access ROCK! Email your faculty list to Courtney Dunker. Be...

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