Welcome to The AAOS Resident Orthopaedic Core Knowledge Program

Welcome to ROCK!

The AAOS Resident Orthopaedic Core Knowledge (ROCK) online learning platform is the only multimedia learning tool that establishes a core knowledge baseline required for orthopaedic practice and is aligned to the ABOS Part 1 Exam blueprint. It also enables program directors to direct and track their residents' learning throughout their residency training.

Bundle Pricing on Ortho's Most Powerful Suite of Residency Tools

ROCK, ResStudy, and OITE are now available at a discount when you buy the bundle. This dynamic trio integrates with your residency program to provide a comprehensive roadmap for residents meticulously curated by leaders in the field of orthopaedics.



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Attention Program Directors

February 22, 2024

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

Faculty Access to ROCK

February 21, 2024

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


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