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.


ROCK Capabilities Webinar

September 15, 2023

Learn about the latest platform enhancements at this free webinar designed for Program Directors, Faculty...

ROCK Functionality Update

September 03, 2023

Program Directors and Coordinators gain the ability to customize Study Schedules!...

Faculty Access to ROCK

September 02, 2023

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

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