The 2021 Own the Bone Symposium will be virtual again this year. Join Own the Bone for a four-part virtual series – accessed live or on-demand. Registration details coming soon.

Plus, register now for Own the Bone’s virtual pre-event on March 23rd.

Click Here to Register.

Date: Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Time: 7:00–8:15pm EST

Presentation #1: Peri-Prosthetic Fractures
Speakers: Simon Mears, MD, FAOA; Stephen Kates, MD, FAOA

Presentation #2: Bone Health Optimization
Speaker: Paul A. Anderson, MD, FAOA

Cost for March 23rd Pre-Event:
– Free for Members of AOA, NAON, or Own the Bone
– Free for Medical Residents and Students
– $25 for Non-Members (registrants will receive a $25 discount off registration for the four-part main event)

Own the Bone Symposium Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the fragility fracture epidemic and how secondary fracture prevention efforts help solve the problem.
  • Analyze multidisciplinary implementation considerations for a Fracture Liaison Service (FLS) model of care for secondary fracture prevention.
  • Investigate and practice completing a patient work-up for osteoporosis.
  • Discuss current and potential pharmacologic management strategies for the patient with or at risk for osteoporosis.
  • Investigate multidisciplinary post-fracture management and prevention strategies related to bone health through case studies.

Target Audience:

Orthopaedic surgeons, multidisciplinary physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physical and occupational therapists and other allied health professionals who care for orthopaedic patients in both acute care and outpatient settings.

Earn Recognition:

  • Earn approximately 9.5 hours of AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for all five events
  • Or earn approximately 9.5 hours of Category A nursing contact hours for all five events
  • Participants will receive a Bone Health Training Certificate of Completion upon finishing the course

Click Here to view the full schedule for the 2021 Spring Virtual Specialty Day Meetings.

For questions, please contact Ben Grace at

The AOA and Own the Bone thank Radius Health for their support of the 2021 Virtual Own the Bone Symposium

The National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses (NAON) is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the North American Spine Society and the American Orthopaedic Association. The North American Spine Society is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The North American Spine Society designates this live activity for a maximum of 9.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. The American Medical Association has determined that physicians not licensed in the US to participate in this CME activity are eligible for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.