American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Knowledge Sources

The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) would like to thank the following journals for their incredible generosity in making their Knowledge Sources accessible to our Diplomates for the ABOS Web-Based Longitudinal Assessment Program (ABOS WLA).

American Journal of Orthopedics Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery
American Journal of Sports Medicine Journal of Clinical Oncology
The Bone & Joint Journal Journal of Hand Surgery
Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma
Clinics in Sports Medicine Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery
Cochrane Database of Systemic Reviews Journal of Surgical Oncology
Current Orthopaedic Practice Journal of the American Academy
of Orthopaedic Surgeons
European Journal of Surgical Oncology Lancet
Foot & Ankle International Molecular and Clinical Oncology
Foot and Ankle Surgery PLoS One
HAND Sarcoma
Journal of Arthroplasty Spine
Journal of Arthroscopy The Spine Journal


Below are links to the pdf full list of Knowledge Sources for the ABOS WLA Program. The list is provided as a quick way to view all of the Knowledge Sources at once. To select a Knowledge Source and get a link to each Knowledge Source, you must log in to your ABOS Diplomate Portal and then scroll down to Part 3 to access your ABOS WLA Portal.

All 2020 ABOS WLA Knowledge Sources

All 2019 ABOS WLA Knowledge Sources

Top 25 ABOS WLA 2020 Knowledge Sources –
Ranked by Participation

*Required Knowledge Source

Top 25 ABOS WLA 2019 Knowledge Sources –
Ranked by Participation

*Required Knowledge Source


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