This exam is 50 questions, based on articles published in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, July-September 2015.
Date of Expiration: 10/15/2016

If the activity is to be used for CME credit, the score required to pass the exam is 70%.

These Quarterly CME activities consist of four elements:

  • Reading The Journal with sufficient thoroughness to understand the major conclusions presented in the articles
  • Passing an examination to evaluate the thoroughness of your understanding of the Journal's contents
  • Reviewing the post-examination explanations of the preferred answers
  • Completing the evaluation form

These activities may be used for study only, or may be submitted for credit. Payment will be required if credit is requested.

Click here to start the JBJS Q3 Quarterly CME Exam.


The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery, Inc. designates this journal-based CME activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Activity Objectives

Upon completion of this educational activity, the learner will be able to:

  • Describe contemporary scientific findings relevant to general orthopaedic surgeons and orthopaedic subspecialists.
  • Identify various strategies to improve patient care through review of a wide range of topics in orthopaedics and its major subspecialty areas.
  • Apply advances in orthopaedic techniques and technology.

Maintenance of Certification (MOC)

The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery has approved the JBJS Quarterly CME Examination as a self-assessment activity (SAE). Each credit claimed by the learner will help fulfill the MOC requirement of 20 SAE credits per three-year cycle. Learners who successfully complete a Quarterly CME activity may apply 5 credits toward MOC SAE requirements.

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