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JBJS, Inc., NEJM Group, and Area9 collaborate on adaptive learning in orthopaedics

February 22, 2017

JBJS, Inc., is pleased to announce the development of an exciting new product: JBJS Clinical Classroom on NEJM Knowledge+. Using research-proven, state-of-the-art adaptive learning technology developed by Area9 and employed by NEJM Knowledge+, JBJS Clinical Classroom will provide orthopaedic surgeons with a personalized learning experience at any stage in their career. Users will learn by answering case-based, short-form, and fill-in-the-blank questions based on JBJS gold-standard content and delivered by smart technology that continuously adapts to learners' goals, pace, and knowledge gaps. JBJS Clinical Classroom on NEJM Knowledge+ will be available before the end of 2017.

"JBJS is proud to offer this product to orthopaedic surgeons, enabling them to accelerate their proficiency, continuously sharpen their skills, and engage in lifelong learning."-- Paul Sandford, CEO, JBJS.

"NEJM Group is pleased to embark on this endeavor and work with JBJS to support self-assessment, learning, and board certification for orthopaedic surgeons" -- Chris Lynch, Vice President of Publishing, NEJM Group

"Area9 Learning is thrilled that we are expanding the collaboration with NEJM to include orthopaedics and JBJS."--Dr. Ulrik Juul Christensen, Executive Chairman, Area9 Group
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About The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery

The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS) has been the most valued source of information for orthopaedic surgeons and researchers for over 125 years and is the gold standard in peer-reviewed scientific information in the field. A core journal and essential reading for general as well as specialist orthopaedic surgeons worldwide, JBJS publishes evidence-based research to enhance the quality of care for orthopaedic patients. Standards of excellence and high quality are maintained in everything we do, from the science of the content published to the customer service we provide. JBJS is an independent, non-profit journal.

About NEJM Group

NEJM Group creates high-quality medical resources for research, learning, practice, and professional development designed to meet the demand for essential medical knowledge among academic researchers and teachers, physicians, clinicians, executives, and others in medicine and health care. NEJM Group products include the New England Journal of Medicine, NEJM Journal Watch, NEJM Knowledge+, and NEJM Catalyst, NEJM Resident 360, and NEJM Yi Xue Qian Yan. NEJM Group is a division of the Massachusetts Medical Society.

About Area9 Learning

Area9 Learning is a physician-led company that has successfully partnered with NEJM Group since 2012 to provide the adaptive learning platform NEJM Knowledge+. Area9's founders and senior management team have more than 20 years of experience in research and development of advanced medical learning technologies. Prior to establishing Area9 in 2006, they spent a decade developing technologies that provided critical skills training for doctors and nurses. They then expanded to apply their unique learning expertise to diverse fields. In doing so, they pioneered the modern generation of adaptive learning technologies for adult learners.

Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery

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