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The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine is proud to be a leader in sports medicine education, research, communication and fellowship. Our members are available to answer questions from the media on the most recent news and events in the sports medicine field. Contact Lisa Weisenberger, Director of Communications at 847-292-4900 for more information.

AOSSM and The Aircast Foundation Partner for New $150,000 Return to Play Grant


The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) in coordination with and support from The Aircast Foundation is proud to announce a new grant of up to $150,000 to support a clinical research project investigating return to play after musculoskeletal injury.  Read more.

AOSSM Statement on Orthopaedic Surgeons on the Sidelines 


As a medical professional society, the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) was formed nearly 50 years ago to educate individuals on injury prevention, rehabilitation and treatment. Our members are team physicians, athletic trainers, physical therapists and researchers who are committed to the care and well-being of athletes of all ages and activity levels. Read more.

The Latest Sports Medicine Research from #AOSSM2017


July 20-23, 2017
Faculty from around the world are presenting new research during AOSSM's Annual Meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Presents Prestigious Research Awards and Grants at Annual Meeting
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Sports Medicine Leader, Bernard R. Bach, Jr., MD, Honored with AOSSM’s Highest Award

Renowned, Maine, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Douglas W. Brown, MD, Inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame
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Renowned Texas, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Jesse C. DeLee, MD, Inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame
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Renowned New York, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Thomas Wickiewicz, MD, Inducted into AOSSM Hall of Fame
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Chicago-Based, Orthopaedic Surgeon, Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD Inducted as AOSSM President
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New Research Identifies Risk Factors for Elbow and Shoulder Injuries in Professional Baseball Pitchers
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Researchers Say Young Patients Who Experience Patellar Dislocations May be At Risk for Similar Injuries Later in Life
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Surgery Is a Low Risk Treatment Option for Patients with Pectoralis Major Tendon Ruptures, Say Researchers
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Outreach Athletic Trainers Have a Positive Economic Impact on Sports Coverage for Health Systems and Patients, Say Researchers
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Assessing Concussion Symptom Presentation May Provide Insight into Rise in Rates
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Different Surgical Approaches Offer Patients Improved Quality of Life after ACL Reconstruction
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Patients Can Expect to Stay Active, Enjoy High Quality of Life 10 Years after ACL Surgery
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Patients with Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears May Have Surgical Option, New Research Shows
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Patients Taking Opioids Prior to ACL Surgery More Likely to Be on Pain Medications Longer
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Success at the High School, Collegiate and Professional Levels Not Necessarily Related to Early Sports Specialization, Say Researchers 
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Sports Specialization May Lead to More Lower Extremity Injuries

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Recent News


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May 31st, 2017

Traveling Fellowship 2017 Asia Tour


Follow the journey of our 2017 AOSSM to APKASS Traveling Fellowship, one blog at a time!

 Part 1 | AOSSM Traveling Fellows Kickoff Asia Tour
 Part 2 | Traveling Fellows Take Flight to Taiwan 
 Part 3 | Tour Continues in Shanghai
 Part 4 | Traveling Fellows are Kobe Bound
 Part 5 | Traveling Fellowship Tour Journeys to Hiroshima

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