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  • Welcome to the website of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), a world leader in sports medicine education, research, communication, and fellowship. Founded in 1972, AOSSM is an international organization of orthopaedic surgeons and other allied health professionals dedicated to sports medicine. Our members are physicians helping weekend warriors cope with the effects of aging, team doctors ensuring health and safety at all levels of sport and researchers working to help athletes prevent and manage injury. In short, sports medicine is more than our members’ job - it is their passion.


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    2015 Hall of Fame Applications Available

    Submit online nomination forms through January 15, 2014. For questions contact Camille Petrick at 847-292-4900 or

    Boost Your Practice with Social Media
    How can Twitter be valuable for a sports medicine specialist? Download Dr. David Geier's video with tips and advice for getting started.
    Committee Applications Available

    Share your knowledge and support AOSSM activities by joining a committee. Apply for an open position today!

    New from OJSM
    Helping young athletes understand concussion risks is a work in process, as highlighted in research from Sacred Heart University.
    Make Sense of Sports Injuries

    Manage athlete care with help from our Athletic Health Handbook, including treatment tips for team physicians, ATCs, and PTs.

    Invest in Sports Medicine's Future

    Your gift supports initiatives like the Research Mentor Program - offering research opportunities to young orthopaedic surgeons each year.

    Apply for a Research Grant

    A number of sports medicine research grant opportunities are available through AOSSM! Explore those currently open to applications, with deadlines in late Fall 2014 and Winter 2015.