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Your resource for world-class, evidence-based diagnosis and treatment for all athletes.

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Emerging Leaders Nightcap

Grab a beverage and engage with orthopaedic professionals! The next Emerging Leaders Nightcap event will discuss social media and how to do it well with Robert LaPrade, MD and Jorge Chahla, MD.
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Surgical Skills Course: Management of the Athlete’s Knee

AOSSM and The FORUM will be hosting a joint course focusing on the knee for athletes of all ages. This hands-on course will teach you cutting edge strategies to keep your patients active and in the game
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Youth to the NFL Sports Medicine Course

This live course in New Orleans, LA will focus on competitive and recreational football athletes in a team setting. Learn from expert faculty members about treatment, rehabilitation, and management of medical conditions in football.
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We help you keep your edge

AOSSM is a trusted source among the orthopaedic sports medicine profession for knowledge, skills and continuing education. We keep our members up to date on the latest news and advancements in the industry.

2023 Membership Renewal

Lock in your member benefits for next year! Renew your membership by October 31 for a chance to win a free registration for AOSSM 2023. Simply login to your account and click renew.

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Traveling Fellowship Applications Now Open

Members 45 and under can apply for the 2023 Traveling Fellowship Tour to Asia (APKASS). Interested in hosting the visiting Traveling Fellows from Europe (ESSKA) next summer? Apply to be a 2023 host and connect with the visiting physicians through scientific endeavors, social functions, recreation, and observation in the OR.

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New Impact Factor Ratings for AOSSM Journals

AJSM, OJSM, and Sports Health achieved their highest scientific journal Impact Factor (IF) ranking in the history of AOSSM. The IF is used to measure the importance or rank of a journal by calculating the times its articles are cited.

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Our Journals

American Journal of Sports Medicine

AOSSM has a wide range of publications and resources available for professionals, including the top-ranked sports medicine journal American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM). These journals provide the latest information on cutting-edge research and treatment techniques.

Our Research Grants Advance the Profession

AOSSM serves as an incubator for cutting-edge research that advances patient care.

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Board certified practicing specialist

Orthopaedic surgeons that specialized in sports medicine for the last two years in their current geographical location. ABOS, AOBOS, and, RCPSC. Citizens of the United States or Canada.


Enrolled in or completed a fellowship

Physicians enrolled in or have completed an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) approved orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship or one year out of a sports medicine fellowship in the United States or Canada.


Enrolled in a residency program

Physicians enrolled in an ACGME approved orthopaedic residency program in the United States or Canada.


Non-orthopaedic specialists

Non-orthopaedic surgeons or physicians that specialize in sports medicine for the last two years in the United States or Canada.

We set a high bar.

AOSSM is where sports medicine professionals find a passionate and vibrant community — one that helps them grow professionally through education and networking. With nearly 4,000 members, our membership is an unparalleled opportunity for exceptional medical education and professional fellowship with widely recognized leaders in sports medicine.

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