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

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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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Specialty Day 2024 Abstract Submission

Abstract submission for Specialty Day 2024 is open! Join us in San Francisco, CA next year with the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES), February 16, 2024. Deadline for Abstract Submission is May 8, 2023.
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2023 Annual Meeting

The AOSSM Annual Meeting creates a can’t-miss experience that brings together leading education and cutting-edge exhibition.Join us for four days of new sessions and the latest research delivered by more than 435 faculty from around the world.
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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 Annual Meeting Full Program Now Available!

Just announced! Join us for four days of new sessions and the latest research delivered by more than 435 faculty from around the world.

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Nominations Open for the Thomas A. Brady Award

Nominate a colleague who has made a mark on their local community by April 3, 2023.

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Applications Open for the Playmaker Grant

This research grant opportunity aims to advance exploratory projects by providing start-up funding, seed-money, bridge/gap funding, or supplemental funding for an ambitious investigative team. Apply by June 1, 2023!

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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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