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Committees

Applications accepted early November through mid-February

All Standing Committees & Bylaws

Bylaws

Reviews proposed bylaws changes to the Society bylaws and reports its recommendations to the Board of Directors. Monitors the contemporary suitability of the Bylaws and recommends revisions when appropriate. Drafts language to achieve proposed bylaws changes.

  • Nathan William Skelley, MD, Chair
  • Samuel I. Brown, MD, Member at Large
  • Michael T. Freehill, MD, Member at Large
  • Gregory F. Dummer, Staff Liaison

Education

Identifies, develops, administers, and evaluates all live CME activities other than the Annual Meeting and Specialty Day. Reviews any live educational projects with which the Society is concerned and makes recommendations to the Board of Directors. Oversees coordination of national and international educational outreach meetings by identifying faculty and topics.

  • Stephen F. Brockmeier, MD, Chair
  • Brian R. Wolf, MD, MS, Chair-Elect
  • Michael B. Banffy, MD, Member at Large
  • Michael P. Campbell, MD, Member at Large
  • Michael Christopher Ciccotti, MD, Member at Large
  • David C. Flanigan, MD, Member at Large
  • Brian Forsythe, MD, Member at Large
  • F. Winston Gwathmey, Jr., MD, Member at Large
  • Sommer Hammoud, MD, Member at Large
  • Lee D. Kaplan, MD, Member at Large
  • Brian C. Lau, MD, Member at Large
  • Matthew J. Matava, MD, Member at Large
  • Craig S. Mauro, MD, Member at Large
  • Timothy Lee Miller, MD, Member at Large
  • Mary K. Mulcahey, MD, Member at Large
  • Ashish M. Rawal, MD, Member at Large
  • Jonathan C. Riboh, MD, Member at Large
  • Dustin L. Richter, MD, Member at Large
  • Patrick A. Smith, MD, Member at Large
  • Carola Francisca van Eck, MD, PhD, Member at Large
  • Ivan H. Wong, MD, Member at Large
  • Gautam Yagnik, MD, Member at Large
  • Geoffrey Scott Baer, MD, PhD, Ex-Officio
  • Jeffrey R. Dugas, MD, Ex-Officio
  • Matthew T. Provencher, MD MC USNR, Ex-Officio
  • Joyce Paschall, CAE, Staff Liaison

Emerging Leaders

Provides oversight for the Emerging Leaders Program, which is designed to nurture, guide and mentor early-career members. Members under the age of 45 or with less than 10 years of experience, regardless of age, are eligible to serve on this committee. Residents are eligible to volunteer to serve on this committee.

  • Carolyn M. Hettrich, MD, MPH, Chair
  • Champ L. Baker, III, MD, Member at Large
  • Meghan E. Bishop, MD, Member at Large
  • Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD, Member at Large
  • Molly Ann Day, MD, ATC, Member at Large
  • Matthew Fury, Member at Large
  • Catherine Anne Logan, MD, MBA, MSPT, Member at Large
  • Alan M. Getgood, MD, FRCS, Ex-Officio
  • Dean C. Taylor, MD, Ex-Officio
  • Jeff Boyle, Staff Liaison

Enduring Education

Provides oversight for the Society’s Educational Curriculum and all enduring education programs. Develops new initiatives for online, multimedia and other re-purposed material. Manages the journal-based CME and journal manuscript review CME for the Medical Publishing Group. Committee members must be familiar with the AOSSM Educational Curriculum. Committee members promote enduring educational activities, including online meetings.

  • Christopher J. Roach, MD, Chair
  • Ian Al'khafaji, MD, Member at Large
  • Michael E. Angeline, MD, Member at Large
  • Aravind Athiviraham, MD, Member at Large
  • Daniel M. Curtis, MD, Member at Large
  • Brandon J. Erickson, MD, Member at Large
  • John D. Kelly, IV, MD, Member at Large
  • Chaitu S. Malempati, DO, Member at Large
  • Sean J. Meredith, MD, Member at Large
  • Shana N. Miskovsky, MD, Member at Large
  • Margaret L. Olmedo, MD, Member at Large
  • Matthew A. Posner, MD, Member at Large
  • Anthony A. Romeo, MD, Member at Large
  • Vonda J. Wright, MD, Member at Large
  • Alexandra Campbell, Staff Liaison
  • Joyce Paschall, CAE, Staff Liaison

Fellowship

Consists of members who are all involved in fellowship training and represent university and non-university orthopaedic surgery sports medicine fellowship programs. The committee's function is to oversee the fellowship activities and education for orthopaedic sports medicine fellowship programs and fellows.

  • Matthew T. Provencher, MD MC USNR, Chair
  • James Bicos, MD, Member at Large
  • Matthew Bollier, MD, Member at Large
  • James C. Dreese, MD, Member at Large
  • Lutul D. Farrow, MD, Member at Large
  • Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD, Member at Large
  • Michael A. Perrone, MD, Member at Large
  • Alan L. Zhang, MD, Member at Large
  • Jenny Ramion, Staff Liaison

Hall of Fame

Develops application and guidelines for the Hall of Fame, as well as makes final selection of recipients.

  • Mary Lloyd Ireland, MD, Chair
  • Larry S. Bowman, MD, Member at Large
  • Robert S. Burger, MD, Member at Large
  • Brian D. Busconi, MD, Member at Large
  • Andrew J. Cosgarea, MD, Member at Large
  • George J. Davies, DPT, SCS, ATC, CSCS, Member at Large
  • David R. Diduch, MD, Member at Large
  • Michael D. Maloney, MD, Member at Large
  • Augustus D. Mazzocca, MD, MS, Member at Large
  • Martha M. Murray, MD, Member at Large
  • Kurt P. Spindler, MD, Member at Large
  • Michael J. Stuart, MD, Member at Large
  • Marianna Vitkova, Staff Liaison

Membership

Reviews membership applications received for consideration and makes final recommendation on accepted members to the Board of Directors, as well as decides on member and membership disputes. Residents are eligible to volunteer to serve on this committee.

  • Timothy S. Johnson, MD, Chair
  • Gregory Louis Cvetanovich, MD, Member at Large
  • Thomas J. Gill, IV, MD, Member at Large
  • Orr Limpisvasti, MD, Member at Large
  • Jocelyn Ross Wittstein, MD, Member at Large
  • Jeff Boyle, Staff Liaison

Publications

Provides editorial content as needed for Sports Medicine Update (including Team Physician Corner) and other non-Journal publications and electronic platforms (e.g., blogs). Contributes to overall Society engagement efforts, including social media and related marketing activities.

  • Grant L. Jones, MD, Chair
  • Michael Baria, MD, Member at Large
  • Brandon J. Erickson, MD, Member at Large
  • Letha Y. Griffin, MD, PhD, Member at Large
  • Cassandra A. Lee, MD, Member at Large
  • Randhir Mascarenhas, MD, Member at Large
  • Timothy Lee Miller, MD, Member at Large
  • Theodore B. Shybut, MD, Member at Large
  • Austin V. Stone, MD, PhD, Member at Large
  • Christopher Clarke Vasileff, Member at Large
  • William K. Vasileff, MD, Member at Large
  • Robert W. Westermann, MD, Member at Large
  • Christina Tomaso, Staff Liaison

Research

Evaluates applications and selects recipients of AOSSM Research Grants and AOSSM Awards. Develops and organizes Society sponsored research projects, research conferences, and research workshops. Serves as an expert resource for outside organizations seeking input or action from the Society on matters of science, quality and research.

  • Asheesh Bedi, MD, Chair
  • Julie Agel, MA, ATC, Member at Large
  • Jorge Chahla, MD, PhD, Member at Large
  • Jonathan F. Dickens, MD, Member at Large
  • Benjamin G. Domb, MD, Member at Large
  • Brandon J. Erickson, MD, Member at Large
  • Rachel M. Frank, MD, Member at Large
  • Kevin B. Freedman, MD, Member at Large
  • Thomas J. Kremen, MD, Member at Large
  • Joseph D. Lamplot, MD, Member at Large
  • Drew A. Lansdown, MD, Member at Large
  • Albert Lin, MD, Member at Large
  • Chunbong Benjamin Ma, MD, Member at Large
  • Richard Ma, MD, Member at Large
  • Travis Maak, MD, Member at Large
  • Eric C. Makhni, MD, Member at Large
  • Jeffrey J. Nepple, MD, MS, Member at Large
  • Luke S. Oh, MD, MS, Member at Large
  • Kelechi Okoroha, MD, Member at Large
  • Ayoosh Pareek, Member at Large
  • Robert L. Parisien, MD, Member at Large
  • Andrew J. Sheean, MD, Member at Large
  • Alvin Weii Su, MD, PhD, Member at Large
  • Miho Jean Tanaka, MD, Member at Large
  • Brian Robert Waterman, MD, Member at Large
  • James J. Irrgang, PhD, ATC, PT, Ex-Officio
  • Hollis G. Potter, MD, Ex-Officio
  • Karen Michelle Sutton, MD, Ex-Officio
  • Kevin Boyer, Staff Liaison

Self Assessment Exam

Plans, develops, and evaluates the yearly AOSSM Self-Assessment Examination (SAE). This committee is involved with pilot testing the Self Assessment, and analyzing data related to question content and participant data. Based on the AOSSM Educational Curriculum, the Self Assessment is recognized by The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) for Maintenance of Certification (MOC) SAE credit. The exam is designed to help learners identify their own strengths and weaknesses in the clinical and practice management areas of orthopaedic sports medicine. Committee members must understand the AOSSM curriculum and the requirements for the ABOS Subspecialty Certification in Sports Medicine. Committee members are asked to be a reviewer or writer each year (although this may vary; first year members typically attend a weekend reviewers/editing meeting in Spring and then become a writer of 10-15 questions per year in subsequent years).

  • Kevin W. Farmer, MD, Chair
  • Ronald S. Paik, MD, Chair
  • Justin W. Arner, MD, Member at Large
  • Laurel Beverley, MD, MPH, Member at Large
  • Srino Bharam, MD, Member at Large
  • Travis C. Burns, MD, Member at Large
  • Robert Brick Campbell, MD, Member at Large
  • Seth A. Cheatham, MD, Member at Large
  • Justin Drager, MD, MSc, Member at Large
  • Robert W. Dugas, MD, Member at Large
  • Ian Engler, MD, Member at Large
  • Bryan T. Hanypsiak, MD, Member at Large
  • Christopher Michael Jones, MD, Member at Large
  • Bryson P. Lesniak, MD, Member at Large
  • Tzu-Shang Thomas Liu, MD, PhD, Member at Large
  • Travis Maak, MD, Member at Large
  • Alfred A. Mansour, III, MD, Member at Large
  • Moira McCarthy, MD, Member at Large
  • Michael J. Medvecky, MD, Member at Large
  • Stephen Joseph Rabuck, MD, Member at Large
  • Alberto R. Rivera, MD, Member at Large
  • Richard J. Robins, MD, Member at Large
  • Marcus A. Rothermich, MD, Member at Large
  • Michael Joseph Scarcella, MD, Member at Large
  • J. Milo Sewards, MD, Member at Large
  • R. Lance Snyder, MD, Member at Large
  • Lauren K. Szolomayer, MD, Member at Large
  • Suzanne M. Tanner, MD, Member at Large
  • Natasha E. Trentacosta, MD, Member at Large
  • Joshua A. Tuck, DO, MBA, FAAOS, Member at Large
  • Peter Statz Vezeridis, MD, Member at Large
  • James Wylie, MD, Member at Large
  • Miltiadis H. Zgonis, MD, Member at Large
  • Jenny Ramion, Staff Liaison

Social Media Engagement

Promotes engagement among AOSSM members and other audiences by utilizing AOSSM social media platforms to highlight newsworthy published abstracts/papers from AOSSM Journals, including AJSM, OJSM and Sports Health: A Multidisciplinary Approach, and highlight key components from Society meetings and courses. Committee members utilize social media to share (post, re-post, etc.) a curated list of articles and Society information.

  • Jacqueline Brady, MD, Chair
  • Caitlin C. Chambers, MD, Member at Large
  • Jonathan Dunn, MD, Member at Large
  • Robert A. Gallo, MD, Member at Large
  • Brian M. Grawe, MD, Member at Large
  • John Reza Matthews, MD, Member at Large
  • Christopher L. McCrum, MD, Member at Large
  • Peters T. Otlans, MD, MPH, Member at Large
  • Christina Tomaso, Staff Liaison

STOP Outreach Committee

Engages with, and supports, appropriate initiatives in partnership with allied non-profit health care entities as approved by the Board of Directors, e.g., National Council of Youth Sports (NCYS), PRISM, etc. Reviews, helps develop, and approves sports medicine content for patient education and the STOP Sports Injuries program, including but not limited to sports and injury specific tip sheets. This committee also is responsible for selecting annual STOP Sports Injuries Award which recognizes outstanding research abstract or poster to be presented at the AOSSM Annual Meeting related to youth sports injury prevention, treatment, or rehabilitation.

  • Barry P. Boden, MD, Chair
  • Joshua Ari Baumfeld, MD, Member at Large
  • James Bicos, MD, Member at Large
  • Barry P. Boden, MD, Member at Large
  • Patrick S. Buckley, MD, Member at Large
  • James Bradley Carr, MD, Member at Large
  • Christine DiPompeo, MD, Member at Large
  • Elizabeth C. Gardner, MD, Member at Large
  • Brian Haus, MD, Member at Large
  • Catherine Anne Logan, MD, MBA, MSPT, Member at Large
  • Nelson Mead, MD, Member at Large
  • Michael C. Meyers, PhD, FACSM, Member at Large
  • James M. Paci, MD, Member at Large
  • Jeremy K. Rush, MD, Member at Large
  • Margaret L. Wright, MD, Member at Large
  • Nora McLaughlin, Staff Liaison

Team Physician and Athletes Advocacy Committee

Develops policy, positions, programs and activities related to the responsibilities of team physicians. Serves as a resource for other AOSSM Committees, and liaison with other organizations, in suggesting activities, topics, speakers and responses related to the team physician and athletes’ safety. Works with AAOS Office of Government Relations (OGR) team to identify advocacy priorities, draft responses – testimony or official comments – to proposed legislation or regulation and communicates to the AOSSM membership and leadership regarding those priority issues through Board Reports, regular columns in Sports Medicine Update (SMU), and oral reports to the Council of Delegates. Residents are eligible to volunteer for a one year term on this committee. Residents will observe in a non-voting capacity on this committee.

  • Christopher C. Kaeding, MD, Chair
  • Christina R. Allen, MD, Member at Large
  • Matthew Joseph James Anderson, Member at Large
  • Patrick M. Connor, MD, Member at Large
  • Kyle R. Duchman, MD, Member at Large
  • Robert S. Gray, MS, ATC, Member at Large
  • Lance E. LeClere, MD, Member at Large
  • Dean Wang, MD, Member at Large
  • Robin Vereeke West, MD, Member at Large
  • Michelle Lora Wolcott, MD, Member at Large
  • Kevin Boyer, Staff Liaison

Technology

Oversees AOSSM online activities. Reports new and developing information technologies to the AOSSM Board of Directors and membership. Promotes technology usage through education and member services. Advises membership on new technology developments within the Society.

  • Vishal Mehta, MD, Chair
  • Oladapo Michael Babatunde, MD, Member at Large
  • Katherine J. Coyner, MD, Member at Large
  • John J. Feldman, MD, Member at Large
  • Ganesh V. Kamath, MD, Member at Large
  • Chunbong Benjamin Ma, MD, Member at Large
  • Larry R. Padgett, Jr., MD, Member at Large
  • Ronak Mukesh Patel, MD, Member at Large
  • Michael K. Ryan, MD, Member at Large
  • Marc Tompkins, MD, Member at Large
  • Christopher J. Tucker, MD, Member at Large
  • Jonathan N. Watson, MD, Member at Large
  • James Jankovec, Staff Liaison

Traveling Fellowship

Selects Traveling Fellows and works with AOSSM President-Elect to choose a Godparent for upcoming tours. Develops and maintains relationships with ESSKA, APKASS and SLARD. Oversees Traveling Fellowship Tours, including selction of hosts and itinerary. Note: Eligibility is contingent on previous participation as a Traveling Fellow.

  • Matthew V. Smith, MD, Chair
  • Steven B. Cohen, MD, Member at Large
  • R.Alexander Creighton, MD, Member at Large
  • Lutul D. Farrow, MD, Member at Large
  • John R. Green, III, MD, Member at Large
  • Claude T. Moorman, III, MD, Member at Large
  • Frank A. Petrigliano, MD, Member at Large
  • Jeff Boyle, Staff Liaison

Committees seated by election, special appointment or Ex-Officio


Committee on Committees

Comprised of the President, President Elect and Vice President, this committee appoints volunteers to the Society’s Standing Committees based on member submissions and committee Chair recommendations.

  • Kurt P. Spindler, MD, President
  • Mark D. Miller, MD, President-Elect
  • Dean C. Taylor, MD, Vice President
  • Marianna Vitkova, Staff Liaison

Council of Delegates

Delegates are tasked with grassroots outreach efforts, communicating with members at a local level and providing a forum for the exchange of information. The formula for calculating the number of delegates each state is entitled to is based upon the number of Active and Candidate members in each state. Each spring, all Active and Candidate members are invited to nominate themselves or a colleague to serve on the CoD. Nominees are listed on a ballot and voted on by the Active and Candidate members of their state. Members receiving the highest number of votes are seated on the CoD. Delegates serve a three year term with the possibility of re-election for a second term.

  • Keith Kenter, MD, Chair
  • John D. Kelly, IV, MD, Vice Chair
  • Steven K. Ahlfeld, MD, Member at Large
  • Damian Andrisani, MD, Member at Large
  • Adam William Anz, MD, Member at Large
  • Justin W. Arner, MD, Member at Large
  • Aravind Athiviraham, MD, Member at Large
  • Geoffrey Scott Baer, MD, PhD, Member at Large
  • Robert A. Bane, MD, Member at Large
  • Randa A. Bascharon, DO, ATC, Member at Large
  • Jeffrey G. Belisle, MD, MBA, Member at Large
  • Gregory T. Bigler, MD, Member at Large
  • Matthew Blake, MD, Member at Large
  • Craig R. Bottoni, MD, Member at Large
  • Eric N. Bowman, MD, Member at Large
  • Melbourne D. Boynton, MD, Member at Large
  • Jacqueline Brady, MD, Member at Large
  • Jonathan T. Bravman, MD, Member at Large
  • Patrick S. Buckley, MD, Member at Large
  • Andrew B. Bullington, MD, Member at Large
  • Mark Burman, MD, Member at Large
  • Seth A. Cheatham, MD, Member at Large
  • Steven B. Cohen, MD, Member at Large
  • Eileen A. Crawford, MD, Member at Large
  • C. Barry Craythorne, MD, Member at Large
  • Kevin M. Dale, MD, Member at Large
  • David M. Dare, MD, Member at Large
  • Tal S. David, MD, Member at Large
  • Thomas M. DeBerardino, MD, Member at Large
  • Patrick Denton, MD, Member at Large
  • Jonathan F. Dickens, MD, Member at Large
  • Joshua S. Dines, MD, Member at Large
  • Bruce Douthit, MD, Member at Large
  • James C. Dreese, MD, Member at Large
  • Robert W. Dugas, MD, Member at Large
  • Henry B. Ellis, MD, Member at Large
  • Tahsin Ergin, MD, Member at Large
  • Brian Edward Etier, MD, Member at Large
  • Lutul D. Farrow, MD, Member at Large
  • Scott C. Faucett, MD, Member at Large
  • Gary B. Fetzer, MD, Member at Large
  • Kenneth M. Fine, MD, Member at Large
  • Brian Forsythe, MD, Member at Large
  • Albert O. Gee, MD, Member at Large
  • Daniel B. Gibbs, MD, Member at Large
  • David Gonzalez, MD, Member at Large
  • Stephen A. Gould, MD, Member at Large
  • Brian M. Grawe, MD, Member at Large
  • John R. Green, III, MD, Member at Large
  • David Guelich, MD, Member at Large
  • Jeffrey A. Guy, MD, Member at Large
  • F. Winston Gwathmey, Jr., MD, Member at Large
  • Mia Smucny Hagen, MD, Member at Large
  • John Rostad Haggart, MD, Member at Large
  • Sommer Hammoud, MD, Member at Large
  • Jolene Clark Hardy, MD, Member at Large
  • Jeffrey L. Hartzell, MD, Member at Large
  • Wendell M.R. Heard, MD, Member at Large
  • Peter W. Hester, MD, Member at Large
  • Carolyn M. Hettrich, MD, MPH, Member at Large
  • James A. Hurt, III, MD, Member at Large
  • Mark R. Hutchinson, MD, FACS, Member at Large
  • Christopher L. Ihle, MD, Member at Large
  • Peter A. Indelicato, MD, Member at Large
  • John Jasko, MD, Member at Large
  • Grant L. Jones, MD, Member at Large
  • Richard B. Jones, MD, Member at Large
  • Christopher C. Kaeding, MD, Member at Large
  • Patrick W. Kane, MD, Member at Large
  • Jeremy M. Korsh, MD, Member at Large
  • Aaron John Krych, MD, Member at Large
  • Neil Kumar, MD, Member at Large
  • Jason Kurian, MD, Member at Large
  • Joseph D. Lamplot, MD, Member at Large
  • Richard L. Layfield, III, MD, Member at Large
  • Michael Leathers, MD, Member at Large
  • Cassandra A. Lee, MD, Member at Large
  • Mark J. Lemos, MD, Member at Large
  • Raphael Longobardi, MD, Member at Large
  • Dustin M. Loveland, MD, Member at Large
  • Kurre T. Luber, MD, Member at Large
  • Brennen L. Lucas, MD, Member at Large
  • Dana S. Lycans, MD, Member at Large
  • Thomas Sean Lynch, MD, Member at Large
  • Richard Ma, MD, Member at Large
  • Jeffrey A. Macalena, MD, Member at Large
  • Elizabeth G. Matzkin, MD, Member at Large
  • Michael J. Maynard, MD, Member at Large
  • Kirk Anthony McCullough, MD, Member at Large
  • Ryan A. Mlynarek, MD, Member at Large
  • Amit Mukesh Momaya, MD, Member at Large
  • Keith O. Monchik, MD, Member at Large
  • Jeffrey S. Moore, MD, Member at Large
  • Bradley J. Nelson, MD, Member at Large
  • Carl W. Nissen, MD, Member at Large
  • Peters T. Otlans, MD, MPH, Member at Large
  • Charles B. Pasque, MD, Member at Large
  • Karen N. Perser, MD, Member at Large
  • Barry B. Phillips, MD, Member at Large
  • Matthew T. Provencher, MD MC USNR, Member at Large,
  • Anil S. Ranawat, MD, Member at Large
  • Ashish M. Rawal, MD, Member at Large
  • Kirk Allen Reynolds, MD, Member at Large
  • Dustin L. Richter, MD, Member at Large
  • Marc R. Safran, MD, Member at Large
  • Matthew C. Sardelli, MD, Member at Large
  • Richard A. Schaefer, MD, MPH, Member at Large
  • Anthony J. Scillia, MD, Member at Large
  • Wayne J. Sebastianelli, MD, Member at Large
  • Brian J. Sennett, MD, Member at Large
  • Steven B. Singleton, MD, Member at Large
  • Nathan William Skelley, MD, Member at Large
  • Matthew V. Smith, MD, Member at Large
  • Andrea M. Spiker, MD, Member at Large
  • James P. Stannard, MD, Member at Large
  • Robert A. Stanton, MD, Member at Large
  • William W. Stewart, MD, Member at Large
  • Austin V. Stone, MD, PhD, Member at Large
  • Allston J. Stubbs, IV, MD, MBA, Member at Large
  • Steven J. Svoboda, MD, Member at Large
  • Miho Jean Tanaka, MD, Member at Large
  • Stephen Robert Thompson, MD, FRCSC, Member at Large
  • Fotios P. Tjoumakaris, MD, Member at Large
  • Andrew C. Toftoy, MD, Member at Large
  • Jeff A. Traub, MD, Member at Large
  • Robert Gunnar Tysklind, Member at Large
  • Andrew Veitch, MD, Member at Large
  • Leslie B. Vidal, MD, Member at Large
  • James Everett Voos, MD, Member at Large
  • Brett L. Wasserlauf, MD, Member at Large
  • Brian Robert Waterman, MD, Member at Large
  • Alexander E. Weber, MD, Member at Large
  • Robert W. Westermann, MD, Member at Large
  • S. Clifton Willimon, MD, Member at Large
  • Michelle Lora Wolcott, MD, Member at Large
  • Brian R. Wolf, MD, MS, Member at Large
  • Ivan H. Wong, MD, Member at Large
  • Gregory A. Woods, MD, Member at Large
  • James Wylie, MD, Member at Large
  • Gautam Yagnik, MD, Member at Large
  • Yi-Meng Yen, MD, Member at Large
  • Kenneth R. Zaslav, MD, Member at Large
  • Alan L. Zhang, MD, Member at Large
  • Marianna Vitkova, Staff Liaison

Diversity Task Force

The Diversity Task Force is charged with helping our society achieve its overall mission by facilitating diversity and inclusion in surgeon education, for the purpose of securing the highest level of patient-centric care for athletes of all color, gender, ages, religious affiliation, sexual orientation and abilities.

  • Joel L. Boyd, MD, Chair
  • Constance R. Chu, MD, Vice Chair
  • Craig H. Bennett, MD, Member at Large
  • Sommer Hammoud, MD, Member at Large
  • Jason L. Koh, MD, Member at Large
  • Kellie K. Middleton, MD, MPH, Member at Large
  • Warren J. Strudwick, Jr., MD, Member at Large
  • Pedro J. Tort, MD, Member at Large
  • Gregory F. Dummer, Chief Executive Officer

Fellowship Match

The Fellowship Match is strongly supported by the AOSSM and the AANA leadership and the committee is comprised of appointees from both AOSSM and AANA who are charged with overseeing the Single Orthopaedics Fellowship Match for Sports Medicine/Arthroscopy. The Fellowship Match Committee will ensure the implementation, administration and compliance of the Match is consistent with the Match Agreement formulated by AOSSM and AANA leadership.

  • Mark R. Hutchinson, MD, FACS, Chair
  • Joseph P. Burns, MD, Chair-Elect
  • Don Buford, Jr., MD, Member at Large
  • Elizabeth G. Matzkin, MD, Member at Large
  • Edward R. McDevitt, MD, Member at Large
  • Daryl C. Osbahr, MD, Member at Large
  • Michael John O'Brien, MD, Ex-Officio
  • Matthew T. Provencher, MD MC USNR, Ex-Officio
  • Jenny Ramion, Staff Liaison

Nominating

At the Annual Business Meeting, the floor is opened to take candidates for the Nominating Committee. All Active members are eligible. All candidate’s names are listed on a ballot that is voted on by Active members. The six candidates who receive the highest number of votes become the Nominating Committee. The Chair of the Nominating Committee is the Second Past President. The Immediate Past President serves ex-officio and without a vote. The Nominating Committee prepares a slate of those nominees selected for the following open Board positions, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer and At Large positions. In the event of a vacancy due to death, resignation, removal, disqualification, or which otherwise is not automatically filled by succession, the Nominating Committee shall list a nominee for President or President-Elect. Members of the Nominating Committee are ineligible for nomination to elected office.

  • James P. Bradley, MD, Chair
  • Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD, Member at Large
  • Thomas M. DeBerardino, MD, Member at Large
  • Peter A. Indelicato, MD, Member at Large
  • Augustus D. Mazzocca, MD, MS, Member at Large
  • Brett D. Owens, MD, Member at Large
  • Miho Jean Tanaka, MD, Member at Large
  • Michael G. Ciccotti, MD, Ex-Officio
  • Marianna Vitkova, Staff Liaison

Program

Program Committee members are selected by each incoming President and serve a five (5) year term. The Instructional Course Chair, who serves a three (3) year term, is selected by, and is a current member of, the Education Committee. The Program Committee develops Specialty Day and Annual Meeting programs to meet the educational gaps of AOSSM members and others, including any orthopaedic surgeon, physician, or allied health professional in the fields of sports medicine or related fields of practice.

  • Cassandra A. Lee, MD, Chair
  • Rick W. Wright, MD, Chair
  • Geoffrey Scott Baer, MD, PhD, Member at Large
  • Stephen F. Brockmeier, MD, Member at Large
  • Steven B. Cohen, MD, Member at Large
  • Jonathan F. Dickens, MD, Member at Large
  • Lee D. Kaplan, MD, Member at Large
  • Brett D. Owens, MD, Member at Large
  • Alison P. Toth, MD, Member at Large
  • Robin Vereeke West, MD, Member at Large
  • Julie Ducey, CMP, Staff Liaison
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