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AOSSM/ESSKA 2024 Traveling Fellows Tour

Follow along as the Traveling Fellows journey across Europe to the 2024 ESSKA Congress in Milan, Italy. Godparent Marc Safran, MD; Robert Westermann, MD; Brian Lau, MD; and Gregory Cvetanovich, MD travel over 10,000 miles, taking 11 flights and visiting 7 countries on this once in a lifetime trip!

    • Traveling Fellows

AJSM Editorial Transition Announcement

Dr. Bruce Reider has announced his decision to step down as Editor-in-Chief of The American Journal of Sports Medicine by the end of 2024, after 23 years of leadership. He will continue as Editor-in-Chief of the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine and as host of the Easy Reider podcast, while a search for his successor is conducted.

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    • Journals

Orthopaedic Consortium Awards $200,000 Research Grant for Advancing Orthopaedic Treatments and Innovations

AANA, AOSSM and SOMOS announced a $200,000 grant for research in orthopaedics, with a focus on military and general populations. The grant recipient, Dr. Andrew J. Sheean, will investigate the impact of mental health, resilience, and pain catastrophizing on clinical outcomes after ACL reconstruction, aiming to improve military medical readiness and patient recovery.

    • Announcement
    • Research

Collegiate Standard of Care Toolkit

AOSSM has collaborated with the National Athletic Trainers Association, American Medical Society for Sports Medicine, and American Physical Therapy Association to develop the Inter-Association Collegiate Standard of Care Toolkit. This member-benefit aims to enhance the safety and well-being of student athletes and improve healthcare services on campus, providing comprehensive and uniform support.

An Evidence-Based Review Of Exercise, Rehabilitation, Rest, And Return To Activity Protocols For The Treatment Of Concussion And Mild Traumatic Brain Injury

AOSSM participates with multiple organizations to develop consensus statements on the latest pertinent sports medicine topics.

    • Consensus Statements

Initial Assessment and Management of Select Musculoskeletal Injuries

Frequent musculoskeletal injuries in sports necessitate the team physician's involvement in assessment and management. Title 23, "Initial Assessment and Management of Musculoskeletal Injury," is part of an annual series created by the Team Physician Consensus Conference (TPCC) to enhance athlete care through better understanding and management of these injuries.

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AOSSM/APKASS 2023 Traveling Fellows Tour

Experience the 2023 Traveling Fellowship tour with Adam Anz, MD; Jeffrey Macalena, MD; Dustin Richter, MD; and Godfather Darren Johnson, MD. Read the highlights as they travel through South Korea, Japan, Hong Kong, and Thailand.

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Dean C. Taylor, MD, COL (ret) USA, Assumes Presidency of AOSSM

AOSSM is honored to announce that Dean C. Taylor, MD, COL (ret) USA, has begun his one-year term as president after being installed in the office during the AOSSM 2023 Annual Meeting that recently concluded in Washington, DC.

    • Announcement
    • AOSSM Leadership

Protecting Athletes and Team Physicians Who Care for Them Amid Rising Complexity and Liability Risk

This open letter by AOSSM emphasizes the vital role of team physicians in providing medical care to high-level athletes, and the increasing liability risks faced by them due to the inherently higher risk of injury among athletes. The statement calls for subspecialists in sports medicine to work together to preserve the future of the profession and suggests that testimony in support of or critical of medical care should come from a qualified sports medicine physician.

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AOSSM Welcomes New Sr. Director of Research and Health Policy

AOSSM is pleased to announce the addition of Lynette Craft, PhD as Senior Director of Research and Health Policy to its professional team. Research and Knowledge Discovery are at the foundation of AOSSM’s mission and vision and serve as cornerstones of the recently approved Strategic Plan.

    • Announcement

AOSSM/APKASS 2022 Traveling Fellows Tour

Follow Charles Bush-Joseph, MD; Cassandra Lee, MD; Winston Gwathmey, MD; and Jas Chahal, MD on their tour through Asia. These four orthopaedic professionals travel throughout Japan, South Korea, Singapore, and Thailand over the course of three weeks.

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Sports Medicine Multicenter Research Grant Recipient

The Sports Medicine Multicenter Research Grant was awarded to Beth E. Shubin Stein, MD, Hospital for Special Surgery, and Shital N. Parikh, MD, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital on Friday, July 15, 2022 for their JUPITER 4.0 project on patella instability, which received a historic $400,000 during the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Annual Meeting in Colorado Springs in recognition of the Society’s 50th Anniversary.

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    • Research
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