Important Notices


The material presented in this continuing medical education program is being made available by the AOSSM for educational purposes only. This material is not intended to represent the only methods or procedures appropriate for the medical situation discussed, but rather it is intended to present an approach, view, statement, or opinion of the faculty, which may be helpful to others who face similar situations. Neither the content (whether written or oral) of any course, seminar or other presentation in the program, nor the use of a specific product in conjunction therewith, nor the exhibition of any materials by any parties coincident with the program, should be construed as indicating endorsement or approval of the views presented, the products used, or the materials exhibited by the AOSSM, or its Committees, Commissions, or Affiliates. The AOSSM makes no statements, representations or warranties (whether written or oral) regarding the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) status of any product used or referred to in conjunction with any course, seminar or other presentation being made available as part of this course. Faculty members shall have sole responsibility to inform attendees of the FDA status of each product that is used in conjunction with any course, seminar or presentation and whether such use of the product is in compliance with FDA regulations.

Disclosure Statement

In accordance with the guidelines of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), it is the policy of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine that faculty and planners disclose to the learners all financial relationships during the past twelve monthswith any commercial interest (any entity producing, marketing, re-selling, or distributing health care goods and services consumed by, or used on, patients). Any and all disclosures will be provided in the final program that is distributed at the meeting to program participants. In accordance with AOSSM policy, faculty participation is predicated upon timely submission and review of AOSSM disclosures. Non-compliance results in faculty being stricken from the program.

AOSSM Image / Likeness / Voice Release

I understand and agree that, as a result of participating in an AOSSM educational conference or meeting, my image, likeness, or voice may be photographed and / or recorded. If family members are attending the meeting with me, their image, likeness, and voice may also be photographed and / or recorded. I hereby grant irrevocable and unrestricted permission to AOSSM and its staff to use my or my family’s image, likeness, or performance in any medium and for any purpose they deem appropriate. I hereby waive any right to inspect or approve such use of materials. Meeting registration and attendance acknowledges acceptance of these terms

American with Disabilities Act

The AOSSM wishes to take those steps to ensure that no individual with a disability is excluded, denied services, segregated, or otherwise treated differently than other individuals because of the absence of auxiliary aids and services. If you require any of the auxiliary aids or services identified in the Americans with Disabilities Act in order to attend this program, please contact AOSSM prior to arrival at