The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine is proud to be a leader in sports medicine education, research, content and fellowship.

AOSSM Annual Report

View the AOSSM 2020 Annual Report


Sports and Medical Organizations Encourage COVID-19 Vaccine Conversations be Part of All Sports Physicals
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) and the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) Combined 2021 Annual Meeting Hit All the High Notes Along with Record Attendance
Kurt P. Spindler, MD Becomes 50th President of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
AAOS Pledges $100,000 to AOSSM to Support Evidence-Based Orthopaedic Research and Education Programs
AOSSM and SAGE Publishing Launch a New Open Access Sport Medicine Video Journal of Sports Medicine
AOSSM Board of Directors Unanimously Approves Society’s Diversity and Inclusion Program
AOSSM's Historic Virtual Annual Meeting Achieves Highest Attendance Mark
View the AOSSM 2019 Annual Report


The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) works with the American Academy of Orthpaedic Surgeons (AAOS) government relations staff to identify priorities, draft responses - testimony or official comments - to proposed legislation or regulation.

Passage of Sports Medicine Clarity Act Improves Care for All Athletes
HR 3014 Medical Controlled Substances Transportation Act of 2015 - AOSSM Video Testimony

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  1. General Sports Medicine
  2. Elbow
  3. Foot and Ankle
  4. Hand and Wrist
  5. Hip
  6. Knee
  7. Shoulder
  8. Spine
  9. Other, please specify

AOSSM Committee Articles

May 2021
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