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2020 Society News
Explore the latest research and news developed in the virtual year of 2020.
Diversity News Release
AOSSM Virtual Annual Meeting Wrap Up
Michael G. Ciccotti, MD, 49th President of the AOSSM
2019 Annual Meeting
Explore the latest research and news to come out of Boston during #AOSSM19.
Dr. William E. Garrett, Jr. Inducted Posthumously Into AOSSM Hall of Fame
AOSSM Past President Christopher D. Harner, MD Inducted into Hall of Fame
AOSSM Past President Peter A. Indelicato, MD to be Inducted to Society’s Hall of Fame
James P. Bradley, MD Becomes 48th President of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Thursday, July 11
Does Platelet Rich Plasma Therapy Lower Risk of Meniscus Repair
Study Suggests Surgery a Better Option Than Observation for Some Older Patients with Meniscus Tear
Opioid Use is Reduced in Patients Treated with NSAIDS After Arthroscopic Shoulder Instability Repair
Study Suggests Arthroscopy More Effective Than MRI for Chondral Defects of the Knee
Friday, July 12
Lateral Extra-Articular Tenodesis Reduces Failure of Hamstring Tendon Autograft ACL Reconstruction Two Year Outcomes from the STABILITY Study Randomized Clinical Trial
Does Autograft Choice in ACL Reconstruction Affect Recurrent ACL Revision Rates in High School and College-Aged Athletes
Saturday, July 13
Over-conditioning Kills: Non-traumatic Fatalities in Football Preventable With Modifications to Conditioning Sessions
Outcomes of Non-Operatively Treated Elbow Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injuries in Professional Baseball Players by Magnetic Resonance Imaging Tear Grade and Location
Sunday, July 14
Lower Quadricep Strength at Return to Sport Identifies Limb at Increased Risk of Future ACL Injury after ACL Reconstruction in Young Athletes
Does Use of Headgear Reduce the Rate of Head and Face Injuries in High School Women’s Lacrosse
Traveling Fellows Take Flight to the Asia-Pacific
April 3, 2019
Follow along as our 2019 Traveling Fellowship tour makes stops in Japan, Korea, Taiwan and China.
AOSSM Traveling Fellows Set-off on 2019 Tour in Japan
Traveling Fellows Continue Tour in Korea
Traveling Fellows Head South to Taiwan
Reaching New Heights in Hong Kong
Shanghai Welcomes the Traveling Fellows
A Reflection on Enjoying the Journey
New Sports Medicine Research Presented at
March 16, 2019
2019 Specialty Day
Experts from around the world are presenting new orthopaedic sports medicine research during the AOSSM/AANA Specialty Day in Las Vegas.
Blood Flow Restriction Therapy May Protect Against Bone Loss Following ACL Reconstruction
Early Sports Specialization Tied to Increased Injury Rates in College Athletes
Patients with Irreparable Rotator Cuff Tears Have Another Surgical Option, A New Study Shows
AOSSM Shares New Research Annual Report
March 13, 2019
— The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM), with support from the Research Committee, released a new report that details the Society's contributions to research initiatives in 2018. Collectively, these efforts support advances in sports medicine — helping keep people of all ages and abilities in the game.
Passage of Sports Medicine Clarity Act Improves
October 5, 2018
Care for All Athletes
—The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) is proud to have been part of the process to cross the finish line with the passage of the Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act (H.R.302) which was signed into law this week as part of the FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018. The legislation provides legal protection for traveling team physicians and safeguards injured athletes’ timely access to the health care professionals who know and understand their medical history best.