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Summer 2023

LI: Leading with Inspiration

By Mark D. Miller, MD

AOSSM President, Mark D. Miller, MD, expands on his initial president's message last fall as he introduced "LI". In this edition, Dr. Miller discusses reflect on what he has found inspirational this past presidential year.

    • From the President

Tibial Tubercle Osteotomy Continues to Evolve

By Eric I. Ferkel, MD, Omar Hariri, MD, Theodore B. Shybut, MD, Evan E. Vellios, MD

TTO is a versatile treatment for patellofemoral issues, including instability, malalignment, and cartilage problems. It offers positive outcomes, with adaptable transfer methods to address different conditions. TTO is often combined with other procedures based on patient anatomy and underlying issues. Careful assessment is vital for choosing appropriate treatments. Advancements include improved guides, CT imaging, 3D modeling, and personalized instruments for complex cases.

    • Physicians' Corner

Fueling the Future of Sports Medicine

AOSSM is Fueling the Future during the inaugural Spring Fundraising Drive. Kick-off was May 12—the day the Society was founded in 1972. Every gift through July 31, 2023, will count toward our $40,000 goal to support programs such as the Fellows Course, the Surgical Skills Assessment Program, Young Investigator Research Awards, Osteoarthritis Research, and other research grants.

    • Society News

STOP is a Valuable Tool for Local Community and Coaches

The STOP Sports Injuries campaign, developed by AOSSM, offers education and resources to promote safe play, prevent overuse injuries, and manage sports-related injuries in young athletes through various means such as community education, safe training practices, and injury reporting protocols.

    • Industry Insights
    • Society News

Research Update

The inaugural Bruce Reider, MD, Scholarship recipient was announced at the 2023 AOSSM Annual Meeting. Dr. Clayton Del Prince from UCLA Orthopaedic Sports Medicine received the first award, reflecting his enthusiasm for scholarly publishing, while the AOSSM Masters Competition continues to honor innovators impacting patient care, with this year's event on July 13, 2023.

    • Research
    • Society News

Education Update

AOSSM's eLearning platform offers convenient on-demand education, featuring diverse CME content and a personalized study resources. Learn more about the AOSSM/AAOS Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Review Course and the 2023 Self-Assessment Examination.

    • Society News
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