Winter sports such as hockey, skiing and football risk impact to the arm and shoulder—and resulting AC joint injuries. See the latest on injury classification and treatment options.
Adolescent athletes comprise the majority of athletes experiencing primary patellar dislocation. Stay in the know with this review of risk factors and their implications on clinical decision-making.
Young athletes and their families put their trust in team physicians and other healthcare providers to protect them from abuse, as well as injury. Learn how SafeSport training can help deliver on this imperative.
Early career orthopaedic surgeons face overwhelming challenges. AOSSM's BOLD Program, established in 2023, offers leadership skills and mentorship, nurturing future leaders.
The AOSSM Council of Delegates (CoD) serves as a vital link between members and the Society's leadership. The CoD facilitates communicating the exchange of ideas between grassroots members and the Board of Directors. Delegates play a crucial role in addressing state-specific issues and mentoring new members. Additionally, the CoD nominates deserving members for the Thomas A. Brady Community Service Award. With regular meetings and a commitment to member engagement, the CoD enhances AOSSM's mission and encourages active participation from all members.
Starting July 1, 2025, all residents who wish to sit for the ABOS Part I Examination will be required to have participated in the new ABOS KSB Program in partnership with ACGME. Learn more about this collaborative effort to move from time-based to competency-based assessments for medical practice readiness.
On October 6-7, 2023, AOSSM and ISAKOS collaborated to offer a Masters Course titled “Osteotomies Around the Knee,” chaired by Elizabeth A. Arendt, MD, Alan M. Getgood, MD, FRCS, and Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD, at the Orthopaedic Learning Center in Rosemont, Illinois.
In this society news roundup, read about the passing of esteemed orthopedic surgeon Dr. George S. Mauerman, upcoming sports medicine education, and the opening of applications for the 2nd Annual Bruce Reider Scholarship.