AOSSM-AANA COMBINED 2021 ANNUAL MEETING. Music City Center. Nashville, TN. July 8-11, 2021 AOSSM-AANA COMBINED 2021 ANNUAL MEETING. Music City Center. Nashville, TN. July 8-11, 2021

Exhibit Hall Events

The exhibit hall is the epicenter of excitement and opportunity for attendees and exhibitors to engage. Information will be published and shared with attendees and the membership community. Exhibit events do not offer CMEs.

New! AOSSM ACE Award (Accelerating the Cutting Edge)

ACE Logo

Thursday, July 8 - Saturday, July 10 • 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Award presentation Saturday, July 10 • 10 – 10:40 a.m.

This NEW award recognizes cutting-edge innovation in the field of orthopaedic sports medicine by exhibitors at the AOSSM Annual Meeting. Come to the exhibit hall Thursday afternoon to see who wins the inaugural ACE Award!

Eligibility rules and guidelines are available here.

New! AOSSM-AANA Hosted Exhibit Hall Social Hour

Friday, July 9 • 4:30 – 5:30 p.m.

Come together with colleagues to officially kick-off the meeting while enjoying complimentary light appetizers and beer or wine. Make new connections, see old friends, and engage with the AOSSM and AANA board. Showcase what you are doing to advance sports medicine and arthroscopy to deliver the highest caliber of care to patients.

Keystone Theaters

Daily, Thursday, July 8 - Saturday, July 10 • 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Enjoy your lunch while learning about new products, technologies, and research findings with exclusive on-stage demonstrations. Keystone sessions are promotional in nature.

Thursday, July 8

11:55 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

  • North: Biorez Introducing BioBrace™: A Biocomposite Soft Tissue Scaffold for the Biological Augmentation of Tendon/Ligament Repair and Reconstruction
    Faculty: Robert Arciero, MD, Joseph Burns, MD
  • South: Smith + Nephew, Redefining Healing + Performance in Shoulder Surgery
    Faculty: Dr. Michael O’Brien, Dr. Michael T. Freehill, Dr. Michael Banffy, Dr. Nirav Amin

12:40 - 1:10 p.m.

  • South: Zimmer Biomet, Evolution in knotless RCR repair: Introducing Juggerknot® w/ BroadBand™, Eric McCarty, MD
  • North: DePuy Synthes Mitek, Tough Cuff - “What do I do now?” Expert positions for managing complex to massive Rotator Cuff Tears.
    Faculty: Dr. Mark H. Getelman and Dr. Rick K. Ryu

Friday, July 9

11:55 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

  • North: Arthrex, Case Discussions with Orthopedic Leaders, Moderator: JT Tokish, Panelists: James Bradley MD, Neal ElAttrache MD, Matthew Provencher MD
  • South: Smith + Nephew, All-Zone All-Inside Meniscal Repair with the new FAST-FIX FLEX System – A case base discussion
    Faculty: Dr. Jorge Chahla, Dr. Geoffrey Van Thiel, Dr. David Flanigan

12:40 - 1:10 p.m.

  • North: Stryker
  • South: Zimmer Biomet, Restorative Therapies: Innovations and Clinical Solutions
    Faculty: Charles Grimshaw, M.D.

Saturday, July 10

11:55 a.m. - 12:25 p.m.

  • South: Smith + Nephew, Advances in Hip Preservation: Open to Close Capsule Considerations
    Faculty: Dr. Anil Ranawat, Dr. Robert Boykin, Dr. Srino Bharam, Dr. Guillaume Dumont

12:40 - 1:10 p.m.

  • South: Zimmer Biomet, Evolving Your Mensicus Repair: JuggerStitch™, A Stronger Anchor with a Softer Touch, Nicholas Sgaglione, MD

In-Booth Demos

Daily, Thursday, July 8 - Saturday, July 10 • Times TBD

Thursday, July 8

10:10 – 10:20 a.m.

3D Systems Booth 223: Knee VR simulation - ARTHRO Mentor, Ori Dotan

ARTHRO Mentor is the most effective tool for arthroscopic surgery skills acquisition, reduces training time and considerably improves the learning curve of complex surgery techniques.

Winter innovations Booth 628: EasyWhip: The New Way to Suture, Lia Winter

EasyWhip fundamentally changes how stitching can be performed. The specialized suturing needle for ligament and tendon reconstruction surgery allows for easy, fast, and accurate stitch placement with less variation.

11:45 – 11:55 a.m.

OsteoCentric Technologies Booth 1013: Presenter: Gavin Sontag

IB Medical IceBand Booth 1022: Post-op Cooling & Compression, Donna Boatman-Riley

IceBand uses cold therapy compression to facilitate postoperative rehabilitation, shorten recovery time, and reduce the need for anesthetics and painkillers. Provide a user-friendly and cost-effective method for treating patients after surgery and/or during rehab.

12:05 – 12:15 p.m.

Plymouth Medical Booth 207: Cell Counting+QC in Orthobiologics, Jo-An Tremblay Shepherd

Cell counting and quality control for the leaders in orthobiologics. Come learn how capturing this data alongside patient reported outcomes will finally provide you with evidence-based treatment protocols.

ArthroFree Booth 320: Wireless Arthroscopy Made Possible, Jim Williams, MD

Introducing ArthroFree, the wireless surgical camera designed for safety and agility, for increased efficiency and reducing cost in the operating room.

12:20 – 12:30 p.m.

DePuy Synthes – Mitek Booth 713: New Innovations for Shoulder Arthroscopy, Bill Ciccone, MD

An audience-interactive session with Dr. William Ciccone who will share his experience with self-tensioning DYNATAPE™️ Suture, DERMIS ON DEMAND™️ Allograft 30-second Augment¹, HEALIX ADVANCE™️ Self-Punching Anchors, and more.

Sharecare Booth 1023: How to Succeed in Value-based Care, Paul Free

The CMS Qualified Clinical Data Registry (QCDR) brings unique, musculoskeletal-specific measures to MIPS reporting orthopaedic practices, combined with a marketing leading technology enabling providers to implement value-based care efficiently and effectively.

12:35 – 12:45 p.m.

Biorez Inc Booth 1005: The BioBrace Soft Tissue Scaffold, Patrick C Helfrich

The BioBrace implant enables load-sharing to reinforce ligament and tendon repair throughout the healing process, while its biologic matrix acts as a scaffold to support tissue regeneration and provides supplemental strength for two years before naturally resorbing.

Reparel Booth 411: The Bioactive Fabric of the Future, James Paci, MD

Reparel bioactive garments are reducing recovery times and improving patient outcomes for the management of OA and tendinopathies, pre/post-operative pain, inflammation, and swelling. Experience the healing benefits of the bioactive fabric of the future.

Friday, July 9

10:45 -10:55 a.m.

AcCELLerated Biologics Booth 323: SuperShot® PRP, Sticky Rammel

SuperShot® PRP technology quickly isolates and incorporates autologous exosomes, extracellular vesicles transport proteins and microRNAs essential for tissue regeneration, healing, vascularization, and rejuvenation, resulting in a more complete PRP therapy.

Xiros, Inc. Booth 922: Innovations in MCL Treatment, Darren Johnson, MD

Learn Dr. Johnson’s MCL technique using the Infinity-Lock tapes.

11:45 – 11: 55 a.m.

Turner Imaging Systems, Inc Booth 1001: Smart-C Mini C-arm Introduction, Rick White

Introducing a lightweight, portable battery-powered, mini c-arm that can be used by itself or with the Support Stand and/or Monitor Cart accessories, offering surgeons unique flexibility only available with the Smart-C.

Modernizing Medicine, Inc. Booth 911: Modernizing Medicine: All-In-One Orthopedic EHR Solution

Modernizing Medicine® empowers orthopedists with a suite of mobile, specialty-specific solutions helping to transform how healthcare information is created, consumed and utilized to increase practice efficiency and improve patient outcomes.

12:05 – 12:15 p.m.

Trice Medical Booth 326: A Sneak Peak at What's New! Kristy Brooks

Zimmer Biomet Booth 401

12:20 – 12: 30 p.m.

OrthoLazer Orthopedic Laser Centers Booth 1000: The Roadmap to Orthoprenuership, Scott Sigman, MD

Learn about the OrthoLazer Franchise GPS onboarding program to successfully bring novel and non-invasive Opioid alternative to your patients’ acute and chronic pain.

DJO Booth 601

12:35 – 12:45 p.m.

VirtaMed Booth 426: Shoulder Rotator Cuff Repair, Justin Grooms

VirtaMed’s new double-row rotator cuff repair training module offers two repairs, Crescent and L-Shaped. Following step-by-step instructions, surgical residents can now safely practice anchor placement, suture passing, and complete the entire therapeutic procedure.

ManaMed Inc. Booth 201: Prevent DVT Anywhere & Everywhere, Trevor Theriot

Physicians prescribe PlasmaFlow to reduce DVT, enhance blood circulation, diminish swelling, reduce wound healing time, heal venous stasis, arterial and diabetic leg ulcers, stasis dermatitis, chronic venous insufficiency, and reduction of edema in the lower limbs.

2:20 – 2:30 p.m.

Lipogems Booth 410: Lipogems

Demonstrate adipose tissue harvesting and processing the tissue using an FDA cleared system

Biosplice Therapeutics Booth 221: Lorecivivint: A Knee OA Drug Candidate, Jack Farr, MD

Learn preclinical and clinical data on lorecivivint (LOR), a new, intra-articular (IA) CLK/DYRK inhibitor that modulates Wnt and inflammatory pathways, in development as a drug candidate to treat knee OA. To date, more than 800 knee OA subjects have been dosed with lorecivivint in clinical trials.

Saturday, July 10

10:20 – 10:30 a.m.

Marrow Access Technologies Booth 928: SmartShot Bone Marrow Stimulation, Jason Koh, MD and Joseph Saladino

SmartShot technology allows for consistent bone marrow stimulation that has been shown to preserve subchondral bone and result in improved remodeling when compared to legacy microfracture and powered picks. Applications include shoulder, ankle, knee, elbow, and wrist.

BandGrip, Inc. Booth 1010: Healing Begins with Secure Closure, JoAnn DiNatale

Find out how our revolutionary BandGrip® Micro-Anchor® Skin Closure technology is transforming the way we treat wound closures with speed, simplicity and strength, improving patient recovery.

Exactech Booth 311: Are You Planning, Not Navigating?

Watch ExactechGPS® in action with a live demonstration by Stephen Brockmeier, MD – and hear how it has changed his practice.

Schedule your in-booth demo with Barry Sacks, Exhibit Manager, P: 312.265.9642 E: [email protected].

New! OLC Mobile Lab Featuring Live Cadaveric Surgery

OLC Mobile Lab
The OLC Mobile Lab makes its debut at the Annual Meeting.

The OLC Education & Conference Center is launching its new OLC Mobile Lab that will feature live cadaveric surgery from the show floor! The surgeries will stream live during general sessions throughout the meeting. Witness this inaugural lab and to sign-up for tours onsite.

Thursday, July 8

  • 9:10-9:25 a.m. Michael J. Pagnani, MD: Open Bankhart – The Lost Art
  • 9:50-10:05 a.m. Matthew T. Provencher, MD, MC USNR (Ret): Open Latarjet – All My Tricks
  • 1:35-1:50 p.m. Neal S. ElAttrache, MD: UCL Reconstruction

Saturday, July 10

  • 10:45-11 a.m. Volker Musahl, MD: Slope Osteotomy
  • 1:20-1:35 p.m. Anthony A. Romeo, MD: Subscapularis Repair

New! 2020 AOSSM Circle of Honor Award Winners

Friday, July 9 • 3:10 – 3:25 p.m.

The Circle of Honor Award pays special tribute to individuals for their distinguished service, contributions, and loyalty to AOSSM and the orthopaedic sports medicine profession. Join us as we welcome our inaugural Circle of Honor inductees.

Stanley Druckenmiller, Chair of the Board, Harlem Children’s Zone

Kenneth Langone, Chair, Board of Trustees, NYU Langone Medical Center

Michael McBrayer, Senior Vice-President, Global Business and Professional Relations, DJO Global

Reinhold Schmieding, Founder and CEO, Arthrex

Circle of Honor

AOSSM Masters Competition (Red Jacket)

MastersWinners 2019
2019 Winners Mark Miller, MD and Felix H. “Buddy” Savoie III, MD

Thursday, July 8 • 10 – 10:45 a.m.

See who wins the coveted AOSSM Red Jacket! This competition celebrates AOSSM luminaries who present an innovation or technology that has provided a high-end and far-reaching impact to their patients. Participants will be asked to present a brief slideshow of their innovation/technology and take questions from the audience and moderator. Participants will be judged on Level of Innovation, Impact on Patients and Outcomes, Impact on Surgeons and Enthusiasm for the innovation.

NEW! Come See Your Name on the AOSSM Andrews–Jobe Cup

Available when Exhibit Hall is open, located in the AOSSM Resource Center

After raising an amazing $2.25 million dollars during the Million Dollar Drive in the last year for sports medicine research and education, be sure to come by the Exhibition Hall to see the coveted Andrews – Jobe Cup on display and see your name edged in this classically stainless-steel style trophy. Special kudos and accolades to all those that supported this historic fundraising initiative, and our hats off to our largest benefactors Stanley Druckenmiller and Kenneth Langone.


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