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

Other Special Sessions and Events

AOSSM Emerging Leaders Retreat

(Invited Guests)

Wednesday, July 7, 2021 • 7:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

The Emerging Leaders program launched in 2020 to give AOSSM members age 44 and under opportunities to become more involved in their Society. This is a great way to interact not only with your peers, but also learn from the icons in orthopaedic sports medicine.

This special Emerging Leaders Retreat is designed to provide even more in-depth information about your future as an AOSSM leader.

New! OLC Mobile Lab Featuring Live Cadaveric Surgery

Thursday, July 8, 2021 • TBD

The OLC Education & Conference Center is launching the new OLC Mobile Lab, featuring live cadaveric surgery from the show floor! See surgery streamed live during general sessions throughout the meeting and sign-up for tours. You don’t want to miss this inaugural lab. More details are coming soon.

The American Journal of Sports Medicine (AJSM) and the Arthroscopy Journal Reviewers' Workshop

(Additional registration required)

Thursday, July 8, 2021 • 11:45 a.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Reviewing and assessing quality scientific papers is a skill. Join the AOSSM and AANA editorial staffs to learn more during this informative session.

Game Changer Sessions

This year, we are bringing you three Game Changer sessions featuring thought leaders who are transforming orthopaedics and sports medicine by challenging the way we think about and address issues critical to the care of athletes.

The Athlete, The Injury, The League: The Art of Translation Through the Doctor's Eyes

Thursday, July 8, 2021 • 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.

This session features a panel discussion with chief medical officers from each of the major professional sports leagues: NFL, MBA, NHL, NBA and MLS.

The Intangible Price for Fame: The Athlete's Mental Health

Friday, July 9, 2021 • 9:45 – 10:45 a.m.

Mental Health...A very difficult topic to talk about but one that needs to be discussed. This session is truly a Game Changer. You will leave with tools that you can implement immediately in your practice. Hear what the best practices for mental health development are, why do drug policies matter, develop a first aid kit for mental health, learn why the sports psychologist is important and finally the view from an athlete. You can't miss this session.

Bigger, Faster, Stronger: The Ever-Changing Science of Sports in 2021

Saturday, July 10, 2021 • 1:20 – 2:20 p.m.

Athletes are always looking for that edge and looking to you the team physician and the entire medical team for answers. Hear from experts as we discuss the ever-changing science of sports. Talks will include sleep, nutrition and hydration, wearables, motion capture and neuroplasticity.


Thursday, July 8, 2021 • 4 - 5 p.m.
All Things Knee
Erin E. McLemore, MD

Saturday, July 10, 2021 • 2:25 - 3:25 p.m.
Advocacy in Orthpaedics - Not What You Think It Is!
Moderator: Tamara A. Scerpella, MD

We are pleased to bring you these two special sessions presented by The FORUM. The FORUM is a national group of Board Certified, female Orthopedic Surgeons who are fellowship-trained, with a practice focused on Sports Medicine.


Global Program Series (ISAKOS)

Thursday, July 8, 2021 2:25 – 3:25 p.m. during Concurrent Session C

Take advantage of this unique opportunity that brings global content to the stage. This year we are pleased to present Osteotomy of the Knee: The ISAKOS Perspective, a case-based approach to understanding the indications, preoperative planning, technique pearls and tips on how to avoid complications when performing realignment osteotomy.

AOSSM Sports Medicine Fellowship Reception (Invited Guests Only)

Thursday, July 8, 2021 • 7 - 8 p.m.

AANA Emerging Leaders Program

(Additional Registration Required)

Saturday, July 10, 2021 • 2:30 - 5 p.m.

The Emerging Leaders Program is the perfect opportunity to advance your practice and begin your path as an AANA leader. This is ideal for graduating fellows and those in the first five years of practice.


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