The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today announced a call for proposals for the AAOS IDEA Grant Program, a multi-year initiative to inspire diversity, equity and access across the field of orthopaedics. Now in its second year, the program will award $300,000 in 2024 to help address decades of inertia surrounding persistent disparities across orthopaedics and, in turn, better serve patients nationwide.
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Orthopaedic Association Awards Grant to Miller School Program Aimed at Mentoring Future Female Orthopaedic Surgeons
To help set the record straight about what it’s like to be a woman in orthopedics, Dr. Julianne Muñoz launched a mentorship group for female medical students, residents, fellows, and attendings, called the Female Orthopedists of Miami Mentorship Organization. The program has been so promising that the AAOS earmarked funding for it through the association’s Inspiring Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) grant program.
Orthopaedic Surgeon Speaks to the Importance of Preparing Your Home for Joint Replacement Surgery
ROSEMONT, Ill. (January 30, 2023)—With almost 1.25 million hip and knee replacement surgeries performed in the United States[i], joint replacement surgery is one of the most common orthopaedic procedures performed today. The recovery period following an orthopaedic surgery usually involves…
American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Introduces the Fracture & Trauma Registry Powered by PatientIQ
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) today announced the Fracture & Trauma Registry (FTR) will now be powered by PatientIQ. This new partnership will offer healthcare institutions a turnkey solution for FTR participation, thus reducing barriers to tracking evidence-based practices and advancing the delivery of musculoskeletal care.
AAOS to Congress: Protect Healthcare Services Before Years End
The American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is urging Congress to mitigate impending Medicare physician pay cuts and reform flawed prior authorization processes in year-end legislation.
American Joint Replacement Registry Releases 2022 Annual Report
The American Joint Replacement Registry (AJRR), the cornerstone of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) Registry Program, published its 2022 Annual Report on hip and knee arthroplasty procedural trends and patient outcomes today.
World Osteoporosis Day is next week on October 20; Orthopaedic surgeons can help break down the signs and symptoms of this silent bone disease
ROSEMONT, Ill. (October 11, 2022)—Did you know that osteoporosis can cause bones to become so weak and fragile that they can break with the most minor bump, sudden movement or even sneeze? Often referred to as the “silent disease” because…
Orthopaedic surgeon available to speak about physician roles in the monitoring of medical device recalls; factors that contribute to the highest quality of patient care
ROSEMONT, Ill. (October 3, 2022)—When a medical device fails to function as originally intended it can jeopardize patient safety and confidence. One important role of the FDA is to continue monitoring devices after approval to mitigate the detrimental effects of…
American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine Announces 2022-2023 Board of Directors
The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine is proud to announce its 2022-2023 Board of Directors. The Board was installed at the AOSSM 2022 Annual Meeting held July 13-17 in Colorado Springs.
Remplissage Reduces the Risk of Postoperative Recurrent Instability Versus Bankart Repair Alone in Medium-term Follow-up
Patients undergoing a Bankart repair with remplissage have a better rate of survival than those with an isolated Bankart repair, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine 2022 Annual Meeting.
Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair With and Without Acromioplasty in the Treatment of Full-Thickness Rotator Cuff Tears: Long Term Follow-Up of a Multicenter, Randomized Controlled Trial
Long-term follow-up of patients with shoulder pain who received rotator cuff repair with or without acromioplasty found little difference between the two groups of patients 11 years after surgery, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine 2022 Annual Meeting.
The Effect of Prescribing Patterns on Utilization of Opioid Medication in ACL Reconstruction: A Randomized, Prospective Trial
Prescribing smaller quantities of opioid medication appears to be as effective in controlling postoperative pain after knee surgery as higher quantities and may help to limit the number of opioids prescribed and possible diversion of unused prescription opioid medication, according to research presented today at the American Orthopaedic Society of Sports Medicine 2022 Annual Meeting.
Early in their careers, sports medicine surgeons perform many non-sports medicine procedures
As they get started in their careers, orthopaedic surgeons with subspecialty training in sports medicine spend much of their time performing other types of orthopaedic procedures, reports a study in The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery. The journal is published in the Lippincott portfolio in partnership with Wolters Kluwer.
AOSSM Journals Receive Highest Impact Factors in Organization’s History
Scientific journal Impact Factors were just released this week by Clarivate and all three AOSSM Medical Publishing Group (MPG) journals achieved their highest rankings in the organization’s publication history. The Impact Factor (IF) is a measure of the frequency with which the average article in a journal has been cited in a particular year. It is used to measure the importance or rank of a journal by calculating the times its articles are cited.
Orthopaedic Experts Available to Comment on the Olympic Winter Games – Training, Injury Prevention & More!
In training for and performing in the sports competitions of the Olympic Games, athletes can endure a variety of injuries that can lead to the development of chronic musculoskeletal issues. With the Olympic Winter Games upon us (February 4-20, 2022), the American Academy…
Orthopaedic experts available to comment on the Tokyo Olympic Games – training, injury prevention & more!
Let the games begin! In training for and performing in the sports competitions of the Olympic Games, athletes can endure a variety of injuries that can lead to the development of chronic musculoskeletal issues. With the summer Olympics in Tokyo upon us, the American…
Enjoy Independence Day without injury. Orthopaedic surgeons available to speak about common musculoskeletal burn or trauma injuries resulting from fireworks.
ROSEMONT, Ill. (June 21, 2021)—Fireworks have a nostalgic foothold in the American consciousness as indispensable to some celebrations. As healthcare workers with first-hand experience treating the sequelae of firework-related injuries, orthopaedic surgeons are obligated to shed light on the perilous…