Published 8/1/2015

Pat on the Back...

  • Charles J. Burke III, MD, recipient of the USA Hockey’s 2015 Excellence in Safety Award.
  • Chris J. Dangles, MD, appointed the American Association of Hip and Knee Surgeons delegate to the American Medical Association (AMA).
  • Courtland G. Lewis, MD, appointed chair of the AMA Reference Committee G.
  • Andrew N. Pollak, MD, appointed to the Maryland Health Care Commission.
  • 2015-2016 members of the American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) presidential line: Kevin P. Black, MD, president; Sanford E. Emery, MD, MBA, first president-elect; and Regis J. O’Keefe, MD, PhD, second president-elect.
  • New officers and directors for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM): Allen F. Anderson, MD, president; Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD, vice president; Joseph H. Guettler, MD, member-at-large; and Steven B. Cohen, MD, education chair.
  • New members of the AOA Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors (CORD) governing committee: S Elizabeth Ames, MD,. chair; Patrick M. Osborn, MD, and Paul J. Dougherty, MD, members-at-large; and Dawn LaPorte, MD, alternate.
  • 2015-2016 members of the American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society board of directors: Mark E. Easley, MD, president; Jeffrey E. Johnson, MD, president-elect; Thomas H. Lee, MD, vice-president; William C. McGarvey, MD, secretary; J. Chris Coetzee, MD, treasurer; Bruce J. Sangeorzan, MD, immediate past president; Steven L. Haddad, MD, past president; Christopher P. Chiodo, MD; Scott Ellis, MD; Mark Glazebrook, MD; and Brian Toolan, MD, members-at-large.
  • Newly inducted members of the AOSSM Hall of Fame: James R. Andrews, MD; Lars Engebretsen, MD, PhD; and J. Richard Steadman, MD.
  • Recipient of the 2015 AOSSM Young Investigators Grant: Thomas Kremen, MD.
  • Recipients of the AOSSM Fellow Research Award–Clinical Science: Jonathan F. Dickens, MD; John-Paul H. Rue, MD;Kelly G. Kilcoyne, MD; C. Dain Allred, MD; Steven J. Svoboda, MD; Robert T. Sullivan, MD; John M. Tokish, MD; and Brett D. Owens, MD.
  • Recipients of the AOSSM Cabaud Memorial Award: Robert H. Brophy, MD; Linda Sandell, PhD; Rick W. Wright, MD; and Muhammad Farooq Rai, PhD.
  • Recipients of the AOSSM Systematic Review Award: Kevin Jiang, MD, and James P. Bradley, MD.
  • Recipients of AOSSM T. David Sisk Awards: Diego Villacis, MD; Curtis J. Kephart, MD; Timothy Charlton, MD; Seth C. Gamradt, MD; James E. Tibone, MD; George F. Hatch III, MD; and Miguel Lopez, MD.