Published 9/1/2017

Pat on the Back...

Bernard R. Bach Jr, MD, recipient of the 2017 AOSSM Robert E. Leach Sports Medicine Leadership award.

Daniel J. Berry, MD, recipient of the 2017 AOA Distinguished Clinician Educator Award.

Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD, inducted as the 46th president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM).

Dan Spengler, MD, recipient of the 2017 American Orthopaedic Association (AOA) Distinguished Contributions to Orthopaedics Award.

2017–2018 members of the AOA executive committee: Regis J. O'Keefe, MD, PhD, president; Rick W. Wright, MD, first president-elect; Christopher D. Harner, MD, second president-elect; Sanford E. Emery, MD, MBA, first past-president; Kevin P. Black, MD, second past-president; Serena S. Hu, MD, secretary; Alexander J. Ghanayem, MD, treasurer; and Terry R. Light, MD, historian.

AOA committee chair representatives: Kyle J. Jeray, MD; S. Elizabeth Ames, MD; C. McCollister Evarts, MD; James R. Ficke, MD; David S. Ruch, MD; Paul A. Anderson, MD; and Robert H. Brophy, MD.
AOA delegates-at-large: Donald H. Lee, MD, and Scott E. Porter, MD, MBA.

2017–18 members of the American Orthopaedic Foot & Ankle Society (AOFAS) board of directors: Thomas H. Lee, MD, president; J. Chris Coetzee, MD, president-elect; William C. McGarvey, MD, vice president; Christopher W. DiGiovanni, MD, secretary; Bruce E. Cohen, MD, treasurer; Jeffrey E. Johnson, MD, immediate past president; Mark E. Easley, MD, past president; and Samuel B. Adams Jr, MD; John G. Anderson, MD; Gregory P. Guyton, MD; and Sandra E. Klein, MD, members-at-large.
Recipients of the AOFAS 2017 J. Leonard Goldner Award: Samuel B. Adams Jr, MD; and Rachel Reilly, MD.

Recipients of the AOFAS 2017 Roger A. Mann Award: Judith F. Baumhauer, MD, MPH; Mark Glazebrook, MD; Alastair Younger, MD; and Timothy Daniels, MD.

Newly inducted members of the AOSSM Hall of Fame: Douglas W. Brown, MD; Jesse C. DeLee, MD; and Thomas L. Wickiewicz, MD.

Recipients of the 2017 AOSSM Fellow Research Award–Basic Science: Nicole Belkin, MD, Andrea Spiker, MD, and Beth E. Shubin Stein, MD.

Recipients of the 2017 AOSSM Fellow Research Award–Clinical Science: Rachel M. Frank, MD; Anthony A. Romeo, MD; Nikhil N. Verma, MD; Gregory P. Nicholson, MD; Brian J. Cole, MD, MBA; and Matthew T. Provencher, MD.

Recipient of the 2017 AOSSM Cabaud Memorial Award: Robert F. LaPrade, MD, PhD.

Recipient of the 2017 AOSSM O'Donoghue Sports Injury Research Award: Kurt P. Spindler, MD.

Recipient of the 2017 AOSSM Hughston Award: Lars Engebretsen, MD, PhD.

Recipients of the 2017 AOSSM Herodicus Award: Thomas L. Sanders, MD; Michael J. Stuart, MD, Diane L. Dahm, MD, and Aaron John Krych, MD.

Recipients of the 2017 AOSSM T. David Sisk Awards: Dustin A. Greenhill, MD; Joseph Torg, MD; Barry P. Boden, MD; and Lyle J. Micheli, MD.

Recipients of the 2017 AOSSM William A. Grana Award for Best Original Research: Stephen J. Nicholas, MD, and Steven J. Lee, MD.

Recipients of the 2017 AOSSM Douglas W. Brown Award for Best Review Paper: Michael J. Anderson, MD; Christopher E. Urband, MD; and Leslie J. Bisson, MD.

Recipients of the Scoliosis Research Society Thomas E. Whitecloud Award for Best Clinical Paper: Peter O. Newton, MD; Dylan G. Kluck, MD; and Burt Yaszay, MD.