Christopher C. Kaeding, MD


Published 3/25/2022

AOSSM Specialty Day Features the Best Sports Medicine Research

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Specialty Day 2022 takes place Saturday and will feature the best research in sports medicine, surgical techniques, evidence-based knowledge, and the annual Kennedy Lecture.

In commemoration of its 50th anniversary, AOSSM is proud to feature special sessions from the organizations it has collaborated with at Specialty Day over the years: the Orthopaedic Trauma Association, American Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society, Pediatric Orthopaedic Society of North America, American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons, and Arthroscopy Association of North America. Plus, Christopher C. Kaeding, MD, professor of orthopaedics and medical director of the Department of Athletics at Ohio State University, will deliver this year’s Kennedy Lecture.

The topics, moderators, and speakers featured during this year’s AAOSM Specialty Day include:


  • Geoffrey S. Baer, MD, PhD, University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health
  • Lutul D. Farrow, MD, Cleveland Clinic’s Sports Medicine Center
  • David C. Flanigan, MD, Ohio State University
  • Michelle L. Wolcott, MD, UCHealth CU Sports Medicine–Colorado Center


  • Asheesh Bedi, MD, University of Michigan
  • Steven B. Cohen, MD, Rothman Institute
  • Sara Edwards, MD, University of California San Francisco Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Carolyn M. Hettrich, MD, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

The Case-based Symposium on Massive Cuff Tears is led by:

  • Rachel M. Frank, MD, University of Colorado School of Medicine
  • John E. Kuhn, MD, Vanderbilt Sports Medicine


  • Jeffrey R. Dugas, MD, Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center
  • Mia S. Hagen, MD, UW Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
  • Richard C. Mather III, MD, MBA, Duke Health
  • Robin V. West, MD, Inova Health System

Throwing Injuries

  • Lee D. Kaplan, MD, University of Miami


  • Eric W. Carson, MD, VA St. Louis Health Care System
  • Brett D. Owens, MD, Brown University Alpert Medical School

Ulnar Collateral Ligament
The Case-based Symposium on Ulnar Collateral Ligament is led by:

  • Jeffrey R. Dugas, MD, Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center
  • Robin V. West, MD, Inova Health System

With featured speakers:

  • James R. Andrews, MD, Andrews Institute for Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine
  • E. Lyle Cain Jr, MD, Andrews Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center
  • Neal S. ElAttrache, MD, Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic
  • Biologics Update from Scott A. Rodeo, MD, Hospital for Special Surgery

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