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AAOS Leadership Nominations

Help Identify Our Future Leaders

The AAOS Nominating Committee is determined to cast a “wide net” for potential leaders. AAOS Fellows are encouraged to submit recommendations for a number of AAOS leadership positions. Nominations are currently open and will close on August 15, 2022.  Please submit your nominations electronically at Submit Your Nominations.

Following are the open positions, along with an abbreviated description of responsibilities, desired experience, and time commitments:

 

Second Vice President (succeeds to 1st Vice President, President, and Past President)

  • Sustained record of leadership in Orthopaedic Surgery
  • Leadership positions on the AAOS Board of Directors, Councils, Committees or similar experience in the Board of Councilors (BOC), Board of Specialty Societies (BOS), orthopaedic specialty societies, or state/regional orthopaedic societies
  • Required understanding of the AAOS governance structure
  • Required participation at all meetings of the AAOS Board of Directors and the Combined National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference (NOLC)/Fall Meeting
  • Participation in weekly Presidential Line Conference Calls
  • Participation in assigned AAOS committees and Project Teams
  • Adherence to Roles and Responsibilities of Members of the Board of Directors
  • Time commitment up to 180 days a year
  • 4-year commitment

 

Member-at-Large [No Age Designation]

  • Desirable to have previous or current participation in AAOS Councils, Committees or similar experience in BOC, BOS, orthopaedic specialty societies, or state/regional orthopaedic societies
  • Required participation at all meetings of the AAOS Board of Directors and the Combined National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference (NOLC)/Fall Meeting
  • Participation in AAOS Project Teams
  • Adherence to Roles and Responsibilities of Members of the Board of Directors
  • Commitment of 20-25 days per year
  • 3-year commitment

 

Member-at-Large [Under Age 45] (younger than age 45 on March 13, 2023)

  • Interest in AAOS governance
  • Required participation at all meetings of the AAOS Board of Directors and the Combined National Orthopaedic Leadership Conference (NOLC)/Fall Meeting
  • Participation in AAOS Project Teams
  • Adherence to Roles and Responsibilities of Members of the Board of Directors
  • Commitment of 20-25 days per year
  • 3-year commitment

 

Please direct questions to governance@aaos.org