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Your Academy 2024

Hear from Your Academy Leadership

During the 2024 Your Academy ceremony, distinguished members of the AAOS Presidential Line reflected on the highlights of the past year and provided their insight and perspectives on the future of AAOS.


Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA, FAAOS
2023 Presidential Address


Paul Tornetta III, MD, PHD, FAAOS
2024 Presidential Address

Presidential Guest Speaker - Dr. Sanjay Gupta



Dr. Sanjay Gupta is a distinguished multiple Emmy®-award winning chief medical correspondent for CNN and the host of the CNN podcast "Chasing Life." As a practicing neurosurgeon, he's a vital contributor to CNN's coverage of health and medical news worldwide. Gupta has covered significant health stories since 2001, including pioneering the use of the term "pandemic" for the novel coronavirus outbreak.

He has reported on various global events, such as the 9/11 attacks, anthrax outbreaks, and humanitarian crises. Gupta's reporting on the Covid-19 pandemic and other critical health issues has made him a trusted guide for viewers navigating facts and misinformation.

2024 Program Highlights


Presidential Guest Speaker

Recognition of top Industry Donors

Welcome of Guest Nation, Chile

Introduction of Specialty Society and International Presidents


Celebration of Honorable Colleagues

Diversity Award

Humanitarian Award

William W. Tipton, Jr, MD Leadership Award

Kappa Delta & OREF Awards