Business Meetings

Thursday, March 24, 2022, 11:25 AM

All Fellows are invited to attend the Annual Business Meetings held in the Grand Ballroom of McCormick Place. The meetings are held on Thursday, March 24, 2022, beginning at 11:25 AM. There is one business meeting for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (“Academy”), the 501(c) (3) organization, immediately followed by the business meeting of the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (“Association”), the 501(c)(6) organization.

2022 Nominating Committee

The Board of Directors appointed the Chair of the AAOS Nominating Committee in December 2020. In June 2021, the Fellowship elected five members of the 2022 Nominating Committee by ballot, and the Board of Councilors / Board of Specialty Societies elected its representative to serve on the AAOS Nominating Committee. The members of the 2022 Nominating Committee are:

  • Kristy L. Weber, MD, FAAOS (PA), Chair
  • Julie E. Adams, MD, FAAOS (TN), Joint BOC/BOS Representative
  • John J. Callaghan, MD, FAAOS (IA)
  • Stephen M. McCollam, MD, FAAOS (GA)
  • Mary I. O’Connor, MD, FAAOS (FL)
  • Javad Parvizi, MD, FAAOS (PA)
  • Roy W. Sanders, MD, FAAOS (FL)

The 2022 Nominating Committee provides its slate of nominees for each vacancy to be filled to the Fellowship in November 2021. If unopposed, this slate is voted on during the Association Business Meeting on Thursday, March 24, 2022.

2023 Nominating Committee

Nominations for the 2023 AAOS Nominating Committee are accepted from the floor during the Association Business Meeting on Thursday, March 24, 2022. All Fellows will receive an electronic ballot after the 2022 Annual Meeting, with an opportunity to cast their votes for nominees to fill the elected positions on the 2023 Nominating Committee.

Resolutions Committee

Proposed Academy and Association resolutions are considered at the 2022 Annual Meeting if submitted by September 1, 2021. Emergency resolutions are accepted until February 25, 2022, but only if all other conditions are met. The AAOS Resolutions Committee conducts an Open Hearing to receive comments on the proposed resolutions on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 at 1:00 PM.

At the business meetings on Thursday, March 24, 2022, the Resolutions Committee presents its recommendations regarding each resolution under consideration. Shortly after the Annual Meeting, these recommendations are voted on by the Fellowship.

Bylaws Committee

Proposed amendments to the Academy and the Association Bylaws are considered at the 2022 Annual Meeting if submitted by September 1, 2021. The AAOS Bylaws Committee conducts an Open Hearing to receive comments on the proposed bylaw amendments on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, beginning shortly after the conclusion of the Resolutions Committee Open Hearing. It is anticipated that the Bylaws Committee Open Hearing will begin around 1:30 PM.

At the business meetings on Thursday, March 24, 2022, the Bylaws Committee presents its recommendations regarding each set of the proposed amendments to the Bylaws. Shortly after the Annual Meeting, these recommendations are voted on by the Fellowship.