Hear from Your Academy Leadership
Each year at Your Academy, members of the AAOS Presidential Line reflect on the past year and present their visions for our association's future.
Daniel K. Guy, MD, FAAOS
2021 Presidential Address
Felix H. Savoie III, MD, FAAOS
2022 Presidential Address
Kevin J. Bozic, MD, MBA, FAAOS
2022 First Vice-President Address
At our 2021 Your Academy ceremony, our leadership looked back on the challenges and accomplishments of the previous 18 months and applauded AAOS members for their perseverence and sense of community.
- Presidential Guest Speaker
- Recognition of Industry Donors
- 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
Presidential Guest Speaker
Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author
"The Art of Leadership: Lessons from the American Presidency"
Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Jon Meacham is one of America's most prominent public intellectuals. A contributor to TIME and The New York Times Book Review, Meacham is a highly sought-after commentator, regularly appearing on CNN and MSNBC. In August 2020, he released “His Truth Is Marching On: John Lewis and the Power of Hope” -- the highly anticipated intimate and revealing portrait of civil rights icon and longtime U.S. Congressman John Lewis.
A skilled orator with a depth of knowledge about politics, religion, and current affairs, Meacham has the unique ability to bring historical context to the issues and events impacting our daily lives to audiences of all backgrounds.