Registration Now Open for the 2017 Annual Meeting!

Our program committee has put together a stocked program  that we are sure you will find interesting and educational! The program includes a Keynote presentation from VADM Forest Faison, Surgeon General of the Navy, an Awards Dinner presentation from NFL hall of famer, Jerome Bettis, and 12 civilian moderators - all leaders in orthopaedic surgery. The 2017 program also includes over 150 research presentations! 



Emerging Young Leader in Orthopaedics

MAJ Kevin Martin, DO attended the 2017 Feagin Leadership Forum as SOMOS's 2016 Emerging Young Leader in Orthopaedics Award winner. For more information on this award click here.  

Pictured above: COL (ret) Dean Taylor, MD, MAJ Kevin Martin, DO, and COL (ret) John Feagin, MD

Welcome to the Board of Directors!

SOMOS would like to congratulate the following individuals on their election to the board of directors or on their move into new positions.

2nd Vice President
Lt Col Christopher LeBrun, MD

LCDR Scott Tintle, MD

Board of Councilors Representative (Navy)
LCDR James Bailey, MD 


SOMOS would like to congratulate SOMOS Board members COL Mark Pallis, DO on his receipt of the Lewis Aspey Malogne Award, and MAJ Jonathan Dickens, MD on his receipt of the Surgeon General's Physician Recognition Award!

The Surgeon General's Award for Military Academic Excellence (The Lewis Aspey Mologne Award) is an award presented to the Medical Corps (MC) officer in the rank of Colonel/06, inclusive of all specialties, that best emulates Major General Mologne by exhibiting a balance between leadership in military medicine and leadership in academics on a national level.

The Surgeon General’s Physician Recognition Award is an award presented to a top doctor in Army, inclusive of all specialties. Just three awards are given each year, one each to a Lieutenant Colonel, Major, and Captain).