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Register Today for our Virtual Meeting

Join us for our Virtual Annual Meeting, December 16th & 17th! We will be hosting live webinars on those evenings. If you aren't able to attend the webinars, we will be recording them and presenting them on our virtual meeting platform beginning December 21st. The recorded presentations will be live for a full year to view at your convenience. We hope to see you online!

Virtual Meeting Information & Registration 

AOA/SOMOS Faculty Development Lecture Series

SOMOS is proud to partner with the American Orthopaedic Association-Council of Residency Directors to bring a new faculty development tool to AOA-CORD affiliates. To support a robust, on-demand, and current resource for education skill development of orthopaedic faculty, SOMOS and AOA-CORD are pleased to provide this collection of faculty development lectures.

SOMOS has recently partnered with the Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine (OJSM). SOMOS members will receive a 25% discount when publishing in this open access journal, which is an official journal of the AOSSM. OJSM is searchable on PubMed and has an excellent impact factor. So consider submitting to OJSM and publish your sports medicine research! Click here for additional information, or contact CDR Lance LeClere, SOMOS OJSM Editorial Board Representative.

CAPT Dana Covey Receives Tipton Award

CAPT Dana CoveyCAPT Dana C. Covey, MD, receives American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ highest leadership honor. Read More



Members in Action

Col Jim Ninomiya, MDJim Ninomiya, MD, MS, believes that every American has an obligation to try to make the world a better place. Combining his talents in medicine with his service in the military, Dr. Ninomiya has made his career as a doctor a true humanitarian effort. Read More

Congratulations CAPT Chuck Craven

Congratulations to Past President, CAPT Chuck Craven on his retirement from the Navy!

CDR Michael T. Mazurek
Clinician Scholar Award

Maj Andrew Sheean, MDMaj Andrew Sheean, MD is the 2020 recipient of the CDR Michael Mazurek Award.

This fall Dr. Sheean will participate in the AAOS/OREF/ORS Clinician Scholar Development Program (CSDP).

SOMOS/OTA Traveling Fellows

SOMOS would like to congratulate Dr. Christopher Wild and Dr. Tuesday Fisher for being named the 2020 class of SOMOS/OTA traveling fellows. 


CESC Courses

May 7-8: Naval Medical Center San Diego
Aug 6-7: Naval Medical Center Portsmouth

Host Sites/Location Information

Student Invitation
Student Speadsheet