American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

We Keep You in the Game.TM

Rosemont, IL   |  http://www.sportsmed.org

Mission

THE AMERICAN ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY FOR SPORTS MEDICINE (THE SOCIETY) IS A NONPROFIT ORGANIZATION WHICH DEVELOPS AND DISSEMINATES KNOWLEDGE IN THE FIELD OF SPORTS MEDICINE. THE SOCIETY SUPPORTS AND ENCOURAGES DEVELOPMENT AND EDUCATION IN ALLIED PROFESSIONS IN THE PREVENTION, RECOGNITION AND TREATMENT OF SPORTS INJURIES. THE SOCIETY PUBLISHES SEVERAL SCIENTIFIC JOURNALS AND HOLDS EDUCATIONAL MEETINGS AND WORKSHOPS TO CARRY OUT ITS MISSION. AOSSM ALSO PROVIDES RESEARCH GRANTS TO THOSE WHO ARE ADVANCING THE SCIENCE OF SPORTS MEDICINE TO PREVENT AND TREAT INJURIES.

Ruling year info

1973

Chief Executive Officer

Greg Dummer CAE

Main address

9400 W Higgins Rd Ste 300

Rosemont, IL 60018 USA

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EIN

23-7182780

NTEE code info

Medical Disciplines (G90)

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Our programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

AOSSM Annual Meeting

Upon completion of this educational activity, learners should be able to:
• Implement an effective evaluation algorithm, based on recent research, for musculoskeletal and medical sports medicine conditions
• Assess and apply surgical and non-surgical treatment recommendations and rehabilitation protocols for the management of musculoskeletal and medical conditions germane to the practice of orthopaedic sports medicine
• Integrate prevention strategies with healthcare team(s) to improve musculoskeletal and medical health in their patient population

Population(s) Served
Work status and occupations

Where we work

Accreditations

Accreditation with Commendation 2019

Our results

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

How does this organization measure their results? It's a hard question but an important one.

Number of healthcare professionals who participate in educational activities.

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Totals By Year
Related Program

AOSSM Annual Meeting

Type of Metric

Output - describing our activities and reach

Direction of Success

Increasing

Context Notes

2020 was a challenging year. The COVID-19 pandemic forced the cancellation of our in-person activities. Those we could moved to virtual.

Goals & Strategy

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Charting impact

Four powerful questions that require reflection about what really matters - results.

AOSSM aims to ensure that athletes and people of all ages and abilities can enjoy active, productive lives. We strive to provide resources that enable orthopaedic sports medicine surgeons to facilitate world leading, evidence-based diagnoses and treatments which guide a safe return to physical activity.
Goal: Orthopaedic sports medicine surgeons learn and apply evidence-based care to the needs of athletes and people pursuing active lifestyles.
Goal: Orthopaedic sports medicine surgeons lead the discovery of independently vetted techniques or therapies that improve patient clinical outcomes and result in the successful treatment of sports or active lifestyle injuries.

Education strategies include customized content, integrated education pathways, environmental monitoring and beneficial partnerships and engaged, diverse educators.

Research strategies include supporting multi-center research, research career support, communication and partnerships and diverse funding.

How we listen

SOURCE: Self-reported by organization

Seeking feedback from people served makes programs more responsive and effective. Here’s how this organization is listening.

done We demonstrated a willingness to learn more by reviewing resources about feedback practice.
done We shared information about our current feedback practices.
  • Who are the people you serve with your mission?

    AOSSM is where sports medicine professionals find a passionate and vibrant community — one that helps them grow professionally through education and networking. Our goal is to help members reach the highest performance level by connecting great resources and great people. Membership is open to: - Orthopaedic surgeons that specialized in sports medicine. - Physicians enrolled in or who have completed an Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) approved orthopaedic sports medicine. - Allied professionals interested in or contributing to the knowledge of sports medicine.

  • How is your organization collecting feedback from the people you serve?

    Electronic surveys (by email, tablet, etc.), Focus groups or interviews (by phone or in person), Community meetings/Town halls, Constituent (client or resident, etc.) advisory committees,

  • How is your organization using feedback from the people you serve?

    To identify and remedy poor client service experiences, To identify bright spots and enhance positive service experiences, To make fundamental changes to our programs and/or operations, To inform the development of new programs/projects, To strengthen relationships with the people we serve, To understand people's needs and how we can help them achieve their goals,

  • What significant change resulted from feedback?

    We are overhauling our educational programming to include more digital/on-demand education. We will also be introducing new courses to address the changing field of sports medicine.

  • With whom is the organization sharing feedback?

    The people we serve, Our staff, Our board, Our community partners,

  • How has asking for feedback from the people you serve changed your relationship?

    Our members and supporters are very involved in the selection of educational programming.

  • Which of the following feedback practices does your organization routinely carry out?

    We collect feedback from the people we serve at least annually, We aim to collect feedback from as many people we serve as possible, We take steps to ensure people feel comfortable being honest with us, We engage the people who provide feedback in looking for ways we can improve in response, We act on the feedback we receive, We tell the people who gave us feedback how we acted on their feedback,

  • What challenges does the organization face when collecting feedback?

    It is difficult to get the people we serve to respond to requests for feedback, It is difficult to get honest feedback from the people we serve,

Financials

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American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine

Board of directors
as of 06/03/2022
SOURCE: Self-reported by organization
Board chair

Kurt Spindler, MD

Mark Miller, MD

Dean Taylor, MD

Robert Burks, MD

Eric McCarty, MD

James Bradley, MD

Michael Ciccotti, MD

E. Lyle Cain, Jr, MD

Katherine Coyner, MD

Alan Getgood, MD

Organizational demographics

SOURCE: Self-reported; last updated 6/3/2022

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Leadership

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