The AOSSM-AANA Combined 2021 Annual Meeting

Lectures and research from Columbia Orthopedics faculty

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine - Arthroscopy Association of North America (AOSSM-AANA) Combined 2021 Annual Meeting will feature presentations and research from a number of Columbia Orthopedics faculty. AOSSM-AANA, held in Nashville, Tennessee from July 7-11, provides comprehensive education and research lead by world experts in sports medicine and arthroscopy. 

See below for the syllabus of presentations, lectures, and papers being presented by Columbia Orthopedics faculty:

Wednesday, July 7

Biologic Association Summit

  • 1:30pm -  Ethics of OrthoBiologics. (Panel: Joanne Borg-Stein, MD, Christian Lattermann, MD, William N. Levine, MD, Nikhil N. Verma, MD, Kenneth R. Zaslav, MD)
  • 3:25pm - Achy Shoulders in the NBA, NFL, NHL, MLS, MLB: What is Your Go-To Injection? William N. Levine, MD

Thursday, July 8

Instructional Courses 

  • 7:00am - IC108: Management of Ulnar Collteral Ligament Tears: Where Do We Stand in 2021? (Faculty: Brandon J. Erickson, MD;  Christopher S. Ahmad, MD; Joshua S. Dines, MD;  Jeffrey R. Dugas, MD; Mark S. Schickendantz, MD)

Session A: The Athlete’s Elbow 

  • 1:15pm - Surgical Technique Spotlight: UCL Reconstruction. (Panel: Christopher S. Ahmad, MD, Jeffrey R. Dugas, MD, Michael J. O’Brien, MD)

Friday, July 9

Instructional Courses 

  • 7:00am - IC205: Complications – Surgeons’ Worst Enemy & Best Teacher. (Faculty: Matthew A. Tao, MD;  Christopher S. Ahmad, MD; Beth E. Shubin Stein, MD; Alison P. Toth, MD)


  • Poster # 127: Pre-Draft Elbow Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Major League Baseball Pitchers. Christopher S. Ahmad, MD