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2017 Annual Meeting
October 5 - 8, 2017
At the Cloister on Sea Island, GA

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This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Georgia Orthopaedic Society. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 10 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

2017 GOS Annual Meeting Program (PDF)

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The 2017 GOS Presidential Guest Speaker: Christopher S. Ahmad, M.D.

Dr. Ahmad is a Professor of Clinical Orthopaedic Surgery at the Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons and an Attending Orthopaedic Surgeon at the New York-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center. He also completed his orthopaedic surgery residency training there in 2000. In 2001, Dr. Ahmad completed a fellowship in sports medicine at the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopedic Clinic, which included physician team coverage for many professional teams and college teams.

Dr. Ahmad currently serves as the Chief of Sports Medicine; Director of Biomechanics Research, and is the Vice Chair of Clinical Research of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. He has authored more than 200 articles and 50 book chapters related to knee, shoulder, elbow, and sports medicine and has given more than 300 lectures nationally and internationally. He is the author of the textbook Pediatric and Adolescent Sports Injuries and Minimally Invasive Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He conducts ongoing research in the areas of throwing-related injury prevention and treatment, ACL injury prevention and screening, biomechanics of the elbow, and surgical techniques for rotator cuff repair and shoulder instability.

Dr. Ahmad is the Head Team Physician for the New York Yankees and the Rockland Boulders and a member of the Major League Baseball Team Physician Association. He is president elect of the Major League Baseball Team Physicians Association and a member of MLB’s Pitchsmart Program. He is also co-founder of Baseball Health Network, which promotes the health of young throwing athletes.

Dr. Ahmad received his undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering while playing 4 years of Division 1 soccer at nationally ranked Columbia University. He currently serves as the Head Team Physician for the New York City Football Club. He is also the Head Team Physician for local high schools and serves as consultant to local metropolitan soccer clubs, gymnastics, and swim teams.


THE GEORGIA ORTHOPAEDIC SOCIETY WOULD LIKE TO THANK THE FOLLOWING COMPANIES FOR THEIR SUPPORT OF THE 2017 ANNUAL MEETING

DIAMOND EXHIBITOR
MAG MUTUAL INSURANCE COMPANY

PLATINUM EXHIBITORS
WRIGHT MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY
ZIMMER BIOMET

GOLD EXHIBITORS
MEDICRAFT, INC.
METRONIC SPINE, BIOLOGICS, AND NAVIGATION
STRYKER ORTHOPAEDICS/CROSSLINK ORTHOPAEDICS

SILVER EXHIBITORS

ACUMED, LLC
BIOCOMPOSITES, INC.
FERRING PHARMACEUTICALS - EUFLEXXA
MICROPORT ORTHOPAEDICS/LIMA USA
SANOFI BIOSURGERY
TEAM 1 ORTHOPAEDICS, INC.

ALEXION
CUMBERLAND PHARMACEUTICALS
HORIZON PHARMA
PFIZER INJECTABLE; SURGICAL DIVISION
SMITH & NEPHEW, INC.
VERICEL CORPORATION

AUTOMATED HEALTHCARE SOLUTIONS
DEPUY SYNTHES
MEDTRONIC TRANSFORMATIVE SOLUTIONS ROTATION MEDICAL
SUN TRUST MEDICAL SPECIALTY GROUP

BRONZE EXHIBITORS
ARCHWAY HEALTH
GEORGIA ASSOCIATION OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

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