2021 AANA Emerging Leaders Program

Saturday, July 10, 2021 | 2:30-5 p.m. CST
Nashville, Tennessee
Held during the AOSSM-AANA Combined 2021 Annual Meeting

Join us for an exciting program highlighting important content for emerging leaders. Don’t miss the opportunity to learn from expert arthroscopic surgeons discussing key topics such as leadership skills, business acumen and successful practice development. Gain an understanding of how important resources from AANA and the Arthroscopy Journal can help you move to the next level. This complimentary session is designed for Residents, Fellows and early-career AANA members (10 years of practice or less). 


2:30-2:35 p.m.

Introduction – Mary K. Mulcahey, M.D., FAANA

2:35-3:10 p.m.

My Three-Minute Tips on How I Got Involved With AANA
(Introduction by Brian R. Waterman, M.D.)

Arthroscopy Self-Assessment Programs (ASAP) – Matthew J. Salzler, M.D.
Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) – Jacqueline M. Brady, M.D.
VirtaMed – Joseph C. Tauro, M.D., FAANA
Arthroscopy Journal, Reviewer – Michael A. Zacchilli, M.D.
Arthroscopy Journal, Associate Editor – Elizabeth Matzkin, M.D.
Arthroscopy Journal & Podcast – Clayton W. Nuelle, M.D.
The International Perspective & Traveling Fellowship – Diego Perez-Salazar Marina, M.D.
AANA Advocacy – Eric C. Stiefel, M.D.

3:10-3:15 p.m.

DocMatter – Paul E. Caldwell, M.D., FAANA

3:15-3:25 p.m.

The Importance of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Arthroscopy and Sports Medicine (Introduction by Mary K. Mulcahey, M.D., FAANA)

Don A. Buford, M.D.

3:25-3:35 p.m.

Break - Social

3:35-3:55 p.m.

Leadership and Balance: Lessons Learned Over the Last 25 Years

Brian J. Cole, M.D., M.B.A., FAANA

3:55-4:15 p.m.

The Role of Mentoring in the Professional Development of Sports Medicine Surgeons (Introduction by Andrea Spiker, M.D.)

Tamara A. Scerpella, M.D.

4:15-4:20 p.m.

Meritocracy, the AANA Philosophy (Introduction by Matthew J. Salzler, M.D.)

John C. Richmond, M.D.

4:20-5:05 p.m.

Choose Your Own Adventure (2 x 20-Minute Sessions)

Group 1, Part 1 (Darren L. Johnson, M.D.) – Navigating Tough Cases in Early Practice

Group 1, Part 2 (James W. Stone, M.D., FAANA) – Finding a Job & Contract Negotiation

Group 2, Part 1 (John M. Tokish, M.D., FAANA) – Research (Focus on Outside & International Collaboration)

Group 2, Part 2 (Louis F. McIntyre, M.D., FAANA) – Business/Practice Management


5:05-5:30 p.m.

Panel Discussion – Q&A

Moderator (Mary K. Mulcahey, M.D., FAANA), Leadership speakers and Emerging Leaders Task Force members

5:30 p.m.

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