2021 Traveling Fellows Share Educational Site Experiences

Posted on 6/7/2021
Each of the six selected AANA Traveling Fellows for 2021 share their unique learning experiences on the AANA Blog.

A Message from AANA Immediate Past President Brian J. Cole, M.D., M.B.A., FAANA

Posted on 5/21/2021
AANA Immediate Past President Brian J. Cole, M.D., M.B.A., FAANA reflects on AANA’s accomplishments over the 2020-2021 year.

A Message from AANA President Mark H. Getelman, M.D., FAANA

Posted on 5/13/2021
AANA President Mark H. Getelman, M.D., FAANA delivers his first message as president of AANA for the 2021-2022 term.

AANA Announces 2021-2022 Board of Directors

Posted on 5/10/2021
AANA announces the newly elected 2021-2022 Board of Directors.

A Message from AANA President, Brian Cole, M.D., M.B.A.: The Passing of Howard Sweeney, M.D.

Posted on 3/31/2021
Dr. Cole shares the passing of AANA Past President and arthroscopy legend, Howard Sweeney, M.D.

The Arthroscopy Journal Podcast Hits 100 Episodes!

Posted on 2/17/2021
The Arthroscopy Journal Podcast, the podcast series designed to expand the listener’s understanding of articles published in the Arthroscopy family of journals, reveals a timely message in its 100th episode.

AANA Names Winter 2021 Class of FAANA Program

Posted on 2/11/2021
AANA is pleased to announce that the Winter 2021 Fellow of AANA (FAANA) class has been named.

PrecisionOS, AANA and CONMED Host First Webinar Combined Virtual Surgery

Posted on 1/20/2021
Internationally renowned hip surgeons will lead the first-ever surgical society meeting with the PrecisionOS platform, exploring the benefits of experiential virtual reality.

Shop Amazon, Support AANA with the AmazonSmile Program

Posted on 11/19/2020
The AANA Education Foundation is excited to announce a new, simple way to give back this holiday season with the AmazonSmile program.

Message from AANA President, Dr. Brian Cole: AANA21 and Combined Meeting

Posted on 11/2/2020
AANA President Dr. Cole announces an important update on AANA21 and a combined 2021 Annual Meeting.

The Biologic Association Expands Its Reach

Posted on 10/27/2020
Follow the Biologic Association on Facebook and Twitter to hear about the latest in musculoskeletal biologics environment and be a part of the community.

Introducing the Grateful Patients Program

Posted on 10/12/2020
Your patients can now say 'thank you' in a whole new way by donating to the AANA Education Foundation’s Grateful Patients Program on your behalf.

AANA Enters New Paradigm of Online Communities with DocMatter Partnership

Posted on 9/29/2020
AANA is excited to announce a new partnership with the global medical community platform DocMatter.

Help Preserve Access to Orthopaedic Care

Posted on 9/28/2020
Join your fellow colleagues and AAOS in acting on critical issues such as cuts to musculoskeletal care services and payment changes on surgical codes.

AANA Summer Board of Directors Meeting Update

Posted on 9/18/2020
AANA President Brian J. Cole, M.D., M.B.A. provides a summary of outcomes from the August AANA Board of Directors meetings.

AANA Bylaws Revisions Update

Posted on 9/16/2020
Active, International and Senior Members are encouraged to vote on newly proposed Bylaws changes by September 30, 2020.

Seeing Beyond the Scope: Fund Innovation

Posted on 9/14/2020
Help the AANA Education Foundation see beyond the scope by funding new and developing initiatives related to innovation.

The AANA Research Grant Application Is Now Open!

Posted on 8/31/2020
Apply for a grant for clinical or basic science research in the field of arthroscopic surgery or disorders amenable to arthroscopic treatment.

An Important Update on AANA/AOSSM Specialty Day 2021

Posted on 8/18/2020
AANA and AOSSM leadership and professional teams release an important announcement regarding Specialty Day 2021.

Save the Date for an Exclusive Advisor’s Circle Virtual Roundtable

Posted on 8/4/2020
Join the Orthopaedic PAC for an exclusive Advisor’s Circle virtual roundtable discussion Tuesday, September 15 at 8 p.m. EDT / 7 p.m. CDT.

AANA Gains Practice Management Resource with New Comp Recovery, Inc. Partnership

Posted on 8/4/2020
AANA recently announced that it has officially joined Comp Recovery, Inc. (CRI) in an exclusive partnership.

The AANA Education Foundation Supports Military Surgeons with New Scholarship Opportunities

Posted on 7/6/2020
Original grant funds collected for the now-canceled annual AANA/SOMOS Course have been repurposed into scholarships for military surgeons to attend an AANA Lab Course later this year.

Seeing Beyond the Scope: Fund a Resident/Fellow Scholar

Posted on 6/23/2020
Help the AANA Education Foundation see beyond the scope by funding hands-on lab and skills training opportunities for Residents and Fellows.

AANA to Host Advanced Knee Pre-Course in Conjunction with OSET 2020

Posted on 6/18/2020
AANA’s Advanced Knee Course will be held in conjunction with OSET 2020 December 7-8, 2020 in Las Vegas.

AANA President Brian J. Cole, M.D., M.B.A. Discusses AANA Leadership with OrthoSpineNews

Posted on 6/18/2020
OrthoSpineNews recently interviewed AANA President Dr. Brian Cole on the plans he has in store for AANA during his presidency.

Attend the AANA20 Highlights Live Webinar

Posted on 6/10/2020
You’re invited to tune in to our one-hour AANA20 Highlights webinar on Wednesday, June 17 to hear select presentations originally included in the programming for AANA20.

AANA and the AANA Education Foundation: Advancing and Seeing Beyond

Posted on 6/1/2020
The Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) and its sister organization, the AANA Education Foundation, are excited to announce a successful launch of their joint rebranding efforts.

Introducing the new AANA Education Foundation

Posted on 5/26/2020
The AANA Education Foundation is excited to announce its new rebrand and tagline, “Seeing Beyond the Scope.”

A Message from AANA President Brian J. Cole, M.D., M.B.A.

Posted on 5/15/2020
AANA President Brian J. Cole, M.D., M.B.A. delivers his first message as president of AANA for the 2020-2021 term.

AANA Announces 2020-2021 Board of Directors

Posted on 5/12/2020
AANA announces the newly elected 2020-2021 Board of Directors.

AANA21 Call for Abstracts and ICL Submissions is Now Open!

Posted on 5/8/2020
Share your expertise! The submission sites are now open for those presenting ICLs and podium or e-poster abstracts during the 2021 AANA Annual Meeting, April 22-24 in Chicago, Illinois.

Save the Date for the Virtual AANA Business Meeting

Posted on 4/22/2020
AANA Active and International Members can attend the Virtual AANA Business Meeting on Thursday, May 7 at 8 p.m. CDT.

Attend the 2nd AANA-Exclusive Webinar on Coronavirus

Posted on 4/17/2020
AANA Leaders who brought you the first AANA-exclusive webinar on coronavirus are back to discuss the current pandemic situation along with tactics to reopen practices during this second AANA-exclusive webinar.

AANA Announces Partnership with OrthoLive

Posted on 3/31/2020
AANA’s new partnership with OrthoLive offers comprehensive telemedicine and communication services dedicated to orthopaedic patients and providers.

Attend the AANA-Exclusive Webinar on Coronavirus

Posted on 3/31/2020
Join a panel of AANA Leaders as they discuss ways to navigate the threats and challenges of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic during this AANA-exclusive webinar.

AANA20 Cancellation Update

Posted on 3/20/2020
The Arthroscopy Association of North America’s Executive Committee has made the critical and necessary decision to cancel the AANA 2020 Annual Meeting scheduled for May 7-9, 2020 in Grapevine, Texas.

AANA Announces 2020 International Education Scholarship Recipients

Posted on 3/16/2020
Mohammad Qasem Hamdan, M.D. from Jordan and Erica Kholinne, M.D., Ph.D. from South Korea are recipients of the 2020 International Education Scholarship.

AANA’s Support in AAOS Annual Meeting Update

Posted on 3/12/2020
AANA proudly stands by and supports AAOS’ difficult decision to cancel their 2020 Annual Meeting scheduled for March 24-28 in Orlando, Florida, including the AOSSM/AANA Specialty Day program on March 28.

AANA Coronavirus Statement for AANA20

Posted on 3/9/2020
AANA is closely monitoring the status of the coronavirus.

AANA and ON Advance Orthoregeneration with AANA20 Scholarship Opportunities

Posted on 3/6/2020
Submission deadline has been extended to March 16, 2020 - Apply for an ON/AANA education scholarship to attend AANA20 in Texas.

Apply Now for a 2020 International Resident Scholarship

Posted on 3/3/2020
The International Resident Scholarship application window for the AANA October and December 2020 Foundations in Arthroscopy Courses is now open.

AANA Education Foundation in 2020

Posted on 2/19/2020
Learn how close we are to meeting our 2020 educational funding goal and how you can make this our best year yet!

Application Window Now Open for the 2020 ON Foundation Clinical Fellowship

Posted on 2/14/2020
The ON Foundation is launching a new education program: the ON Foundation Clinical Fellowship.

Biologic Association Holds First Unique Summit on Orthobiologics

Posted on 2/5/2020
The Biologic Association is holding their 1st Summit Feb. 5-8 in Carlsbad, California, marking the first time that national and international experts in biologics will share their pearls and experience in one setting.

AANA Welcomes Dennis Siena, CPA to the AANA Staff

Posted on 1/21/2020
Dennis Siena, CPA, joins the AANA team as Vice President of Finance.

1st BA Summit Registration is Now Open!

Posted on 1/7/2020
Register by Dec. 18 for the Inaugural Biologics Summit on Feb. 5-7, 2020 in Carlsbad, California.

Apply for a 2020 Fellows and Chief Residents Course Scholarship

Posted on 1/2/2020
Deadline to submit your application and supportive materials is January 24, 2020.

Just 3 Days Left to Give!

Posted on 12/27/2019
A brighter future in 2020 starts with you! Become a champion of patient health and education – make your year-end gift today.

BA Initiates Collaboration Within Orthopaedics Community

Posted on 12/12/2019
AANA, AOSSM, ICRA and the ON Foundation have collaborated to form the BA, an orthopaedic organization dedicated to providing one voice for all matters on musculoskeletal biologics and regenerative medicine.

Make an Impact in 2020

Posted on 12/10/2019
Learn about the AANA Education Foundation’s exciting goals for giving back to the next generation of Orthopaedic Surgeons and innovators in 2020.

In Memory of AANA Past President John B. McGinty, M.D.

Posted on 12/5/2019
AANA fondly remembers Founding Member and Past President John B. McGinty, M.D.

Celebrate your Impact!

Posted on 11/13/2019
See how your annual support makes a lasting impact on AANA's innovative initiatives and members' access to advanced training programs.

ON/AANA/ORS Pilot Grant Recipient Announced!

Posted on 11/7/2019
Congratulations to Dr. Jennifer Puetzer for winning the ON/AANA/ORS Pilot Grant.

Take Your Innovation to the Next Level with AANA’s Innovation Exchange Pitch Competition!

Posted on 10/22/2019
Compete in AANA’s second annual Innovation Exchange Pitch Competition, hosted in collaboration with AngelMD, at the 2020 AANA Annual Meeting in Texas, May 7-9.

AANA's Simulation Room: The Latest in Arthroscopy Education

Posted on 9/30/2019
AANA will debut the AANA J. Whit Ewing, M.D. Simulation Room in the Orthopaedic Learning Center (OLC) in Rosemont, Illinois with a Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony October 4.

Your Legacy, AANA’s Future

Posted on 9/24/2019
Join our exclusive circle of Legacy Donors and learn how a legacy gift through life insurance can impact AANA’s work for generations to come.

AANA Announces New Innovations Lecture at Specialty Day 2020 Featuring Stephen S. Burkhart, M.D.

Posted on 9/17/2019
The AOSSM/AANA Specialty Day 2020 will feature the first-ever AANA Innovations Lecture in celebration of AANA’s history of innovation.

NEW! Emerging Leaders Society

Posted on 8/29/2019
Learn more about the benefits of joining this exclusive new society!

AANA Past President Walter R. Shelton, M.D. Retires from Orthopaedic Surgery Practice

Posted on 7/31/2019
Dr. Walter R. Shelton, AANA Past President and one of the founding partners of Mississippi Sports Medicine and Orthopaedic Center (MSMOC), is set to retire on August 30 after over 30 years of serving the orthopaedic community.

Embark on the journey of a lifetime: Apply to be a 2020 AANA Traveling Fellow

Posted on 7/31/2019
AANA is now accepting applications for the 2020 Traveling Fellowship program.

AANA Education Foundation Inaugural Annual Giving Day

Posted on 7/17/2019
Help fund 10 NEW scholarships for Residents and Fellows and support our SOMOS/AANA Course for our military surgeons by participating in the AANA Education Foundation’s Inaugural Annual Giving Day on July 17!

Apply for the NEW ON Literature Grant: Ethical and Regulatory Aspects of Orthoregeneration

Posted on 7/3/2019
Submit an application for the latest ON Literature Grant focusing on ethical and regulatory aspects of orthoregeneration.

AANA20 Call for Abstracts Open - ICL Deadline Extended!

Posted on 7/1/2019
Share your expertise! The submission sites are now open for those presenting ICLs and podium or e-poster abstracts during the 2020 AANA Annual Meeting, May 7-9 in Texas. Submit yours today!

SAVE THE DATE! AANA Education Foundation Inaugural Annual Giving Day

Posted on 7/1/2019
Help fund 10 NEW scholarships for Residents and Fellows and support our AANA/SOMOS Course for our military surgeons. One Day, One Gift, One Powerful Impact!

AANA Names First Class of FAANA Program

Posted on 6/20/2019
AANA is pleased to announce that the first class of the Fellow of AANA Program (FAANA)’s has been named.

The Linda & Richard Ryu AANA/SOMOS Challenge

Posted on 5/20/2019
Help support advanced arthroscopic training for our military surgeons by participating in this exciting $50,000 match opportunity for our August 2019 Course!

AANA Announces the Appointment of 2019-2020 Board of Directors

Posted on 5/14/2019
AANA released the appointment of its new presidential line as well as the full slate of officers and board members for 2019-2020 at the 2019 Annual Meeting May 2-4 in Orlando, Florida.

New ON/AANA/ORS Pilot Grant on Rotator Cuff Regeneration Now Available

Posted on 5/10/2019
Apply now for a new pilot research grant, developed at the AANA19 ON/AANA/ORS Clinical-Translational Science Forum on Rotator Cuff Healing, related to bone-tendon interface healing and investigations related to tissue regeneration.

Congratulations to the AANA/ON Education Grant Recipients!

Posted on 4/23/2019
Grant recipients receive financial support to attend the 2019 Annual Meeting in order to provide orthogeneration highlights in Orlando!

2018 AANA Achievements

Posted on 4/19/2019
A spirit of cooperation with a wide array of partners characterized our efforts and achievements in 2018. See all of AANA’s 2018 achievements.

USBJI Call for Nominations Vice President and Members at Large - Deadline April 24, 2019

Posted on 3/27/2019
The U.S. Bone and Joint Initiative (USBJI) is calling for nominations for the Officer Position of USBJI Vice President to serve from June 2019–June 2021, and seven Members-at-Large, to serve from June 2019–June 2022, on the Board of USBJI.

AANA19's Speakeasy Casino Night!

Posted on 3/11/2019
Support the AANA Education Foundation by March 25 and attend this special event at the 2019 Annual Meeting!

Clinician Scholar Career Development Program – Applications due March 31

Posted on 3/1/2019
The Clinician Scholar Career Development Program (CSCDP) is an annual two-day training workshop for orthopaedic residents in their PGY2-PGY5 years, surgeons in fellowships, and junior faculty (through year three) who have the potential and desire...

New OREF Resident Grant Applications Are Now Open

Posted on 2/20/2019
These new research grants funded by the Orthopaedic Research Education Foundation (OREF) are for Residents interested in research grant opportunities ranging from health disparities to clinical science.

New Donor Society - The Richard B. Caspari Society

Posted on 1/7/2019
The AANA Education Foundation is proud to announce the Richard B. Caspari Society – our highest and most prestigious donor society in honor of one of the original pioneers in arthroscopic techniques for the shoulder, Richard B. Caspari, M.D.

Double Your Impact: Support the Caspari Legacy Match Campaign

Posted on 1/7/2019
Help honor Dr. Caspari’s legacy by supporting the education and training initiatives that he was so passionate about in this $150,000 legacy match campaign.

Hip Arthroscopy and Labral Reconstruction

Posted on 12/21/2018
Since the first documented arthroscopy of the hip performed in the early 1930’s, our understanding of the anatomy and function of the hip has evolved significantly.

AANA Education Foundation 2018 Year in Review

Posted on 12/18/2018
The AANA Education Foundation is excited to share its accomplishments for 2018. Learn how your support made a difference this year.

Apply Today for the ON Pilot Grant

Posted on 10/29/2018
Apply for the ON Pilot Grant focusing on new regenerative methods for joint preservation in active patients.

Apply Now for the Young Investigator Initiative Grant Mentoring and Career Development Program

Posted on 10/18/2018
This program provides early-career investigators an opportunity to work with experienced researchers assisting them in securing funding and other survival skills required for pursuing an academic career.

Check out the new AANA Education Foundation video!

Posted on 10/16/2018
The AANA Education Foundation launched a new video highlighting the Foundation's programs in honor of our new campaign, 30 Days | 300 Donors.

30 Days | 300 Donors

Posted on 10/15/2018
The AANA Education Foundation is launching a new giving campaign today to support education. Make a difference and join the 300 by November 15!

Apply Now for the 2019 International Resident Scholarship

Posted on 10/2/2018
The application process for the September 2019 International Resident Scholarships is now open. The deadline to apply is February 15, 2019.

Optimizing Collections - A Paradigm Shift

Posted on 9/4/2018
To continue to take care of our patients, we must be able to understand the concepts of correct billing and maximizing collections.

Call for Silent Auction Donations

Posted on 8/27/2018
Donate a good or experience today for the AANA19 Silent Auction.

Orthoregeneration: Does it Work and What if it Doesn't?

Posted on 7/16/2018
Join the ON Foundation to advance orthoregeneration together.

AANA Member Benefit Innovation Survey

Posted on 5/30/2018
We appreciate your feedback!

Teaching, Testing and Competency Initiatives - AANA18

Posted on 5/24/2018
Joe Tauro, M.D., the Orthopaedic Learning Center Chair, summarizes the tools for proficiency based training and explains what AANA is currently using, improving and what the next steps are in virtual reality simulation education.

AANA, VirtaMed Collaboration to Set New Standards for Arthroscopy Training

Posted on 1/24/2018
The Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) and VirtaMed have signed a two-year collaboration agreement making VirtaMed the preferred and exclusive partner for virtual reality simulation training.

AANA Collaboration with the ON Foundation

Posted on 12/4/2017
AANA is pleased to announce a new collaboration with the ON Foundation.

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