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8:45 am - 9:00 am

Color Guard Presentation

10:00 am - 1:30 pm

Exhibit Hall Open

Exhibit Hall re-opens from 4:30 - 6:30 pm for the Welcome Night Kick-off Party.

10:00 am - 10:45 am

Masters Competition

Location: Keystone Theater Red in the Exhibit Hall

2022 Red Jacket Winner, Dr. Matt Provencher, MD

Come see who wins the coveted AOSSM Red Jacket! This competition celebrates AOSSM luminaries as they present an innovation or technology that has provided high-end and far-reaching impact to their patients.

11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Lunch Break in the Exhibit Hall

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A

4:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Welcome Night Kick-off Party

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A

All registered attendees and guests are invited to the Welcome Night Kick-Off Party featuring Sports Activation Areas, including a pickleball court, golf simulator, and a family friendly game zone. Food, beverages, and surprise entertainment will all be included during this exciting special event!

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Friends of SOMOS Reception

Location: Marriott Marquis, Cherry Blossom Room

Join us for the annual gathering of our military members. All are welcome to attend this event that recognizes and celebrates sports medicine in the military. If you are current military, former military, a colleague or friend who cares for those who serve or who have served our country, please join us.

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Women's FORUM Meet Up

Location: Marriott Marquis, Magnolia Room

Visit with colleagues and enjoy the end of the first day of the AOSSM Annual Meeting. Forum members and prospective members are invited to attend.

7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Medical Publishing Group Dinner

The AOSSM Medical Publishing Group will host its annual dinner for members of the AJSM, Sports Health, OJSM and VJSM editorial boards and their guests. By invitation only.

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm

A Night Out with the Emerging Leaders

Location: Astro Beer Hall

All AOSSM members under the age of 45 are invited to attend this social event. Come network with your peers and the society’s leaders. Food and beverages will be provided. Astro Beer Hall is the place to be, with it's "Space Race" theme, great drinks, great food, sports, and games.

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6:00 am - 7:00 am

Ecumenical Prayer Breakfast

Location: Marriott Marquis, Georgetown Room

11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Lunch Break in the Exhibit Hall

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A

5:30 pm - 7:30 pm

J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society Reception

Location: Marriott Marquis, Liberty Ballroom N

AOSSM is pleased to host a special gathering in partnership with the J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society (JRGOS). Clarence T. Shields, Jr., MD, will be the featured speaker at a special session of the prestigious J. Robert Gladden Orthopaedic Society. Dr. Shields served as AOSSM President in 2001-02 and was inducted in to the AOSSM Hall of Fame in 2011. JRGOS members and all interested meeting attendees are invited to attend.

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Traveling Fellows Reception

Location: Marriott Marquis, Tulip Room

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Sports Medicine Fellowship Reception

Location: Marriott Marquis, Silver Linden Room

All Program Directors, Program Coordinators, Program Faculty, Residents and Fellows are welcome to join the Sports Medicine Fellowship Reception for continued networking opportunities with your peers and the society’s leaders.

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Playmaker Grant Lab

Location: Marriott Marquis, Liberty Salon N

Finalists for the Playmaker Grant will present their research strategies at a shark-tank session open to all meeting attendees. This session will provide panelists, finalists, and audience members the opportunity to interact with and discuss the merits of each proposal. All funding decisions will be made by standing members of the AOSSM Research Committee and a winner(s) will be selected on site!

11:45 am - 1:15 pm

Lunch Break in the Exhibit Hall

Location: Walter E. Washington Convention Center, Exhibit Hall A

6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Closing Night Event

Location: National Museum of African American History and Culture

Say farewell to friends new and old over a delicious selection of food and drink. Transportation will be provided to and from all official AOSSM hotels.

*The Closing Night Event is complimentary for all registered attendees but be sure to select this event during the registration process if you plan to attend.

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