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Schedule at a Glance

8:45 am - 9:00 am
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
11:45 am - 1:15 pm
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
2:25 pm - 3:25 pm
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

SOMOS Reception

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.

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The FORUM Meetup

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.

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Welcome Reception

Location: Hyatt Regency

Connect with colleagues and friends at Camp AOSSM, the Opening Night Reception for the 2024 Annual Meeting. This lively party will bring the Great Outdoors, indoors, and celebrate our unique Mile High City venue. Interactive games, themed food and beverages, and more fun await at the Hyatt Regency, just across from the Colorado Convention Center

8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
10:00 am - 1:30 pm
10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Playmaker Grant Lab

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!

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

General Session: Give It to Me Straight—What Team Physicians are Really Doing

  • Asheesh Bedi, MD
  • Peter A. Indelicato, MD
  • Robert H. Brophy, MD
  • E. Lyle Cain, MD
  • Katherine J. Coyner, MD
  • Jason L. Dragoo, MD
  • Jeffrey Guy, MD
  • Kristofer J. Jones, MD
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
8:45 am - 9:00 am
9:00 am - 10:00 am

The Winning Playbook for Elite Athlete Care

Tiki Barber

Keeping professional athletes at the top of their game requires the expert care of a dedicated, multi-disciplinary team. Former Giant and sought-after sports commentator Tiki Barber joins his former head team physician, Scott Rodeo, MD, and renowned head athletic trainer Ronnie Barnes, ATC, for a holistic look at the factors that impact elite athlete care. This panel discussion will cover injury prevention and treatment, return-to-play decisions to mental health, off-field influences and much more from the perspectives of the medical team and the player.

10:00 am - 1:30 pm
10:45 am - 11:45 am

Game Changer Session: Going for the Gold

A distinguished panel featuring Olympic team physicians and Olympic skier and eight-time national champion, Nina O’Brien, discuss the unique needs of a multi-sport team competing at the peak of athleticism under extreme pressure.

Speakers Include:

  • Jonathan T. Finnoff, DO, FACSM, Chief Medical Officer, U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee
  • Thomas R. Hackett, MD, Team Physician for the U.S. Snowboard Team
  • Nina O'Brien, Eight-Time National Champion
1:15 pm - 2:15 pm

Game Changer Session: Fireside Chat on Leadership and Mentorship for our Future

Join AOSSM President Dean C. Taylor, MD and Robert B. Brown, Gen. (Ret.) for a robust discussion on the skills and qualities of effective leaders. Gen. Brown shares insights from his 38 years in the U.S. Army, from his days at West Point where he played basketball under “Coach K” to serving as Commanding General of the largest service component, U.S. Army Pacific.

2:20 pm - 3:20 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Closing Night Event

Location: Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum

Get ready to soar through history and explore the future of aviation and space at our Closing Night Event! Join us at the Wings Over the Rockies Air & Space Museum, located in the Hangar 1 of the former Lowry Air Force Base in Denver, Colorado.

Step into a world of iconic aircraft, space vehicles, military uniforms, and so much more. Immerse yourself in the rich history of flight as you get up close and personal with historic artifacts and memorabilia. Feel the excitement of aviation and space exploration as you embark on realistic flight simulators and experience the thrill of soaring through the skies.

This is a night not to be missed, where attendees, guests, and their families can come together to appreciate the wonders of aviation and space. Join us for an unforgettable evening of discovery, inspiration, and connection. Let your imagination take flight at the AOSSM Annual Meeting Closing Night Event!

10:15 am - 12:15 pm

Research Workshop

Grant writing and research is an integral part of your practice and may even be an expectation of your institution. Join the AOSSM Research Committee for this insightful workshop focused on research collaborations with industry. An expert panel of industry partners and AOSSM members will discuss:

  • Why members should consider research collaborations with industry
  • Industry funding priorities
  • Why these collaborations are important and mutually beneficial
  • Successful approaches for identifying and securing industry funding
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