Dr. Charles Bush-Joseph Is the New AOSSM President
Charles A. Bush-Joseph, MD, from Rush University Medical Center in Chicago, Illinois, has been be installed as the 46th president of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM).
Dr. Bush-Joseph graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School and then did his residency in orthopaedic surgery at Rush University Medical Center. After finishing his residency, he completed a fellowship at Cincinnati Sports Medicine under the direction of Dr. Frank Noyes.
Dr. Bush-Joseph is currently a professor at Rush University Medical Center, and for 26 years, he has served as the Associate Director of the Rush Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program.
Long involved in the care of high school, collegiate, and recreational athletes, Dr. Bush-Joseph is the team physician for the Chicago White Sox and Associate Team Physician for the Chicago Bulls. Dr. Bush-Joseph was elected to the Major League Baseball Medical Advisory Board and President of the Major League Baseball Team Physician Association in 2012.
Dr. Bush-Joseph maintains a busy clinical practice in Chicago, performing more than 400 surgeries annually, including more than 120 knee ligament surgeries (anterior cruciate ligament and knee dislocation).