Incoming AAOS Leadership Team

    The new leadership team for the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons was installed at the organization’s 2018 Annual Meeting in New Orleans:

    • President, David A. Halsey, MD, chief of the Orthopaedic Surgery Division at Martha’s Vineyard Hospital and a professor in the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at University of Vermont College of Medicine in Burlington
    • First Vice President, Kristy L. Weber, MD, chief of orthopaedic oncology in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia and director of the Sarcoma Program in Penn’s Abramson Cancer Center
    • Second Vice President, Joseph A. Bosco III, MD, professor and vice chair for the Department of Orthopedic Surgery at NYU Langone Health in New York City
    • Member-at-Large, Elizabeth G. Matzkin, MD, MS, assistant professor of orthopaedic surgery at Harvard Medical School and chief of women’s sports medicine and surgical director of women’s musculoskeletal health at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston
    • Member-at-Large, Thomas W. “Quin” Throckmorton, MD, professor and orthopaedic residency program director at the University of Tennessee-Campbell Clinic Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and member of the Board of Trustees for the Campbell Foundation
    • Treasurer-elect, Alan S. Hilibrand, MD, MBA, vice chairman of academic affairs and faculty development for the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, the Joseph and Marie Field Professor of Spinal Surgery, and professor of neurological surgery at The Rothman Institute and the Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University and co-director of spinal surgery and director of the spine fellowship at The Rothman Institute in Philadelphia
    • Chair, Board of Councilors, Basil R. Besh, MD, medical director and founder of both Fremont Orthopaedic and Rehabilitative Medicine and Access Omnicare and medical director of Precision Surgicenter, Fremont, California 
    • Chair, Board of Specialty Societies, Amy L. Ladd, MD, professor and chief of the Robert A. Chase Hand and Upper Limb Center at Stanford University Medical Center in Palo Alto, California, chief of the Children’s Hand Clinic at Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, and vice chair of academic affairs for the Department Orthopaedics and assistant dean for medical student advising at Stanford
    • Chair, Communications Cabinet, Jennifer M. Weiss, MD, orthopaedic surgeon at Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Los Angeles Medical Center, specializing in pediatric sports medicine
    • Council on Education, Paul Tornetta III, MD, chairman and professor in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the Boston University School of Medicine and chief in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery and director of orthopaedic trauma at Boston Medical Center
    • Chair, Council on Research and Quality, Robert H. Quinn, MD, professor and chair in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and director of the university’s orthopaedic residency program