Orthopedic Surgery Alumni Events
Our alumni events offer educational and networking opportunities, as well as the chance for you to catch up with former classmates. We hope you will join us.
Alumni Reception at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS), founded at Northwestern University in 1933, has grown from a small organization serving fewer than 500 members to the world’s largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. The academy now serves more than 39,000 members worldwide.
At the AAOS Annual Meeting, orthopedists from around the world take part in a weeklong academic program that includes conferences, symposia, multimedia exhibits, and a wide range of policy and social events related to the field of orthopedic surgery.
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery will host an Alumni Reunion at AAOS 2022 in Chicago, Illinois, on Thursday, March 24, 2022, from 6:00PM to 9:00PM. Location information will be distributed closer to the date.
The Annual Scientific Program and Sir Robert Jones Lecture
The Department of Orthopedic Surgery’s annual Sir Robert Jones Lecture, first delivered at the Hospital for Joint Diseases (now NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital) in 1930, continues the tradition of excellence in orthopedics by highlighting the work of distinguished contemporary scholars while also honoring the achievements of Sir Robert Jones (1857–1933). Sir Jones made a profound and lasting impression on British and American orthopedic surgery, from his organization of the first comprehensive accident service treating injured workers during the construction of the Manchester Ship Canal to his work as inspector of military orthopedics in Great Britain during World War I. Attendees present papers on clinical experiences and results, as well as basic anatomical, biomechanical, and animal science research.
The two-day academic program is offered through NYU Grossman School of Medicine’s continuing medical education program for credit. A renowned orthopedic surgeon presents two lectures during the event, including the Sir Robert Jones keynote lecture. In a new tradition, returning alumni attend a dinner and reception honoring specific graduating resident classes.
The 2021 Annual Meeting of the Alumni Association and Sir Robert Jones Lecture will take place November 4–5 at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital. We will be welcoming our Sir Robert Jones Lecturer, Valerae O. Lewis, MD, John Murray Professor and chair, Department of Orthopaedic Oncology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. Please register for the program in order to obtain continuing medical education (CME) credits. Learn more about the agenda and other event information.
Our 2021 Sir Robert Jones Alumni Reunion will take place Friday, November 5, at the Apella Event Space in the Alexandria Center for Life Sciences from 6:00PM to 9:00PM. All alumni are invited, even those not participating in the academic program. Guests are welcome. RSVP to Ana De Jesus at firstname.lastname@example.org.