ASES News – August 2020


ASES News – August 2020


Registration is now open for the ASES 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting! Please plan to register for this year’s meeting. Both ASES members and non-members can register for this year’s meeting.

What can you expect with this year’s meeting?

Live Virtual Industry Workshops
·        Friday, October 2nd, from 5:00pm-5:45pm EST: DJO, Arthrex, and DePuy Synthes

·        Saturday, October 3rd, from 7:00am-7:45am EST: Exactech, Skeletal Dynamics

Live Virtual ASES Presentations
·        Friday, October 2nd, from 6:00pm-9:30pm EST

·        Saturday, October 3rd, from 8:00am-12:05pm EST

Live virtual presentations to include symposia with panel discussions, some abstract presentations, ICLs, special guest speakers, and re-live surgeries from DJO, Arthrex, Zimmer Biomet, Lima, Catalyst OrthoScience, and Wright Medical.

On-demand content to include re-live surgeries, abstract presentations, ICLs, narrated ePosters, and virtual exhibits!

·        For step-by-step registration instructions, please Click Here

Non-Member Registration Rate: $395
ASES Member Registration Rate: $325*
ASSET Member Registration Rate: $225*
Non-Member, Resident: $125*

Company Representative: Variable*

*Please contact the ASES office to receive information about how to register at any of the discounted rate.


Based on the overwhelming success of our recent ASES Fellows’ Core Curriculum, ASES Education Co-Chairs Gus Mazzocca and Ranjan Gupta, in conjunction with Joaquin Sanchez-Sotelo, have created a novel 8-week “Introduction to Shoulder/Elbow fellowship” Core Curriculum to which we would like to invite your new fellows to participate.
We have selected the same time – 9:00pmEST on the Zoom platform. The topics and faculty have already been confirmed and we hope that you agree that this will be a terrific way to show our fellows that collectively ASES is committed to their education, well-being, and ultimate success.

Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions or comments – all the best and look forward to seeing your fellows on Thursday nights!

ASES 2021 Exchange Fellowship Program

Applications for the 2021 Exchange Fellowship Program are now being accepted!

The four-week European exchange fellowship will begin in the fall of 2021. Applicants must be no more than 10 years out of their fellowship as of December 31, 2020, practicing in the United States or Canada, board eligible or certified orthopaedic surgeons with a special interest and experience in shoulder and elbow research and patient care.

For more information and to obtain an application, visit the ASES website or email .

The deadline date for completed applications is, Monday, October 12, 2020.

Neviaser Award

The Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery (JSES) and the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES) are proud to announce a new award, the Neviaser Award. The award is named in honor of Dr. Robert Neviaser, long-time Editor-in-Chief (1996-2008) of JSES, but also honors his family, who have been prominent in ASES. Dr. Neviaser was also ASES President in 1992-93. His father, Julius Neviaser, was one of the original pioneering shoulder surgeons, and is an honorary member of ASES. Bob’s brother, Tom Neviaser, has been an ASES Member, and his son, Andy Neviaser, is an ASES Member.

Find out more by visiting our website

New Virtual Course! AAOS/ASES Anatomic and Reverse Total Shoulder Arthroplasty

Join us online to refresh your approaches and modernize your techniques to optimize success for TSA. From evaluation and planning through surgical application and post-operative management, discover technical pearls and return to practice equipped with new insights and options.

Watch pre-recorded sessions in advance, then tune in on November 7 for live lectures, case debates, panels, symposia and surgical demonstrations led by expert faculty.

Seminars in Arthroplasty: JSES

Celebrate Ernest Amory Codman, MD


Help Support the ASES Foundation


Knowledge Sources Posted

The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS) has posted 152 Knowledge Sources for this year’s ABOS Web-Based Longitudinal Assessment Program (ABOS WLA). This includes 101 new Knowledge Sources and 51 Knowledge Sources carried over from last year. The Knowledge Sources have been chosen by groups of practicing orthopaedic surgeons representing General Orthopaedics and each Orthopaedic Subspecialty.

The 2020 ABOS WLA Assessment Window will be open April 13-May 18. Participating ABOS Diplomates will be able to answer the 30 questions pertaining to their 15 chosen Knowledge sources during the time period. Besides making a few technical tweaks, the biggest difference for 2020 is that Diplomates will know in advance from which Knowledge Source each question will come. They will still need to choose Knowledge Sources prior to answering the first question, but by knowing which Knowledge Source the next question will be coming from, Diplomates will be able to focus their time in reviewing the Knowledge Sources.

More information on the ABOS WLA Program, including participation eligibility and Passing Standards can be found here: The participation criteria are specific based on a Diplomate’s ABOS Certification Expiration date. Please do not hesitate to call the ABOS office with questions about the new ABOS WLA program.

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