MOA 2015 Annual Meeting Highlights

The MOA Annual Meeting was held on May 15, 2015, and featured impressive speakers, valuable AAOS and state legislative updates, Orthopaedist of the Year Award, Resident Paper Presentations, Election of New MOA Officers, an array of vendors and a lunch presentation by Michael McCaslin, CPA who provided valuable insight with his talk on “Private Practice Survival Strategies”. (Read More)


Robert Patz, MD Elected to Serve as President, Samantha Spencer, MD becomes MOA first Vice President and Dr. Richard Wilk Reelected as Treasurer/Clerk.

The Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association elected new officers at the Association’s Annual Meeting held on May 15, 2015 in Waltham, MA. The officers and Board members were unanimously elected by the members. (Read More)


Harris Yett, MD Honored with Orthopaedist of the Year Award

2015goodmanyettorthoyearMurray Goodman, MD (left) reflected on the many accomplishments of Dr. Harris Yett (right) during the presentation of the award for Orthopaedist of the Year at the MOA Annual Meeting on May 15, 2015.

The MOA 2015 Orthopaedist of the Year award was presented to Harris Yett, MD at the Association’s Annual Meeting on May 15th. He was joined by his wife, friends and colleagues and Murray Goodman, MD, presented him with the award. The award is the highest honor bestowed by the Association in recognition of distinguished service, contributions to patient care, teaching and mentoring of students and residents, and commitment and dedication to the practice of orthopaedics. (READ MORE)











Learn More About Your Practice Options to Remain Independent in the Changing Healthcare Arena

The MOA is pleased to provide members with the Association's legal primer, “Principal Strategic Options for Orthopaedists to Remain Independent in Our Rapidly Evolving Health Care System.”

The detailed white paper reviews options for Massachusetts' orthopaedic surgeons to continue in independent, private practice. The review is provided by Attorney Michael Blau, Foley & Lardner and the paper, spearheaded and initiated by the Massachusetts Orthopaedic Association was supported in part by funding from the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and has been released nationally by the AAOS in an effort to inform all orthopaedic surgeons throughout the country of viable practice options. Click here to download your copy.