Annual Meeting Agenda



2020 MOA Annual Meeting

Wednesday, April 29, 2020
Noon – 6:00 p.m.
MA Medical Society, 860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA

Please join your colleagues from throughout the Commonwealth for an afternoon of relevant clinical topics, regulatory matters and legislative news, Resident Paper presentations and the presentation of the 2020 Orthopaedist of the Year award. The afternoon includes lunch, exhibitors, and a cocktail reception and all attendees will receive CME and Risk Management credits. All 2020 MOA members can register at the reduced rate of $75.00. Click here to register and pay with a credit card.

 Preliminary Meeting Agenda (subject to change)


Noon - 12:30 p.m.


12:30 -12:45 p.m.

Welcome & MOA Business Meeting
Walter Standwood, MD - MOA President
Election of MOA Officers & New MOA Board Members

12:45 -1:15 p.m.

State Legislative Update
Ronna Wallace - MOA Lobbyist

1:15 -1:45 p.m.

American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons - An Update
Joseph Bosco, MD - AAOS First Vice President (President as of March 2020)
NYU Langone Othopedic Center, New York

1:45 – 2:00 p.m.

Orthopaedist of the Year Presentation

2:00 – 2:20 p.m.


2:20 -2:50 p.m.

A.I. and Robotics Reshaping Orthopaedic Surgery - Pros/Cons
Kyle Lacy, MD - Sports Medicine North, Peabody
Ben Schwartz, MD - Sports Medicine North, Peabody

2:50 – 3:20 p.m.

Perioperative Management of Orthopaedic Patients with Addiction
Dustin Patil, MD - Director of Addiction - Psychiatry, Tufts Medical Center

3:20 - 3:50 p.m.

Safe and Reasonable Use of Stem Cells and Orthobiologics in Sports Medicine and Early OA
Christian Lattermann, MD - Chief Sports Medicine Service & Director of Cartilage Repair Center, Brigham & Women's Hospital

3:50 - 4:00 p.m.


4:00 – 4:20 p.m. 

Orthopaedic Resident Presentations

4:20 – 5:20 p.m. 

You Can Do It Too: Incubating an Orthopaedic Idea from Clinical Need to Commercial Product
Moderator:Samantha Spencer, MD - Boston Children's Hospital
Edward Rodriguez, MD, PhD - Chief of Orthopaedic Trauma - Beth Israel Deaconness
John Wixted, MD - Orthopaedic Trauma, Beth Israel Deaconness
Ara Nazarian, PhD - Center for Advance Orthopaedic Studies - Beth Israel Deaconness
Ed Ahn, PhD - CEO, Ortholevo

5:15 - 6:00 p.m.

Cocktail Reception

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