Annual Meeting Agenda


2019 MOA Annual Meeting

Thursday, May 2, 2019 

Noon – 6:00 p.m.

MA Medical Society

Waltham Woods Conference Center

860 Winter Street, Waltham, MA

The MOA is pleased to invite you to attend the 2019 Annual Meeting. Please join us and be a part of the event. Don’t miss this opportunity to 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 2019 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 2019 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
Samantha Spencer, MD - MOA President
Outgoing President's Remarks 
Election of MOA Officers & Board Members 
Incoming President's Remarks - Walter Standwood, MD

12:45 -1:05 p.m.

State Legislative Update
Ronna Wallace - MOA Lobbyist

1:05 -1:30 p.m.

American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons - An Update
Kristy Weber, MDAAOS President
Chief of Orthopaedic Oncology at Penn Medicine and Director of the Sarcoma Program in the Abramson Cancer Center, PA

1:30 – 2:00 p.m.

"What can we learn from the Study of the Placebo Phenomenon?"
David Ring, MD
Associate Dean for Comprehensive Care, Professor of Surgery and Psychiatry at Dell Medical School in Austin, TX.

2:00 – 2:20 p.m.


2:20 -2:50 p.m.

Challenges in Treating the Young Active Patient with Shoulder Arthritis
Glen Ross, MD

Chief, Sports Medicine; Director of Education Sports Medicine Fellowship; Chief of Shoulder and Elbow, New England Baptist Hospital, Boston, MA
Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA Founder of the New England Shoulder and Elbow Center, Boston, MA

2:50 – 3:20 p.m.

Evaluating New Interventions – Point Counterpoint
David Ring, MD
Glen Ross, MD

3:20 - 3:35 p.m.

Resident Paper Presentations

3:35 - 3:55 p.m.


3:55 – 4:10 p.m. 

2019 Orthopaedist of the Year Award
Presented to: Murray Goodman, MD

4:15 – 4:45 p.m. 

Surgical Malpractice Claims:  What We Can Learn from Data, Top Contributing Factors, Case Study & Resolutions
Penny Greenberg, MS, RN, CPPS
CRICO Strategies, Boston, MA

4:45-5:15 p.m.

Concussion Prevention, Management and Return to Play 
Robert Cantu, MD
Medical Director/Cofounder - Concussion Legacy Foundation, Boston, MA
Medical Director and Director of Clinical Research - Dr. Robert C. Cantu Concussion Center, Concord, MA
Clinical Professor of Neurology and Neurosurgery - Clinical Diagnostics and Therapeutics Leader AD and CTE Center Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA

5:15 - 6:00 p.m.

Cocktail Reception

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