VOS 2020 Conference

 

Registration Is Now Open for the VOS 2020 Conference!

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VOS 2020 Conference
February 1-8, 2020
Sun Valley, Idaho

Join us in Sun Valley, Idaho, for the 47th Annual VOS Conference!

Register by November 30, 2019, for discounted early bird rates!

Join us for great scientific sessions, wet labs, social gatherings, and of course winter sports in beautiful Sun Valley, Idaho! Sun Valley has completed extensive renovations to its Inn and Lodge and added new highspeed lifts and runs. Enjoy world-class skiing, legendary fishing, excellent cross-country ski tracks, and the famous ice skating rink. Our Jacques Jenny Lecturer, Dr. Leesa Galatz, will present on her experiences as the head of orthopedics at a major metropolitan hospital. Foundation Night features great food, poster presenters, our silent auction, and a TED talk by Cady Coleman, scientist, astronaut, and inspirational speaker. Top this off with our annual awards banquet that also happens to be Maralyn Probst’s retirement party. No one should miss this event!

Registration questions? Contact Maralyn Probst of VOS at secretary@vosdvm.org or 517-597-0047.
Lodging/travel questions? Contact Penny Smith of Ski.com at penny.smith@ski.com or 800-233-2300, ext. 3420.


Get Ready for Foundation Night at the VOS 2020 Conference!

CADY COLEMAN, PHD

CADY COLEMAN, PHD

Foundation Night on Wednesday features great food, poster presenters, our silent auction, and a TED talk by former astronaut Cady Coleman! A chemist with a doctorate in polymer science and engineering, Cady is a pioneer in the research of materials science, biotechnology, combustion science, and fluid physics. Onstage, she draws from her time in NASA and her missions on the International Space Station to discuss team-building, leadership, and innovation. With her extraordinary photos and videos, Cady delivers a captivating account of life in space and the importance of diversity, inclusion, and collaboration.

Top this off with our annual awards banquet that also happens to be Maralyn Probst’s retirement party. No one should miss this event!


Meet the 2020 Jacques Jenny Lecturer

LEESA M. GALATZ, MD

LEESA M. GALATZ, MD

Leesa M. Galatz, MD, is the Mount Sinai Professor and Chair of the Leni and Peter May Department of Orthopedic Surgery and the Icahn School of Medicine at the Mount Sinai Health System in New York. She specializes in Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. Her primary research interest throughout her career has been basic science of rotator cuff disease and tendon healing as it pertains to cuff repair. She is a Co-Primary Investigator on two major projects funded by the National Institute of Health which focus on rotator cuff degeneration and repair, and tissue engineering strategies for tendon repair. Her research is complemented with clinical projects with her colleagues on Shoulder and Elbow problems.   

Dr. Galatz has served as a faculty member in numerous courses on a national and international level, lecturing on a variety of clinical topics pertaining to Shoulder and Elbow pathology. Dr. Galatz is the Associate Editor for Basic Science for the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery and is a peer reviewer for multiple other orthopedic publications.