FOSA Specialty Day Program

Federation of Spine Associations

American Spinal Injury Association • Cervical Spine Research Society •
North America Spine Society • Scoliosis Research Society


Mission Statement:
The Federation of Spine Associations will provide a forum for component spine societies to present high quality educational content on all aspects of spinal disorders.

Educational Objectives:
•  To present a common forum for the four spine societies to exchange ideas regarding basic science and clinical problems of the spine.
•  To discuss current concepts in diagnosis and management of spinal disorders in the form of symposia, free papers, and instructional presentations.
•  To update the review of clinical and surgical results as well as complications.

2018-2019 FOSA Executive Committee:
FOSA President: Jacob M. Buchowski, MD
FOSA Secretary-Treasurer: John Dimar, II, MD

ASIA: Jacob M. Buchowski, MD and Addisu Mesfin, MD
SRS: Rajiv K. Sethi, MD and Burt Yaszay, MD
NASS: John G. Finkenberg, MD and Thomas E. Mroz, MD
CSRS: Michael C. Gerling, MD and Gregory D. Schroeder, MD

Future Meetings:
March 28, 2020 – Orlando, FL
March 13, 2021 – San Diego, CA
March 26, 2022 – Chicago, IL

FOSA Administrative Office
9400 W. Higgins Rd., Suite 500
Rosemont, IL 60018-4976

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2020 Specialty Day

Final Program

2019 Specialty Day

Final Program

2018 Specialty Day

Final Program