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.

2017-2018 FOSA Executive Committee:
FOSA President: Michael D. Daubs, MD
FOSA Secretary-Treasurer: John Dimar, II, MD

ASIA: Jacob Buchowski, MD and Lukas Zebala, MD
CSRS: Michael C. Gerling, MD
NASS: Alan S. Hilibrand, MD and Jonathan N. Grauer, MD
SRS: Douglas C. Burton, MD and Praveen V. Mummaneni, MD
AAOS Spine Content Chair: Louis G. Jenis, MD

FOSA 2018 Specialty Day:
The FOSA 2018 Specialty Day program was held Saturday, March 10, at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.

CME Accreditation:
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the Federation of Spine Associations. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 
To receive your CME credit, please complete the meeting evaluation in paper form onsite or online.

Future Meetings: 
FOSA 2019 Specialty Day–March 16, Las Vegas, NV


2018 Specialty Day Final Program with links to handouts

Final Program

Final Program - Updated