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Dr. Black Elected Second President-Elect of the American Orthopaedic Association

August 25th, 2013 

by Kari McLean, American Orthopaedic Association

Congratulations to Kevin P. Black, MD on being elected Second President-Elect during the 126th Meeting of The American Orthopaedic Association, in Denver, Colorado in June of 2013.  He will become First President-Elect at the 2014 Combined Meeting of The American Orthopaedic Association and the Canadian Orthopaedic Association in Montreal, Canada, June 17-21, 2014, and will assume the role of AOA President in June 2015.

Career Highlights:

  • McCollister Evarts Professor and Chair of the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation at Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center with a special interest in Sports Medicine
  • Vice Dean for the Penn State University College of Medicine
  • Certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
  • MD degree from the Medical College of Wisconsin; orthopaedic residency at the University of Rochester School of Medicine & Dentistry; and Fellowship in Sports Medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation
  • Developed the Sports Medicine Program at the Medical College of Wisconsin
  • Penn State Hershey Medical Center Awards
    • Distinguished Educator Award
    • Steven Baron Leadership Award
    • 2013 President of the Pennsylvania Orthopaedic Society
    • Member and former Director of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons
    • Member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
    • Traveling Fellowships
      • AOSSM European Traveling Fellowship
      • Clinical Orthopaedic Society Traveling Fellowship
      • American Orthopaedic Association Service
        • Academic Leadership Committee
        • Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors (CORD)
        • Chair of the 2010 Resident Leadership Forum
        • Traveling Fellowship Committees

The American Orthopaedic Association (AOA), founded in 1887, is the oldest national orthopaedic association in the world. The AOA’s mission is to identify, develop, engage and recognize leadership to further the art and science of orthopaedics.