May 1, 2019

Over 100 orthopedic, sports medicine, and trauma physicians gathered in Columbus for the 2019 Hughston Society Biennial Meeting. The program committee crafted an outstanding scientific program and enjoyable social events for attendees and their families. Program highlights included dinner and awards at the National Infantry Museum and the Foundation pulled together fabulous vacation packages and memorabilia for an exceptional auction. Freddie H. Fu, MD, was the Presidential Guest Speaker. Dr. Fu is the chairman of the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) and he is the head team physician for the University of Pittsburgh, Department of Athletics. Other guest speakers included: Bruce E. Becker, MD, MS, gave the Hunter Memorial Lecture; Carlton G. Savory, MD, FACS, was the Hughston Legacy Speaker; Richard J. Hawkins, MD, FRCSC, was the Hughston Foundation Guest Speaker; and Colonel Francis G. O’Connor, MD, MPH, was the Society’s Guest Speaker. Approximately 13.5 AMA Category I CME credits were offered to attendees and speakers.