Leading the Leaders

The AOA is led by:


Theodore W. Parsons, III, MD, FACS, FAOA
Professor and Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Henry Ford Health System

First President-Elect

Serena S. Hu, MD, FAOA
Professor, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Stanford University School of Medicine

Second President-Elect

Wayne J. Sebastianelli, MD, FAOA
Professor, Program Director, and Fellowship Director
The Penn State Orthopaedics & Center for Sports Medicine


Ann E. Van Heest, MD, FAOA
Professor and Program Director, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of Minnesota


Kyle J. Jeray, MD, FAOA
Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Prisma Health – Upstate

First Past President

Christopher D. Harner, MD, FAOA
Professor, Vice Chair, Fellowship Director, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
McGovern Medical School at The University of Texas Health Science Center

Second Past President

Rick W. Wright, MD, FAOA
Dan Spengler Professor and Chair, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Vanderbilt University Medical Center


Michael W. Chapman, MD, FAOA
Professor Emeritus, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
University of California Davis School of Medicine

Executive Director

Kristin Olds Glavin, Esq.

Council of Orthopaedic Residency Directors/Academics Committee Chair

Joshua C. Patt, MD, MPH, FAOA
Vice Chair, Education, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Carolinas Medical Center / Atrium Health

Critical Issues/Educational Programming Committee Chair

Keith Kenter, MD, FAOA
Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Western Michigan University Homer Stryker School of Medicine

Development/Donor Support Committee Chair

C. McCollister Evarts, MD, FAOA
Penn State College of Medicine

Leadership/Fellowships Committee Chair

Jeffrey C. Wang, MD, FAOA
USC Spine Center

Membership Committee Chair

Lisa A. Taitsman, MD, MPH, FAOA
Professor, Orthopaedic Clinic Director, and Orthopaedic Surgery Residency Associate Program Director
Harborview Medical Center

Own the Bone Committee Chair

Stephen L. Kates, MD, FAOA
Chairman, Department of Orthopaedic Surgery
Virginia Commonwealth University

Program Chair

Vasilios Moutzouros, MD, FAOA
Chief, Division of Sports Medicine
Henry Ford Hospital


George Dyer, MD, FAOA
Program Director, Harvard Combined Orthopaedic Residency Program
Associate Professor, Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Melvyn A. Harrington, Jr., MD, FAOA
Residency Program Director
Baylor College of Medicine

Emerging Leader Delegate

Megan Conti Mica, MD
Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery and Rehabilitation Medicine
University of Chicago

Lay Delegate

Daniel J. Post, MBA
Chief Executive Officer
Banner University Medical Center Phoenix