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The National Resident Matching Program reported a record-setting match day, Medscape reports.  By Megan Wood -
March Madness 2017 is in full swing, with the NCAA Division-I men's Round of 32 taking place on March 17 and 18 of this weekend all around the country. While most of the 68 tournament qualifiers and play-in participants will have been disqualified by the time plays begins on Saturday morning, physicians, surgeons and medical professionals have played instrumental roles in preparing and treating these teams' athletes so they could compete in top physical shape all season long.  By Adam Schrag -
Here are 14 key notes on orthopedic and spine device companies from the past week.  By Anuja Vaidya -

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Keith Meister, MD, of Arlington, Texas-based TMI Sports Medicine will offer Minnesota Twins pitcher Trevor May a second opinion on his torn ulnar collateral ligament, according to a tweet by St. Paul Pioneer sports columnist Brian Murphy.  By Adam Schrag -
A new role in spine focuses on bringing new medical device technology to patients.  By Megan Wood -
Lisa K. Cannada, MD, is the first female chair of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' board of specialty societies.  By Megan Wood -
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons named Kristy L. Weber, MD, the board of directors' second vice president during the annual meeting in San Diego on March 17, 2017.  By Megan Wood -

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William J. Maloney III, MD, took the helm as American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' president during the annual meeting in San Diego on March 17, 2017.  By Megan Wood -
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons appointed Jacob M. Buchowski, MD, of St. Louis-based Washington University School of Medicine, to its board of directors.  By Megan Wood -
A study presented at the AAOS 2017 Annual Meeting reveals physician pay may largely hinge on how physicians interact with patients based on gender following total hip arthroplasty.  By Adam Schrag -
Ronald A. Navarro, MD, of Oakland, Calif.-based Kaiser Permanente has been named a member of the AAOS board of directors.  By Adam Schrag -
A New York City-based NYU Langone Medical Center study presented at the AAOS 2017 Annual Meeting in San Diego shows patients with spinal deformities are more likely to suffer hip dislocation or follow-up revision surgery after total hip replacement.  By Adam Schrag -
David A. Halsey, MD, was named the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons' first vice president at the organization's 2017 Annual Meeting in San Diego.  By Adam Schrag -
The FDA granted 13 spine-related device clearances in February. By Laura Dyrda -
Here are 12 spine surgeons who made the news this week:  By Adam Schrag -
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons named Douglas Lundy, MD, MBA, chair of the AAOS Council on Advocacy. By Laura Dyrda -
The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons named Daniel K. Guy, MD, chair of the AAOS Board of Councilors. By Laura Dyrda -
CMS requires some providers to participate in the Medicare Accountability and CHIP Reauthorization Act, with final regulations released in October 2016. Those who don't participate in MIPS face a penalty. However, according to a Medscape report, many providers don't know whether they're eligible or excluded from MIPS. By Laura Dyrda -
A new study published in Spine examines the health-related quality of life for adult spinal deformity patients who undergo surgical correction. By Laura Dyrda -
Five spine surgeons share the most successful professional investments they have made over the course of their careers.  By Anuja Vaidya -
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