Dr. Jason Scopp Nominated and Elected to the AOSSM Council of Delegates

Dr. Jason Scopp, Sports Medicine Fellowship Trained Orthopaedic Surgeon with Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates (POA), was nominated and elected to the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM) Council of Delegates for the State of Maryland.

Dr. Scopp has been with POA since 2003 and is a pioneer in the field of cartilage restoration, a procedure for joint pain available in only a handful of medical centers across the country. In addition to his biotechnology research on joint preservation, Dr. Scopp specializes in the treatment and prevention of sports-related injuries. He is an internationally featured speaker on the topics of joint preservation, cartilage defects and restorative treatment options. Fellowship trained in Sports Medicine and a lifelong athlete himself, Dr. Scopp has been team physician for the United States Soccer Team, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, Salisbury University and the Delmarva Shorebirds (a Baltimore Orioles organization), among others.

The mission of the Council of Delegates is to serve as the primary liaison between the Society membership and the Board of Directors and Committees, as well as to provide a forum for the exchange of information and ideas. Some of the specific functions of the Council of Delegates are to:

  • Facilitate communication between the Society and members within the individual states, including assisting in the execution and implementation of the Society’s policies and providing an opportunity for feedback from the members in each state to the Council and other Society governing bodies.
  • Identify and address issues affecting orthopaedic sports medicine.
  • Advise the Society’s Board of Directors and Committees, and develop recommendations as appropriate, regarding matters of importance to the practice of sports medicine.
  • Contacting members in your state and being a mentor to those members that may need assistance.
  • Attending meetings or working on consensus statements at the request of the Board of Directors.

Dr. Scopp’s term will last 3 years. He shares: “I am honored to represent the State of Maryland for the Council of Delegates for the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. As a sports medicine surgeon, my goals are injury prevention and safe return to play.  This position will allow me to contribute to the policies and procedures unique to our State and our athletes.”

About Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates

Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates (POA) is a multi-specialty orthopaedic practice with offices in Ocean Pines and Salisbury, Maryland and Lewes, Milford, Millsboro and Seaford, Delaware. POA provides a broad spectrum of advanced orthopaedic treatments and diagnostic services including, foot and ankle, hand and elbow, hip and knee, shoulder, spine, sports medicine, joint replacement, joint preservation, and orthopaedic trauma care. POA is also affiliated with the AAAHC accredited POA Surgery Center offering MAKO SmartRobotics for Total Joint Replacement and POA Physical Therapy located in Salisbury, and Ocean Pines Maryland. Learn more at peninsulaortho.com.

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