CytexOrtho is excited to be selected as a finalist at the inaugural OrthoPitch contest next week at AAOS! CytexOrtho’s CEO, Dr. Brad Estes, will be battling it out with three other startups for the prizes and bragging rights at a brand-new technology competition for novel innovative orthopedic products! After the pitches, the panel of judges along with the crowd will vote on the winner! The judges for OrthoPitch 2024 are as follows: Dave McGurl, the Vice President of Orthopedic Regulatory Affairs at MCRA and the former FDA acting branch Chief of Orthopedics and Senior Premarket Lead Reviewer, Daniel B.F. Saris, M.D., Ph.D., Professor of Regenerative Medicine at Mayo Clinic, and Eric Major, a veteran entrepreneur who has built and sold two medical device companies.
AAOS Annual Meeting
With more than 39,000 members, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (“AAOS”) is the world’s largest medical association of musculoskeletal specialists. The AAOS is the trusted leader in advancing musculoskeletal health. It provides the highest quality, most comprehensive education to help orthopedic surgeons and allied health professionals at every career level best treat patients in their daily practices. AAOS’ annual conference, often referred to as “Academy”, is the premier conference for orthopedic-related professionals, including AAOS members and international physicians, other musculoskeletal health providers, and industry representatives. According to the AAOS website, “The AAOS Annual Meeting is five days of powerful orthopaedic education, innovation, and collaboration.”
Planning to attend AAOS and would like to join in the fun? Here are the details:
The event will take place on February 13th at the AAOS OrthoDome (West Hall, Moscone Center)