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Brian Wolf Elected Director-Elect of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery

Brian Wolf University of Iowa Orthopedic

Brian R. Wolf, MD, MS, the Kim and John Callaghan Endowed Chair in Sports Medicine at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, has been elected to the position of Director-Elect of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS).

The ABOS Board of Directors consists of 21 members, which includes 12 Active Directors, six Senior Directors, two Directors-Elect, and one Public Member Director. ABOS Board Members serve one 10-year term while the Public Member Director serves a three-year renewable term. Nominations to the ABOS Board of Directors come from the American Orthopaedic Association, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, and the American Medical Association. For a full list of ABOS Board Members, go to www.abos.org/about/board-of-directors/.

Dr. Wolf specializes in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. He is the Head Team Physician for University of Iowa Athletics. Dr. Wolf has received many prestigious research awards and currently serves as the Vice-Chair of Operations and Strategic Planning in his department at the University of Iowa. He has served many national orthopaedic organizations and is currently on the Board of Directors of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine. Dr. Wolf is an active researcher with more than 250 journal articles. He earned his medical degree from the Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine. Dr. Wolf completed an Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at the University of Iowa and a Sports Medicine and Shoulder Fellowship from the Hospital for Special Surgery.

The American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery, Inc. was founded in 1934 as a private, voluntary, nonprofit, independent organization to serve the best interests of the public and the medical profession. These interests are achieved through the ABOS by establishing standards for the education of orthopaedic surgeons. These standards are evaluated by the ABOS through examinations and practice evaluations. More information can be found at www.abos.org.

Wednesday, November 15, 2023