Michael J. Rossi, M.D., Deputy Editor

      Michael Rossi joined our team as an Associate Editor in 2009 and served his 5-year term with distinction; now it is my great pleasure to announce his promotion to Deputy Editor. On my retirement May 1st, Jim Lubowitz will become the Editor-in-Chief and Matt Provencher the Assistant Editor-in-Chief, with Michael as Deputy Editor.
      Michael spent his early college years at UC Davis and graduated with High Honors, earning his B.S. degree in Mechanical Engineering and subsequently an M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering. Here he was inducted into the Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society. He then moved to UC Irvine for medical school, earned his Doctor of Medicine degree, and was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society. After finishing his Orthopaedic Surgery Residency at Stanford University, Michael completed an Orthopaedic Sports Medicine Fellowship at the Taos Orthopaedic Institute under the direction of Jim Lubowitz.
      Michael is the Director of Sports Medicine at the Wenatchee Valley Medical Center in Wenatchee, Washington. He is a member of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and a Diplomate of the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgeons, with subspecialty certification in Orthopaedic Sports Medicine. Michael is an active member of AANA, has been a reviewer for Arthroscopy since 2002, on the Editorial Board since 2006. I am thrilled that Michael is our newest editor.