Ross receives AOAO's highest honor
Courtesy Statewide Campus System newsletter
|Herbert Ross, D.O.|
Herb Ross, D.O., MSU associate professor emeritus, was selected by the board of directors of the national orthopedic academy, the American Osteopathic Academy of Orthopedics (AOAO) as a recipient of their highest honor: the Siehl Award. This award has only been awarded a few times since its inception in 1991 and is given for significant contributions by an orthopedic surgeon who has contributed to the knowledge of the academy through teaching, advancement of surgical technology and quality patient care and by membership in committees or as an elected member of the executive staff.
|Anthony Ross recieving the Siehl award on his father's behalf|
Although Dr. Ross was unable to travel to California to be recognized in person, the AOAO used Skype to connect with him during the award presentation so that he could watch his son Anthony accept the award in his honor.
Dr. Ross was in practice for 46 years in the Lansing area. He started the orthopedic surgery residency program in 1970 and served as program director until 1999. He estimates he trained 200-350 residents during that time. He, along with a few others, started the sports medicine department at MSU in 1976.
Dr. Ross also served as the head orthopedic consultant for MSU Athletic department for 28 years. Dr. Ross currently serves as Co-Lead Program Director of the SCS Orthopedic Surgery PAC.
Dr. Ross reflected on his career and said his favorite work was his time with his residents and the MSU coaches.