Dr. Kevin D. Plancher, MD, MPH is a Clinical Professor of Orthopaedics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine and an Assistant Adjunct Clinical Professor at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. He is the Fellowship Director and DIO for an ACGME-accredited sports medicine fellowship. He earned his Bachelor’s degree in chemistry and biochemistry from Trinity College in Hartford, CT. He then went on to earn his Master’s in Science in Physiology and Doctorate in Medicine from Georgetown University in Washington, DC. Dr. Plancher completed his residency at Harvard University’s Combined Orthopaedic program. He then went on to complete two post-graduate fellowships, one in hand and microvascular surgery (The Indiana Hand Center) and the other in sports medicine and reconstruction of the shoulder and knee (The Steadman Hawkins Clinic). Most recently, he completed his MPH at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health. He is honored to serve on the AAOS Board of Directors with his appointment in March 2022 as Past BOS Chair.