Georgia Orthopaedic Society (GOS)


GOS 2022 Annual Meeting




Registration is now officially open for the GOS 76th Annual Meeting being held at the Cloister on Sea Island, GA, October 6-9, 2022.

Click here to register (website log-in is required).

For assistance with your password and registration, please contact Sarah Moran at sarah@ngaconsultants.com


*The Cloister room block is currently full, however, please check back later in the summer for cancellations. You will need to call the Cloister directly for this information.  Rooms are currently available at the beautiful King and Prince Resort https://www.kingandprince.com/, located 15 minutes from the Cloister.

For rooms at the Cloister, call 855-421-0041 - Cloister reservation dept. and ask for the GOS rate of $410.00

ACCOMMODATIONS IN THE SEA ISLAND/ST. SIMONS ISLAND AREA - all within 15 minutes of the Cloister!

*THE INN AT SEA ISLAND (part of Sea Island Corp), Located just 8 minutes from the Cloister on St. Simons Island:  855-246-8166
* KING AND PRINCE HOTEL - 800-342-0212
* VILLAGE INN - 912-634-6056
* SEA PALMS GOLF & TENNIS RESORT - 800-841-6268
* HAMPTON INN - 800-426-7866

PLEASE NOTE GOS CLOISTER ROOM RESERVATION POLICY BELOW

GOS Cloister Room Reservation Policy:

The GOS room block is for GOS annual meeting attendees/paid exhibitors ONLY.  A maximum of 2 rooms are permitted per attendee and those staying in the room, must be a registered/paid GOS attendee and/or children living in same household. The rooms are NOT for friends or extended family members coming to vacation with you.  The reserved room will automatically be cancelled by GOS if this is used for a non-meeting attendee.


We are pleased to welcome GOS Presidential Guest Speaker Ginger E. Holt, M.D.



Dr. Holt was born and raised in Cullman, Alabama.  She received her undergraduate education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and was awarded a basketball scholarship.  She later attended medical school at University of Alabama School of Medicine.  She attended residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and completed two fellowships – one in Orthopaedic Oncology in Toronto withDr. Holt was born and raised in Cullman, Alabama.She received her undergraduate education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and was awarded a basketball scholarship.  She later attended medical school at University of Alabama School of Medicine.  She attended residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and completed two fellowships – one in Orthopaedic Oncology in Toronto withDr. Holt was born and raised in Cullman, Alabama.  She received her undergraduate education at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and was awarded a basketball scholarship.  She later attended medical school at University of Alabama School of Medicine.  She attended residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center and completed two fellowships – one in Orthopaedic Oncology in Toronto with mentors Drs. Wunder and Bell and a 2nd fellowship in Adult Reconstruction in Denver, Colorado with mentor Dr. Dennis.  She then returned to VUMC in 2003 and is now Vice-Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics and Rehabilitation, Chief of the Orthopaedic Oncology Section, Residency Program Director, and Orthopaedic Oncology Fellowship Director.

She was an AOA/ABC Traveling Fellow in 2011 (Australia, New Zealand, and England).  She has been in instructor at Miller Review course since 2008 and has won the teaching award multiple times.  She is the author of more than 75 peer-reviewed journal articles and numerous book chapters.

In her spare time, she enjoys cycling, cooking, and spending time with family.  She is a proud mother of two baby boys – Theodore and Tillman.


GSSH Guest Speaker Donald H. Lalonde, M.D., FRCSC



Dr. Lalonde is a professor in the division of plastic and reconstructive surgery at Dalhousie University in Saint John, New Brunswick, Canada. In 2009, he became the first Canadian plastic surgeon to be elected to chair the American Board of Plastic Surgery. He is also a Past President of the American Association for Hand Surgery, Past President of the Canadian Society of Plastic Surgeons, and Past Chairman of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) specialty committee of Plastic Surgery and the examination board in Plastic Surgery.

Dr. Lalonde has shared his expertise around the globe. He has been an invited visiting professor more than 35 times in Canada and the US and has been an invited speaker to more than 200 international presentations. He was an invited speaker at the 2015 ASHT annual meeting in Denver, at which time he was also made an honorary member of ASHT. He has more than 100 peer reviewed journal publications and 10 book chapters, and he is currently the Continuing Medical Education/Maintenance of Certification section editor for the Journal of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. This past December he published Wide Awake Hand Surgery, a surgeon’s (and therapist’s) guide to Wide Awake Local Anesthesia No Tourniquet surgical technique, or WALANT.



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