Emilio Calvo is the Director of the Department of Orthopedic Surgery and Traumatology and Professor of Orthopedics at the Fundacion Jimenez Diaz, a teaching hospital affiliated to the Autónoma University of Madrid (Spain). He is also the director of the Shoulder and Elbow Felloship Program. After terminating his residency, he completed a fellowship in Sports Medicine at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York. Actually and since 1998, he is in charge of the Shoulder and Elbow Reconstructive Surgery Unit. During his tenure, new and innovated techniques have been introduced, like complex prosthetic procedures and arthroscopic Latarjet or arthroscopic treatment of proximal humeral malunions. In addition, a number of research projects in shoulder surgery have been initiated and developed. The main topics his research is focused to are shoulder instability, rotator cuff tear repair and reconstruction of complex proximal fractures and thieir complications. Numerous communications to national and international meetings have been presented, and more than 80 publications in peer-reviewed journals have been published. He is Associate Editor of the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. He has also been part of the faculty of prestigious shoulder meetings in Europe and America. Emilio Calvo is also an active member of national and international scientific societies, like the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow (ESSSE), the American Shoulder and Elbow Surgeons (ASES), the European Society for Sports, Knee and Arthroscopy (ESSKA), and the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS). He has now member by appointment of the Executive Committee of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow (ESSSE) and the Shoulder Committee of the International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine (ISAKOS). He has been the President of the 22nd Meeting of the European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow, and the President of the 2013 European Society for Surgery of the Shoulder and Elbow Closed Meeting hold in Madrid on September 2009 and 2013.