The Fragility Fracture Network (FFN) is a multidisciplinary global organization that promotes the advancement of care for those having a fragility fracture. Each year the FFN hosts a conference to bring together individuals who have an interest in the management of fragility fractures with a focus on implementation of evidence-based medicine to improve access and care for … [Read more...] about Fragility Fracture Network Congress 2020 and Call for Workshop Proposals
AOAO members receive the Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery (JBJS) portfolio of journals, including: Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery JBJS Case Connector JBJS Reviews JBJS Journal of Orthopaedics for Physicians Assistants JBJS Essential Surgical Techniques JBJS Open Access Want quick online access to the JBJS, plus five more … [Read more...] about AOAO Member Benefit: Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery Portfolio of Journals
Physicians who practice medicine in the current climate will likely have contact with the legal system. Instead of becoming concerned and retreating from this process, it is best to become engaged, obtain counsel, and treat the legal system as another part of your challenging medical career.
Every single time a physician is deposed everything that he or she says can, and … [Read more...] about The Physician-Defendant Deposition: What you say can and will be used against you
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Dr. Steve Morton, immediate past president of the AOAO, recently completed yet another herculean, if not insane, bicycle ride.
The ride, titled “No Country for Old Men” was 1,000 miles in the Big Bend National Park area of Texas. Flat terrain would have been great, but this wasn’t and he had 49,000 feet of vertical climb! Dr. Morton finished in 5th place with a time of … [Read more...] about Bicycling Insanity! Dr. Steve Morton Completes 1,000 miles in 94.5 Hours
As we head into a critical election cycle, our strong advocacy presence helps preserve our ability to care for patients. The OrthoPAC and our AAOS Office of Government Relations work tirelessly with hundreds of physician ambassadors to ensure the voice of orthopedics is heard loud and clear on the state and federal levels.
We have a long way to go to achieve PAC … [Read more...] about Welcome Aboard AOAO to the AAOS Advisor’s Circle
Senior Director, Political Affairs
Office of Government Relations
American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)