The designation of Award of Fellow is bestowed upon members who have served the Academy, their hospital/practice, community and/or certifying board. Fellow members receive points for their experience in leadership positions within this Academy as well as other member organizations. They may also receive points for their published research as well as for their role in … [Read more...] about What Does it Mean to be a Fellow of the Academy?
Fit to a T, a free public/patient education program, presents the necessary steps to understanding why bones break suddenly and apparently without warning, and how to prevent such events which can cause people, particularly older people, to lose their independence. The incidence of these fractures in the US was declining, but in recent years this improvement has reversed. … [Read more...] about Fit to a T Offers Program to Educate the Public About Fractures
Combat Vet Pilot, Super Bowl Champ, and Author In order to attain excellence one must first live a lifestyle of excellence. Excellence isn’t a destination; it’s an identity. Chad Hennings has lived this message through a nine-year NFL career and three Super Bowl Championships with the Dallas Cowboys, forty-five successful combat missions flying A-10 jets with the Air … [Read more...] about AOAO Annual Fall Meeting Preview: Keynote Speaker Chad Hennings
Authors: Fred Vilson, MS¹, Justin W. Griffin, MD², Stephen F. Brockmeir, MD², A. Rashard Dacus, MD², Eric W. Carson, MD², Bonnie S. Mason, MD³ Abstract Background A current mainstay operative intervention for proximal humerus fractures is an open reduction and internal fixation (ORIF) primarily addressing elderly patients with these fractures. Although there is literature … [Read more...] about Locked Plate Fixation of Proximal Humerus Fractures in Non-Elderly Adults: Analysis of Five-Year Outcomes
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