The Board of Specialty Societies (BOS), originally created in 1984 as the Council of Orthopaedic Musculoskeletal Specialty Societies, brings together the leaders of musculoskeletal societies to address issues of mutual concern, such as advocacy, continuing medical education, research, and residency and fellowship issues. The BOS serves as a resource and advisory entity to the Board of Directors of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons and the American Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons. In addition, the BOS promotes unity and collaboration between the specialty societies and the AAOS.
More Board of Specialty Societies (BOS) Information
The BOS is composed of 23 musculoskeletal specialty societies.
The BOS supports eight (8) committees:
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committee listings and charges
The BOS, in collaboration with the Board of Councilors (BOC), support three (3) joint committees:
The BOS meets three (3) times per year: