Pat on the Back

Jeffrey S. Fischgrund, MD, has been selected as the new editor-in-chief of the Journal of the AAOS (JAAOS). Dr. Fischgrund previously served as a deputy editor (spine) for JAAOS. Nelson F. SooHoo, MD, was named the inaugural recipient of the Orthopaedic Research and Education Foundation/Current Concepts in Joint Replacement Award, recognizing completed investigations focusing on health care policy, clinical outcomes, or translational research. His winning paper “Development of quality-of-care indicators for patients undergoing total hip or total knee replacement” will be present at the CCJR meeting in Las Vegas, May 17-20, 2009. Nicholas A. DiNubile, MD, will be inducted into the National Fitness Hall of Fame on March 15, 2009. Dr. DiNubile is being recognized for his dedication to sports and service to his community. Jason L. Koh, MD, has been voted Northwestern University’s “Orthopaedic Teacher of the Year.” Brian Den Hartog, MD, was recently appointed to a member-at-large position on the Amer­ican Orthopaedic Foot and Ankle Society Outreach & Education Fund board of directors.

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